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Disney Digitizes Classic Children’s Books For New Subscription Site

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Disney (NYSE: DIS) hopes to ride the wave of eBooks’ rise with a new subscription-based site, Disney Digital Books. While interest in eBooks has generally been fueled by the popularity of Amazon’s Kindle and the anticipation building around Sony’s new e-readers, the children’s book segment has been largely overlooked, since most parents aren’t like to hand their kids a $200 device to read books. Besides, since most e-readers are still unable to product colorful pictures that are the staple of kids’ books, it makes more sense to focus on the full spectrum offered online. The annual subscription to access the site is $79.95 and is aimed at families with children between the ages of 2- and 12. The site will present digital reproductions of hundreds of Disney titles, including

One Response to “Disney Digitizes Classic Children’s Books For New Subscription Site”

  1. Trigeia Twins

    Its a good idea, I guess if you can have your child sit on your lap in front of the computer and read a classic book to them. Not sure if we would be sold on the subscription. Think we would prefer to have a actual book to read.