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The Terrifying Building in Eyeville

By Joel Grondrup

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“The Terrifying Building in Eyeville” is a digital children’s book about a peaceful little town named Eyeville.

One dark and storm night, a truck drives through the city, and, by accident, “something” falls out of the cargo hold and lands right in front of Mr. Nice’s front door.

It turns out to be a strange person named Kanser, who loves to build. He quickly gets to work building in Mr. Nice’s house and is basically impossible to stop.

Kanser builds and builds, and after a short time, his dreadful building has spread to every corner of the town.

Will the residents of Eyeville be able to stop Mr. Kanser before his terrifying building ruins the whole town?


The story is written by Joel Grøndrup. Illustrations by Dawid Woldu and Tomek Ruducha.

The story is intended for children ages 4 years and up. The story can either be listened to or read.


"...probably one of the most unique storybook apps I’ve encountered ... to see a story that does so in a subtle but understandable way is nothing short of incredible" –

"I can’t say enough about how impressive this story is. The illustrations are wonderful, quirky and stylized. The included narration is excellent, clear and easy to listen to, and the character of Mr. Nice is well developed." – Amy Solomon,

"An interesting story for little people... Young readers will not get bored with it very soon." –

"This app not only tells an entertaining and colorful story, but contains clever symbolic meanings as well" –

"We think the app will be invaluable for any parent grappling with the challenge of explaining cancer to a child – whether the child has it or an adult that they know." –

** 20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week ** – "Important and valuable: an allegorical tale that aims to help adults explain cancer to children" – Stuart Dredge, The Guardian

If you have any questions for the author, feel free to write to

Best wishes,

Joel Grøndrup

Please notice – this app downloads extra data for the animations after installation. The total size for iPhone 5 is 91MB, for iPad 2 the total size is 192mb. You must have this space available to view the app.

What's New in Version 1.1

New icon and small graphic changes...


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The Terrifying Building in Eyeville
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • £1.99
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 10 July 2013
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 46.9 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer: Joel Grondrup

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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