A copy of Weird But True! Disney is held up in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at Magic Kingdom Park. The cover of the book features the title superimposed over a blue, three-circle Mickey. To the left of the title, a classic version of Mickey Mouse points to himself with a hand on his hip.

Your Guide to Surprising Secrets About Disney: Weird But True! Disney

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Disney has long been known for its wonder, fantasy, and fun—but behind the scenes lie some truly weird and wonderful facts that will surprise and delight even the most dedicated Disney fans.

National Geographic Kids bestselling Weird But True! series pulls back the curtain at the House of Mouse to share some of the quirky, lesser-known facts that add an extra layer of enchantment to Disney’s films, parks, and experiences.

Uncover the mystery at the top of Disneyland’s Matterhorn, what Mickey’s first words were, how many balloons it would really take to lift Carl’s house in Up, and more.

Now the next time you visit a Disney park or watch a movie, you’ll be able to share some weird but true facts with your friends and family.

National Geographic Kids Weird But True! Disney was released on September 26, 2023, and is available wherever books are sold. Learn more here!