I am the creator of Mickey Mouse. I am Walt Disney. As a child, I had a wild imagination and a great curiosity. As I grew up, I used those qualities to become a cartoonist. Eventually, I turned these drawings into films and began my own animation business. One of my characters, Mickey Mouse, became so popular that movie theaters sold out and I won an Academy Award. After pursuing a career as a film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, entrepreneur and entertainer, I added developer to my resume when I created Disneyland amusement park. I became tremendously successful and beloved by children of all ages because of my belief that even the impossible is possible. I am Walt Disney. To this day, Walt Disney's characters remain some of the most recognizable images in the world. With books, TV shows, films, and amusement parks devoted to his creations, the Walt Disney name lives on. Learn all about this remarkable man's fascinating life in Scholastic's biography series, I AM.
Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family's white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography reveals the man behind the magic. This book is not authorized, licensed or endorsed by the Walt Disney Company or any affiliate. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Walt Elias Disney, the unschooled cartoonist and the creator of Mickey Mouse revolutionized the world of entertainment by producing unparalleled animations. From honorary Academy Awards to Academy and Emmy Award wins, this man deserves all the unprecedented praise he is given.This biography explains the emergence of a magical figure from a farm in Missouri to the creation of world leading entertainment platforms. It reveals Walt Disney's remarkable accomplishments in work and in his hidden life. The numerous intricately drawn black and white illustrations and a comprehensive explanation of the important events of Disney's life make it an interesting read for both children and adults.
Walt Disney was a man who had both an incredible artistic talent and a powerful imagination. His career as an artist began when he was just seven years old, living with his family in Marceline, Missouri. You may know his name, but perhaps you've wondered, "What's so great about him?" This book (part of the “What’s So Great About…”) series, gives kids insight into life, times and career of Walt Disney.
Author: Bob Sehlinger
Publisher: The Unofficial Guides
Release Date: 2014-09-22
Following in the best-selling tradition of The Unofficial Guides series, The Unofficial Guide: The Color Companion to Walt Disney World gives readers the inside track on visiting Disney World and making the most of their time in the park. Complete with hundreds of full-color photographs, this essential visual guide is a must-have for any Disney World vacation. With hundreds of pages of highly detailed information on planning, staying, and surviving a visit to Walt Disney World, The Color Companion by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa takes the Unofficial approach while also showing readers exactly where they'll be staying and what they'll be doing, all in a trim little book that's perfect for tucking into a backpack.
Month by Month with the Mouse. What if you went to Walt Disney World every month for a year, doing it differently each time? That's what Amy Bashor did, and she has the MagicBands (28!) to prove it. In witty fashion, Amy recounts her travels, what worked, what didn't work, and how your next trip can be better than ever by following her hard-earned advice.
Author: Bill Scollon
Publisher: Disney Press
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Walt Disney is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in American history. What child doesn't grow up watching Disney films and reading Disney stories? With Walt Disney: A Biography for Kids, young readers can learn about the man behind the mouse. They'll learn that Walt came from very humble beginnings, growing up on a farm in Marceline, Missouri. The informative and approachable narrative details Walt's service in World War I, his early ambitions to be an animator, and the creation of Mickey Mouse. From there, the story chronicles Walt's major film developments, including Snow White and Bambi, and the genesis of Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Aspiring young animators, Disney fans, and dreamers of all kinds will be inspired by Walt's ambitions and achievements.