Disney A to Z: the updated official encyclopedia

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Hyperion, Aug 20, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 633 pages
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Disney fans' enthusiasm made the first edition of Disney A to Z an instant success. Now an updated version crams in the latest additions to the Disney universe! This captivating guide digs up everything there is to know about Disney -- with more than 6,500 entries and hundreds of photographs, including all the Disney television shows, films, series, and specials; all the Disney attractions; every Mouseketeer, all the primary actors, and all the key Disney company personnel; songs, lyricists, and composers; and everything else that has made Disney a cultural institution. Just a few of the fascinating subjects covered include:
-- Castaway Cay: an uninhabited island in the Bahamas used as a recreational stopover for Disney Cruise Line ships.
-- Club Disney: a new concept in Disney-themed entertainment which opened in February 1997 in Thousand Oaks, California, and features a play experience for children aged four to ten.
-- Hercules: Disney's 35th animated feature, from John Musker and Ron Clements, the directors of The Little Mermaid and Aladdin.
-- ABC shows: including Soul Man, a comedy series starring Dan Akroyd.

Disney A to Z is a must-have for all Disney devotees, pop culture buffs, and film and animation lovers.

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In the vast world of Disney, things change every day. Smith, founder (in 1970) and director of the Walt Disney Archives, created his first compendium (Disney A-Z: The Official Encyclopedia, LJ 11/15 ... Read full review

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My go-to reference for all things Disney, years before Wikipedia and all the other sources of information now available to us via the internet even existed. I used to sit up in my room for hours just reading selections from this book. Read full review

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David Smith is Economics Editor of the Sunday Times and a contributing editor to Management Today. He is author of The Rise and Fall of Monetarism, North and South and From Boom to Bust (1992, 2nd edn 1993. Penguin)

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