Sam the librarian is back in the stacks with a look at more Disney books you might want to check out. There's something to do in line, something to marvel and a bit of fantasy in today's update. You're sure to find a little something to enjoy.


Roger Rabbit Car Toon Spin the book is an excellent guide and worthy of letting others pass you by so that you can take in all the details. Then there are the queues for the attractions in . She tries her best to make something out of nothing.

Speaking of making something out of nothing, she also covers Disney's California Adventure. (I am just joking) Same format, same challenges.

The book also contains Scavenger Hunts for each park.

I tested the book as an individual and as a small group. If your family really likes to look for Hidden Mickeys then you will really enjoy this book. As you can imagine, I am a big fan of anything that gets guests to look around.

The publisher sent me this book for free for the purpose of this review.




BUILDING A DREAM: The Art of Disney Architecture

Beth Dunlop
2011
Disney Editions
208 Pages
$60

Building A DreamWho Framed Roger RabbitBuilding A Dream: The Art of Disney Architecture





SUNRISE OVER DISNEY

By L.N. Smith aka Bert

L.N. Smith Publishing
2011
474 pages
$16.95
Hidden MickeyKingdom Keeper books. You can place Sunrise Over DisneyAlice and OswaldQueens of the Kingdom by repeating their observation that Splash Mountain features an awful lot of butt shots. They even go on about the Cast Member training programs and the way Disney delivers services to their customers. This book covers a wide range of topics.

Like Zelig or Forrest Gump the family tends to find itself in wonderful and mystical places while visiting Walt Disney World including the apartment in Cinderella CastleJungle Cruise Sunrise. The book is well written and it will make you think.

What is quite amazing is the bibliography tops out at eight pages for a fiction book.

I received a copy of this book for free from the publisher for the purpose of this review.



UPCOMING EVENTS

One of the benefits of writing a book like Walt and the Promise of Progress City

May 3 @ 10:30 a.m to Noon
WINTER PARK LIBRARY
460 East New England Avenue
Winter Park FL

May 3 @ 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.pm
ORLANDO COUNTY LIBRARY
Albertson Room
101 East Central Boulevard
Orlando FL

May 5 @ 6:00 p.m.
WORLD CHAPTER DISNEYANA FAN CLUB

May 6 @ 2:00 p.m.
May 6 @ 7:00 p.m.
CONGRESS FOR THE NEW URBANISM
Was Walt Disney a New Urbanist?
With Chad Emerson Project Future

May 7 and 8 Walt Disney World
Meeting with various Cast Member teams.

May 20 @ 11:00 a.m.

There's more to come in June and July. Thanks for your support.




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