best Disney books are comprised of a wholesome, family-friendly tale, paired with loveable characters who face every obstacle with unflinching courage. They're the brave, adventurous, beautiful, and extraordinary spirits in every Disney or Pixar tale -- the iconic favorites who are famous for their timeless stories, quirky personalities, and beloved comic counterparts.
The following short-list of Disney and Pixar books combine all of the greatness of the two studio giants, bringing their characters and concepts to a bedtime near you:
Disney Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters
From Abu to Zazu, this 192-page book is rife with trivia, fun facts, and memorable quotes. In alphabetical order, each page features a new Disney character with the movies they've appeared in, traits they're famed for, and what makes them unique. The beginning features custom salutations from a bunch of animated main characters and their ever-valuable sidekicks. Your child will be delighted to know that Mickey Mouse is a jack-of-all-trades, specializing in positions like an astronaut, detective, and firefighter. Or little readers might be surprised to discover that Jasmine was only a few days from her 16th birthday when she married Aladdin. Stunning illustrations grace every page!
Disney Princess: Ariel - The Birthday Surprise
An original story featuring Ariel (The Little Mermaid), this book is all about family celebration and enduring love. Trapped by a harmless wish, Ariel has to find a way to break a powerful spell in hopes of returning to her Prince Eric. It's a surprising tale that isn't as popular as the film counterpart; however, Ariel remains undaunted, lovely, and as classic as ever.
Disney Nursery Rhymes & Fairy Tales
Well-known Disney characters take the place of popular Mother Goose tales in this 304-page, hardcover edition. A storybook that features make-believe favorites like "The Gingerbread Man," "The Ugly Duckling," and "Rapunzel" have Disney-inspired twists. For example, Minnie Mouse morphs into a frolicking beauty in a red cape, headed to grandmouse's house in "Little Red Riding Minnie." Whereas, Daisy Duck lets her curiosity explore through someone else's home in "Daisylocks." Classic and beautiful, each page is overflowing with detailed pictures and rhythmic, everlasting stories.
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