Tag Archives: Book Review

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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Book Review: I Thought of You Today and Smiled

“A Little Book of Love” Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Pages: 52 Year: 2000 ISBN: 0-7407-1039-7 Price: $5.99 US / $8.99 CAN Type & Size: Hardcover 3 1/4″ x 3 3/4″ Front and Back Covers My wife likely got this little … Continue reading

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Monday Topics: Disney Tutorial

W E E K     T W O DISNEY TUTORIAL Our friends over at Love Our Crazy Life have asked some of their blogging friends (like me) to participate in a Blogging Challenge. So for four weeks in April, … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Alice in Wonderland – Big Golden Book

This over-sized wonder is a nice retelling of Lewis Carroll’s famous story of a little girl who falls into a rabbit hole and has some… pretty strange adventures. 9 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ with 22 pages We’ve all heard of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walt Disney – An American Original

I love reading about all-things Disney! So naturally I have many books about Walt Disney himself, such as this one written by Bob Thomas: Mr. Thomas had the privilege of interviewing Walt on several occasions, so this book contains what … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Art of Disney

FROM MICKEY MOUSE TO THE MAGIC KINGDOM First Edition – 1973 I was driving around Windsor, ON, recently looking for antique stores where I could find Disney collectibles. After leaving one we already knew about we drove past a used … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Discovering German with Walt Disney

Guest Blogger: Nick Maglio My wife spotted this at “The World’s Largest Garage Sale” at the Allentown Fairgrounds in Allentown, Pennsylvania recently for $3. It was published in 1992 by Harrap. It contains 1000 German words illustrated! It takes classic … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: A Visit to the New York World’s Fair

Fans of all things Disney will no doubt know of the importance of the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair to Disney Theme Parks. It was at this fair, for which Disney created four shows, that the “Audio-Animatronics” and “People Mover” … Continue reading

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