TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of licensed titles from children's book publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Chronicle Books, Candlewick Press, Charlesbridge Press, Harcourt, Little Brown, Walker & Company, Lerner Books, and HarperCollins Publishers, amongst others.
The TumbleBookLibrary provides enrichment to children who are reading independently with a variety of high interest material. It also provides support to children who require skill building with a variety of exercises that can be matched with other areas of learning. In general, TumbleBooks are a great addition to a reading program that can be worked on independently. It has been exceptionally well received by ESL and Special Education teachers.
The TumbleBookLibrary collection is accessed online from every computer in the library, or from home through a direct link on the library website. Look for the TumbleBooks graphic on the home page www.fmpl.ca. To access TumbleBooks from home, you will need to log in with your library barcode and PIN (personal identification number).