We'll overlook the irony of a film developed for the iPad that's about books. It's lovely and worth it and a nice little nod to Buster Keaton. (Also on Vimeo)
While you still can, check out these short films. All have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short.
Some, I can't find the entire thing, but it should give you an idea.
Because, you know, Disney.
Just so you know, a remittance man is someone who's been "sent away", usually to prevent family embarrassment. In exchange for that, they are payed a "remittance".