EggMania – Where’s the Egg in Exactly?

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About the Book

EggMania is a multi-sensory, rhyming tale of adventure loaded with brainy enrichment. Acknowledging that kids learn through play, EggMania was written to educate and entertain children growing up in today’s digital world. EggMania is a versatile learning tool in the areas of language development, creative writing, art, science, and speech. EggMania is 190 pages, features stunning original art, advanced vocabulary with touch-sensitive definitions, includes an educational game, and operates with or without narration.

In addition to the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, EggMania has received the "Best Children's Illustrated eBook" IPPY 2013 Award, the Mom's Choice Award 2013 "Excellence Seal of Approval", the kidSAFE Certified, the QED Seal for eBook Quality, Excellence & Design, and 39 top-rated, 5-star reviews on the Apple iBookstore.

Features

EggManiaNarration – Touch-sensitive word repetition:

  • Touch on any word in the story text and the narration will start over from that point allowing the reader to correctly hear the pronunciation of each word

Advanced Vocabulary – In addition to Apple’s word dictionary, there are over 100 pop-up definitions for underlined words in the EggMania story text. Examples:

  • Page 11: ransacked and Chinooks
  • Page 21: Easter Island
  • Page 41: mime

Unique Sound Effects, Image Duplication, and Animation

Life Lesson – Page 87: “I can be exceptional and still, at times, goof.”

Fun Facts – Over 175 touch-sensitive, narrated “Fun Facts” in the Explore Art with Fun Facts section:

  • Page 132: touch large dolphins individually, then conch shell, then bottom-right starfish
  • Page 138: touch seal, then eggs in frying pan, then cook books on left
  • Page 150, touch moat, then pig, then castle, then salmon on right

“Today’s children are growing up in a world where they are likely to utilize digital devices more than traditional hard back books. EggMania, with its educational focus on vocabulary, interesting facts, and engaging fine art is exactly the kind of ebook we are looking for in our schools. Students will find it fascinating. This ebook makes reading a multi-sensory experience!” – Dr. Katrina Hasley, Ed.D., Director of Elementary Curriculum—Mid-size School District

“Congratulations on writing an amazing eBook which captures the interest, minds, and hearts of the readers throughout the EggMania journey. Children love to be challenged while being engaged through visual, emotional, and educationally stimulating activities. You certainly mastered these areas and more. This is not a one-time read for children as they will return numerous times to enjoy the story, the intriguing, beautiful illustrations, and the enriched learning activities. One of my five grandchildren said it was ‘eggstraordinary’! I agree as you have created a digital masterpiece for our generation of little techies.” – Loretta Kibler, Retired Superintendent of Schools and Former Teacher

“EggMania is a must buy children’s eBook. It teaches vital life lessons imperative for a child’s social and emotional growth. As an educator and counselor I highly recommend this imaginative and educational eBook.” – Stacey Hopper, MEd, LPC-S

“Holy Moly! Ravioli! The book was wonderful and creative. The illustrations were beyond the moon. The space scenes were among my favorites. I am going to use it with our newcomer students in summer school. I am sure they will love it.” – Eileen, Secondary ESOL Program Facilitator 

EggMania Video Preview / Trailer Available at www.ManiaTales.com (or) on the Apple iBookstore (or) YouTube.

About the Author

Sherry_MaysonaveWith a B.S. in Education, Sherry Maysonave began her career teaching fifth and third grades. In 1998, Sherry founded Empowerment Enterprises, one of America’s leading communication-image firms. Sherry remains passionate about children, enabling them to develop a positive self-esteem and to achieve higher levels of success at school and in all facets of their lives. An accomplished motivational speaker and author of the category best-seller, Casual Power and now EggMania, Sherry has made multiple appearances on NBC’s TODAY, Fox News, ABC, CBS, NPR and numerous other AM and FM talk shows, and has been interviewed by Associated Press, Reuters, USA Today, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, In-Style magazine, The New Yorker, and BusinessWeek. - See more at: http://maniatales.com/about/#sthash.YjZt6ToO.dpuf.

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