"'Dragon Brush' captivates kids with a fascinating story filled with its unique drawings-become-real mechanic, making it one of the top book apps in iTunes." —USA Today
"With its distinctive look, a great drawing element that's actually appropriate to the story and a moral that values cleverness over power, Bing-Wen's app is as rare and magical as the dragons he loves to paint." —Kirkus Reviews
"Dragon Brush deserves a spot on every family’s digital book shelf. This colorful app will be read and re-read by parents and children alike." —PadGadget.com
Winner of the 2013 Communication Arts Interactive Annual Award
Winner of the 2012 Cybils Award for Best Book App
Featured in iPad Apps for Kids for Dummies by Jinny Gudmundsen
Dragon Brush is a beautiful and engaging storybook app based on a traditional Chinese folktale, featuring narration and music from members of the acclaimed band The National!
Brought to you by the award-winning Small Planet Digital, Dragon Brush was created by John Solimine and Andy Hullinger.
Follow the irresistible adventures of Bing-Wen, a young boy who loves to paint. When given a magical brush that makes drawings come to life, Bing-Wen must use his art and his wits to outsmart the greedy Emperor.
*Help Bing-Wen’s drawings come magically to life
*Create their own drawings with Dragon Paint
*Find special ink pots in the story and add them to Dragaon Paint
*Discover interactive elements and tap, swipe, or tilt on every page
Featuring narration by Matt Berninger and music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner, members of the critically acclaimed band, The National.
Brought to life with gorgeous Retina-quality illustrations by John Solimine of Spike Press, Dragon Brush will engage, inspire, and delight!
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This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.
* Support for iOS 11
* Support for iPhone 8, 8+ and X
Ratings and Reviews
Really fun for the kids (and adults, too). Fully interactive, cute story, and in true oriental fashion, there is a moral. I've recommended this book to dozens of friends with kids, and they love it!
Really good interactive book
This is one of the best books for the iPad, my kids 5 and 7 love the activities. Good sorry too.
Perfect for the classroom
Kids love it and teachers too. Full of charming interactions and animations, the story and app are great!
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- Small Planet Digital
- 556.1 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- © 2012 Small Planet Digital, LLC
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.