Exclusive: Auli'i Cravalho Reads an Excerpt From Disney's New Princess Storybook Collection

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Though the highly anticipated Moana series is still a ways away, Disney is offering fans a little something to tide them over: Tales of Courage and Kindness, a digital short story collection with unique illustrations all centered around the Disney Princesses. In celebration of the release, we're exclusively sharing a preview of Moana's short story read by Auli'i Cravalho herself.

In the soothing story-time snippet, Auli'i details Moana's journey to protect her turtle friend, Fonu. The story, "The Ocean Guardians," is one of 14 in the collection, and several other Disney Princess voices — including Mandy Moore, Anika Noni Rose, and Kelly Marie Tran — will also be reading their corresponding stories in videos available online.

This is all part of Disney's Ultimate Princess Celebration, a yearlong event featuring new products, songs, television programming, and more. Enjoy the exclusive video above, and make sure to download Tales of Courage and Kindness, which will be available for free through August 31.