Via K8e platform, Flying Start Books will distribute content directly from its website to students across the globe

New York, NY, July 14, 2014 – The K8e eBook Platform, the HTML 5, interactive eBook solution that enables publishers to easily create and distribute interactive eBooks directly from their website, today announced that Flying Start Books has enlisted the platform to distribute all of their Red Rocket Readers series of early reading interactive and read aloud eBooks. In this partnership, Flying Start Books will distribute their eBook series directly from the company’s website to their clients in United States and Canada, as well as New Zealand and Australia.

Via the cloud based K8e eBook Gener8r, Flying Start Books will self-produce their eBooks. Once created, these eBooks will integrate into the publisher’s current eCommerce site, using a custom embed code provided by K8e. The eBooks, which are multi-platform compatible, will feature narration with word-for-word highlighting, table of contents hyperlink navigation, click on a word for an individual pronunciation, handwriting on the pages, note taking, bookmarking and complete analytics.

“The K8e eBook Platform gives us the multi-device, school-to-home learning capabilities that we need to compete in our markets” says Sarah Ensor, CEO of Flying Start Books. “We were able to easily integrate K8e eBooks into our existing eCommerce solution, allowing us to control distribution right alongside the sales of our physical books. It’s the perfect solution for our needs.”

“Flying Start Books is a forward thinking publishing company and we are proud that they have chosen the K8e eBook Platform for their eBook production and distribution needs” says John Cheary, founder of the K8e eBook Platform and CEO of John Marshall Media, Inc. “Using K8e, Flying Start Books has flawlessly distributed to their USA, Canadian, New Zealand and Australian markets, proving the power and global reach of our eBook distribution servers.”

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About K8e

The K8e eBook Platform is the HTML 5, interactive eBook solution that enables publishers to easily create and distribute interactive eBooks directly from their website. The platform simplifies the process for publishers of integrating audio, video and interactivity to produce a device agnostic eBook. K8e provides users a range of interactive features including: audio with word-for-word highlighting, assessment activities and embedded video. The interface requires no additional software as end-users gain access by opening books in their browser of choice with full multimedia and interactivity. For more information about K8e, please visit:

About Flying Start Books

Flying Start Books is a New Zealand based publisher, specializing in reading books for elementary and middle school. Their flagship Red Rocket Readers series comprises over 450 leveled readers in both traditional paper editions and new eBook formats. For more information about Flying Start Books, please visit:

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Andrea Jones

Andrea Jones is a technology specialist in Virginia. A former French teacher, she currently supports technology integration in a middle school.