German Translation of Popular Children’s Book “The Purples are Coming!” Comes to the iPad

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Purples are Coming! is a popular Catholic faith-based children’s book that hit the market in 2009, and one of our contributors, and also published author, Amelia Cotter has just finished work on the German translation which the publisher hopes will reach a brand new audience.  If you’re bringing up your kids in the Catholic faith, this book may be something your kids can enjoy while also learning some German.  It is currently available for $4.99 on the iPad and will also be released as a hardcover edition that will be hitting store shelves soon.  We’ve included the publishers synopsis and short video below…

Die Purpurnen Kommen! (The Purples are Coming!), by Ilow and Sheri Roque
$4.99 for iPad, 41 pages 

A delightful, beautifully illustrated long verse poem, The Purples are Coming! enables children 9 and under to develop a love of reading while gaining a deep appreciation of Catholic faith and virtues. Thrilled at the alarm signaling the arrival of spring (“THE PURPLES ARE COMING!”), a humorous band of meadowland animal pals sets off on a most unusual journey. They travel to the little chapel by the pond to see the purples at the very peak of their bloom, and meet a wise old ram, Father Fred, who teaches them important lessons about prayer, apostleship, and the love of God. Maybe prayer is not so complicated after all.

Source: Apple iBookstore
Via: Amelia Cotter 

Stephen Fuchs
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