Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara: The Stories. The Influence. The Legacy. (Hardcover)

Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara: The Stories. The Influence. The Legacy. By Emily Zemler, Jodi Benson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Emily Zemler, Jodi Benson (Foreword by)
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Featuring concept art, memorabilia, and original interviews, Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara explores the legacies of the princesses and what they represent today.

Everyone knows the Disney Princess characters
, but how did they become the cultural icons we know today? From the Princesses Walt Disney and his artists brought to the screen in the twentieth century, such as Snow White and Aurora, to the recent additions such as Moana, Tiana, and Rapunzel, each Disney Princess character’s influence has expanded beyond their original film. Each of their unique, individual stories create a fabric with the power to inspire our imaginations, spark social conversations, and empower us.

Featured Disney Princesses include:
  • Moana
  • Merida, Brave
  • Rapunzel, Tangled
  • Tiana, The Princess and the Frog
  • Mulan
  • Pocahontas
  • Jasmine, Aladdin
  • Belle
  • Ariel, The Little Mermaid
  • Aurora, Sleeping Beauty
  • Cinderella
  • Snow White

Organized by themes of origins and inspirations, re-imaginings, toys and collectibles, fashion, music, parks, fandom, and more, Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara features memorabilia and interviews with Disney historians, directors, voice talent, and fans. Explore the different eras, influences, and legacies of the Princesses with Disney Legends such as Jodi Benson (voice of Ariel in The Little Mermaid and author of the book’s foreword), Lea Salonga (the singing voice behind two Princesses, Jasmine and Mulan) and composer Alan Menken.

What is it that has made these characters resonate through so many generations and cultures? How have they become a reflection of pop culture as we know it? Delve into these indelible characters and find the Disney Princess within you!

About the Author

Emily Zemler is a writer and journalist based in London. She is a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times and Rolling Stone, among other prestigious outlets. Emily is the co-author of A Sick Life, with TLC’s Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, and the author of The Art and Making of Aladdin and Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara.

Jodi Benson is best known as the voice of Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid. She has a long list of stage, film, video game, and television credits, and was named a Disney Legend in 2011.

Praise For…

"Fans get something truly magical with Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara. Who knew there was so much to learn about the art of being a Disney Princess? This is a fun-filled, interesting and artistically stunning book. If you're a new Disney fan or have been here a while, this is definitely worth a read. I got so much out of this book, so it comes fully recommended for anyone, young or old, who loves a bit of Magic."—Fantastic Universes

“…is a visual treat that also details the origins for the look of characters like Aurora and Ariel. It belongs on the shelf of any Disney fanatic or collector.” —TheFilmStage.com

Product Details
ISBN: 9780760373620
ISBN-10: 0760373620
Publisher: Epic Ink
Publication Date: September 20th, 2022
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Original Series