Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters; one of them was beautiful and hardworking, the other ugly and lazy…
Many classical fairytales begin like this. And if you can not remember the plot of this fairytale, there is no reason to worry - you have a chance to fill this gap.
Mother Holle (Mother Hulda) is a very old German fairytale, collected by the Grimm Brothers. In fact, it is so old that scientists consider the character of Mother Holle to have originated in ancient Norse mythology. Norse Mother Holle was the almighty queen of the underworld. Later, as it migrated to the German mythology, Mother Holle turned to the goddess of peace and fertility.
In this fairytale Mother Holle is no one else than an old warm-hearted woman whose responsibility is to… shake her bed thoroughly, because without this there will be no winter. Mother Holle lives in a blooming underground kingdom and helps hard working people to get rich and lazy people - to get properly ashamed of themselves.
We recommend this app for the following situations:
• If your child cannot read yet, but eagerly listens to fairy tales and interesting stories
• If you would like to help your child develop their listening skills and imagination
• If your child likes generously illustrated books
• If you want your child to get acquainted with a new fairy tale
• If you do not have time right now to sit down together with your child and read a story for them
• If you have a sore throat or can not read outloud, but your child demands a fairy tale
• If you are driving a long way with your family and want to occupy kids with something interesting, useful and safe
• If your child never had any experience with iPad or iPhone before
„Mother Holle“ app has 2 modes. In the one mode the text is read by a professional narrator while corresponding text fragments and scenes are shown on the screen and browsed automatically. In the other mode you can read the story out loud yourself. In both modes you can browse the pages as you want.
Every page of this interactive book has a skilfully painted full-screen HD-illustration accompanied by a text. A simple-to-use text zoom function allows easy reading without the need to wear glasses for people with poor eyesight.
„Mother Holle“ app features:
• 21 high definition and never before shown images telling the story of Mother Holle
• Find-and-launch visual animations and sound effects
• Text zoom option for better reading for young and old
• Read by professional speakers
You are welcome to the blooming underground world of Mother Holle!