We all grew up with them, those classic children’s tales that get passed down from generation to generation and whose storylines are as comforting as a bowl of mac and cheese. But while the characters and narratives may be familiar, the way today’s kids are experiencing these books couldn’t be more different. Gone are the cracked covers and dog-eared pages of those old hand-me-downs. Instead, our kids are mesmerized anew by seeing these wonderful stories come alive on the iPad.
It’s no longer a question of just following along with the printed words. Now there are voice-overs, animations, games, puzzles, music, and a whole lot more. We took a look at some of the best-known children’s classics that are currently available for the iPad. Here are 10 of our favorites:
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