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EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Historian Didier Ghez on the Hidden Art of Disney Animation

By the D23 Team

Since 2015, historian Didier Ghez has been shining a light on the art and animators of The Walt Disney Studios in his book series, They Drew as They Pleased. This ambitious project documenting the history of Disney animation uncovered a trove of previously unpublished artwork, history, and anecdotes that give an unprecedented view into how the films,…

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bruni's big adventure

EXCLUSIVE: First Look at the Adorable Art from the New Book, Bruni’s Big Adventure

By the D23 Team

Bruni, the adorable salamander who melted our hearts (literally—he does have fire powers, after all!) in Frozen 2 has returned in an adorable new book written by Suzanne Francis & Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay and illustrated by Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay.

Set after the events of Frozen 2, the book follows Bruni and Olaf as they explore their…

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evil thing

Discover Cruella De Vil’s Backstory with this Excerpt from the New Book Evil Thing

By the D23 Team

They say that the world was such a wholesome place until she came around, but how did the infamous Cruella De Vil become the devious puppy thief we fear today? Serena Valentino’s new book, Evil Thing, lets us in on the backstory—told by the villainess herself! If you’re a fan of Disney villains, this book is a guaranteed page-turner. This tale…

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artemis fowl book

Dive into the Magical World of Artemis Fowl with an Exclusive Interview with Eoin Colfer

By the D23 Team

Artemis Fowl, the film adaption of the fantasy adventure novel by Eoin Colfer, will be casting its spell on us next week s on Disney+. While we count down the days to its June 12 debut, we’re using a little magic to pass the time by chatting with Colfer about the Artemis Fowl series, what it’s been like seeing his story come to life as a film,…

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unbirthday

EXCLUSIVE: Unbirthday: A Twisted Tale Cover Reveal and Author Q&A

By Zach Johnson

What if Wonderland was in peril and Alice was very, very late?

That’s the premise of Unbirthday, the next chapter in the popular A Twisted Tale novel series from Disney-Hyperion. Written by one of our favorite authors, Liz Braswell, the young adult novel will be available on September 1, 2020. As we wait for that very important date, D23 is…

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kingdom keepers

EXCLUSIVE: Read the First Chapter from the Updated Kingdom Keepers Novel

By Zach Johnson

New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson recently revisited his wildly popular Kingdom Keepers series, and now he’s sharing the first chapter from his updated Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark novel exclusively with D23 fans! Featuring a new cover design and additional content, the story follows five young teens tapped as models for theme…

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queens shadow

Get a Free eBook of Queen’s Shadow (Plus, Read an Exclusive Excerpt)

By the D23 Team

 

May the 4th is just around the corner, and Star Wars fans everywhere are prepping to celebrating the galaxy far, far away. In between your movie marathons and The Mandalorian rewatch, you might be looking for some new intergalactic reading—and you’re in luck! From May 1 until May 8, you can download a free copy of the ebook Queen’s Shadow

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fairest of all

Discover the Hidden Backstory of The Evil Queen with This Free E-Book

By the D23 Team

Before she had her magic mirror or poisoned apples, who was the Evil Queen? That is what Fairest of All, the latest title in Serena Valentino’s Villains series, seeks to answer. Are you bewitched by the prospect of exploring her story? From now until April 25, you can download Fairest of All for free here.

Find out more about this enchanting…

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