Come Meet The Boo Hoo Crew and Celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day!


        This is my favorite time of year - not only do we have Halloween and Christmas but also Talk Like A Pirate Day on September 19th!  This year we are celebrating with a Talk Like A Pirate Facebook Party on September 19th from 5:30 pm PST to 6:30 pm PST!  We will be handing out some pirate booty including codes from some of your favorite developers and authors such as Blue Sandpiper Imprints Axe's Monster Fest, SoGaBee's Math Facts Fun and The Human Body Detectives.  We will also have some codes from PicPocket Books and Twinkle Twinkle Nighty Night, Treasure Kai, Purple Carrot Books and some from PBS Kids. And guess what?! Both versions of Penelope the Purple Pirate (iPhone version) and Penelope HD will be FREE on September 19th for one day only! We don't put our apps for free often (we need to eat too =) so make sure to grab it and tell ye … [Read more...]

In the Spotlight: The Founders of Talk Like a Pirate Day


Oh what luck me hearty's! I found me mates sailing the high seas and asked them if I could feature them -  as we LOVE International Talk Like a Pirate Day around this ship!  Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers and John "Chumbucket" Baur were happy to oblige a fellow pirate.  This is what they had to say about International Talk Like a Pirate Day that has grown 80,000 strong on Facebook and is celebrated worldwide! Have you always been a fan of pirates? Cap'n Slappy: I think it would have been hard (and probably still is) to grow up in this country and NOT be a fan of pirates from an early age. Pirates make being unconventional cool. They not only break rules - they smash them up and sweep them under the carpet. But there is also something courageous about being a pirate - you are the "rebel hero!" When I was young - six or seven - my little brother, Pauly (now a cop) and I would play on a … [Read more...]