Artwork from the book - Ourboox for Teachers, Students, Writers, Everyone! by Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג -
I'm a writer, scientist, musician, inventor and lecturer. During the daytime I am advisor to the President of Shenkar College. In the evening I write children's books, satire, and "how to" manuals ("Mel's ten tips). I'm co-founder of Ourboox and married to Ourboox CEO Shuli Sapir-Nevo.
Oct 2013
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Ourboox for Teachers, Students, Writers, Everyone!

by Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג

Ourboox is the world’s simplest platform for creating and sharing interactive digital e-books. Our online books are free to create, free to read share with your class, other teachers, and the world. Students love preparing their own books. We started in 2014 and already have over 40,000 titles!







“Ourboox provides a simple and friendly platform for uploading and sharing digital picture books of any genre, in any language, for free. They are easy to create, easier to share.  The books can incorporate video, sound and many other features.  Books can be shared via their URL, or embedded in websites and blogs. Authors can keep track of the number of readers and can edit their book at any time, even after publishing.”  -Mel Rosenberg, co-founder. 


Students and entire classes can cooperate with one another (we have many eTwinning books from Europe, and we appear in their official toolbox).  Ourboox is recommended by the local Ministry of Education and is used in over 100 countries!


On any given page, you can create text

in various sizes, colours

and in any language

   这是中国人                  שלום            Это Русская

                                                                        هذا هو الاسم العربي


You can choose the ‘artwork’ option and drag and drop any jpeg, png… 



 …or even gif!

Artwork from the book - Ourboox for Teachers and Teaching by Mel Rosenberg -


You can also create square images combining text and artwork using powerpoint, changing the proportions and saving it as jpeg. Details are provided here.

Artwork from the book - Ourboox for Teachers, Students, Writers, Everyone! by Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג -

It’s easy to embed videos, sound, puzzles, quizzes, maps. All you do is open the <> function in the editor, and paste in the embed code. Below is the embed code of Tom Lehrer’s video from youtube, posted in the opposite page.

<p><iframe src=”” width=”90%” height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe></p><h3> </h3>



It’s simple to embed annotated images or three dimensional scenes from 




You can add millions of free embedable photos from Getty Image. Here’s a zoo, especially for you.


You can create a quiz with Google forms and embed it (example below) anywhere in your book (from “The Little Red Car” by Jenny Gordon).


Or how about a live Google map! Here is Honolulu!


You can embed a puzzle from Jigsaw Planet.


…and  a bulletin board from Padlet…


Here is a Quizlet by Ricky Sofer from her book “Food and Drink“.





Each book has its own URL which you can share. Here is the URL of this book!!

And now, for the first time, you can embed your book in your website, blog, or even in your books!! Here is the embed code of one of my recent books. You’re free to share it as well!  <iframe src=”″ scrolling=”no” width=”250″ height=”470″ style=”border:none;” ></iframe>






Ourboox is easy to use. And it’s free. No matter how many pages or how many e-books you upload. Here is a basic tutorial.

Please contact me with any queries and comments you might have. We learn from teachers and improve our platform based on their suggestions!

Prof. Mel Rosenberg

[email protected]



You can highlight your text with a banner. Just write your message as below, and paste the code into the source code window in the editor (<>).


<div style=”background-color: beige;”><h1 style=”text-align: center;”> </h1><h1 style=”text-align: center;”><span style=”color: #ff6600;”><strong>If smiling is infectious,</strong></span></h1><h1 style=”text-align: center;”><span style=”color: #ff6600;”><strong>Write your message here.</strong></span></h1><p> </p></div><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </














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