Version 1.0 of Reader Rabbit, titled Reader Rabbit and the Fabulous Word Factory, was released in late 1983 or early 1984[4] (and featured in the 1983 holiday special for Computer Chronicles[5]), while versions 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 were released in 1984. [33][34] By 1997, the characters were redesigned for Reader Rabbit Toddler by Tracy Reynolds of Class 6 Entertainment. I couldn't deliver", noting that he gave Mike Perik half his equity to solve the problem. [43] A VHS video called Reader Rabbit Sing-A-Song Adventures was released in 2000, featuring a compilation of the series' best songs. Reader Rabbit and Friends: Let's Start Learning! (Reader Rabbit Learn to Read with Phonics 1st & 2nd Grade)(Product Announcement)", "History of The Learning Company Inc. – FundingUniverse", "Newsweek magazine's educational CD-ROM recommendations", "Reader Rabbit 1st Grade: Capers on Cloud Nine! ", "Academics Choice: Reader Rabbit Kindergarten",, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2017, Articles lacking reliable references from October 2020, Articles needing additional references from March 2017, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Software Publishers Association's Award for Best Elementary Education Product, CODiE Award for Best Elementary Education Program, The National Association of Parenting Publications Awards Gold Medal, The Parent Council's Seal for outstanding product, Only the Best: The Annual Guide to the Highest-Rated Educational Software/Multimedia, 1994/95, SuperKids Software Award for Best Reading Software, The National Educational Media Network Silver Apple, Bologna New Media Prize for Best Math Title (cosponsored by Children's Software Revue), Interactive Achievement Award for Computer Edutainment Game of the Year. 0 point, Please Note: Attempts running this game under Linux using "DosBox-X-Emulator" will give a corrupt file error. Ultimately, the developers decided to have a Reader Rabbit series that explored subjects beyond reading. [105], Reader Rabbit and the Fabulous Word Factory, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey, Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey 2, Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library, Reader Rabbit Preschool: Sparkle Star Rescue, "TLC shows off additions to firm's educational line", "Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 3. Reader Rabbit was originally conceived by the Grimm sisters; Leslie authored the game while Corinne and Cindy contributed the art. The Brazilian Reader Rabbit, Coelho Sabido, is a trademark of Divertire Editora, a company active in the educational games market since 1998. In the 1980s games, he wears a shirt and overalls. A facelift was given to the game's prequel to match the graphical fidelity of Reader Rabbit 2.