April 17th, 2013

me-books
UK startup Made in Me has signed up another publisher for its Me Books app: HarperCollins. Nine of the publisher's children's books will be converted to digital stories for Me Books this year, swelling...

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November 21st, 2012

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The Tolkien estate and publisher HarperCollins are suing Warner Bros, New Line Cinema and the Saul Zaentz Company over allegedly unauthorised Lord of the Ring merchandise, claiming that the defendants...

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November 8th, 2012

hobbit
Tolkien fans are already getting excited about the upcoming movies based on The Hobbit, but HarperCollins is stoking the fire with the release of five enhanced e-books. The Visual Companion, The Official...

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November 5th, 2012

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British cyclist Bradley Wiggins raced to success in this year's Tour de France, and now his team, Team Sky, is getting its own app to celebrate the achievement. Team Sky - 21 Days To Glory App has been...

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October 2nd, 2012

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Over the last year or so, publisher Collins Education has released eight Big Cat book-apps for iPad, offering stories and a 'Story Creator' mode to help children create their own tales using the characters,...

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September 24th, 2012

fancy-nancy
HarperCollins' series of Fancy Nancy children's books are very popular, and have already spawned two iOS apps. Now there's a third, Fancy Nancy Ballet School. It's not quite a story, but instead focuses...

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May 11th, 2012

Mog the Forgetful Cat
The flow of picture-book apps for children onto iOS continues, with two high-profile examples live today. Mog the Forgetful Cat comes from HarperCollins: a digitisation of its physical book of the same...

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January 20th, 2012

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Crime author Elmore Leonard has written more than 40 books, but he’s only got one app. It’s just been released by his publisher HarperCollins. The app is promotional in its intent, with brief...

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October 17th, 2011

cinderella
The Financial Times has a big feature about the burgeoning market for apps aimed at children, citing a survey of 2,200 iPad-owning parents by Kids Industries that suggests on average they spend around...

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