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Honeybee Labs Announces Critically Acclaimed iPad Book App “Chasing Fireflies: A Haiku Collection” Now Available

January 4, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The first iPad book app to redefine the experience of reading 19th century poetry, “Chasing Fireflies: A Haiku Collection” has already been hailed as “beautiful” by Publishers Weekly and featured in the Los Angeles Times guide “Five Ways to Get Started With Your New iPad.”

To celebrate its release, “Chasing Fireflies: A Haiku Collection,” regularly priced $3.99, will be available for $1.99 on the App Store through January 31st, 2012.

The first offering from digital book studio, Honeybee Labs, “Chasing Fireflies” is an interactive poetry experience, featuring over 150 classic Japanese haiku, complemented by elegant collage-style artwork and a cinematic original score. Readers can interact with the backgrounds, calling lightning in a storm, or conjuring fireflies at night. Readers can also share their favorite passages with friends via Facebook or Twitter.

“Our combination of hand-crafted design and thoughtful interactivity makes this a real standout among today’s iPad book apps,” says Honeybee Labs CEO Ryan Modjeski, “We’re so pleased to see everyone from older kids, to teenagers and adults, downloading and responding so well to such a literary app.”

View a trailer here: http://youtu.be/aksaO41-V6I

Download link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chasing-fireflies-a-haiku/id486174778?mt=8

A developer of interactive digital books, Honeybee Labs, Inc. was founded in 2011 to create spellbinding mobile reading experiences for kids and adults. Honeybee Labs is a privately held company and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. www.honeybeelabs.com

SOURCE Honeybee Labs

Source: PR Newswire