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[28 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Haunted Mansion’ Children’s Book Part of New Series from Disney Publishing

There’s a new children’s book coming from Disney Publishing that is all about the Haunted Mansion.
The book is part of the ‘Disney Parks Presents’ series from Disney Publishing – and the series isn’t just books. The picture books also come with CDs and original artwork based on popular Disney Parks rides and attractions.
Basically fans can relive their favorite attractions at home thanks to this new series.
The Haunted Mansion is the first attraction to get the book treatment and it features a CD with 5-minue and 32-second musical tours of the …

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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases ‘Frozen’ Storybook App to Get Young Fans Excited for Film’s Release

Disney’s newest animated film doesn’t open in theaters for another two weeks, but there’s a new storybook app that gives young fans a chance to explore the story behind Frozen before they head to the movies.
The Frozen Storybook Deluxe app is available on iTunes and allows users to interact with the story as either Anna or Elsa, depending on how they flip the iPad or iPhone. Users can also create their own ice craft snow globes, and recreate scenes from the movie with frosty drawing tools.
The app also features storytelling …

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[2 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Disney App Helps Children Learn Chinese

Disney Publishing has always been heavily involved in teaching English via their “Disney English” brand of language learning products, which are sold globally and at 31 language learning centers in China.
Now, Disney Publishing has increased their language learning product arsenal with a new digital app to help children learn Chinese. The new app features the international teaching method Diglot Weave.
Dubbed Learn Chinese: Toy Story 3, the read along app is now available in the United States, Australia, China and 25 other countries through Europe and Asia. The story is told …

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[15 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Former Disney Consumer Products Chairman Joins Outfit7

Outfit7, the company behind Talking Friends, recently appointed former Disney Consumer Products chairman Andy Mooney to its advisory board.
Mooney’s accomplishments include reinventing the Disney stores, as well as creating new franchises and growing Disney’s publishing side to become the leader in children’s publishing.
Outfit7’s Talking Friends apps have amassed more than 300 million downloads, and Mooney’s role will be to help grow the company even more. Says Mooney:
I have been very impressed with the global reach and appeal of the Talking Friends characters. Outfit7 has cracked two of the toughest challenges …

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[17 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Toy Story’ Comics to Debut in 2012

Fans of comic books and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story films will be in for a treat next year. This week, Marvel and Disney Publishing announced that all of our favorite Toy Story characters will be making their comic book debuts with the release of Toy Story issue #1.
This comic book, which will feature entirely new content and stories about the Toy Story gang, is the first of four Toy Story comics from Marvel and Disney Publishing. Here’s the official description of what readers can expect from the first comic book in …

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[4 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Disney Living Pavilion at D23 Expo to Feature Special Merchandise, Interactive Experiences

With the D23 Expo almost two weeks away, new information about what each section of the Walt Disney Company will be showcasing at the event is being announced faster than ever. Most recently, Disney Consumer Products announced their offerings at the three-day convention. At the division’s Disney Living Pavilion, Expo guests will be able to discover new and exclusive merchandise, participate in interactive experiences, meet the creators and innovators behind the merchandise, and more.
Guests at the pavilion will be invited to “explore the ultimate Disney lifestyle” through the three “neighborhoods” …

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[12 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Marvel and Disney Publishing to Debut ‘Muppets’ Comic

If you can’t wait for the upcoming Muppets film to be reunited with your favorite characters, then mark your calendars for the release of Marvel and Disney Publishing’s Disney•Muppets Presents: Meet the Muppets, a gigantic comic featuring Kermit, Fozzy, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and the rest of the beloved Muppets gang.
The comic will feature 96 pages with stories from writer/artist Roger Langridge, and will retail for $5.99. In the comic, the Muppets gang are planning to bring back their variety show with such popular sketches like Pigs in Space and Veterinarian’s …

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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Launches ‘Phineas and Ferb’ Magazine

We first heard about Disney Publishing’s latest project, the Phineas and Ferb magazine, when Disney debuted a special newsstand-only holiday issue in December. Recently, attendees of Disney’s Social Media Moms Celebration were able to get an exclusive sneak peek at what’s to come!
The magazine will contain 52 pages of glossy, full-color photos and sell for a subscription rate of $23.95 per year, with one issue landing in your mailbox every other month. The magazine will retail for $4.99 per issue at stores for those who opt not to subscribe.
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[10 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Book iOS Downloads Hit the One Million Mark

Here’s one that should encourage parents everywhere: kids aren’t reading less. They’re just reading differently.
Disney Publishing reported Friday that they’ve hit a major milestone – the one million mark – in downloads of Disney book apps for Apple devices, such as iPhones, iPod Touches, and their wildly popular tablet iPad, which debuted last year.
If you aren’t familiar with how the apps work, well, let’s just say they take reading to the next level.  More than just text stories, like similar books for Kindles or Nooks (popular e-readers by Amazon and Barnes …