Disney Aladdin—A Whole New World—The Road to Broadway and Beyond

Enchanting Exclusive Preview of the New Disney Aladdin on Broadway Book

Attention, Aladdin on Broadway fans! Join us for our event, D23’s Behind-the-Scenes Experience: Magic in Manhattan & More, where guests will enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the historic New Amsterdam Theatre, and can upgrade to a premium ticket that includes Orchestra-level seating for Aladdin, followed by a D23-exclusive cast meet and greet after the show! …

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Poster Art of Cars

Get Revved Up for an Exclusive First Look at the Poster Art of Cars

By Jocelyn Buhlman While we continue racing toward the June 16 opening of the animated feature Cars 3, we’re taking a side trip into the immersive Cars universe via the upcoming book Poster Art of Cars: Collecting More Than a Hundred Posters and Graphics from Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Imagineering. D23 has an …

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Haunted Mansion

A Disney Fan’s Dream: This Author Has a Backstage Pass to Disney Parks

By Beth Deitchman “Once upon a time…” So many of the best Disney stories begin with those four words, and Ridley Pearson’s amazing Disney story is no different. In Pearson’s case, “once upon a time” was about 15 years ago, when the wildly successful suspense novelist—who was writing books for a Disney-owned publishing imprint—took his …

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Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Disney Beauty and the Beast—Inside Stories from the Animated Classic to the New Live-Action Film

Exclusive: Stunning New Beauty and the Beast Book Cover Revealed

By D23 Team There’s a lot of buzz around Beauty and the Beast right now… We recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the animated classic, and we’re impatiently waiting for the live-action film to debut on March 17. In the meantime, we’re marveling over this stunning cover for an all-new edition of Tale as Old …

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Disney book list

23 Books Every Disney Fan Needs to Read

By D23 Team Chilly weather makes for the perfect excuse for cozying up by the fireplace with a book, or two—or in this case…23! We’ve rounded up 23 recent releases that are perfect for any Disney fan––you could even start your own Disney book club! Can we come? Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia …

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Disney A to Z 5th Edition

Behind the Scenes of the New Disney A to Z with Dave Smith

By D23 Team For anyone who’s curious about The Walt Disney Company, this comprehensive encyclopedia is your one-stop guide! Filled with significant achievements, short biographies, historic dates, comprehensive lists, and tons of trivia, this newly updated collection covers all things Disney—from A to Z—through about 8,000 entries and more than 800 images. Dave Smith, chief …

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The Art of Minnie Mouse

This Minnie Mouse Art is as Adorable as Minnie Herself

By Nicole Nalty Is there anyone cuter than Minnie Mouse? She’s been America’s sweetheart since her debut in 1928, and although her look has changed over the years (as every fashion icon’s does!), Minnie is fabulous in any style. With Minnie as a muse, nearly 100 artists from The Walt Disney Company shared their varied …

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The Hag, Ursula, and Sheriff of Nottingham

Get a Wickedly Wild Inside Look at Disney Villains: Delightfully Evil

By Jennifer Eastwood The greatest heroes must face the greatest villains. For decades, Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation Studios have been dreaming up some of the most iconic and malevolent villains ever to grace the silver screen. Disney Villains: Delightfully Evil is not just a comprehensive catalog, but a showcase of rare concept art, story …

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Fantasia artwork

Wondrous Images from The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921–1968

By Courtney Potter “Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can achieve,” said Walt Disney. One of the 20th century’s most prolific—and successful—innovators, Disney created entire worlds through his use of state-of-the-art technology and imaginative storytelling. The animated films created under his tenure (until his passing in 1966) are classics in every sense of …

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Mushu concept art

How Disney Dragons are Drawn to Life

By Jonathan McMullen As you can probably gather from our recent stories here and here, we absolutely love Disney dragons. So when our friends at Disney Editions gave us the opportunity to get a closer look at their new book, The Art of Disney’s Dragons, we jumped at the opportunity to share it with Disney …

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