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Nearly There

By FirstyWork

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NEARLY THERE is a tale of two horses, Budley and Bishop, who go on an exciting journey; meeting mysterious strangers; overcoming obstacles and undergoing zany trials. Along the way, they encounter other animals all unhappy with their lot. Once freed from human captivity, these friends embark upon a quest for fulfillment; seemingly defenceless they thrive in the face of adversity.

On their meanderings, music and song guides them towards their goal.
On the roadside a naked chicken appears and says: Can you help me find my feathers?
Bishop a thoroughbred bay mare asserted to her: Of course, come with us!
And so the journey begins… on the road to NEARLY THERE!

With its exquisite drawings, catchy tunes, exciting, and innovative narration, NEARLY THERE takes you on an unforgettable journey. This is a story for the child in all of us.

Developed from the original book by Johanna Connor and Gabrielle Byrne, the story is narrated by Colin Vearcombe aka Black; with character voices by Colin Vearncombe and Maurice Seezer and accompanied by the perfect song - On the Road to Nearly There - by Fergus O'Farrell of Interference and Maurice Seezer, composer and performer.


This app will feature the unique illustrations and storytelling by Johanna and Gabrielle, with interactive animation and narration, to provide you with a special experience that will mean you will be constantly finding new and different features that enhance and reinforce the story’s central message of friendship and discovery.

* Narration – the story can be read out loud for children to fully enjoy
* Fully interactive storytelling including a map of Budley and Bishop’s journey.
* Discover the voices of the various animals they meet on their journey
* Colouring feature - enjoy 5 different images that can be coloured in using the interactive colour palette and brush - save and share your pictures with your friends
* Songs - original music played during the story to sing-a-long with.
* Photographic media section where you can see the real life Budley and Bishop and other animals cared for by Johanna and Gabrielle.

What's New in Version 1.1

* New functionality added to enable you to send us your paintings from the app's Colouring Features

* New photos added to the gallery from the Nearly There app launch last summer

* Interact with us on Facebook

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Nearly There
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  • Category: Books
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  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 109 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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