Eight Disney titles launched in Marathi

Eight Disney titles launched in Hindi and Marathi, Malayalam books to be launched in March ‘08

Disney Publishing Worldwide (India), a division of The Walt Disney Company (India), entered a licensing agreement with Popular Prakashan, one of the leading publishers in India to publish classic Disney storybooks such as The Jungle Book, Aladdin, The Lion King, Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Cinderella, Tarzan, and Peter Pan, in Hindi and Marathi. Illustrated in delightful Disney traditional style, these eight titles will also be available in Malayalam in March, 2008. "Disney stories carry positive values and bring out the gift of imagination in children. We are excited to help promote family reading in local languages through these eight Disney titles,” says Harsha Bhatkal, Popular Prakashan.

“We are pleased to provide young readers across India with great Disney reading experiences in their own languages. The launch of this collection reinforces our commitment to localize our stories and connect with consumers through content that is relevant to their everyday lives,” said Disney Publishing Worldwide (India) spokesperson.

Published by Popular Prakashan, these Disney storybooks will be available in full colour and are priced at Rs. 40 each.

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