VOOKS:  A Streaming Service Offering Children’s Books Through Animation Launches A Series of Books for February 2021

VOOKS: A Streaming Service Offering Children’s Books Through Animation Launches A Series of Books for February 2021

Vooks, the world’s first streaming platform bringing storybooks to life through animation, is launching a slate of new titles this month—headlined by a new ‘Curious George®’ favorite ‘Curious George® Says Thank You’. Additionally, Vooks gives loving animals starring roles with the sleeptime-based donkey tale ‘Buzzy’s Big Bedtime Book’, as well as charming stories following two duckling friends (‘Gossie & Gertie’) and a fashion-forward feline who loves to don chapeaus (‘Hats Are Not For Cats’).

Vooks is celebrating the Chinese New Year with a family-focused fable about a young Chinese-American girl who re-connects with her culture during a visit with her grandmother (‘PoPo’s Lucky Chinese New Year’).

LIST OF NEW VOOKS IN FEBRUARY – ALL LAUNCHING FEB.1

Curious George® Says Thank You

Buzzy’s Big Bedtime Book

Everyone is Someone

Gossie & Gertie

Hats Are Not For Cats

Slumberkins Otter

Wiggle Like An Octopus

What Do You Do With A Tail Like This

 

VOOKS LAUNCHING ON FEB. 12 FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

PoPo’s Lucky Chinese New Year

 

NEW THIS MONTH

Curious George® Vooks

Curious George® Says Thank You

George is thrilled to get a thank-you card in the mail from his friend Betsy. It makes him want to send thank-you cards to everyone he knows. Who can he thank? This lighthearted lesson in good manners shows that saying thank you never goes out of style! Author: H.A. Rey — Watch & Share the press clip by clicking here

 

 

Chinese New Year-Themed Vooks Release

 

PoPo’s Lucky Chinese New Year

When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a young Chinese-American girl learns of and participates in the customs and beliefs celebrating an authentic Chinese New Year. Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan, Illustrator: Renné Benoit

 

Additional Vooks Releases

 

Buzzy’s Big Bedtime Book

It’s two books in one as Buzzy and his gentle humor triumph over anxieties many children experience: the bathtub and bedtime. Readers will identify with this charmingly charismatic donkey who conquers not only his fears, but readers’ hearts as well. Author: Harriet Ziefert, Illustrator: Emily Bolam

 

Everyone Is Someone

This beautifully illustrated book with simple rhymes teaches children that we are more similar than we are different and that everyone needs to be treated with kindness. No matter who you are or what you’ve been through, every single person we encounter, every single day, is someone who is worthy of love and deserving of compassion. Author: Bob Dalton, Illustrator: Ritchie Collins  — Watch & Share the press clip by clicking here

 

Gossie And Gertie

Gossie and Gertie are best friends. They splash in the rain, play hide-and-seek, and they dive in the pond together. Everywhere Gossie goes, Gertie does too. Or does she? Author: Olivier Dunrea—Watch & Share the press clip by clicking here

Hats Are Not For Cats

Are hats for cats? A big, bossy dog and a determined cat disagree. This funny rhyming romp –with a large cast of cats and hats—leads readers to the perfect conclusion: hats are for everyone! Author: Jacqueline K. Rayner

 

Slumberkins Otter

Otter shows little ones that we are always connected to the ones we love, whether near or far away. The love in our hearts bonds us to those in our lives to create our heart family. Authors: Kelly Oriard with Callie Christensen, Illustrator: Theresa Thomson

 

Wiggle Like An Octopus

Can you leap like a tiger? Does an elephant stomp? Can you sprint like a leopard on a jungle romp? The vibrant illustrations and rhythmic text will have young readers prancing and dancing, waddling and wiggling, swaying and swooping with delight. Author: Harriet Ziefert, Illustrator: Simms Taback

What Do You Do With A Tail Like This

A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. Author: Robin Page, Illustrator: Steve Jenkins — Watch & Share the press clip by clicking here

 

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How To Watch

Vooks, the world’s first streaming platform for children’s storybooks, is kid-safe, appropriate for ages 2-8, and completely ad-free—giving readers unlimited access to the platform’s eclectic library for $4.99 a month or $49.99 for the year. The service also offers a free 30-day trial for those who would like to interact with Vooks before purchasing. Vooks is available worldwide and can be enjoyed on all popular devices including Apple’s iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple TV, as well as Android platforms and devices, Roku, and Amazon TV Fire Stick.

About Vooks

Vooks is the world’s first streaming platform bringing storybooks to life through animation. With an expansive library of titles, the Vooks storybook experience adds slight animation, sound and narration to independent, classic and award-winning books that are loved by parents and educators alike. The kid-safe and ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks transforms the reading experience by bringing words to life in order to spark every child’s imagination. Vooks combines the love, trust and safety of children’s books with the convenience of online streaming, for a whole new way to experience stories. Founded in 2018, Vooks is headquartered in Portland, OR. To learn more about the Company and services, visit Vooks.com and join the conversation on Facebook, InstagramTwitter and Pinterest.

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