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Market trends, politics, technologies, media, and innovations at the crossroads of 21st-century entertainment and education.
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How Google Is Reimagining Books

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 8, 2016 2:43 PM


Meg Miller:  "Editions At Play sees designers and authors working simultaneously to build a new type of e-book from the ground up."

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For teen readers who adopt eReading, it appears the whole pie grows.

A recent PubTrak survey from R.R. Bowker indicated that teens remain reluctant when it comes to e-books. Accustomed to social media, they find that electronic stories have “too many restrictions,” according to the report.
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How Will We Read: Children's Books? | Education News

How Will We Read: Children's Books? | Education News | Smart Media | Scoop.it

C. M. Rubin interviews Karen Lotz, President of Candlewick Press, the largest independent children's publisher in the US, about the future of children's books, eReaders, and tablets.

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How digital publishing is changing the face of storytelling

How digital publishing is changing the face of storytelling | Smart Media | Scoop.it

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YES: "It isn’t romanticised print-book-in-hand ideologies that concern us as we plunge into narratives, it’s the voice of a storyteller."

 

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 6, 2016 2:51 PM


Charlotte Sabin:  "We’re entering a new world of storytelling, in which digital exists as an experience; a visceral exploration of a story outside of a print book."

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Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has Changed the Very Notion of Books and Reading

Patrick Carman, creator of Skeleton Creek, talks about transmedia strategies to keep reading in the mix of entertainment kids consume digitally.

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