Disney Publishing Worldwide Launches International Editions of ‘Toy Story’ iPad App

On the heels of the success and industry recognition in the U.S. for its innovative format with the recently launched “Toy Story 3” app as well as with its “Toy Story,” “Toy Story 2,” and “The Princess and the Frog” read-along apps, Disney Publishing Worldwide has created its first ever international versions of the “Toy Story” read-along app for iPad.

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New DisneyStore.com Arrivals for July 22, 2010 (2 Items)

New DisneyStore.com arrivals for July 22, 2010

Below is a list of new items now available for purchase at DisneyStore.com. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on DisneyStore.com in another window.

Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability.

Toy Story Adventure Play Set Toy Story Adventure Play Set – $64.95
Ariel Figurine by Lenox Ariel Figurine by Lenox – $94.95

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Disney’s Aulani Resort to Open August 29, 2011; Reservations Start August 2

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai’i, will begin accepting reservations for hotel rooms and vacation packages August 2, 2010, through the Walt Disney Travel Company.

Aulani is scheduled to welcome its first guests on August 29, 2011.

“Aulani will represent a new way for every member of the family to enjoy a vacation in Hawaii,” said Djuan Rivers, Vice President of Aulani. “It is designed so that parents, children and guests of any age can find their own kind of fun and relaxation. Families will experience the island in ways they might never have discovered before.”

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Photo Gallery: ‘LOST’ Auction Sneak Peek (Hi-Res Photos)

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We previously announced the ‘LOST’ exhibit and memorobilia auction being held by Profiles in History in Santa Monica on August 21 and 22, 2010.

Profiles in History has graciously provided us with hi-res photos of some of the items that will be going up on the auction block to some very lucky bidders. In addition, the auction preview gallery is now live on Profile in History’s website here.

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ABC News Releases Innovative Application for iPad

ABC News today announced the release of a new application for the Apple iPad, available in the Apple App Store. The new application takes full advantage of the form and functionality of the iPad, using as the principal navigation tool a unique interactive three dimensional globe on which news stories appear. The launch of the ABC News iPad app marks the second time in recent months that the Disney/ABC Television Group has created an innovative video offering for the new platform. In April, DATG became the first to bring ad-supported video to the iPad via the acclaimed ABC Player app which has proven to be tremendously successful, with more than 928,000 downloads and 5.9 million episodes started in just over three months.

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New DisneyStore.com Arrivals for July 21, 2010 (78 Items)

New DisneyStore.com arrivals for July 21, 2010

Below is a list of new items now available for purchase at DisneyStore.com. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on DisneyStore.com in another window.

Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability.

Toy Story 3 Lotso Plush Toy -- 7 Toy Story 3 Lotso Plush Toy — 7” – $8.50
Personalized Mickey Mouse Storage Cube Personalized Mickey Mouse Storage Cube – $19.95
Mickey Sees True Love Mickey and Minnie Mouse Figurine by Lenox ”Mickey Sees True Love” Mickey and Minnie Mouse Figurine by Lenox – $119.95
Minnie and Mickey Mouse Wing Tote Bag by Disney Couture Minnie and Mickey Mouse Wing Tote Bag by Disney Couture – $94.95
Club Penguin 2 Plush Puffle Clip On - Orange Club Penguin 2” Plush Puffle Clip On – Orange – $3.95
Club Penguin 2 Plush Puffle Clip On - Green Club Penguin 2” Plush Puffle Clip On – Green – $3.95
Disneynature: Earth DVD Disneynature: Earth DVD – $19.99
Club Penguin 2 Plush Puffle Clip On - White Club Penguin 2” Plush Puffle Clip On – White – $3.95
Personalized Phineas and Ferb Bean Bag Chair for Kids Personalized Phineas and Ferb Bean Bag Chair for Kids – $99.95
Captain America Reborn Tee Captain America Reborn Tee – $19.95
Personalized Toy Story 3 Storage Cube Personalized Toy Story 3 Storage Cube – $19.95
Personalized Disney Princess Storage Cube Personalized Disney Princess Storage Cube – $19.95
Bow Snow White Clutch Bag by Disney Couture Bow Snow White Clutch Bag by Disney Couture – $34.95
What Would I Do If I Didnâ??t Have You Disney Girl as Boo Figurine by Precious Moments ”What Would I Do If I Didnâ??t Have You” Disney Girl as Boo Figurine by Precious Moments – $64.95
Pavé Classic Alice in Wonderland Watch for Women Pavé Classic Alice in Wonderland Watch for Women – $29.95

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First Look: Katie Holmes in ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’

Katie Holmes in Miramax's 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'In honor the film’s presence at San Diego Comic-con, Miramax has just sent us this rather chilling photo of Katie Holmes in its upcoming release Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. Directed by Troy Nixey and Produced/co-written by Guillermo del Toro, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark is a remake of a horror telefilm in which about a little girl (Bailee Madison) who is sent to live with her father (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend (Katie Holmes) in the old mansion they are renovating, only to unwittingly unleash malevolent creatures bent on destroying all of them.

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Adventures By Disney Announces Egypt Excursion for 2011, Bookings Begin July 21

Adventures By Disney has announced a brand new itinerary featuring the country of Egypt which will begin in 2011. Bookings for the new tour begin on July 21, 2010.

Highlights of the 8- and 10-day Egypt itineraries include:

  • Ride a camel at the Great Pyramids of Gizah, tour the Pharoah’s Boat Museum and come nose-to-nose with the Sphinx
  • Learn to make papyrus and write your name in Egyptian hieroglyphics
  • Enjoy three days of leisurely cruising on the Nile River from Aswan to Luxor, discovering ancient temples, tombs and treasures
  • Shop and dine in the colorful Khan el-Khalili Market, Cairo’s ancient souk

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Details for Walt Disney World’s ‘Last Tour to Endor’ Star Tours Event Revealed

StarWars.com checks in with popular Walt Disney Imagineer and Last Tour to Endor show director Jason Surrell as he talks about the preparation going into some of the exclusive events guests will get to experience first hand as part of the special hard-ticket event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 14 commemorating the transition of Star Tours into Star Tours II.

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The Disneyland Resort Begins Selling Fresh Groceries to Cast Members at Cost

Disneyland Resort Cast Members shop for groceries at the Cast Member store. Photo courtesy Disneyland ResortAs a commitment to the health and lifestyle of its Cast Members and their families, the Disneyland Resort has announced that it has begun selling groceries to its cast members at cost as of last week. More than 80 high-quality and healthy items including fresh produce, milk, lunch meat, bread, rice and pasta are available at the Cast Member store for Cast Members to purchase at the same price the Resort pays for the food.

Photo courtesy of the Disneyland Resort

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