Bookry Widgets for iBooks

Bookry Widgets for iBooks
Your first task in starting a new interactive iBook is to decide how you will be creating the interaction. iAD Producer is one option for creating iBook widgets to use in iBooks Author. However, there is another great resource and it's free.

Bookry.com is a great website offering free "app-like" iBook widgets. Most of the work you do when customizing one of their widgets for your iBook is through a browser-based interface. In this interface, you will create iBooks and widgets for those iBooks. When you're ready, you just download the widget to iBooks Author. Many of the widgets support video and audio streaming, which helps to keep the file size of your iBook to a minimum. Also, they keep the widgets up to date with each iOS update. They also have a great blog and YouTube channel with lots of inspiration and help.

Games

Guess The Word
This is a great educational widget. The reader is giving a clue and a bunch of letters. They guess the word by placing the letters correctly to spell the word.

Drag and Drop
Allows the reader to drag images over the screen.

Match
Upload your own images for the matching game.

Memory
The classic game made up of matching pairs. The reader turns over each card until all the pairs are matched.

Slider Puzzle
You supply the image and the widget creates the game pieces.

Spot the Difference
Classic spot the difference made from your image.

Before and After
The widget displays two images. When the reader swipes over the first image, the second is displayed.

Drag and Match
Versatile game widget for a matching game, jigsaw game and more.

Interactive Fireworks
Generates firework particle animation when the reader touches the screen.

Maze
Interactive maze game.

Quiz Builder
Build your own very customizable quizzes with this widget.

Reveal
This is a great widget that allows the reader to peak through a view hole at the image below or reveal the image by swiping over the screen.

Sketchpad
A drawing app that lets the reader draw inside your iBook and email the results directly from the book.

Interactive Timeline
A great animation widget. Just upload the images and the widget will string them together. The reader can view the animation with a slider or a swipe over the first image.

WordSearch
This "find the words" game has many applications for storybooks. For example, if your iBook is about Halloween, the reader can word search for Halloween themed words.

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