Annotated bibliography of Disney reference books
Books to come

January 2019

Pierce, Todd James: The Life and Times of Ward Kimball: Maverick of Disney Animation published by University Press of Mississippi; 2019.

Laqua, Carsten: Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney: How They Conquered The Third Reich published by Hermes Press; 2018.

July 2019

Deja, Andreas: Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World published by Weldon Owen; 2019.

August 2019

Snyder, Chuck: Windows on Disney's Main Street, U.S.A.: Stories of the Talented People Honored at the Disney Parks published by Disney Editions; 2019.

Bossert, David: Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Visual Companion published by Disney Editions; 2019.

Downs, Willie: Animator Letters Project published by Disney Editions; 2019.

Johnson, Mindy: Pencils, Pens & Brushes: A Great Girls' Guide to Disney Animation published by Disney Press; 2019.

September 2019

Ghez, Didier:They Drew As They Pleased book series - The Hidden Art of Disney's Early Renaissance published by Chronicle Books; 2019.

Docter, Pete; Merritt, Chris:Marc Davis In His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks published by Disney Editions; 2019.

October 2019

Iwerks, Don: Walt Disney's Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks published by Disney Editions; 2019.

Salkin, Leo:My Life As A Cartoon published by Theme Park Press; 2019.

Publication Date Unknown

Amidi, Amid: Full Steam Ahead: The Life and Art of Ward Kimball publisher unknown; 2014.
The ultimate biography of Ward. One of the most expected Disney history books.

Friedman, Jack: Art Babbitt: War in the Factory of Dreams publisher unknown; 2017.
Can't wait to read this definitive biography of Art.

Ventura, Fernando: Ze Carioca - No Tra├žo do Canini publisher unknown; 2011.
If you love Disney comics and do speak Portuguese you will want to get that book.

Pegoraro, Celbi: Disney No Brasil publisher unknown; 2011.
Written in Portuguese. A fantastic resource for Disney historians.

Books already published

Last updated December 10, 2018.