Who Was Walt Disney?

Paperback | April 16, 2009

byWhitney StewartIllustratorNancy Harrison

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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.

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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 ...

Whitney Stewart lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.63 × 5.3 × 0.25 inPublished:April 16, 2009Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0448450526

ISBN - 13:9780448450520

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Introduction to Walt Disney A graphical depiction of the rise of Walt Disney from his early years of poverty and struggling to make ends meet to setting up the Walt Disney company with the financial commitment from his brother Roy Disney, the loss of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to a competitor with the fame of Mickey Mouse allowing Walt Disney to make a comeback and his relentless determination to make the world's first successful animations, Disneyland theme parks and the numerous productions such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio and Dumbo the Flying Elephant that continue to delight fans worldwide, both young and old through the ages...
Date published: 2015-08-24