This book is intended to get you up and writing in iBooks Author. You’ll learn what to expect from this new tool and what its strengths and limitations are. You’ll see how you can create beautifully designed pages and how you can bring those designs to life with interactive content in ways that, before now, were only possible in a web browser on the Internet.
This is a great little site with close to 40 small tutorials for learning to use iBooks Author. These tutorial start at the basic like Starting iBooks, Using Templates and An Overview of the Toolbar right through to Inserting and Modifying html and Inserting and Modifying 3D Widgets. This is a good site to start your iBook Author journey
Jermy Dorm posted a great article over at iPads in Education Ning. In it Jeremy discusses the different insertable widgets that can be added to iBooks. He has written a simply and easy to read article for the teacher with little technical know-how. It makes for a good read to open up your eyes to the very real possibilities that are on offer even to the most techno phobic amongst us.
This is a single tutorial for creating fullscreen ibook pages. The possibility to make an image to pop up fullscreen, so that any small illustration may be appreciated as big as the iPad display allows – and even more, zooming in. There are at least three ways to do this in iBooks Author, each one with its own drawbacks: because fullscreen and borderless aren’t synonyms.
2. Adding HTML to iBooks Author with Tumult Hype
3. iBook Author Tutorial - Sharing Your iBook Author File With a Friend
Templates for iBooks: $4.49
Templates for iBooks Author provide you with 20 Templates. The variety of styles includes astrology, science, urban and wild life, leisure and many more. To use Templates for iBooks Author you just need a Mac with iBooks Author 1.0 or later. All the Templates are flexible -pictures can be replaced with a drag-and-drop ease, as most of the elements are easy to move, resize or delete.