Scholastic Inc, the publisher of children's books and other products, is launching the beta version of its children's e-book app on March 6th with the official version debuting in the fall - in time for the lucrative holiday market.
Scholastic Inc. is developing an app called Storia, which includes around 1,300 e-books and multimedia e-books that can be bought directly from the publisher or from retailers. Such favorite picture series as "Clifford the Big Red Dog" and "Ready, Freddy!" will be in digital format for the first time. The app also will feature games, quizzes, interactive stories, an e-dictionary and a virtual book shelf that kids can organize.