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Chasing Fireflies: A Haiku Collection

*Most-downloaded poetry app in 22 countries* "Conjures up words not often associated with apps; words like 'beautiful','art,' and 'emotion'..." --Publishers ...

Discontinued App


*Most-downloaded poetry app in 22 countries* "Conjures up words not often associated with apps; words like 'beautiful','art,' and 'emotion'..." --Publishers Weekly "The beauty of this app encourages a deeper, almost meditative reading experience..." -- School Library Journal "A breath of fresh air... (its) beauty lies in its simple invitation to tune in to the wondrous sights and sounds that regularly surround us." --Kirkus "Ancient wisdom meets modernity, timeless joy abounds..." --LeVar Burton, Host, Reading Rainbow "Lovely" --NY Times 'App Smart' Critics agree: "Chasing Fireflies" is an extraordinary way to experience the Japanese poetic art of HAIKU. Each poem - from the great masters of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries - lives within a beautifully evolving background, moving through the cycles of the seasons in perfect harmony. Touch the screen to affect the weather, conjure fireflies and shake leaves from the trees. . . in this handcrafted, interactive book from Honeybee Labs. With an elegant original score, gentle nature soundscape, and thoughtful essay on the history of haiku. . . "Chasing Fireflies" will remind fans of why these poems have lasted for centuries. . . and introduce new readers to what they've been missing. Features: * Over 150 hand-selected poems by Basho, Buson, Kikaku, Issa and others * Cinematic original score by composer Colin Wambsgan * Book’s cover changes through time to display a new landscape each week * Every page can be rotated to give four different perspectives * Foreward by Caley Vickerman, founder of the Guerrilla Haiku movement * Easily post your favorite passages to Twitter and Facebook


Technical specifications

Version: 1.2

Size: 75.41 MB


Price: 1,99 €

Developed by Honeybee Labs

Day of release: 2011-12-15

Recommended age: 4+

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