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Book Creator App for the iPad

Book Creator for the iPad is a mobile app that allows you to create ebooks with text, images, music, audio, and even video clips for iBooks on the iPad or iPhone. Share your books as epub files. If you add music or audio hotspot, you can make it invisible, such as over one your photos. Many websites can create online flip books from pdf files. Using the pdf export in Book Creator allows you to send your books to people without iPads,...

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Octavia Little
Octavia Little (Staff)
4 years ago
Love this App because it allows students to be their own authors and tap into their creative minds. I would use this during a center during guided reading or for their quarterly writing requirement as it can be printed.
Jane Moore
Jane Moore (Faculty)
10 years ago

This App is worth the money!  It is SO easy to use and users can import pictures and create books of all kinds.  It would be terrific to use with emerging readers, creating books that are of special interest to them, using their own pictures.

Time spent reviewing site: 3 hours
Cris Guenter
Cris Guenter (Faculty)
10 years ago

I have used this app with students, student teachers, and K-university teachers. This app has a clean intuitive design and clear, interactive tutorial for using it built right in. Young elementary students through adults will find the app both fun and functional for creating and sharing books on the iPad's iBooks app or as an epub file. Possible uses for your books might include children's picture books, photo books, art books, cookbooks, nauals, textbooks, pamphlets, journals, etc. If you are involved in digital storytelling and have an iPad, this will be a delight to use. Information about the steps needed to publish your created book to Apple's iBookstore are available at

There is also online support for Book Creator for the iPad at

The cost of $4.99 for the app has been well worth it for me.

Technical Remarks:

Runs on iOS 4.0 or higher on the iPad.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes.