What really makes childrens ebooks great is the amount of special features many of them come with. Of course not all of them do, but by searching around you will find some that have sound effects, music, pictures, even video to go along with the text.
Some childrens ebooks even double as audiobooks and you can follow along as it is read to you.
Sound effects might sound odd for books but there is no better place to have them. If lighting crashes in a certain part of the book, it can have a small sound icon for your child to click and it will play lighting and thunder sounds. This really appeals to many young readers and can be a lot of fun with silly books.
Music and songs are sometimes featured in childrens ebooks. This works especially well if it is a well known story with a famous song in it. Disney ebooks often feature all kinds of music and songs.
One of the coolest features that some childrens ebooks have is video. Sure pictures are nice but to see a ship rocking on the water instead of standing still can make a big difference.
When something important happens in the ebook, there might be a video that accompanies it and has a little...