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Spider & Bat: Best Friends Forever

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Join Spider and Bat on their adventures in the Australian bush. Author, Tracy Montgomery, a qualified youth worker, incorporates life skill lessons such as how to make friends, in this cute story book. Open Dyslexic font makes it easy to read for dyslexic children and adults. Watch out for the second book in the series due out June!

Get it: http://www.p101.com.au/dyslexiaenhanced.htm


Sudoku for Dyslexics: 200 puzzles

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There are 200 Sudoku puzzles split evenly into 4 levels of difficulty: EASY, COOL, THINKER and BRAIN.

Get it: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1492742538/?tag=thehomeofperf-20


Zack & Zoey’s Alien Apocalypse: Alien Busting Ninja Adventure

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After Aliens come to earth and eat the president, Zack and Zoey need to save the world.

Get it: http://www.amazon.com/Zoeys-Apocalypse-Busting-Adventure-ebook/
Authors website: http://mjaware.com


G is for Gadget

G is for Gadget

A beautifully laid out eBook featuring touchable items for each letter of the alphabet. Description from the app store:

G is for Gadget is not just another children’s alphabet picture book. This book teaches the alphabet to young children using a catalog of the gadgets that they see you use almost everyday. This book is also an ode to the relationship with these gadgets that many of us tend to take for granted every day. In fact, many of these items did not even exist in their current form or at all when we were learning the alphabet, and today our children are being exposed to some of these gadgets within minutes of entering the world.

In this new context, the Gadget Alphabet is a New Alphabet for a New Generation.

G is for Gadget not only identifies the initial letter of a gadget’s name, but uses over 110 touchable items that introduces many of the iconic images and sounds which are part of these brands. This means that your gadgets themselves can then become teaching tools, making every moment a true learning opportunity to reenforce the learning of the alphabet.

G is for Gadget proudly features:
OpenDyslexic Font – a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia.
Voices representing various countries and accents (currently only English Speaking).
Real world Images, sounds, videos and trademarks (which are the property of their respective owners).

Each gadget also has a short description that will likely make you chuckle more than your child, but that’s simply part of what we call ‘sharing the fun’ (something for them and something for you)!

I know you will enjoy sharing and reading this book together, hopefully as much as you enjoy using your gadgets.

Get it: http://www.gisforgadget.com/
App store: itunes.apple.com


The Swamp Man, by Shoo Rayner

A fantastic children’s picture book about a swamp man! From the iTunes description:

Sam and Kim get the heebie-jeebies when they hear strange footsteps squelching around outside. Is it one of Aunt Loopy’s crazy games? Or is it the slippery, slimySwamp Man coming to get them?

Shiver with fear and shake with laughter! Little Horror’s Dyslexic Font series are perfect for children with reading difficulties, with weighted type & cream paper background.

Shoo Rayner is the best-selling author and illustrator of over 170 children’s books that have sold in millions world-wide.

Get it: iTunes
Shoo Rayner’s site: http://www.shoorayner.com


Missy Piranha and the Strong One

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“Missy Piranha is a tough little monster but she is having a bad day. While out fishing she is confronted by a bigger monster demanding to know who ‘the Strong One’ is. Missy Piranha has a number of close encounters as she endeavors to find the Strong One. Eventually she to turns to Mom for help. Originally written in Japanese by Sakana Morino, this book is now available for the first time in English. This book is a must read for young monster fans.”

Get it: itunes.apple.com


The A to Z of Animal Poetry

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Author Rob Palmer shared this with the note:

“I’ve just self published a children’s book that uses the OpenDyslexic font. It’s a poetry book and I’ve found in my research that the short structure of poems can make reading easier for those with dyslexia.

If you would like to find out more information about my book, ‘The A to Z of Animal Poetry’, the website can be found here http://www.atozofanimalpoetry.com/”

It’s even more special than he lets on in his post: it’s an A-Z book of eccentric and interesting animals. It looks like an awesome book, and it’s even going to be available as an audio book for those who need it.

Get it: http://www.atozofanimalpoetry.com/


Strawberry Classics Books

Classic Books in OpenDyslexic

I was pleasantly surprised when Strawberry Classics posted this on the OpenDyslexic Facebook Page: A set of paperback classics, all set to OpenDyslexic. All of these are available on Amazon for reasonable prices. In the absence of an available list, I’ve listed them here:

Wuthering Heights
Jekyll and Hyde
Frankenstein
Moby Dick
Pride and Prejudice
Oliver Twist
The Scarlet Letter
Sense and Sensibility
Little Women

Find out more: Strawberry Classics


Soul’s Calling Basic Handbook

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From the author:

A game with a laser-like focus on you stepping into your fantasy adventurer’s shoes for a rivetingly immersive experience, Soul’s Calling puts the magic back into roleplay. It’s all about how to most fully suspend your disbelief that your adventurer is who you are. This book contains all the rules and setting material essential for running or playing this tabletop RPG. More or less everything about this game is designed to help you suspend your disbelief in being an adventurer in the fantasy setting of the Enshrouded Lands, where magic’s hidden from ordinary folk. The game encourages a slightly actor-ish style of roleplay, with a semi-live roleplay style. Storygamers and wargamers are accommodated.

Get it: http://www.lulu.com/shop/matthew-west/souls-calling-basic-handbook-playtest-e-book/ebook/product-20744754.html


LPI Essentials studieboek by Jeroen Baten

LPI Essentials Textbook

A Dutch Linux textbook, written by Jeroen Baten. Google translation:

In the LPI Essentials book contains information for passing the LPI Essentials exam. The book contains all the learning goals and the following areas will be discussed in detail: Part 1: The Linux community and a career in Open Source Part 2: Finding your way in a Linux System Part 3: The power of the command line Part 4: Linux Operating System Part 5: Security and file permissions. This edition is made especially for dyslexic readers with OpenDyslexic font. About the Author: Jeroen Baten has spent years doing everything with Linux and Open Source software related. He is widely regarded as a leading expert in this field and is a frequent speaker (as evidenced by the numerous guest lectures, presentations and keynotes that he gives and has already given. Www.jeroenbaten.nl

Get it: http://www.lulu.com/shop/jeroen-baten/lpi-essentials-studieboek-voor-dyslectische-lezers/paperback/product-20717720.html
Authors website: http://www.jeroenbaten.nl