Children’s Book Power Players, FarFaria and Joy Berry, Join Forces

By on May 22, 2013 at 5:33 am

San Francisco, California – FarFaria’s, the award winning children’s storybook app, is partnering with famed children’s author Joy Berry to publish four classics from her “Help Me Be Good” series. The first of Berry’s four stories, Help Me Be Good: Being a Bad Sport, which helps teach the values of sportsmanship and competition, arrived in “GoodLand” on the FarFaria Interactive Story Browser on Monday, May 20th.

Released on May 21st, Help Me Be Good: Being Selfish emphasizes the importance of selflessness and caring about others, followed by Help Me Be Good: Tattling on May 22nd, which teaches kids the importance of being gracious and understanding. Rounding out the four-story bundle is Help Me Be Good: Whining on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

“I’m delighted to be partnering with FarFaria,” says author, educator, and child-development specialist Joy Berry. “To be able to extend these books to a new audience, through a digital platform is very exciting for me. I want to be able to share this series with as many parents and families as possible, and I think FarFaria is the perfect vehicle to help me do just that.”

“We’re incredibly excited that Joy has decided to partner with FarFaria to distribute these wonderful books,” says Ajay Godhwani, CEO and Co-Founder of Intuary. “At FarFaria we are proud to offer stories that help instill values, develop character and encourage good manners. Joy’s Help Me Be Good series is a perfect addition to the FarFaria collection.”

Created by Intuary, FarFaria is an app that helps kids develop a passion for reading and encourages families to read together. Aimed at children ages 2 through 9, FarFaria’s library boasts over 400 beautifully illustrated, captivating stories, with five new titles added weekly. FarFaria offers children unlimited access to an exciting world of stories, including offline reading, the popular “Read To Me” feature, and “Reading Level Badges” to help parents identify stories appropriate for their child. FarFaria’s subscription price remains at just $3.99 per month.

About Joy Berry:
Joy Berry has written over 250 self-help books for kids that have sold over 85 million copies. She is known in the juvenile publishing and media industries as the “Inventor of Self-Help Books for Kids.” As a child development expert, educator, and parenting expert, Joy worked from 1978 through 1990 to compile the Joy Berry Classics, which is the only comprehensive collection of self-help books that exists for children birth through 13 years of age.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 37.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Children’s Books – FarFaria Stories 2.12 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

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