Before the Story is an exciting, illustrated chapter book series that features your favorite Disney heroines on fun adventures as young girls.
Newly independent readers ages 5-8 will love this new illustrated chapter book based on Disney's Mulan.This Before the Story chapter book brings the childhood of one of Disney’s most iconic characters to life in a tale of courage, cleverness, and standing up for what you believe in.
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Tessa Roehl has written several books for young people, including Cinderella Takes the Stage, Belle’s Discovery, Tiana’s Best Surprise, and Aurora Plays the Part. Originally from Oregon, she’s now happy to call Los Angeles her home, where she resides with her dog, Milo. She has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and moonlights in the film and television industry.
Denise Shimabukuro is a freelance children’s storybook illustrator, specializing in studio-based projects. Her experience also includes character design for TV animation, as well as 10 years illustrating on staff for Disney Publishing Worldwide. Denise now resides with her husband in Milan, Italy.