NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Superstar Miley Cyrus adds New York Times best selling author to her growing list of achievements, as Miles to Go reaches #1 on the children’s best seller list. (Miles to Go, Disney-Hyperion Books, $24.95, ages 8-12)
In Miles to Go, Miley shares her inspiring story, spanning from her Southern roots in Tennessee to the excitement of her record-setting triumphs in TV, music and film through never-before-seen photos, family stories, and a look at her inner circle of loved ones. Throughout the book, Miley has included pages of doodles, poems, song lyrics, and musings in addition to fun anecdotes and touching stories.
Disney Book Group and Parragon Books published Miles to Go in English language markets simultaneous to the U.S. launch; the book will be published in Italy through Disney Libri in May 2009. In addition, the book will publish in French Canada in April 2009 and in May will hit stores in France via Michel LaFon.
Miley Cyrus will next star in Hannah Montana: The Movie, in theaters April 10. The soundtrack, which includes Cyrus’ current hit single “The Climb”, will be released March 24.
Since its inception in 1991, Disney Book Group has amassed an array of best selling authors and illustrators, including Rick Riordan and his Percy Jackson series; Kadir Nelson’s We Are the Ship; Gail Carson Levine’s Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand; Sara Pennypacker’s Clementine, Eoin Colfer’s blockbuster Artemis Fowl series, Lane Smith’s Madam President; Mo Willems’s Knuffle Bunny Too! and The Pigeon Wants a Puppy, Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson’s Science Fair; Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s American Heroes series; The Runaway Dolls by Ann M. Martin, Laura Godwin, and Brian Selznick; and Burning Up: On Tour with the Jonas Brothers. Disney Book Group also publishes best selling titles from key Disney franchises including High School Musical, Disney-Pixar Cars, Disney Fairies, Hannah Montana, and Playhouse Disney properties.
Disney–Hyperion Books is an imprint of Disney Book Group (DBG); additional DBG imprints include Disney Editions, Disney-Jump at the Sun Books, and Disney Press. DBG is part of Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books and magazines, with over 400 children’s magazines published and 120 million children’s books sold each year. Headquartered in White Plains, NY and Milan, Italy, Disney Publishing Worldwide publishes books and magazines in 85 languages in 75 countries, reaching more than 100 million readers each month.