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Read on Computer, or iPad

Tumblebooks are Here!

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading. Hundreds of titles are available, including:

  • Picture books with animation and music
  • Early readers with highlighted text
  • Chapter books with suggested reading levels
  • Puzzles & games that compliment the selected texts, with lesson plan suggestions for educators
  • Selections in English, French and Spanish

Tumblebooks for iPad:

Check out the first batch of iPad-compatible TumbleBooks by signing into TumbleBookLibrary on your iPad and going to the Story Books section. Just below the "Story Books" heading, there is a link called "Click here for iPad-compatible titles". Click on this link, and the iPad books will be sorted for you. Next, simply click on the "iPad" button to launch the book of your choice. The book will appear in a small window at first. Click on the "full screen" button to expand it.