“The single most important activity for building the knowledge required for eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children.”
Becoming a Nation of readers: The Report of the Commission on Reading
Audio + print bound together for literacy and fun!
Playaway is changing the way kids read along. Every Wonderbook is a print book with a ready-to-play audiobook inside. Kids will press play to read along with their favorite books and then switch to learning mode for literacy learning and fun.
Best-in-class audiobook player, inspired by Playaway® Audio
- One-touch power and reset buttons
- Easy-to-use play controls for kids
- Outside-facing speaker for the highest quality audio performance
- Headphone jack for independent listening
- Micro-USB charging port, the standard for Android devices
- Read-along and Learning Mode provide two Wonderbook experiences
Hundreds of read-alongs from the world's best children's book publishers.
Wonderbook Creations you won't find anywhere else.
Kids' favorite books are now their favorite read-alongs.
Early Chapter Books
There's more to the story. Introducing Learning Mode, only on Wonderbook.
After reading along, kids can switch Wonderbook into Learning Mode to keep talking about the book they just read.
- Fun, narrator-led question and answer session
- Open-ended, educator-vetted questions about the story they just read
- A powerful way to teach parents how to dialogue with their children about books
The benefits of read-alongs last a lifetime.
Research shows that hearing and seeing words at the same time can improve reading success rates. Wonderbook gives kids an edge with vocabulary development, phonics, and comprehension, plus encourages deeper engagement with every book.See our infographic
Wonderbook is built for circulation.
- Circulates like a print book with no packaging or additional pieces to manage
- Charges in 1 hour and delivers up to 10 hours of play once fully charged
- Average of 50 listens before recharge needed
- Merchandised to create patron awareness and boost circulation
- Warranty and low-cost replacement programs for extended shelf life