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Disney’s Aladdin Far From Agrabah Book + Giveaway

In Partnership with the Disney Book Group

One of my favorite things to do with my children before taking them to see a movie is to read a book about the film first. Aladdin is one of my children’s favorite animated films of all-time, and they can’t wait to see the live-action film in theaters May 24th.

Disney's Live Action Film Aladdin

As the anticipation of the film release has been building in my household, I decided to surprise my kids by reading them the all-new book, “Far from Agrabah” by Aisha Saeed. I thought that it would take a couple of weeks of reading the book to them at bedtime, but we couldn’t stop reading it and finished the book within three nights.

Disney's Aladdin Live Action

The book was magical, and my children had many dreams about Jasmine and Aladdin’s adventures.

Aladdin Far From Agrabah

In the book, Princess Jasmine has always wanted more out of her life. To travel beyond the palace walls, to get to know her people better…to one day become sultana and lead Agrabah. Unfortunately, her overprotective father does not agree. And he keeps introducing her to foreign princes, including a strange – if admittedly charming – one named Ali.

Prince Ali has a secret. He’s not actually royalty from the far-off kingdom of “Ababwa,” as he’s claimed to be. He’s really Aladdin from the streets of Agrabah, who’s stumbled upon an all-powerful genie and a magic carpet and used the first of three wishes to become a prince. Because he, too, longs for a different life.

And when “Prince Ali” presents the magic carpet to Princess Jasmine, she agrees to embark on a journey with him…and asks that he take her to his homeland, Ababwa.

On an adventure in a fantastical kingdom, Aladdin and Jasmine get caught up in the magic therein. But soon sinister outside forces come into play, threatening to strand them there forever.

Will they learn from legends past? Or will the alluring promise of a path to a new life get the best of them?

You’ll have to purchase the book, and read it to your children to find out. The beautiful book Disney’s Aladdin “Far From Agrabah” is currently available for purchase online.

About the Author

Aisha Saeed is the author of Written in the Stars which was listed as a best book of 2015 by Bank Street Books, a 2016 YALSA Quick Pick For Reluctant Readers, and named one of the top ten books all Young Georgians Should Read in 2016. She is also the author of the middle grade novel Amal Unbound which has received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus and is a Global Read Aloud for 2018. Aisha is also a founding member of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books™. She has been featured on MTV, the Huffington Post, NBC, and the BBC, and her writings have appeared in publications including the journal ALAN and the Orlando Sentinel.

Disney's Aladdin Giveaway

GIVEAWAY! Enter to win the Disney’s Aladdin prize package by leaving a comment below. Earn an extra entry by leaving a comment on our Facebook post, tagging a friend in our Facebook post and sharing the Facebook post. We will pick one random winner on April 22nd. Good Luck!

From Agrabah to the silver screen prize package includes:
a copy of Aladdin: Far from Agrabah,
plus a $50 Fandango gift card to get excited for the upcoming movie release.

Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizing and samples provided by Disney Book Group.

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  1. awesome giveaway

  2. We can’t wait to go see Aladdin! And I always love finding new books to read as a family.

  3. My kids haven’t seen Aladdin yet and I would love to introduce them to this!

  4. Beautiful story ❤️

  5. My daughter she love read … this is perfect gift

  6. One of my favorite movies – I’d love to read the book.

  7. We love Aladdin!

  8. I’ve never read this book. I’ll have to check it out!

  9. My girls are continuing their love of books as they grow older and this would be an amazing addition! Would also love to go see the movie with them!

  10. My daughter would love the book, her favorite princess has always been Jasmine 🙂

  11. So cool!


  13. Love Aladdin and am looking forward to the movie!

  14. Can’t wait to see this movie.

  15. So excited about this!

  16. Aladdin has been one of my fav movies of all time, I would love the book too.

  17. I’m so excited for Aladin!!!!! I can’t wait to see it!

  18. Can’t wait! This was my favorite disney film growing up. 🐒

  19. This would be great!

  20. We just had an Aladdin movie night for our 5 year old’s birthday party!

  21. I would love to win this, thanks for the chance.
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  22. I love Aladdin, I hope this version is good

  23. I eanna win!!!

  24. Love the story, it`s fun to read and very exciting to watch….

  25. I’m excited to see the movie!

  26. Can’t wait to see this with my kids! It does look good!

  27. Looks awesome!

  28. This would be a fun addition to our library!!

  29. So excited they made Aladdin!

  30. My daughter would love this!

  31. We love Aladdin! What an awesome giveaway!

  32. We love Aladdin and can’t wait for the movie!

  33. We love Aladdin!

  34. My grandkids would love this

  35. Love Aladdin! Thanks for the chance!

  36. Can’t wait to read the book

  37. I am so excited about this movie

  38. I would love a chance to win. I have always enjoyed this Disney movie and still own it on VHS.

  39. My great nephew is such a bookworm and a huge Aladdin Fan. I’m sure he would love this!!

  40. Great prize and can’t wait to read the book.

  41. I would love to win this!

  42. My niece would love this prize package!

  43. looks fun

  44. I would love to read this book!

  45. I can’t wait to see the new Aladdin movie!

  46. This is one of my favorite Disney movies! I would love to see this with my niece! She would love the book!

  47. Thanks for the giveaway, I would love to read the book!

  48. So cool!

  49. the book looks awesome.

  50. I’d love to read this!

  51. We are so excited for this movie! I’d love to read the book before watching the movie!

  52. We are looking forward to see this one.

  53. This would be great to win!

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