Walt Disney Books

The Life and Times of Walt Disney—Across 23 Must-have Books

By D23 Team

“There was little variety or adventure for a boy growing up in the American Midwest in the early years of the twentieth century. . . . For Walt Disney, though, the appeal of exploration was strong,” writes author and Disney historian Jeff Kurtti in his book Travels with Walt Disney. “As much as he loved (and would return to) his solid rural roots…

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Author and Historian Mindy Johnson was Drawn to Discover the Incredible Contributions of Disney’s Trailblazing Women of Animation

By D23 Team

The newest book from award-winning author and historian Mindy Johnson, Pencils, Pens & Brushes—A Great Girls’ Guide to Disney Animation, is dedicated to “Dreamers in search of their Greatness.” And, with the help of illustrations by Disney artist Lorelay Bové, Johnson shines a light on a host of women trailblazers in animation at The Walt Disney…

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One Day at Disney

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s Every Disney Cast Member and Employee Featured in One Day at Disney

By Jocelyn Buhlman

At D23 Expo 2019, we announced an incredible collaboration between Disney Publishing Worldwide and Disney+ highlighting one day in the life of 79 Disney Cast Members and employees all over the world. One Day at Disney is a gorgeous 224-page coffee table book highlighting the 76 photoshoots that all occurred on the same day, as well as an…

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Marc Davis panel D23 Expo 2019

Marc Davis In His Own Words—Imagineering the Disney Parks Panel Celebrates the Timeless Work of One of Disney’s Greatest Artists

By Max Lark

Had his Disney career ended with what he accomplished as an animator, Marc Davis would be considered one of the greatest artists in Disney history. But in 1962, Walt Disney moved Davis from Walt Disney Feature Animation to WED Enterprises (later Walt Disney Imagineering), where he would become a driving force behind the designs of some of the most iconic…

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Disney Books to Dazzle at D23 Expo 2019

By D23 Team

D23 Expo is a time for celebration! For fans of Disney books, that means being the first to own the newest titles, meeting the talent who created them, and taking in behind-the-scenes riches at an array of compelling presentations. (Plus, don’t forget about getting books personalized with autographs!) Bookmark this page, because here’s everything you…

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Odyssey Festival Showplace—Disney Book Shop

Treat Your Shelf at Epcot’s Newest Pop-Up Shop

By D23 Team

We’ve already told you about all the artful eats to enjoy at Epcot’s latest International Festival of the Arts, lasting from January 12 to Febuary 19, but this festival offers even more ways for you to celebrate the world of art. Become a Disney art expert at the Odyssey Festival Showplace—Disney Book Shop, where you can buy books detailing…

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Disney Aladdin—A Whole New World—The Road to Broadway and Beyond

Enchanting Exclusive Preview of the New Disney Aladdin on Broadway Book

Attention, Aladdin on Broadway fans! Join us for our event, D23’s Behind-the-Scenes Experience: Magic in Manhattan & More, where guests will enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the historic New Amsterdam Theatre, and can upgrade to a premium ticket that includes Orchestra-level seating for Aladdin, followed by a D23-exclusive cast meet and greet after the show!

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