Endless Alphabet App Readalikes

App:  Endless Alphabet     Description:  Learning the ABCs is child’s play with this entertaining and educational app. Adorable artwork, colorful creatures, and smooth voice and sound effects enhance an already engaging hands-on experience that makes spelling each and every word an interactive puzzle. Readalikes for Preschoolers and up  Appeals: Humor, educational, Learning and fun! Readalikes Bob Books Alphabet by Lynn Maslen Kertell, John Maslen and Sue Hendra Amazon’s Description:  In My First Bob … Continue reading Endless Alphabet App Readalikes

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown  Readalikes

Movie:  It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown     Description:  Will this Halloween be the one when the Great Pumpkin comes? Longtime believer Linus thinks so, and keeps watch all night in the pumpkin patch to welcome him. Charlie Brown gets into the spooky spirit too, dressing up as a ghost with more eyeholes than needed, but not scaring up the usual kinds of Halloween loot when trick-or-treating. Never … Continue reading It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown  Readalikes

Artie’s Magic Pencil Readalikes

App: Artie’s Magic Pencil     Description:  Children join Artie on an interactive and creative drawing adventure as they learn how shapes can combine in a variety of ways to form objects. Downloadable worksheets for continued learning off-screen are also included.  (Winner: ALSC’s Notable Children’s Digital Media, 2019) Readalikes for Families Appeals: Creativity, puzzles and problem solving, adventure Readalikes Linus the Little Yellow Pencil by Scott Magoon  WorldCat’s Description:  Linus hopes to win … Continue reading Artie’s Magic Pencil Readalikes

Toy Story 4 Readalikes

Description:  The film directly follows Toy Story 3, as Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their other toy friends have found new appreciation living with Bonnie. They are joined by Forky, a spork that has been made into a toy, and embark on a road trip adventure. Readalikes for Families Appeals:  Anthropomorphism, adventure, family connection, humor Readalikes Escargot by Dashka Slater  WorldCat’s Description:  Escargot is a beautiful French snail who only … Continue reading Toy Story 4 Readalikes

Madden NFL 2019 Readalikes

Video Game:  Madden NFL 2019     Description:  Authentic NFL Experience – Whether you’re trying to build the perfect franchise or beat your biggest rival it’s all about your decisions and claiming bragging rights Readalikes for Gradeschoolers and up Appeals: Sports, Football, Action Readalikes   Football Hero by Tim Green  WorldCat’s Description:  When twelve-year-old Ty’s brother Thane is recruited out of college to play for the New York Jets, their Uncle Gus uses Ty … Continue reading Madden NFL 2019 Readalikes

Tally Tots Counting App Readalikes

App:  Tally Tots Counting App     Description:  Get the action-packed app that helps toddlers learn to count with 20 awesome mini-games. Whether they’re serving up a seven-layer sandwich or finding 14 colorful cupcakes, they’ll have fun with numbers in this awesome learning game. Readalikes for Preschoolers Appeals: Educational, Rhyming song, Colorful Readalikes Numbers Everywhere by Kaufman, Elliott  WorldCat’s Description:  A follow-up to Elliott Kaufman’s Alphabet Everywhere, Numbers Everywhere reveals how digits and mathematical … Continue reading Tally Tots Counting App Readalikes

Dora and the Lost City of Gold : Readalikes

Movie:  Dora and the Lost City of Gold     Description:  Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle, nothing could prepare Dora for her most dangerous adventure yet — high school. Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery behind a lost Incan civilization. Readalikes for Middleschoolers and … Continue reading Dora and the Lost City of Gold : Readalikes