LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec. 21, 2010 – FrogDogMedia and The Jim Henson Company today announced the release of WHAT DO DOOZERS DO? FRAGGLE ROCK Kids’ Book in the Apple App Store. Based on the award winning TV Series FRAGGLE ROCK, this book app features beautiful, classic, hand-drawn illustrations in a fun and entertaining story. WHAT DO DOOZERS DO? FRAGGLE ROCK Kids’ Book joins MEET THE FRAGGLES in the App Store which was recently featured in the iTunes “New & Noteworthy” section for books.
“What a great opportunity for parents to introduce a favorite childhood show with their own young children,” said Woody Sears, co-Founder, FrogDogMedia. “The artwork and the characters really come to life on the iPhone/iPad and the app is also narrated so it will read to kids when parents are busy.”
WHAT DO DOOZERS DO? FRAGGLE ROCK Kids’ Book pages can be turned automatically or manually depending on the age and preference of the user. The app also includes highlighted text to help beginning readers make associations between the words they hear and see. WHAT DO DOOZERS DO? FRAGGLE ROCK Kids’ Book is available for $1.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch at http://itunes.apple.com
iStoryTime is part of FrogDogMedia, LLC. The company was founded in 2009 by two fathers and an uncle who love to have fun with their families. Driven by a passion to make children’s books more accessible and entertaining, iStoryTime is the pioneer of children’s book apps for the iPhone/iPad. The new publishing platform provides parents with a library of compelling children’s books available anytime, anywhere. (C) 2010 FrogDogMedia, LLC.
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The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the Emmy® nominated “Sid the Science Kid,” “Dinosaur Train,” “Wilson & Ditch: Digging America” and “Pajanimals.” Features include “The Dark Crystal,” “Labyrinth,” “MirrorMask,” and “Unstable Fables” and television productions include “Fraggle Rock” and the sci-fi cult series “Farscape.”
With additional locations in New York and London, The Jim Henson Company is headquartered in Los Angeles on the historic Charlie Chaplin lot, complete with soundstage and postproduction facilities. Independently owned and operated by the five adult children of founder Jim Henson, the Company is also home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a pre-eminent character-building and visual effects group with international film, television and advertising clients, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment. The Company’s Henson Alternative brand has recently launched the national tour of “Stuffed and Unstrung,” a live puppet improvisational show named one of the top 10 “Best Stage Shows of 2010” by Entertainment Weekly.
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