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Reading Rainbow Skybrary Family

By Reading Rainbow

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Skybrary® captures the magic of the beloved children’s television series Reading Rainbow®, bringing its mission of comprehension and intellectual engagement into the Digital Age.

Spark a lifelong love of learning in your young reader by joining us on a journey through an ever-expanding world of interactive digital books and Video Field Trips hosted by everyone’s favorite storyteller, LeVar Burton. With Skybrary Family, your child can truly go anywhere and be anything. Download it today and give your child a whole month of free access!


• Enjoy unlimited access to over 600 quality children’s books.
• Discover more than 250 educational Video Field Trips.
• Explore new content every week.
• Unlock interactive animations that bring the stories to life and support reading comprehension.
• Find tailored book recommendations based on your child's age and interests.
• Create customized profiles for up to 3 children at no additional cost.
• Choose "Read to Me" or "Read by Myself" for each book.
• Track your reader's progress with a Parent Dashboard.

For children, Skybrary Family is an immersive world of reading discovery, where they can pilot their own personal hot air balloons through 7 magical islands, each home to hundreds of quality books and videos that celebrate diversity, family and the world around us. Young readers are free to explore the topics they love most as well as discover new areas of interest.


• Supports increased reading frequency and literacy development.
• Designed to enhance reading comprehension through purposeful interactivity.
• Enhances a child’s relationship to reading by making it fun, interesting, and relevant.
• Embodies the educational values of the beloved Emmy award-winning PBS TV series Reading Rainbow.
• Designed to engage young minds within the context of a modern family’s busy lifestyle.
• Provides healthy, interactive, educational screen time.


• Register for free and get access to everything we have to offer for a whole month!
• Subscribe and unlock an unlimited reading experience for your child: 1 Month “Explorer” for $4.99 or 1 Year “Adventurer” for $39.99 (all subscriptions are recurring).
• Your subscription is connected to your iTunes account and can be used on additional iPads, iPhones, and across the web on any browser.
• Your subscription will auto-renew unless auto-renewal is canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period. You may turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings.
• Cancellations will be reflected during your next billing cycle.


“The vibrant games, beautiful illustrations, and cute animation all make for an interactive experience, but kids get hooked on reading books” – PC Mag

“The benefit to children’s literacy development cannot be overlooked” – Smart Apps for Kids

"We've never before seen as diverse a library offered up" – Common Sense Media

“I love this app and I highly recommend it for children” - Wired Magazine’s GEEKMOM

Reading Rainbow ® WNED-Buffalo. Skybrary ® RRKIDZ Inc.
Skybrary Family © RRKIDZ Inc. / All Rights Reserved

What's New in Version 2.0

What you'll find in version 2.0:
• Storytime in your pocket! That’s right, in addition to iPad and on the web, you can now enjoy Skybrary Family on your iPhone. You can thank our amazing engineering team for that metamorphosis.
• Your subscription just got more affordable! Take all that extra cash you’re saving and treat yo’ deserve it.
• We cleaned out the cocoon and got rid of the pesky little bugs interrupting your experience.
• As always, you don’t have to take our word for all these v awesome improvements. Update the app and see them for yourself!


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Customer Reviews

Can't use free books without $$$ now?!?

My son can no longer use the app without signing up to pay. We liked the free version for my 3 year old and may have subscribed later when he is older, but I don't like that the free version is no longer available.

Reading Rainbow Skybrary Family
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0
  • Size: 160 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 6–8

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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