Smartphones the future of e-books?
Author Camille Picott and Illustrator Joey Manfre and turned their children’s book, Raggedy Chan, into an app for the iPhone.
“Smartphones are the future of e-books,” says author Camille Picott. “Smartphones are smaller and easier to carry around than other mobile reading devices, like Kindle. 172 million smartphones were sold in 2009. Now Raggedy Chan is available to those 172 million people, plus everyone else who owns a smartphone.”
Raggedy Chan can be purchased off iTunesand read on any smartphone or iPad. Raggedy Chan is illustrated in full color, making the smartphone and iPad the ideal reading devices for the book.