Wanderful Interactive Storybooks

Explore selected pages from all our popular storybooks. Each page in the Wanderful Storybook Sampler comes alive with interactive elements - words, characters, sounds and music - from the original stories.

Read and play with fully animated pages for delightful fun on every story page. Hosted by Simon, the narrator from Tortoise and the Hare, the Storybook Sampler includes interactive pages from all five Wanderful storybooks. Each page "plays" just like in the full Wanderful storybook. Over 250 words, characters and props come to life when tapped. And did we mention it’s FREE?

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Coming Soon for : French, German, Spanish, Japanese Languages (click here to be notified)

Interactivity that engages and delights

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About Living Books

Originally introduced in 1992 by Broderbund Software, Living Books were the industry’s first highly interactive animated storybooks embraced by educators, praised by parents and cherished by children. Years ahead of their time, the multi-language Living Books won numerous awards and were cited for their ground-breaking technology in keynote addresses by senior executives of both Apple and Microsoft. Twenty years later, Wanderful has assembled key members of the original Living Books team to re-invent the wildly popular interactive storybooks for today's digital devices.

  What people are saying

“It is my great pleasure to inform you that your product has been awarded the Editor's Choice Award as printed in the latest edition of Children's Technology Review.” (See the award here)
Warren Buckleitner, award given to Harry and the Haunted House

“Everything I touch is interactive… one of my favorite things is that this is bilingual.” (view video here)
Laurie Schacht, Toy Insider Mom on ABC Money Matters

“This is one of the best designed interactive children's books I've ever seen, and time was taken to get every small detail absolutely right.” (Read the review here)
David Winograd, reviewing Harry and the Haunted House

“It includes a fully functional Spanish version (any text in the illustrations change to Spanish too!)” (Read the review here)
Cynthia Chiong, A Matter Of App (in 5 Star rating for Little Monster)

“I'm so excited that these favorites, these best examples of what children's software can be, will be coming to a new generation of emerging readers.”
Reyne Rice, Toy Trend Expert, Consultant, Journalist & Media Spokesperson

"I am excited to see these engaging interactive versions of my books available to kids everywhere once again. Thanks Wanderful!”
Marc Brown, Author of the Arthur series of books

“Parents & grandparents who remember the original magic of the Living Books, and new parents and gift-givers, who will be introduced to them, will all be thrilled to share these interactive storybooks with the children in their lives".
James Oppenheim, JamesGames  Click here to see the full story

"I'm glad they're making these products accessible. Children learn through different modalities. There is research indicating that children with autism have learned successfully through products displayed on tablets. "It's a good idea to make learning more accessible to children. If it's fun and interesting for them to learn, so much the better."
Stevanne Auerbach, PhD, AKA "Dr. Toy"   Click here to see the full story