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The Tallow Candle - by Timbuktu

By Timbuktu Labs, Inc.

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The Tallow Candle is the newly discovered masterpiece of Hans Christian Andersen. The manuscript of “The Tallow Candle” remained hidden for years at the bottom of a box in Denmark's National Archives and now Timbuktu brings it to life on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch for the first time!

Discover this magical interactive app that tells the story of a tallow candle who seeks help from a tinder box in order to be able to ignite herself. Recommended for children 8+.

- Tap on the tallow to bring the candle to life
- Light up the candle
- Tap on the hands to make the candle dirty
- Use the tinderbox to kindle fire

Timbuktu is an award-winning creator of mobile applications for children. Timbuktu's apps for iPad and iPhone combine age-appropriate stories with beautiful and witty illustrations, rich animation, and great music to get children excited about reading and discovering the world.

Timbuktu is based on the world renowned Reggio Emilia Approach to education and helps children learn through sight, sound and physical interaction. As a parent, you are a vital component to this approach. You will always find stories that spark conversations between you and your children.

What's New in Version 1.3

-Bug fixes


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The Tallow Candle - by Timbuktu
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • £0.79
  • Category: Books
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 48.7 MB
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Developer:
Rated 4+
  • Made For Ages 6–8

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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