Books

Big day today! Timbuktu is launching a new beautiful app: Romeo + Juliet! Get it on the App Store! Let your kids change the fortune of the most unlucky love story of all times!

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Better! The Summer Issue of Timbuktu Magazine! After all, isn’t summer supposed to be fun? Why bother kids with a workbook, we thought, when we can keep them engaged, entertained and can make them practice reading, spelling, math and science with an iPad magazine designed around them? Since we launched the…

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Most of us approached storytelling through rhymes. The first stories we have been told as kids were probably poems. Why do kids love poems? Are rhymes important for the child development? Indeed, they are.

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When we started Timbuktu, our goal was creating a digital editorial product that could replicate and enhance the quality of some great magazines for kids we loved as children. We’ve always thought of Timbuktu as a starting point to explore the world using imagination, parents and kids together. Why a…

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You may have seen the awesome Google Doodle today: one of the best thus far, we think, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of a book that changed children’s lives – the Grimms’ Fairy Tales. A screenshot of today’s Google Doodle The Grimm Brothers’ stories have become the classics of children…

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It’s nearly Halloween – time for scary stories, scary costumes and scary anything. If you’ve been following our newsletter, you already got some ideas for fun and creepy decorations, snacks and games, but your kids may be looking for scary stories too. And so it’s with great excitement (and serious…

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It’s Roald Dahl Day! To celebrate the birthday of one of our favorite writers, we ran a quick survey amongst our readers to determine his top five books. Here is the result, in pictures and (our) favorite quotes – share your comments! #5 – The Twits “If a person has…

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