May 31, 1991 – Disney Press Publishes Its First Book: 101 Dalmatians: A Counting Book
“Disney Press publishes a broad list of titles for children – from infants to tweens – that celebrate and expand the worlds of favorite Disney characters, films, and television programs.”
Disney Press, a department of Disney Publishing Worldwide, released its first book on May 31, 1991. It was titled 101 Dalmatians: A Counting Book. The purpose of Disney Press is to release Disney-themed children’s books, with the audience ranging from infants to tweens. The subjects cover all aspects of Disney franchises, from Disney Fairies to Disney Pixar films. Some of their featured titles include The Princess and the Frog: Tiana’s Cookbook – Recipes for Kids, Disney Bedtime Favorites, Meet the Cars, and Phineas and Ferb Laughapalooza Joke Book.