Disney Publishing Worldwide announced today the debut of beautifully illustrated books from Tron, Toy Story, Cars and other favorites on Apple’s iBookstore. iBooks 1.2 app, Apple’s popular free reading app whose new version was released today and includes the iBookstore, features new visual enhancements for brilliant, full-color, two-page spreads of illustrated books on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Disney titles include:
- Beauty & the Beast: Enchanted Christmas
- Donald’s Christmas Gift
- Mater Saves Christmas
- Phineas & Ferb: Oh Christmas Tree!
- Prep and Landing
- Rapunzel’s Amazing Hair
- Thumbs Up! Phineas & Ferb
- Toy Story 3 Storybook
- Tron: The Movie Storybook
- World of Cars
“Extending our books into new digital formats is a priority for us,” said Russell Hampton, President, Disney Publishing Worldwide. “iBooks 1.2 brings the rich illustrations in our picture books to life – it’s another great way for Disney to provide families with new reading experiences with their favorite characters – Buzz and Woody, Donald Duck, and much more.”
iBooks 1.2 correlates art and relational text in the way that the artists and storytellers intended while allowing readers to enjoy the technical benefits of eReading including:
- Ability to read the story horizontally or vertically on an iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
- Brilliant, full-color illustrations
- High resolution as the reader zooms
The picture books are priced from $2.99 – $9.99 at the iBookstore and are available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.