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Disney Publishing Worldwide Book Sharing Permission License for Educators and Librarians

EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2021! The below permission license from DPW is limited to our Disney Press imprint and does not include Disney-Hyperion. The copyright for most of our Disney-Hyperion titles live with each author, so please check their website and/or social media posts. Mo Willems has granted permission here, Ryan T. Higgins has granted permission […]

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Read with Pride!

This Pride month, and all year round, we celebrate LGBTQIA+ stories and storytellers, and strive to publish a wide range of books that allow young people of different identities to see themselves, their friends, and families reflected on the page. Looking to fill you shelves with Pride? Check out the titles below, and find additional […]

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Celebrating AANHPI Voices

We celebrate the diverse stories and storytellers from Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities during AANHPI Heritage Month, and all year round. You can find these titles and more in our AANHPI-focused catalogs: Celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Storytellers and Celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Stories. LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER by Natasha Yim and illustrated […]

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Celebrating Black Stories

This Black History Month, and all year round, we work to publish and celebrate a diverse range of stories by and about the Black community. Below you can find a selection of recently and soon-to-be published books by Black creators, featuring Black characters. From an early reader, to historical fiction, to contemporary romance, to science […]

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with Mulan!

In this beautiful picture book, written by Natasha Yim and illustrated by Sophie Li, a young Mulan celebrates her favorite festival, Lunar New Year. There is a lot to do to prepare for this important celebration, and for the first time, Mulan is old enough to help out. But everything Mulan does seems to turn […]

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Summer Reading Recs

Looking for books that will keep kids reading all summer long? Here are some of our recommendations: SUMMER ADVENTURE FOR GROOT! by Brendan Deneen, Illustrated by Cale Atkinson The Guardians of the Galaxy are off on a summer “road” trip through the cosmos. From surfing the waves of Zenn-La and riding a tandem bike on […]

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Visit us (virtually) at ALA Annual 2021

This week is the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, and for the second year in a row, the show is completely virtual. While we will miss seeing everyone in person, we hope you will stop by our virtual booth to find information on new titles, request galleys, and access a book buzz highlighting exciting upcoming books.

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Celebrating Stories with Pride

This June, celebrate Pride Month in the library or classroom with these books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters. SAL AND GABI FIX THE UNIVERSE by Carlos Hernandez Among many other challenges, Sal and Gabi have to try to make everything right with their world when a rogue Gabi from another universe enters through one of the Sal’s […]

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Stories and Storytellers

This Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and all year long, we celebrate stories that reflect the immense diversity of cultures, languages, foods, histories, religions, and mythologies, along with common experiences, both positive and negative, that shape the lives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). The following books, either written by AAPI authors, or featuring […]

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BOOKS THAT CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY AT WALT DISNEY ANIMATION

This Women’s History Month, we recognize the achievements of the women of Walt Disney Animation Studios. From inkers and painters, to sculptors, to concept artists, to animators and beyond, women have long been involved in bringing Disney’s animated films to life. Learn more about these trailblazing women from the following books. INK & PAINT: THE […]

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Celebrating Black Authors

February is Black History Month, and while Black history should be a feature of curriculum year-round, it is an important opportunity to highlight the experiences of Black Americans, and to celebrate the contributions of Black innovators, artists, and visionaries, while also recognizing the violent history of systemic oppression and racism in the United States, which […]

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Congrats to What About Worms?!- Geisel Honor Book

At the 2021 Youth Media Awards, held during the annual ALA Midwinter meeting, this years winners for some of the most prestigious awards in children’s literature were announced. Disney Publishing was fortunate to have one book selected for an award: What About Worms?!, by acclaimed authors Ryan T. Higgins and Mo Willems, was chosen as […]

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