MCFL librarians are thrilled to announce a new literacy learning tool - Wonderbooks! We now have over 100 Wonderbook titles to choose from in the children's collection.
Wonderbooks, opens a new window* are print books with a pre-loaded audiobook permanently bound to the inside cover. Kids press play to read along with the story and then switch to learning mode for fun and literacy learning if desired.
- One-touch power and reset buttons
- Easy-to-use play controls for kids (how-to instructions are on the inside cover)
- Outside-facing speaker for high-quality audio
- Headphone jack for independent listening
- Micro-USB charging port, compatible with iOS and Android devices
- Two modes are available: Read-along and Learning Mode
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Easy reader books
Easy Chapter books
Adventure According to Humphrey
Peter Powers and the League of Lying Lizards!
Browse all picture books, Early Readers, Easy Chapters, and Spanish-language books in our current collection of Wonderbooks, opens a new window to request now!
What are the educational benefits of Wonderbooks?
Hearing and seeing words at the same time strengthens reading development, opens a new window by building vocabulary, phonics, comprehension, and fluency.
What is Learning Mode?
The narrator-led question and answer session promotes reading comprehension. It also gives parents examples of ways to talk to their children about what they read.
How do I know if a Wonderbook is charged?
A solid green light on the bottom of the device means Wonderbook is charged and ready to play. A flashing red light signals a low battery and less than 1 hour of playtime left.
How do I charge Wonderbooks?
A micro USB cord will charge Android or iOS devices. Plug it into the port on the bottom of the device. Each Wonderbook charges completely in 1 hour and averages 16 - 20 hours of play once fully charged.
For further assistance, please call one of our branches during open hours to speak with a Children's Librarian.
*Wonderbooks are from Playaway® Audio, opens a new window. Browse our Playaway audiobook collection, opens a new window of over 1,000 titles for children.
Photos from Playaway.com/Wonderbooks