Disney Debuting 'Sofia the First' Storybook Ahead of Movie's Premiere



The animated tale -- whose all-star cast includes Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady and Tim Gunn -- also will be accompanied by a digital EP album.

Sofia, who is Disney's first little-girl princess, will debut in an illustrated storybook from Disney Publishing on Tuesday. The book, written by Catherine Hapka with illustrations by Grace Lee, will be available from Disney Press, an imprint of Disney Publishing Worldwide, as a book and e-book at retailers nationwide.

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Disney also is set to launch a micro-site Nov. 2 at DisneyJunior.com/Sofia that will feature a downloadable premiere party kit for Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess including invitations, recipe ideas and activity booklets.

Additionally, a digital EP album from Walt Disney Records will be available on iTunes and other retailers starting Nov. 13.

It will premiere at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, on Disney Channel and at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, on sister channel Disney Junior. A Sofia the First television series will premiere in early 2013.

Winter will also perform in a music video of the song "Rise and Shine," debuting during the premiere telecast.
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