Annotated bibliography of Disney reference books
Books to come

September 2022

Ghez, Didier: The Origins of Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures published by Hyperion Historical Alliance Press; 2022.

Zemler, Emily: Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara: The Stories. The Influence. The Legacy. published by Epic Ink; 2022.

Jacobsen, Helen: Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts at the Wallace Collection published by Philip Wilson Publishers; 2022.

October 2022

Nunis, Richard: Walt's Apprentice: Keeping the Disney Dream Alive published by Disney Editions; 2022.

Lambert, Pierre: Peter Pan published by Huginn Muninn; 2022.

Hunt, Vanessa; Handke, Danny: Poster Art of the Disney Parks, Second Edition published by Disney Editions; 2022.

Friedman, Jake: The Disney Afternoon: The Making of a Television Renaissance published by Disney Editions; 2022.

Smothers, Marcy: 100 Disney Adventures of a Lifetime: Magical Experiences From Around the World published by National Geographic; 2022.

Plume, Ken: The Art of Duck Tales published by Dark Horse Books; 2022.

November 2022

Deja, Andreas: The Walt Disney's The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece published by Weldon Owen; 2022.

Iwerks, Leslie: The Imagineering Story: A History of Disney's Theme Parks as Told by the Designers published by Disney Editions; 2022.

Chronicle Books: The Art of Disney's Strange World published by Chronicle Books; 2022.

Neuman, Robert: From Hollywood to Disneyland: Walt Disney's Dream Park and the Influence of American Movies published by McFarland; 2022.

December 2022

Lescher, Mary E.: The Disney Animation Renaissance: Behind the Glass at the Florida Studio published by University of Illinois Press; 2022.

Bemis, Bethanee: Disney Theme Parks and America’s National Narratives published by Routledge; 2022.

March 2023

Baxter, James; Steele, Bruce; Walt Disney Archives: The Story of Disney 100 Years of Wonder published by Disney Editions; 2023.

Disney, Walt; Walt Disney Archives: Walt Disney's Words published by Disney Editions; 2023.

September 2023

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; 2022.

Publication Date Unknown

Amidi, Amid: Full Steam Ahead: The Life and Art of Ward Kimball published by Antibookclub; 2019.
The ultimate biography of Ward. One of the most expected Disney history books.

Anderson; Stephen: Disney Inbetween published by Unknown; 2021.

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

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

Books already published

Last updated August 25, 2022.