Tag Archives: Book Reviews

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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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Everything I Need to Know… Disney Little Golden Book

Partial quote from the back cover – “Is your life more ‘ho-hum’ than ‘heigh-ho’? Have you forgotten how to see the magic in the world around you? To get back that childlike sparkle, look no further than…” Publisher: Random House … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Flying Cars – The True Story

When you first heard the lyrics “Off we go, into the wild, blue, yonder! Off we go…” you probably weren’t thinking of doing so in a car. Standard airplanes are the vehicles of choice for the sky! But that was … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull

I was minding my own business (pun intended) while browsing the shelves of my local Chapters book store when I saw a huge poster on the wall. I recognized right away that it featured an image from Pixar Studios! Immediately … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Magic of Disney Storybook Collection

ISBN: 0-7868-3523-0 Type: Hardcover Size: 9″ x 9″ Pages: 320 Publisher: Disney Press Date: 2004 This is quite a nice collection of original stories featuring many of our favorite Disney characters along with a few lesser known or forgotten ones. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Disney’s Adventure Guide to Florida

A FODOR’s Travel Book Size: 7″ x 10″ Type: Soft Cover Pages: 64 ISBN: 0-679-00575-7 Distributed by: David McKay Company, Inc. Date: 1980 Fodor’s Travel is the world’s largest publisher of English language travel and tourism information and the first … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: This Was Radio

Isn’t media wonderful? Here I am writing a post for the Internet that I will share on social media about a hardcover book which describes the early days of radio. If I could find a way to throw television in … Continue reading

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