The world's first Listening Bookshop
Fonetti actively listens to children as they read aloud and holds their attention by turning the words green in real-time when they get them right. This interactive experience motivates the child to read more and then rewards them with fun animations, fanfares and badges.
Young Authors' Competition 2020
Calling all storytellers. Now’s your chance to share your words with the world.
Our Young Authors’ Competition has launched. We’re looking for stories of up to 600 or 900 words, depending on age.
Four leading authors of children’s fiction will judge the stories from each age group: Clare Balding, Francesca Simon, Greg James and Chris Smith.
We’ll illustrate and publish the lucky winners’ stories on Fonetti and they’ll also receive a signed book from the judges. One overall winner will also receive a printed copy of their book and a framed copy of their front cover.
Please send your entries in before midnight on Friday July 31, 2020.
Happy writing and good luck.
Books that listen
Books in the Listening Bookshop will actually listen to the child as they read aloud, highlighting words in green when they get them right and greying them out when they miss a word of get it wrong.
Fonetti uses an encouraging feedback process that enables children to improve their reading skills and creates the desire to read more with animated fanfares and by awarding stars and badges.
A unique and extensive library of well-illustrated children[s books that are proven to be entertaining, educational and fun which captures the child’s attention and leaves them wanting to read more.
Try it Out!
With Fonetti, words on screen light up green when correctly read aloud.
If you would like to try it, you can speak into your mic from your phone, tablet or computer and see it happen in real-time!
Fonetti at Home
Parents, with The Listening Bookshop, you no longer have to choose between story time or tablet time – you’ve got both, all combined in one easy-to-use app.
Fonetti for Schools
During the current pandemic we’re providing access to pupils via their schools for FREE. If you’re a teacher or parent and would like Fonetti for your school, simply complete our form on the Schools page
The technology behind Fonetti has been developed as part of a collaboration between Auris Tech Limited, Innovators in Children’s Speech Recognition and The University of Edinburgh’s World renowned School of Informatics.