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So way back 2010 Chris (Citrus Suite director / designer) was in Urban Outfitters in Liverpool city centre and he noticed a crowd of teenagers stood at a book stand, laughing and pointing. Chris, not one to being left out, went over to look at what the kids were gathered around. The book was Wreck This Journal, by Keri Smith, an author he knew from the brilliant activity book How To Be an Explorer of the World.

Chris went home, wrote an email to Keri, gave a little background to our new creative studio Citrus Suite, stated her books would make great apps. Chris wrote that he wanted the next collaborative project we worked on to be remarkable. And fun for all involved.

The email connected with Keri who wrote back that evening. She and all of us at Citrus, believe the universe brought us together. At that time Keri’s publisher were looking to a large digital agency in the States to come up with a creative vision for the app version of Wreck This Journal, but Wreck This App was born as ‘Team Keri’ came together.  Citrus were introduced to the fabulous gang at Penguin Books US – Katherine, Meg and Meredith – and then then co-creation began.

Our Work In This Area:

The Daily Wonder

A daily affirmation app that provides a precept for each day of the year celebrating goodness and strength.

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Wreck This App

An interactive adaptation of Keri Smith’s acclaimed book Wreck This Journal.

View Wreck This App

The Pocket Scavenger

An app which won the Digital Book Award 2014 for ‘Best App’ in the category ‘Adult Non-Fiction’.

View The Pocket Scavenger

Chopsticks

An app developed for Penguin Books US, was named “App Of The Year” by Apps Magazine.

View Chopsticks