Category Archives: Books

Book Review: Dick Clark’s American Bandstand

Publisher: Collins Publishers / HarperCollins Publishers Inc. Year: 1997 Pages: 194 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-00-649184-7 “I’m Dick Clark. I’ve got the job as the new host of Bandstand.” Nothing says Americana quite like American Bandstand! Teenagers dancing to the latest hit records while a friendly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Official Batman Batbook

Publisher: Contemporary Books Inc. Year: 1986 Pages: 172 Type: Softcover ISBN: 0-8092-5035-7 “This book is dedicated to all of the arch villains of Gotham City, without whom Batman would be out of work.” The cliques would be just too easy with a post based on … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Story Book Album

Publisher: David McKay Company Inc. Year: 1934 Pages: Unmarked (approximately 80) Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-679-20801-1 Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggety dogNow we got ears, it’s time for cheers So say the lyrics to the Hot Dog song from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse children’s show. … Continue reading

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‘The Magic Begins With Me’ Cast Member Book

I think all Disney fans have fantasied about being a Cast Member! We think about the fun of being at the Parks all day. We imagine exploring all of the backstage areas. At it’s best, Disney seems to be a … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE LADY IN RED by Jean Beatens

Publisher: One Thousand Trees / M & T Printing Group Year: 2021 Pages: 78 Type: Softcover ISBN: 978-1-988215-99-0 “The Lady in Red… to my husband is wed.” – from The Lady in Red And who is this Lady in Red, you well ask? A look … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Walt Disney – His Life in Pictures

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 2009 Pages: 66 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4231-2105-3 “We wanted to keep him to ourselves.” – Diane Disney Miller Wouldn’t you? Thankfully for the world at large Walt Disney’s children didn’t get their wish! The man, husband, and father was shared and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retro Housewife – A Salute

Publisher: Collectors Press Year: 2004 Pages: 130 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-888054-92-1 “A Rose-tinted look back“ Is June Cleaver your idea of the ideal housewife? How about Harriet Nelson? The 1950’s certainly served up a plethora of mostly-identical women playing the perfect homemaker on television. And … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Years Walt Disney World Souvenir Book

Publisher: Disney’s Kingdom Editions Year: 1996 Pages: 218 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “You, the cast, are responsible for making Walt’s dream come true.” – Roy O. Disney Souvenir Guides have always been available at Disney Theme Parks around the world. But at special times, such … Continue reading

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Book Review: Disney’s Face-Painting and Costume Kit

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 1997 Pages: 66 Type: Spiral-bound Paperback w/kit ISBN: 0-7867-4180-X “To the making of many books, there is no end.” – Ecclesiastes 12:12 That Biblical truism certainly applies to the amount of books that have been published … Continue reading

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Bobby Orr Read-a-Thon Promotional Card

Robert Gordon Orr (born March 20, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest of all time. Orr used his ice skating speed, scoring, and play-making abilities to revolutionize the position of defenseman. He played in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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