** Hipertexto Awards 2013 - 1st place in Digital Art class **
** Mary Shelley´s Frankenstein bilingual version (Portuguese-English ) **
** Adopted by North-American schools **
** 40 screens of kid’s literary content **
** Common Core State Standard (CCSS) Grade 8 **
** Video trailer: http://youtu.be/WAjdFaIumfE
“When the story is narrated by the monster, it’s possible to realize and see the supposed meanness on another perspective - of someone being rejected and unhappy, allowing reflections about subjects such as self-control, ambitions, rejecting and bullying.” – Cool*ruja
“It´s a fun and nice way of inciting reading at an age in which children are resistant. The animations are simple and don’t interrupt the text fluidity” – Mil dicas de mãe
“Frankie for Kids is the most sophisticated Brazilian book. It’s for kids from 9 years old. The animations and illustrations are stunning.” – It mãe
“There aren’t too many interactions interrupting the reading. Everything is smooth and connected to what is being narrated. I found this great care extremely important for both, this kind of book and this age group. Focus on the reading, using technological resources to enrich it.” – Ipad Família
Frankie for Kids is the thrilling classic story Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, retold in Portuguese and English for kids and teens with a several special interactivities for tablets.
In Frankie for Kids the reader can move objects, turn lights on and off, peep through a hole, define the destiny of a boat, make a heart beat and travel through reading, hearing noises that please and amaze.
Themes such as excessive ambition, careless abandon, the hardships of getting acceptance in a group and self-control presented in the story are behaviors described nearly 200 years ago - as the original work is from 1818 - and they make Frankenstein a relevant story even nowadays, deserving to be retold in a new way and adopted as support literature for kids and teens facing the many transformations that impact this period in their lives.
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