Today Reader™ Store from Sony announced the addition of Kids Corner, a dedicated shopping section that willoffer illustrated and enhanced children's content. Kids Corner supportsEPUB3.0 content, a new industry standard file format, allowing customers toenjoy embedded media and interactivity within the book itself when viewed oncompatible Android tablets and smartphones.
Parents will be able to filter content in Kids Corner by appropriate age leveland Reader Store will indicate per title which devices will be compatible withthe new content. Reader Store plans to regularly add additional titles to theKids Corner catalog. Some initial notable titles include: CURIOUS GEORGE byH.A. Rey (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), titles in the award-winning Sally series(Trajectory) by bestselling author and artist Stephen Huneck as well as titlesby bestselling author and artist Todd Parr (Hachette Book Group). Reader Storewill also continue to support previous EPUB standard formats.
"We are proud to be one of the first retailers to support this open eBookstandard," said Natascha Helbig, Director of Reader Store. "Kids Corner is theperfect place to offer this exciting new content. The enhanced books makereading even more immersive and interactive for children."
Kids Corner is available in the US and Canada now atreaderstore.sony.com/kidscorner.
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