Disney launches books in Hindi and Marathi


MUMBAI: Disney Publishing Worldwide (India), a division of The Walt Disney Company (India), entered a licensing agreement with Popular Prakashan 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 traditional Disney style, these eight titles will also be available in Malayalam by 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 Popular Prakashan’s Harsha Bhatkal.

These storybooks will be available in full colour and are priced at Rs 40 each.