|The Art of The Lion King|
June 2, 1996
The Art of The Lion King is a book written by Christopher Finch with a foreword by James Earl Jones and Penelope Niven, which was published by Hyperion Publications. The book chronicles the many conceptual and artistic ideas juggled around during the creation of The Lion King, and ends with an afterword discussing the African themes and landscape that inspired the art seen in the film. The first edition was released on June 2, 1994.