When the crypt doors creak, and the tombstones quake, spooks come out for a singing wake… I know that song puts you in a Disney mood… A Haunted Mansion mood to be specific, it sure makes me think back to the fun my family and I have had on this great ride over the years. Are you a fan of Disney’s Haunted Mansion? Well it is time to get excited, there are two new book from Disney Publishing that will be sure to delight and scare you.
Disney Parks Presents: The Haunted Mansion Purchase Includes a CD with Song! The song “Grim Grinning Ghosts,” composed in the late 1960s, continues to reside in the dark corridors and spooky cemetery of the Haunted Mansion. Millions of guests leave the mansion with not only a hitchhiking ghost but also this jaunty tune catching a ride all the way home.
In this hardcover jacketed picture book, James Gilleard’s shadowy, textured illustrations accompany the lyrics of the classic song, and together they take readers on a guided tour deeper and deeper into the mansion, from the portrait gallery and seance room to the grand hall, the creepy attic, and more. This charming picture book including a CD featuring the song “Grim Grinning Ghosts” is the first of the Disney Parks Presents picture books. Ages 3-5 retails for $17.99 Available now.
Here is a fun book for those of chapter book age Haunted Mansion fans out there, join your ghost host for some tales from the dark, if you dare!! My daughter just loves to ride the Haunted Mansion again and again when we visit Disney World so she was super excited to check out this cool new book. She loved the references to the story from the ride and thought it was pretty spooky!
Tales from the Haunted Mansion: Volume I Welcome, foolish mortals, to Disney Press’ spookiest chapter book series yet: Tales from the Haunted Mansion! Based on the attractions from the Disney Parks, each new book tells the story of one of the Haunted Mansion’s 999 ghosts. With two-color illustrations throughout and a beautiful three-piece cloth cover, the books are designed to look like they came straight from the library in the Haunted Mansion. Ages 9-12. Retails for $14.99 and will release on 7/19/16.
These are some wonderful books to add to your library, for little kids, bigger kids and tweens. If you are looking for a great gift idea for a graduation, or a birthday or even a good job on your report card gift, why not check out these fun new books from Disney Publishing.
Would the young Haunted Mansion fan in your life like any of these new books?
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