HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading educational publisher Creative Teaching Press announces that iPad users can download a new Learn to Read app for free. The Where Do Monsters Live? Learn to Read app will be available at the iTunes App Store for a complimentary download through January 31, 2013.
"Making our new Where Do Monsters Live? app available as a free download during the holidays allows parents to give the gift of reading and be among the very first to try our new line of Learn to Read apps that will be released early 2013," emphasized Creative Teaching Press president Jim Connelly.
"With the holidays approaching we know children are more likely to receive iPads as gifts and use the tablet while at home or on-the-go. The free trial of the Where do Monsters Live? app is a great way for parents of beginning readers to engage their children with fun, education-based games for the duration of the winter break," said Brandi West, mother of two and marketing manager at Creative Teaching Press.
The Where Do Monsters Live? app is based on a delightful little book in the award-winning Learn to Read children's book series. English language learners and children ages 3 and up will enjoy interacting with this colorfully illustrated story through this app, which includes playful, animated monsters and fun activities that reinforce the learning process.
Features of the Learn to Read reading app include the following:
- Read-along narration options with text highlighting
- Record-and-play selections that allow children and parents to record themselves reading the story and play it back
- Easy, swipe-friendly navigation
- Special effects and colorful, mom-approved games, including multiple levels of matching games, mazes, and path play that reinforce the learning process
- Certificate of completion that can be personalized with a photo and emailed to parents or grandparents
App Availability and Pricing
The Where do Monsters Live? app is currently available for FREE from the App Store at iTunes. The complimentary download expires January 31, 2013. Starting February 1, 2013, the Where do Monsters Live? app will be available on the App Store for $2.99.
Additional popular Learn to Read titles, Cinderella Dressed in Yellow, Who Took The Cookies from the Cookie Jar?, and The Bugs Go Marching, are currently in development and will be available as apps in Spring 2013.
About Creative Teaching Press®
Creative Teaching Press® is a family-owned supplemental educational publisher of resources for grades PreK–8. A recognized leader in the industry, Creative Teaching Press® offers a wide variety of learning decor, parent resources, and research-based products that deliver standards-driven content, including phonics, reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. Creative Teaching Press® celebrates more than four decades of providing parents and teachers with high-quality, content-rich solutions. Affiliated brands include The Learning Works™ and Youngheart Music®. To learn more about Creative Teaching Press®, visit creativeteaching.com, Facebook.com/creativeteachingpress, Pinterest.com/ctp_inc, YouTube.com/user/ctpinc123, or twitter.com/ctp_inc.
About Learn to Read®
With over 20 million copies sold worldwide, Learn to Read readers are a teacher- and parent-tested way to help children achieve reading success. Developed over 15 years ago by Creative Teaching Press founder Luella Connelly and author Rozanne Lanczak Williams, the Learn to Read book series stories were designed to provide maximum support to emergent readers through repetitive and predictable story lines that help reinforce reading and understanding the English language.
SOURCE Creative Teaching Press