Inky, an octopus in the National Aquarium of New Zealand, recently made a spectacular escape from his tank, as reported by the New York Times. A daring and scary octopus escape also features in Chapter 9 of KidSlumber Bedtime Stories Volume 2 in the story of ‘The Itch Witch’. 🦑
An interesting article referring to recent research suggests that mothers and fathers deliver bedtime stories differently. An excerpt:
“Children benefit more from their father reading them bedtime stories than their mother, new research has revealed. Questions posed by men when reading to children were found to have sparked ‘imaginative discussions’ in the study at Harvard University in the United States. Researchers said it was therefore better for children’s language development because they tended to be challenged more.”
Here is a link to the article.
Txtr, a Berlin-based e-book device and retail platform, has declared bankruptcy with plans to restructure operations and offer its assets for acquisition. Although the txtr webstore continues to operate, in a limited way, KidSlumber books have been withdrawn from this retailer. We wish txtr good luck.
Summer is coming. (Note that, George RR Martin). Long car rides with children desperate for distraction. Hot nights and cranky kids who can’t get to sleep. What to do? Why not give them something different; a modern bedtime story.
KidSlumber Bedtime Stories Volume 2 arrives at all major online retailers on and from 1 August 2014. The electrons are already assembled and undergoing final training before being dispersed to all parts of the globe. Remember, summer is coming and these stories are cool. 😎
Yep, KS Bedtime Stories Vol 1 is now aLive at the Google Play Store. You can check it out here.