All Play, No Work Releases Weirdwood Manor
A Magical Interactive Book Series for 6 – 12 Year Olds
Fantastical illustrations, rich 3D animation, innovative interactivity
and helpful reading tools support the development of imagination and
creative thinking while building important reading skills.
Toronto, ON [October 1, 2015] — All Play, No Work Inc. today released Weirdwood Manor, a magical interactive book series for 6 – 12 year olds and their parents.
A fantasy tale in the tradition of “Harry Potter” and “The Golden Compass,” The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor is a beautifully illustrated picture book, a stunning animated movie, and a challenging series of games, puzzles, and riddles. Developed exclusively for the iPad, each book in the five book series features 30 – 90 minutes of reading and play time.
Full of mystery and adventure, The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor aims to inspire children to celebrate their uniqueness, recognize their talents, and embrace their imagination.
There are hidden objects to find in every book, and beautiful sketches and artifacts to collect and keep. Users can read the story themselves or follow along with the narrator. Glowing words help young or reluctant readers, and the story can be paused or advanced depending on reading speed and skill. Beginning readers, under age eight, can follow along with the narrator or with mom, dad or an older sibling reading.
The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor features:
- Stunning 3d characters and artwork
- Hidden objects to find in every book
- Beautiful sketches and artifacts to collect
- Challenging games, puzzles, and riddles to solve
- Glowing words to help young readers
- Hours of reading and play time
- Giggles, surprises, pride, and wonder!
- Original musical score by award-winning film composers Lodewijk Vos & Joseph Murray
- Optimized for iPads with Retina displays
Pricing and Availability
Weirdwood Manor is available from the App Store at a discounted price of $2.99 USD / $3.49 CDN until November 1, 2015. The app includes Books 1 and 2. Books 3, 4, and 5 can be pre-ordered at a discount for $9.99 USD / 11.99 CDN. Release dates for Books 3, 4, and 5 are November 2015, January 2016, and March 2016 respectively.
The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor is written by Luke Minaker and developed by All Play, No Work, Inc. The app requires iOS 7.0 or later.
Download on the App Store at: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/weirdwood-manor/id934390663
A limited number of Promotional Codes are available to members of the media. Journalists interested in receiving one should contact Julie Giles — julie(@)weirdwood.com.
About All Play, No Work
All Play, No Work is an interactive design and development company based in Toronto, Vancouver and San Francisco dedicated to building digital experiences for kids of all ages — and big kids at heart, too. For more information about All Play, No Work and its products, visit http://www.allplaynowork.com.
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For more information, contact:
Julie Giles, Weirdwood Manor
Tel: +1 416-878-5328