The song "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)," composed in the 1960s, echoes in the treasure-filled caverns and salty seaside villas of the world-famous Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. Guests leave their boats with their hearts held captive by this boisterous song. In this book, Mike Wall''s original illustrations accompany the lyrics of the beloved song, and together they navigate readers through the firelit waters of the pirate-infested Caribbean. The included CD featuring "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" invites people to relive the adventurous attraction or experience the magic for the very first time as they read.
About the Author
George Bruns and Xavier "X" Atencio, both Disney Legends, created "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" together, with Atencio writing the lyrics and Bruns composing the melody. Bruns composed the scores for over a dozen Disney movies and was a four-time Academy Award nominee for his work with Disney. Atencio started his career with Disney as an animator, working on classic Disney films. He later became an Imagineer and scriptwriter and helped create several Disney Parks attractions. Mike Wall began his career as an illustrator at the age of sixteen. He went on to become a graphic designer, as well as a background and visual development artist for the animation industry, and has illustrated many children's books.