Annotated bibliography of Disney reference books
Books to come

August 2018

Ghez, Didier: They Drew As They Pleased - The Hidden Art of Disney's Mid-Century Era published by Chronicle Books; 2018.
An in-depth look at the career and art of 5 of Disney's greatest concept artists: Lee Blair, Mary Blair, Tom Oreb, John Dunn, and Walt Peregoy. 90% of the art in this book as never been seen in book form before.

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

Ward, Jessica: Disney Deconstructed: Fun Facts and Trivia for Disney and Pixar Fans published by Disney Editions; 2018.

September 2018

Kurtti, Jeff: From All of Us to All of You: The Disney Christmas Card published by Disney Editions; 2018.

Nichols, Chris: Walt Disney's Disneyland published by Taschen; 2018.

Ward, Jessica: The Art of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse published by Disney Editions; 2018.

October 2018

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; 2016.

Julius, Jessica: The Art of Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 published by Chronicle Books; 2018.

November 2018

Gerstein, David; Kaufman, JB: Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: The Complete History published by Taschen; 2018.

Kurtti, Jeff: Practically Poppins in Every Way published by Disney Editions; 2018.

January 2019

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

October 2019

Iwerks, Don: Walt Disney's Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks published by Disney Editions; 2018.

Salkin, Leo:My Life As A Cartoon published by Theme Park Press; 2018.

Publication Date Unknown

Bossert, Dave:Kem Weber: Furniture Designs for the Disney Studios published by Unknown; 2018.

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 June 13, 2018.