Archive for July, 2012

Argus Pegleg docks in the App Store

Well, it’s been a while coming, but Argus Pegleg and his motley crew of swashbuckling pirates have made their way into the App Store. Your kids can now join Argus and the crew as they search Eyepatch Island for a mysterious treasure.

★ Explore over 10 different locations on the pirate ship Blackstone and Eyepatch Island.
★ A fully animated and interactive environment for kids
★ Touch and interact with different items during the story
★ At certain points in the book, YOU get to choose the direction the story takes
★ Read the book yourself, or have it read to you
★ Designed for children ages 4 and up

Watch the demo video on our Youtube channel, or jump right into the book now via the App Store.

Position available at HDG

Junior Graphic and Data developer

This casual position offers the chance to work in the exciting field of mobile app development! Hamson Design Group is a Melbourne-based design and development company that produce interactive, illustrated children’s books for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch – through the MiBooks brand.

The role will involve the dissection and input of illustrated graphics into a pre-developed framework (in the JavaScript language). The role will suit someone with good communication skills, who is comfortable working in the Adobe Creative Suite of products, as well as having a good working knowledge of JavaScript, XML and general programming fundamentals.

Having access to, and being able to work in, the Mac OS X operating system is a requirement.


  • Good, working knowledge of JavaScript, XML and programming principles
  • Comfortable with the basics of, and has access to, a version of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop (CS3 and above)
  • Good knowledge of how to use, and has access to, a Mac computer (with OS X Lion 10.7.4 or above)
  • Good communication skills

Enquiries and CVs can be sent to

Argus Pegleg sailing towards the App Store

Argus Pegleg and the Treasure of Eyepatch Island is only days away from ‘sailing’ onto iPhone and iPad, but in the meantime, here’s a video sneak peek of what kids can expect from the newest adventure in the MiBooks series…

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