Grace Lin’s ‘Mulan: Before the Sword’ is a Modern Mythological Treasure

Mulan: Before the Sword is so much more than a great story. It is mythological-inspired fiction fused with Disney heroine-ism. Disney princesses are one thing; Disney warriors are another. Before Mulan took her ailing father’s spot in the Chinese military,…

Mackenzi Lee’s Loki: Where Mischief Lies is Mischievously Brilliant

The question has plagued us for centuries: can we change our fate?  The answer according to Loki: Where Mischief Lies is maybe… but maybe not. What is certain is that if you’re a fan of those famous Asgardians – Thor,…

Disney Hyperion’s Sam Saves The Night: Interview with Shari Simpson

Don’t sleep on the new Disney Hyperion novel, and first book in the SleepWakers series, Sam Saves The Night. Every reader needs the positive reinforcement that comes from 13-year-old sleepwalker and wry world-observer, Samantha Fife.  From sleep-baking brownies to sleep-stealing…
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Get into the Disney Christmas Spirit with One Day at Disney December Book Signings

What is better than a copy of One Day at Disney?  Answer: a signed copy of One Day at Disney! If you’re as excited as we are about the book-and-Disney+ collaboration (check out our book review and interview with Wendy…
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One Day at Disney: Book Review and Interview with Wendy Lefkon and Bruce Steele

“A Disney job is less a destination than a limitless journey.” And boy, what a journey it is – even just in one day! We first mentioned our enthusiasm for One Day at Disney in our August 24 article. The…
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Your One Day at Disney Sweepstakes Lets You Choose Your Disney Experience

“Your One Day at Disney” sweepstakes is inspired by the upcoming book and Disney+ documentary and short-form series One Day at Disney, arriving on December 3rd. One Day at Disney allows unprecedented access to Disney employees and talent across the company who…

How Disney’s Maleficent stories transform love and take on Shakespeare

Magic beyond the Moors: Disney’s Maleficent stories transform love and take on Shakespeare I spent my weekend in the Moors. Well, I spent Saturday and Sunday soaking up all the Maleficent series has to offer (so far!), thanks to the Disney…