Irvine, California – Talk Like a Pirate Day was originally started by two friends, John Baur and Mark Summers in the late 1990′s. The concept was that on this day – everyone would talk like a pirate. Dave Barry, the famous columnist, was contacted by the friends and he fully supported this day and declared September 19th to be an official Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Penelope the Purple Pirate, Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure with Oscar & Josephine, Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island, and Huggy Bird Dreambox storybook apps will go on sale or offered free in support of Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Technology in (Spl) Education will be hosting the Talk Like a Pirate Day App Event and PicPocket Books, Kidoodle Apps, and Treasure Bound Books will offer their top storybook apps at a discount or free.
Penelope the Purple Pirate, Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure with Oscar & Josephine, Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island, and Huggybird and the Dream Box, can be found at the iTunes App Store.
Penelope the Purple Pirate has been chosen as Top 10 Educational iPad App by Digital Storytime, and in the Top 25 iTunes Book Apps; Smart Apps for Kids says “Bottom Line: the cream of the crop of iPad drawing apps,” about Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure with Oscar & Josephine; Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island is a Top 25 Most Essential Children’s Book App” says Digital Storytime; and Huggybird and the Dream Box is a popular storybook app says PicPocket Books).
We are all happy to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day by offering our Top Storybook Apps at a discount for all to enjoy!
Polka Dots Publishing, creator of Penelope the Purple Pirate, is dedicated to offering quality children’s stories and games for the iPhone/iPad, and iTouch market, as well as in traditional print media. Kidoodle Apps, maker of Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure with Oscar and Josephine, creates art activity books and apps for kids that are especially designed for the new generation of touchable gadgets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab, Nook and others. Huggybird is a versatile character with a high content hug and a humorous approach. He stands for friendship, hugging, humor and is a bit naughty. Treasure Bound Books create Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island, an interactive book that combine the magic of stories with the fun of little toys and treasure as well as Treasure Kai apps. Copyright (C) 2011 Polka Dots Publishing, Kidoodle Apps, and Huggybird. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.