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Join Thomas and Lily in this lighthearted adventure as they stumble upon the great mystery of the Pacific Northwest, the reclusive Sasquatch! Stories often have a valuable message, and Thomas soon discovers the age-old lesson that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Discover the origins of the Sasquatch (Sásq’ets), inspired by the Indigenous oral history of the Sto:lo Nation.
Children and parents alike will find much to love in this beautifully crafted story, featuring a cast of delightful characters in lush, vibrant landscapes. Characters come alive as they react to your touch, and wonderful voice narration guides you through each page. Experience the story in English, Spanish, French, or the original Halq'eméylem language. Thousands of years old, the endangered language of the Sto:lo Nation has less than a dozen fluent speakers, and revitalization efforts are underway.
The Great Sasquatch is the second standalone storybook app in the award winning Bramble Berry Tales series, from developer Rival Schools and publisher Loud Crow Interactive Inc. Each app is based on a unique story from different Indigenous tribes.
- New and original story world
- Charming and humorous narration
- Inspired by traditional Indigenous languages and oral history
- Inspired by traditional Indigenous languages & histories
- Learn vocabulary and language: English, French, Spanish, and Halq'eméylem
- Educational word highlighting and definitions for young readers
- Touch, tilt & slide to bring the story to life
- Optimized for iPhone 5 & Retina Display
REVIEWS FOR THE AWARD-WINNING FIRST BOOK,
THE STORY OF KALKALILH:
“The overall quality of every aspect of this app – from the illustrations to the music and narration – is wonderfully realized and makes this app an easy one to recommend.”
– Amy Solomon, 148Apps
“Transports children into a mysterious world and reinforces valuable life lessons.”
– Best App Staff, Real Kids Apps
“A wonderful treat unlike anything you’ve seen on iOS, or on any mobile platform for that matter.”
– Aldrin Calimlim, AppAdvice
“A high-quality storybook that allows you to learn about a thousand-year-old tale and the Squamish language.“
– Eric Pramono, Geeks With Juniors
Headquartered in Vancouver, with an affiliate office in Toronto, Rival Schools is an award winning all—in-one creative agency and studio. The company was founded by individuals with diverse creative backgrounds, ranging from film to web, with one common vision—digital content is where it’s at.
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Awards & Recognition
Bramble Berry Tales: Sasquatch
October 29, 2013
Award winning digital agency Rival Schools is proud to announce the release of “The Story of Kalkalilh” the first mobile application in their three (3) part Bramble Berry Tales series.
Concept & Storyworld
Neil McBean Technology Partner
Loud Crow Interactive Publisher
Loud Crow Interactive
Sonny Mchalsie Translations
Elizabeth Phillips Illustrators & 3D Artists
Danielle Greenfield (Lily)
Weston Snider (Thomas)
DC Goode (Mooshum)
Elinor Bell (Kookum)
Partners in Rhyme Experimental Stream Funding
Canada Media Fund Created By