GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.
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 Osbourne is a television host, author, music manager, businesswoman and promoter as well as the wife of rock legend, Ozzy Osbourne. She came into public prominence after appearing in The Osbournes, a reality television show that followed her family's daily life. Osbourne later became a judge on the talent shows The X Factor (U.K.) and America'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. DPW consists of an extensive worldwide licensing structure as well as vertically integrated publishing imprints, including Disney Book Group in the U.S. and Disney Libri in 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 publishes books, magazines, and digital products in 85 countries in 75 languages. For more information visit www.disneypublishing.com.