March 7, 2014
Below is an updated list of some powerful iPad apps for creating books that you can use with your students. I have only selected ten of what I think are the best and ideal apps for using with different age groups from kids up to adults. I invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues.
1- Book Creator
The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad.Use Book Creator to create a personalised story for your child, or arrange family pictures and art into a beautiful eBook. Then pass your iPad to your child and watch their imagination run free!
2- A Novel Idea
A Novel Idea is a good tool for plotting your story and recording bursts of inspiration. Use its simple interface to create your characters, locations, scenes, and novels and then link them together to create your story’s plot. Use the Idea feature to quickly jot down your creative sparks and link them to your story elements. Arrange your scenes by dragging and dropping them into place. Add scene goals and objectives for each character. Plus more!
Creative Book Builder enables everyone to create, edit and publish ebooks in a few minutes on the go. All published ebooks can be read by any ePub reader including iBooks. Everyone is professional writer now!
4- eBook Magic
Using the easy-to-use interface of this app you can add text, place photos on pages, and share with your friends within a few seconds. You can make custom photo books easily on your iPad from anywhere.
5- Express Books
Create Amazing Story Books, even with your personal Narration! Students can create school projects or A/V Journals! Anyone can make Keepsake Books for Weddings, Birthday’s, Anniversaries and more!
6-Book Maker for Kids
Create and share ebooks by adding drawings, photos, and stickers. Then record your voice on every page and share your story with friends, family and classmates. We’ve made My Story super teacher friendly by adding multiple authors and syncing across multiple iPads! So now you can have all your classroom iPads in sync! Perfect for the home or classroom.
7- Scribble Story
Scribble My Story is a book and art creation platform where kids can imagine, create, and share what they make with their parents.
StoryBuddy 2 provides a powerful platform to create, read and share multi-page ePub & PDF stories right on the iPad. Draw directly on the iPad’s screen with your finger as you create your very own picture book – page by page. Add customizable text with the built-in keyboard. Import images from your photo album for that personal touch. Even add beautifully crafted paper styles to each page.
9- Story Creator
With Story Creator you can easily create beautiful story books containing photos, videos, text, and audio all in one gorgeous collection. Story Creator truly brings your best stories to life and easily allows you to retell and share your most memorable moments.
10- Scribble Press
Scribble Press for iPad is a book creation platform that allows kids to create and share their own stories with hundreds of great drawing and writing tools. Download your books instantly to your iBooks library! Scribble Press for iPad makes it easy to create an ebook – either write your own or use one of over 50 story templates. How about “My Babysitter is a Zombie” or “The Dog Ate my Homework”? From serious to seriously fun, you can make a book about any topic and instantly publish to the gallery or share with friends anywhere in the world.