My Story Book Maker

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Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Versatile digital book creator great for a variety of ages.

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Educational Value

Kids can learn how to create and share digital books on this extremely easy book-creation starter app. My Story - Book Maker for Kids helps kids hone their storytelling skills. Through the process of book making, kids also practice writing, drawing, photography, and/or speaking skills. By sharing their book creations with friends and family, kids can gain feedback and learn how to share messages effectively. My Story - Book Maker for Kids makes the process simple for anyone new to digital book creation.

Ease of Play

Very easy to use, with clear written directions, intuitive icons, and a clean user interface.

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App is free to download but $3.99 will unlock all content.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that My Story - Book Maker for Kids is an extraordinarily easy-to-use book creator and book-sharing app. This app empowers kids to create books using multiple forms of expression including photos, typed content, voice recordings, and drawings created in-app. The drawing option, in particular, offers many creation choices including 20 colors, multiple tools, and different sizes for each tool. There's no limit to the number of books users can create on this app, and books can be shared via email or iBooks. Note that the app is free to download, but it costs $3.99 to access all of the features. Read the app's privacy policy for the types of information collected and shared.

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Teen, 13 years old Written byvgilman0000000 March 4, 2018

Biggest disapointment ever!!!

I thought that this was the best thing ever, but it was not!!! I was using it for a school assignment, and I had been working for weeks on it, and had finally f... Continue reading

What's it about?

Choose to create a new book, and written directions will instruct you to tap the top of the screen to title the book. Tap "Cover" and move to the page-creating screen with all icon options scrolled across the bottom. Import photos, begin to draw, add text, and add a voice recording. Tap the bottom left and the "+" icon to add Page One. Add content, as on the cover. Tap the bottom left to save. Repeat for all pages. On the main page, choose Read, Edit, Share, or Delete for all your books. 

Is it any good?

Can anyone create and share a digital book? With MY STORY - BOOK MAKER FOR KIDS the answer is: Definitely! This app walks users through the book-creation process from title page to saving and sharing with simplicity and ease. Whether your young kid wants to create a fictional story with her own drawings using lots of color, your teen loves making digital photo books to share with friends, or you'd like to make a presentation-style book with text, photos, and voice recording, this app can empower anyone to make books of all kinds. This is a digital book-creation app that's bound to please.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about storytelling. Ask your kids what their favorite story is. What do they like the most about it? 


  • Kids can experiment with multimedia storytelling. Encourage them to combine their own drawings with photos, written text with their recorded voices, and so on. 

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For kids who love creative expression

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