Vooks’ PR Department wanted to share with you the Company’s exciting news that the streaming platform now offers 15 more popular children’s book titles completely in Spanish. The official press release is below. And check out its coverage here in Multichannel News.
Vooks Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month & Continues Its Commitment To Providing Multi-Language Offerings With The New ‘Libros en español’ Initiative, Adding 15 Popular Titles Completely In Spanish Available Now
The “Libros en español” Initiative Features Titles such as ‘Ghost Afraid Of The Dark’, ‘Little Girl Big Dream: The Story Of Olympian Samantha Peszek’, ‘Our Class Is A Family’, ‘Monster, Be Good!’ and More
Portland, OR– (September 15, 2021) – Vooks, the world’s first and only SVOD streaming platform bringing storybooks to life through animation, announced today that the service is bolstering its library to include 15 more popular titles completely in Spanish as part of its “Libros en español” Initiative—available now in honor of the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The collection joins the beloved Vooks original storybook “Cinderella,” which broke new ground in 2019 as the platform’s first Spanish-language offering.
The announcement represents a continuation of Vooks’ commitment to add even more multi-language options to its lineup, making Vooks storybooks more accessible and spreading the joy of reading to children in the United States and around the world. The move expands Vooks’ presence in the digital landscape, bolstering its already-impressive library with greater options for young readers who may have English as a second language or Spanish as a second language.
In just one year, Vooks’ subscriber base has earned the trust and membership of more than one million teachers, with users in 175 countries. As the worldwide demand for Vooks’ exclusive animated storybooks continues to grow, so does the Company’s mission. The ultimate goal is to reach young readers everywhere, providing them with a diverse selection of fun, heartfelt, and relatable storybooks that they can enjoy anytime, anywhere—regardless of where they come from or what language they speak. Through this initiative, Vooks aims to greatly increase the growth and development of young readers in the ever-important early stages of their lives.
Featured titles include a young ghost’s journey to overcome his fears with some help from his friends in Kidsbooks’ “Ghost Afraid Of The Dark”; the inspiring account of one girl’s determination to be her best self in the Vooks original “Little Girl Big Dream: The Story Of Olympian Samantha Peszek”; the community-building back-to-school tale “Our Class Is A Family” by author Shannon Olsen; a walrus and cat’s whimsical quest to find “The Best Seat,” from Storybook Genius; and the charming creature feature “Monster, Be Good!,” from Blue Apple Books; as well as:
- “Under The Sea 123” from Kidsbooks
- “I Love Daddy” from Kidsbooks
- “I Love Mommy” from Kidsbooks
- “Who’s That Cat” from Kidsbooks
- “Who’s That Dog” from Kidsbooks
- “It’s A Firefly Night” from Blue Apple Books
- “It’s A Seashell Day” from Blue Apple Books
- “Bear In Underwear: Goodnight Underwear” from Blue Apple Books
- “Opposites In The Park” from Kidsbooks
- “Simms Taback’s Safari Animals” from Blue Apple Books
“Vooks is a gateway, a launching pad that uses fun animated visuals to get kids excited about reading and gives them a deep love for books that we hope will last a lifetime,” said Russell Hirtzel, Vooks Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer. “We truly pour our heart and soul into every storybook, and we are so proud to be able to provide an entire library available instantly at their fingertips—a vital resource for children who may not have easy access to library books of their own. It is our belief that young readers around the world should be able to enjoy all that Vooks has to offer, regardless of location, language, or background. Our long-term goals have always included implementing other languages into our content offerings, and we are excited to take that first step with this slate of Spanish-language titles. This is only the beginning, though, and we look forward to adding even more titles in even more languages as we continue into the future!”
Vooks (rhymes with “books”) conveniently highlights special categories targeted to pre-school and elementary-aged readers, as well as the streaming service’s most popular and newly-released titles, making it a popular platform among parents, caregivers, and teachers, alike. Vooks is the fastest growing company in its class with readers in nearly 200,000 elementary schools in 175 countries, boasting the quickest adoption rate from teachers around the world.
The service is available worldwide and can be enjoyed on all popular devices including Apple’s iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV, as well as Android platforms and devices, and Amazon TV Fire Stick. Readers can enjoy unlimited access to the platform’s diverse content library for $4.99 per month or $49.99 a year. The platform also offers a free seven-day, credit card free trial for those who would like to interact with Vooks before purchasing.
Vooks is the world’s first streaming platform bringing storybooks to life through animation. With an expansive library of titles, the Vooks storybook experience adds slight animation, sound and narration to classic and award-winning books that are loved by parents and educators alike. The kid-safe and ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks transforms the reading experience by bringing words to life in order to spark every child’s imagination. Vooks combines the love, trust and safety of children’s books with the convenience of online streaming, for a whole new way to experience stories. Founded in 2018, Vooks is headquartered in Portland, OR. To learn more about the Company and services, visit Vooks.com and join the conversation on Facebook,Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.