Disney Publishing Company launches Disney Imagicademy

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              Disney Publishing Worldwide, a division of Disney Consumer Products, has just released an all new learning program called Disney Imagicademy for children ages 3 to 8 combining Disney characters and stories.The program that includes over 30 apps has companion apps for parents, books and other resource materials.    The apps and products will cover key … [Read more...]




The Beast Within Book Review!

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The Beast Within Book Review!When I found out there was going to be a second book in the series by Serena Valentino I was ecstatic! In fact when I heard Maleficent was getting a story and movie I was hoping the book would be written by this lovely author! Although it wasn't I was glad we get to read more from her and her take on these classics!  I read the first book about the Evil Queen and fell in love with it. I was gladly reassured when I opened this book that it had the same charm as … [Read more...]




Jake and the Never Land Pirates Treasure Trek App

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Jake and the Never Land pirates are back with new adventures in "Jake's Treasure Trek" app. From Disney Publishing, this is an action-packed side-scrolling adventure featuring Jake and his Never Land crew of pirates from Disney Junior's hit animated series, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates." In this swashbuckling adventure, Jake is on an epic quest to defeat Captain Hook and save Never Land from darkness, running, jumping, swimming, climbing, flying, and zip lining his way through jungles, … [Read more...]




Review of Disney Story Central App

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A few days ago, Disney Publishing released Disney Story Central App. I was given the opportunity to review this wonderful new app - available on iTunes for the iPad and a tablet-optimized website .The parental controls within the Disney Story Central app are top-notch and I love how each reader's stats are individually stored. This means that each of your children can read the book and get credit token virtual stars and trophies.Each book allows for 3 ways to interact: Read to Me, Auto … [Read more...]




Once Upon A Dream By Charles Solomon Book Review!

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 Once Upon a Dream by Charles Solomon is a refreshing look at the history of Sleeping Beauty and her evil counterpart Maleficent!The first thing that struck me about this book was the beautiful cover. On it we see not only scenes from the original Sleeping Beauty (1959) but from the amazing new retelling of the story from a different point of view Maleficent (2014). Although both movies are a stark contrast from each other the cover blends them beautifully with a royal blue … [Read more...]