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Hyko’s Adventures: Melting Ice - an interactive storybook

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An adventure in energy awareness! Can a heroic young polar bear named Hyko solve the mystery of the melting ice - and save the polar bears’ way of life? In this charming interactive picture book for kids 6-12 and their parents, you’ll learn how to help Hyko on his mission by using energy more wisely in your own home.

--A kid-friendly way to start the family conversation about climate change and energy conservation.

--Join Hyko as he discovers how saving energy can help save the polar bears.

-- Kids can practice reading along with spoken narration, or turn off narration for independent reading.

--Interactive text and images: just tap to see and hear more.

33 pages, fully illustrated, for ages 6 to 12.


The polar ice is melting. Every day, it gets harder and harder for the polar bears to find food. So the Great Bear grants super powers to a young bear named Hyko, and sends him on a mission to the land of the humans to stop the ice from melting. Hyko must master his new powers, befriend a human family, and get to the bottom of what’s causing the ice to melt... before it’s too late.


Climate change and energy awareness can feel like overwhelming subjects. But this charming story addresses those huge issues on a scale kids can relate to. In the first of further adventures to come, Hyko introduces children to the plight of the polar bears, and teaches them what they can start doing right now, today, to help.


That’s how CareToSave believes we can make a better world. As a socially conscious, environmentally responsible enterprise, that’s the whole reason we started our company. So we created Hyko, a super-powered polar bear named after an Inuit word for “ice”. Through Hyko’s storybook adventures and a forthcoming energy-monitoring device, CareToSave gives families the power to understand their energy consumption and make a positive difference in their homes and in the world.


Three reading modes:

● Autoplay: voice narration and automatic page-turning with Play and Pause buttons

● Read to Me: voice narration and manual page-turning, so the reader controls the pace of the story

● Read Myself: no voice narration and manual page-turning, for independent readers Interactive text and images:

● Tap a word to hear it pronounced

● Tap an object to see and hear the word for it

Available languages:

● English

● Nederlands (separate app in AppStore - Hyko’s Adventures: Het smeltende ijs - een interactief iPad verhalenboek)


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