Pinterest
The illustration stage for 12 Huia Birds has wrapped with all of Stacy’s lovely images assembled together nicely in the app. Here’s an early sketch test of those horrible mustelids: stoat, ferret and weasel. Buuurghh. More early sketches to come..

The illustration stage for 12 Huia Birds has wrapped with all of Stacy’s lovely images assembled together nicely in the app. Here’s an early sketch test of those horrible mustelids: stoat, ferret and weasel. Buuurghh. More early sketches to come..

Oscar Thomas on Twitter: "@TaikaWaititi Hey I loved the @wilderpeople, is there any plans to cool soundtrack as well? Plus I got a Huia pic ;) https://t.co/FBG3cX9B9o"

Oscar Thomas on

Oscar Thomas on Twitter: "@TaikaWaititi Hey I loved the @wilderpeople, is there any plans to cool soundtrack as well? Plus I got a Huia pic ;) https://t.co/FBG3cX9B9o"

12 Huia Birds from Yoozoo Books is an educational, interactive book that brings the true story of New Zealand's beautiful lost Huia bird back to life.

12 Huia Birds from Yoozoo Books is an educational, interactive book that brings the true story of New Zealand's beautiful lost Huia bird back to life.

12 Huia Birds-3

12 Huia Birds-3

Wow! Blown away by this amazing NZ picture book and app. 12 Huia Birds by Julian Stokoe is a must for every Kiwi kid! Plus, there's an incredible supporting free app available in Maori and English on Google Play and the Apple app store. Such a bittersweet story about NZ history. #notsponsored #justloveit #huia #maori #newzealand #aotearoa #tereo #picturebook #12huiabirds #book #bookworm #bookstagram

Wow! Blown away by this amazing NZ picture book and app. 12 Huia Birds by Julian Stokoe is a must for every Kiwi kid! Plus, there's an incredible supporting free app available in Maori and English on Google Play and the Apple app store. Such a bittersweet story about NZ history. #notsponsored #justloveit #huia #maori #newzealand #aotearoa #tereo #picturebook #12huiabirds #book #bookworm #bookstagram

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

Julian Stokoe says it's a poetic coincidence living on Huia Rd and writing an interactive book about the Huia bird.

Julian Stokoe says it's a poetic coincidence living on Huia Rd and writing an interactive book about the Huia bird.

Pond - Catalogue

Pond - Catalogue

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

header_3.jpg (JPEG Image, 1920 × 1160 pixels) - Scaled (89%)

header_3.jpg (JPEG Image, 1920 × 1160 pixels) - Scaled (89%)

Always great to receive a shiny award especially in the shape of a gold medallion. Thanks Children’s Technology review for selecting 12 Huia Birds as Editor’s Choice 2016!

Always great to receive a shiny award especially in the shape of a gold medallion. Thanks Children’s Technology review for selecting 12 Huia Birds as Editor’s Choice 2016!

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

Embedded image permalink

Geeks with Juniors on


More ideas
The iconic huia was the largest of the five New Zealand wattlebird species (Photo by Whangarei Museum)

The iconic huia was the largest of the five New Zealand wattlebird species (Photo by Whangarei Museum)

12 Huia Birds-3

12 Huia Birds-3

Here is a frame grab of page 2 from the iPad version of 12 Huia Birds. At this stage, the art work has been completed and production of the app is centered around the finessing of audio elements and getting the app ready to upload to Apple App Store.

Here is a frame grab of page 2 from the iPad version of 12 Huia Birds. At this stage, the art work has been completed and production of the app is centered around the finessing of audio elements and getting the app ready to upload to Apple App Store.

From OMazing Kids, LLC ‏@amoorad 30 Dec 2015

From OMazing Kids, LLC ‏@amoorad 30 Dec 2015

Welcome to The Making of a Book App, a blog that follows the production of 12 Huia Birds, an interactive picture book and activity app that tells the story of New Zealand’s vanished huia bird.The  app is part illustrated and animated tale about the life of the huia,  part interactive fact-sheet that virtually brings the huia to life  through video, sounds and activities. It was funded in 2014 by NZOnAir’s  Digital Media Fund.

Welcome to The Making of a Book App, a blog that follows the production of 12 Huia Birds, an interactive picture book and activity app that tells the story of New Zealand’s vanished huia bird.The app is part illustrated and animated tale about the life of the huia, part interactive fact-sheet that virtually brings the huia to life through video, sounds and activities. It was funded in 2014 by NZOnAir’s Digital Media Fund.

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

12HuiaBirds | Yoozoo Books

Embedded image permalink

Geeks with Juniors on

Always fascinating to find early draft sketches from the beginning stages of a project. Here’s a few from Stacy’s sketchbook. Some familiar characters and not so from 12 Huia Birds. #huia #kids #picture #book

Always fascinating to find early draft sketches from the beginning stages of a project. Here’s a few from Stacy’s sketchbook. Some familiar characters and not so from 12 Huia Birds. #huia #kids #picture #book

Picture Viewer - PNZ02 - Bright Huia Bird Cushion cover

Picture Viewer - PNZ02 - Bright Huia Bird Cushion cover