New York, NY (MusiqQueen.com) –Fans everywhere get a unique look inside the world of one of today’s biggest and brightest stars when Miles to Go, the first ever book from international teen superstar Miley Cyrus, goes on sale. (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 will publish MILES TO GO in English language markets simultaneous to the U.S. launch; the book will be published in Italy through Disney Libri in April 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 stars in the hit Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana,” reaching over 164 million unique total viewers worldwide and ranking for two consecutive years as the #1 series among kids 6-14 on U.S. cable TV. Cyrus has multiple projects at The Walt Disney Company spanning TV, Music, Consumer Products and Studio divisions. Her #1 ranking “Hannah Montana” and Miley Cyrus debut albums have combined sales of over 8 million CDs to-date. Miley’s latest album Breakout also debuted at No.1. The sold-out 70-date concert tour, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds, was among the top grossing tours of 2007. She also had the No. 1 film in the country with the Walt Disney Pictures 3D release, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert. Miley also stars in Walt Disney Pictures’ animated feature Bolt and stars in Hannah Montana: The Movie, which will be released April 10. Nearly 15 million Hannah Montana books have been sold worldwide.
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.