Suggested Reading List
Remembering Walt: Favorite Memories of Walt Disney
Author: Howard E. Green
Description: Friends, family, and celebrities remember the role Walt Disney played in their lives in this richlyl illustrated book, now available in paperback. Mention the name Walt Disney and one can't help but conjure up images of brilliant animation and magnificent theme parks. But a uniquely creative and charismatic man also sprints to mind -- a man who in his amazingly productive lifetime was many things to many people. Whether as a family member, friend, colleague, employer, or public figure, Walt was there for everyone. In Remembering Walt, Walt's contemporaries pay tribute to a visionary, a perfectionist, a storyteller, and a genius -- and the man they called boss, dad, husband, brother, artist, and friend.
Disney: The First 100 Years
Author: Dave Smith
Description: Celebrate the birth, development, and success of The Walt Disney Company year by magical year -- now updated and available in paperback. Disney: The First 100 Years explores the Disney story -- the story of a man, a family, and a company. You'll meet the people who helped Walt make his dreams come true, see a museum's worth of classic photos, and participate in the opening day of the most famous tourist attraction on the planet -- Walt Disney World -- plus just about every significant event in between. If you hve ever wished up on a star, whistled while you worked, or believed that elephants could fly, you will undoubtedly consider this magical journey through the past Disney-filled century supercalifragilisticexpialidociously exhilarating!
Hidden Mickeys: A Field Guide to Walt Disney Worlds Best Kept Secret
Author: Steven Barrett
Description: Just for fun... Camouflaged images of Mickey Mouse are concealed all around Walt Disney World. Author Barrett adds to the fun of finding them by turning the search into six scavenger hunts, complete with clues, hints, and points to be scored. You'll find more than 200 new Mickey sightings in this edition — over 1,000 hidden Mickeys in all. Fun for all ages!
Walt Disney: An American Original
Author: Bob Thomas
Description: Walt Disney is an American hero--the creator of Mickey Mouse, and a man who changed the face of American culture. After years of research, with the full cooperation of the Disney family and access to private papers and letters, Bob Thomas produced the definitive biography of the man behind the legend--the unschooled cartoonist from Kansas City who went bankrupt on his first movie venture but became the genius who produced unmatched works of animation. Complete with a rare collection of photographs, Bob Thomas' biography is a fascinating and inspirational work that captures the spirit of Walt Disney.