|[March 11, 2013]
Tribal Nova Partners with Barnes & Noble to Launch Award-Winning "i Learn With" App Series on Critically Acclaimed NOOK® Tablets, Including NOOK® HD and NOOK® HD+
MONTREAL --(Business Wire)--
Tribal Nova, the developers behind the award-winning PBS KIDS PLAY! and
CBC WONDERWORLD online educational programs, today announced that "i
Learn With," their suite of early childhood learning apps, is now
available for the Android (News - Alert) market exclusively on NOOK's family of
tablets, including NOOK HD and NOOK HD+. This exclusive partnership runs
for 30 days, or from March 11 - April 11, during which time the NOOK
will be the only Android platform where customers can access four of the
popular apps targeted to children ages 3-6.
i Learn With is a curriculum-oriented, game-based school readiness
program for children in preschool through kindergarten. Based on
National Education Standards and developed with the help of teachers and
experts in early childhood development, this collection of education
apps proves that games can be both fun and truly educational.
i learn With apps track children's success rates and adjusts the level
of difficulty in order to adapt to their developmental needs across a
full breadth of subjects like math, literacy, science, language, arts
and social development. Parents can monitor their child's progress in
the app or through email alerts and compare it with children that are
the same age. The program also recommends a personalized learning path
for each child and integrates highly engaging rewards for educational
"i Learn With apps have received millions of downloads on iOS, rave
reviews from the press and constant 4/5 star ratings from users. We are
thrilled to make this educational program available to NOOK customers on
NOOK's leading platform for education apps and content. Even more so
because a majority of NOOK owners are families deeply involved in their
children's education. Launching the i Learn With apps on NOOK is perfect
because each app looks spectacular on the high-definition screens on
NOOK HD and NOOK HD+," explains Pierre Le Lann, co-CEO of Tribal Nova.
NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ offer everything that customers want in a tablet,
with millions of books, apps, movies, TV shows, magazines and more
available in the expansive NOOK Store of more than 3 million titles.
These 7-and 9-inch tablets are lightweight, but packed with pixels to
deliver text, graphics and video with stunning HD clarity so every book,
magazine, movie and app looks better than ever before. Add
family-friendly features like NOOK Profiles™, a personalized
experience that instantly transforms the device in hand to any family
member's very own tablet, and you have the very best reading and
entertainment tablets for the whole family to share.
"The i Learn With suite of early childhood learning apps will be a great
addition to NOOK's constantly growing offering of children's educational
apps and content," says Claudia Romanini, VP NOOK Apps, NOOK Media, LLC.
"We are happy to team up with Tribal Nova and be the first platform to
offer i Learn With to the Android market."
The i Learn With apps released today on NOOK's critically-acclaimed line
of tablets (NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet™, NOOK Color™) are:
Ice Land Adventures! Literacy games for kids in Preschool &
Kindergarten: Alphabet, Spelling, Phonics; $2.99*
Saannah Adventures! Fun Math educational games for kids: Numbers,
Counting and Addition; $2.99
Ocean Adventures! Fun educational games for kids in Preschool and
Kindergarten: Grammar and Vocabulary; $2.99
Planet Boing! Fun creativity free game and activities for kids in
Preschool and Kindergarten; FREE
* Ice Land Adventures is not available on NOOK Color.
For more information or to download the apps, customers can visit the
NOOK Store at www.nook.com.
About Tribal Nova, Inc.
Tribal Nova is a leading developer and publisher of educational
programs, games and apps for young children that feature many of their
favorite TV characters and are accessible across several platforms. The
company operates the following online learning services for young
children in partnership with major media partners in North America and
Europe: PBS KIDS PLAY!, Kids' CBC Wonder World and Bayam. The company
also publishes the i Learn With educational program for tablets and
touch devices. Tribal Nova's main investors are DHX Media and Bayard,
two major international children media groups.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading
retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company
operates 677 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the
Web's largest e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).
Its NOOK Media LLC subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital
reading and digital education markets. The NOOK digital business offers
award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital
reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store™ (www.nook.com),
while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 678 bookstores
serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and
universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be
named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is
only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & Noble.com is ranked the
number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music
and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer
satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring
Top 100 Edition).
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the
Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
NOOK®, NOOK Store™, NOOK Video™, NOOK
Video Apps™ are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Other
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About NOOK Media LLC
NOOK reading and entertainment products make it easy to read what you
love, anywhere you like™ with a fun, easy-to-use and
immersive digital reading experience. With NOOK, customers gain access
to the expansive NOOK Store™ of more than 3 million digital
books, plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and the
ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through
free NOOK Reading Apps™ and NOOK Video apps, available at www.nook.com/freenookapps.
NOOK owners receive Always Free NOOK Support in any of Barnes & Noble's
nearly 700 bookstores. Find NOOK devices in Barnes & Noble stores and
online at www.nook.com,
as well as leading retailers including Best Buy (News - Alert), Walmart, Target and
many others. NOOK products are available in the United Kingdom through�www.nook.co.uk�and�leading
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