App of the Week: Book Creator

By Stephen Noonoo
April 25th, 2016

Ed. note: App of the Week picks are now being curated with help from the editors of, a free service from Common Sense Education. Click here to read the full app review.

Book Creator

What’s It Like? Book Creator for iPad is an amazingly easy-to-use digital book-making tool. With guidance, even kids in early elementary school grades can use this technology tool to produce and publish their own simple books or comics with images, videos, and audio. Readers can access published books via iBooks or other online sources, or books can be printed on paper.

Price: $2.49-$5

Grades: 3-8

Pros: Super-simple interface makes it easy to build pages, letting kids focus on creativity.

Cons: No stock images or clip art available within the app.

Bottom line: Top-quality creation tool empowers kids of many ages to publish their own digital books.

About the Author:

Stephen Noonoo

Stephen Noonoo is the current editor of eSchool News. He is a former consultant for CUE, California’s ISTE affiliate, and managing editor of its quarterly publication, OnCUE. He has worked as a freelance writer, an education editor for SmartBrief newsletters, and as a staff editor for a well-known publication focusing on education technology.