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GuruBear – Nian Monster

By Max Stage Technology

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Fantastic multimedia picture books bring children a new reading experience!
Author has been invited to join in "Bologna Children's Book Fair-Illustrators Exhibition".

"Nian" is a terrible monster that sleeps away on the bottom of the ocean. Once a year, it crawls onto land, devouring everything in sight. Each year, villagers leave just before the monster arrives. Old Grandma Sun and her grandchild are too weak to run far, so they just stay home with their door and windows shut tight. They share their food with an old beggar who arrives at their doorstep. In return, the bagger shows them how to scaring the Nian away…

★ Animation Appreciation:Presenting reading contents by animations. By using the exquisite images from traditional picture books and through animation effects and film camera work practices, we vividly "perform" well-known stories.
★ Picture Book Reading:Native English and Chinese bi-lingual narration creates audiovisual reading enjoyments. Very easy to switch from one language to another, it is the best material for you to learn a foreign language
★ Recording Mode:Parents and children could record their own voice to read the story and definitely increase the pleasure of reading.
★ Online Bookshelf:Enables you to read new books that have been or will be published at any time.

★Kate Dargaw:She was graduated from Taiwan Normal University, Department of English. Recently, she works in a publishing house as an editor and translator.

★Igor Oleynikov:He is a famous illustrator of Russia. His works are extraordinarily beautiful and magnificent which have been selected by the Italian Bologna children illustration exhibition, even be awarded as “the best picture book of the year” in Moscow international book exhibition.

★Bologna Children's Book Fair-Illustrators Exhibition
★Be selected in Taiwan’s “let’s read the good books"
★Taiwan News Agency recommended reading materials for Primary and Middle school students

Our country has a long historical standing and splendid culture which produced lots of classic traditional stories. This is a picture book adapted by our Chinese traditional story which tells us the origin of “year”. Why we celebrate it? Why every family posts spring couplets and lights firecrackers? After reading it, children will learn a lot about our Chinese traditional culture.
——Editor recommended book

Gurubear picture books are especially made for children from 3-12 years-old, picture books lovers, parents and teachers. The arty contents provide a brand new interactive, interesting and creative reading experience. To help children establish reading habit and the ability to explore the world!

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Customer Reviews


my child waiting for the serious of story all the time!

Great book for kids!

kids love all your books.

With new animation, the book looks fantasty

With the new animation function, the book looks fantasty. Kidz love it.

GuruBear – Nian Monster
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  • $1.99
  • Category: Books
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 65.4 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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