CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demibooks, Inc. ( demibooks . com), a Chicago-based leading digital publishing technologies company, announces the launch of InkPad Press, a new publishing imprint. InkPad Press is a joint venture of Demibooks and Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing. Beginning early 2012, InkPad Press plans to publish a wide range of quality children's books across all media, specializing in print and book apps on the iPad.
In addition to Kane Miller's traditional sources for content from around the world, InkPad Press will select the very best of the crowd-sourced content built on Composer platform and give authors an opportunity to publish as a bundled package containing an interactive book app along with a print book.
Kira Lynn, Publisher of Kane Miller Books, says, "InkPad Press is the result of our common vision to enrich the lives and imaginations of children through great stories told through words, illustrations and interactive media. We plan to realize that vision through the combination of Demibook's technology and Kane Miller's years of experience in publishing children's books."
Demibooks CEO Rafiq Ahmed adds, "We created the Composer platform to enable anyone to easily create interactive books without having to write a single line of code. This removes a significant barrier to entry for many. However, reaching target audiences through effective distribution channels is a challenge. We want to provide new avenues for the very best content created on our platform to reach readers. InkPad Press is an important part of that strategy."Composer is an affordable, versatile and incredibly easy to use platform for creating interactive book apps for children. Demibooks® Composer is now available for free download for a limited time from the App Store at http://bit.ly/getcomposer. About Demibooks Demibooks provides a publishing platform for interactive books. Demibooks® Composer is the first code-free, affordable way for publishers and self-published authors and illustrators to create interactive books for the iPad, right on the device itself. Founded in 2010, Demibooks is headquartered in Chicago with a development center in Sydney, Australia. More information about the company and its products can be found at demibooks . com. You can contact Demibooks at nadeem @ demibooks . com or call (872) 216.6006. About Kane Miller Since 1983, Kane Miller Books has specialized in publishing children's books from other countries. Kane Miller Books bring the children of the world closer to each other through sharing stories and ideas, while exploring cultural differences and similarities. Kane Miller books have won both national and international awards, including the UNESCO Prize, the Children's Choice Award, the CBC Social Studies award, the Boston-Globe/Horn Book Award, the Parent's Choice Award and the New York Times Best Illustrated award. For more information on Kane Miller, please visit kanemiller.com. About Educational Development Corporation (EDC) Educational Development Corporation is a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ stock exchange (ticker: EDUC). EDC sells children's books, including Usborne Books and the Kane Miller line of international children's titles through a multi-level sales organization of independent consultants, through 5,000 retail stores and over the Internet. More than 1,500 different titles are available for children of all ages, with periodic new additions. EDC is a share holder of Demibooks. For more information on EDC, please visit www.edcpub.com. SOURCE Demibooks, Inc.