Disney Publishing Worldwide Announces The Second Book From ABC’s Mega-Hit Show “Shark Tank”

Book cover revealed today on social media

Glendale, CA—February 16, 2016—Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the release of Shark Tank Secrets to Success, based on ABC’S hit TV series “Shark Tank,” written by author and entrepreneur Michael Parrish DuDell (Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business). The book cover will be revealed today on social media by seven companies who were on the show and who are featured in the book including: Bambooee (@Bambooee), Tipsy Elves (@tipsyelves), ZooBean, Wicked Good Cupcakes (@wkdgoodcupcakes), Grace and Lace (@GraceandLaceCo), Scholly (@MyScholly), Lollaland (@lollalandusa).

ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank” has become a cultural phenomenon. The critically acclaimed reality series has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America, inspiring countless fans to build and grow the company of their dreams. But it takes more than landing a deal with a Shark to turn a fledging company into a national brand.

In his second book for the show, Michael Parrish DuDell goes behind-the-scenes to reveal the untold stories of some of the most memorable and notable companies from the show. Discover how Wicked Good Cupcakes grew from a small, local bakery into a multimillion-dollar organization. Find out how Tipsy Elves used a popular search engine to build an influential community of passionate consumers. Gain insight into how Grace and Lace turned a simple product into a powerful vehicle for social change. Learn fascinating details and “where are they now” fun facts about these companies and many other entrepreneurs featured on “Shark Tank.”

From practical business tips to unforgettable anecdotes and experiences, Shark Tank Secrets to Success provides readers with a playbook for success custom designed by some of “Shark Tank’s” most successful entrepreneurs. It’s the perfect guide for ambitious businessmen and women who want to start and grow a thriving company.

“Shark Tank,” the critically-acclaimed reality show that has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America, has also become a culturally defining series. The recipient of the 2015 and 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, the business-themed show is currently in its seventh season. Tune in on Fridays 9/8c to watch “Shark Tank” on ABC!

Shark Tank Secrets to Success will be published as a trade paperback original under the Kingswell imprint and goes on sale May 3, 2016. Print and eBook formats are available for pre-order wherever books are sold.

About Disney Publishing Worldwide Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world’s largest publisher of children’s books, magazines, and apps, igniting imagination through storytelling in ever-inventive ways. DPW creates and publishes books and magazines both vertically in-house and through an extensive worldwide licensing structure. As a leader in digital products, DPW creates best-selling eBook titles and best-in-class original apps. DPW is also committed to the educational development of children around the world through Disney Learning, which includes Disney Imagicademy, as well as Disney English and other Disney-themed learning products. Headquartered in Glendale, California, DPW publishes books, magazines and digital products in 85 countries in 75 languages. For more information, visit www.disneypublishing.com


Shark Tank Secrets to Success
By Michael Parrish DuDell
On sale date: May 3, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-4847-2325-8 • Price: $14.99 • Ages 18 and up
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4847-7779-4

Media Contact:
Jamie Baker
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Phone: 818-544-0395
Email: jamie.baker@disney.com