Set in San Francisco, this gorgeous storybook about a bored little girl exploring a foggy day is truly exceptional. It begins with Fiona wishing "something exciting would happen" and ends in a deeply satisfying way, after traveling the city following her wind-driven scarf. The landscape is vast and exceptional with mood-setting, meditative music that relaxes young and old readers alike. The digital settings are sparse but provide just enough to navigate this beautiful book. A perfect bedtime story awaits readers of this delightful storybook app!
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6 - 10 Minutes
Based on non-digital book: No
Allows Own Narration:
Uses Motion: No
Age: 4 - 9 +
English • German •
THE TALE, IN BRIEF:
It's a cool, foggy morning in the city, and Fiona is bored. So bored, in fact, that she doesn't see the Fog sneak right up behind her and steal her favorite scarf! Follow Fiona as she chases the Fog across the city and back...and has a much more exciting day than she ever expected.
-Stunning moving-photo pages
-Imagery designed specifically for the iPad's retina display
-A modern musical score written just for the book
-Simple, elegant navigation to find your favorite pages over and over
-An engaging, colorful story
-Made for all ages
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
"Fiona" is an experiment in bringing a different design sense to children's book apps. We hope it's enjoyed and shared between parents and children. To that end, let us know what you think of it! Feedback and questions are always welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org.