Disney Publishing Worldwide Releases Today Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables by Sharon Osbourne

  Disney Publishing Worldwide Releases Today Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate
  Parent’s Favorite Fables by Sharon Osbourne

  A Collection of Short Stories Based on Osbourne’s Character Mama Hook from
    Disney Junior’s Hit Animated Series “Jake and the Never Land Pirates”

 Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables Publication Date is
                              September 17, 2013

Business Wire

GLENDALE, Calif. -- September 17, 2013

Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) today announced Mama Hook Knows Best: A
Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables by Sharon Osbourne is now available wherever
books and e-books are sold. The book, also available as an e-book, debuts with
a first printing of 75,000 hardcover copies that come with an audio CD
featuring original narration by Osbourne.

Sharon Osbourne reads her new book "Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent's
Favorite Fables" based o ...

Sharon Osbourne reads her new book "Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent's
Favorite Fables" based on her popular character from Disney Junior's hit
animated series "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" to kids at The Disney Store
in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Sept. 3.

Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables is set in the animated
series’ world of pirate playfulness, and follows Mama Hook as she reminisces
about her great adventures sailing the Never Sea and the stories she told her
son Captain Hook when he was a young boy to teach him all about the legendary
pirate code.

On Sunday, September 29, Disney Junior will debut a new animated short "Mama
Hook Knows Best" following the premiere of the primetime special "Jake and the
Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue" (6:55 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Channel and
7:55 p.m., ET/PT on Disney Junior). Starring the voice of Osbourne as Mama
Hook, the short follows Mama Hook as she offers words of advice to her son on
being a good pirate.

For more information on Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite
Fables, please visit DisneyPublishing.com.

About Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourneis a television host, author,music manager, businesswoman
andpromoteras well as the wife of rock legend, Ozzy Osbourne. She came into
public prominence after appearing inThe Osbournes, a reality television show
that followed her family's daily life. Osbourne later became a judge on the
talent showsThe X Factor(U.K.) andAmerica's Got Talent. She currently lives
in California and is one of five co-hosts of the daytime series,The Talk,
where she discusses controversial topics and contemporary issues.

About Disney Publishing Worldwide

Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world's largest publisher of
children's books and magazines with over 700 million products sold each
year.DPWconsists of an extensive worldwide licensing structure as well as
vertically integrated publishing imprints, including Disney Book Group in the
U.S. and DisneyLibriin Italy. DPW publishes a range of children's magazines
globally,as well as Disney kids magazines in the U.S. Disney English is DPW's
English language learning business, which includes Disney English learning
centers in China and a worldwide retail-licensing program. DPW's digital
products include bestselling eBook titles as well as original apps.
Headquartered in Glendale, California,DPW publishesbooks, magazines, and
digital products in 85 countries in 75 languages. For more information
visitwww.disneypublishing.com.

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Disney Publishing Worldwide
Amelia Lukiman, 818-544-0125
Amelia.Lukiman@disney.com
 
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