Seoul, South Korea – CJ Educations, an innovative digital education app developer, is excited today to announce the launch of Broadway Barks onto the App Store. Compatible with the iPad, Broadway Barks is the original children’s picture book written, narrated, and beautifully sung by Tony-award winning American actress, Bernadette Peters. This is a warm and an appealing story of loss, reunion, and nurturing – complete with a happy ending, beautiful animations, and engaging interactive elements. Broadway Barks is currently available for download on the App Store for $2.99 in the Books category.

Educational as well as entertaining, the story for Broadway Barks goes a little something like this: In a park lives an orphaned little dog named Douglas. Befriended by a pretty red-haired stranger (played by Peters), the two go onto a Broadway stage so that Douglas has a chance at being adopted and finding a real home again. WillDouglas be able to find the singing star inside him and find a new home? That’s something only the reader will discover – and maybe even help decide!

Broadway Barks originally came into being as an animal charity event founded by Bernadette Peters in 1999 to promote the adoption of animals living in shelters. The Broadway Barks storybook debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list to unanimous praise and enthusiasm from young readers and holds a perfect 5 star rating on

“Broadway Barks” is a story about a dog who finds a new family after being adopted. I hope this story will help you understand how important it is to take care of animals.” – Bernadette Peters

As an educational storybook Broadway Barks enables kids between the ages 2 and 8 to expand their vocabulary at a tremendous speed. It will also help them develop a strong affinity towards animals and companions in general. Reading stories based on animals stimulates children’s linguistic and intellectual abilities while at the same time nurturing their emotional sensibilities as well as encouraging their development and growth.

This storybook includes fun musical elements too. Douglas’ Showtime allows users create the most exciting showtime for Douglass so that he can impress the audience with unique songs and dances en route to finding a home for himself. Kramer’s Song, a beautiful lullaby with music and lyrics by Bernadette Peters, is featured as well. This is the lullaby music Kramer listens to in the story and is sure to become a beloved wonderful bedtime ritual for children to listen to.

Broadway Barks also includes three unique reading modes. Read to Me lets kids enjoy the beautiful narration of Bernadette Peters while playing with the interactive elements found on on every page. Autoplay gives children a chance to sit back, relax and enjoy the story as it unfold as Bernadette Peters narrates and the pages turn automatically. Lastly, Read it Myself, lets users turn off narration to read the story and turn the pages by themselves. Simply put, with Broadway Parks, an exciting new world opens up right at your child’s fingertips.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 94.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
BroadwayBarks 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.

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CJ Educations strives to create new learning experiences that entertain children, encourage them to learn , and help both parents and children interact together via constructively educational digital media. The company is committed to developing digital learning content that helps children expand mind and creativity in dynamic family friendly ways. (C) CJ Educations 2012. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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