JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Core Group, the Apple distributor in South Africa, announced that the ZA Books app for the iPad is now available for download at the local iTunes App Store.
ZA Books has a portfolio of over 600 book titles covering 33 subjects for South African schools and students. The app claims to offer SA’s first comprehensive K12 bookstore. Books being sold by the app are generally 25% cheaper than their printed versions.
Publishers of curriculum-relevant books made available at ZA Books include Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Macmillan, Career Focus, Classroom Masters, Berlut Books, Pan Macmillan, Random House Struik, PUO, and Shuter.
ZA Books Marketing Manager Linda de Klerk said more books will be added on a weekly and daily basis, as well as that schools can purchase the textbooks for learners and provide the learners with codes for individual downloading.
Apple iPad owners can download the app for free. ZA Books has not announced an Android version of the app.