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Reading is easy to learn

The little dragon

The little dragon is a witty story with appealing illustrations and playful animations which is powerfully told and accompanied by many sounds. Children aged 5 to 10 years can practice reading with the app and start reading English and German.


  • Fun learning with the functions and animations
  • Created especially for children learning to read
  • Read-out mode and learning mode
  • English read>ing text displayed word by word in learning mode
  • German reading text displayed syllable by syllable in learning mode
  • Practice correct German pronunciation
  • Combination of methodical and didactic learning
  • Quiz: reading comprehension
  • Memory game: vocabulary work
  • Compatible with iPad, requires iOS 5.0 or later


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About the publisher

Mildenberger Verlag is a specialised publisher for schoolbooks and teaching and learning materials for primary schools in Germany. The syllable method is already being used successfully in many schools for learning to read and write.

German Education Media Award digita 2013

digita 2013 – German Education Media Award

In February 2013 the iPad App "The Little Dragon" was nominated for the German Education Media Award digita. This award was for the iPad App in the category "Private Education" for children over 6 years.

Comenius EduMedia Siegel 2012

Learn-to-read-Apps in the „Time for stories“-series were awarded with „Comenius EduMedia Siegel 2012“

With this award an independent jury of experts honors educational media with exceptional pedagogical value, content and design. The Comenius-Awards offer guidance on the educational media market of digital learning and indicate which multimedia products are the most suitable for succesful learning.

The kids App Award 2012

The kids App Award 2012

The editors of the website have chosen the best kids apps of the year.
In its "App Children Award 2012 | The 5 best student apps" the app "Little Dragon" of Mildenberger Verlag has received an award.

Printed reading books

The "time for stories" series is also available as reading books in German and Englisch.




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