Disney at Home: Five Disney eBooks to Read from Home


It can be quite difficult to figure out what to do with your spare time.

If you’re just looking for something to take all the stress out of your life, why not read a book online, whether it’s on your laptop or on a Nook.

And if you hate to read, but love to listen, you can try an audiobook!

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But what makes it even better is if the book is Disney related! Here are some book suggestions to immerse you in the magical world of Disney.

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DisneyWar by James B. Stewart

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DisneyWars tells the story of a scandal that led The Walt Disney Company to Civil War and the downfall of former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

This ebook gives the public access to thousands of pages of unpublished letters, memos, transcripts and documents from Eisner, Roy Disney [Walt Disney’s nephew], current and former Disney executives.

A story that could just as easily have been part of a Disney movie, full of sudden twists and turns, living, larger-than-life characters, and an exciting climax. Except that everything is true.

Available for Kindle and as an audiobook.

A Mouse Divided: How Ub Iwerks Became Forgotten & Walt Disney Became Jeff Ryan’s Uncle Walt

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The story of two friends turned rivals, Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, who invented Mickey Mouse, and how success tore it apart. It’s a story of betrayal, love, war, money, power, tragedy, intrigue, humor, despair and hope, which will make you love and hate both underdogs.

Available for Kindle and as an audiobook.

Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination by Neal Gabler

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Neal Gabler’s book is the result of seven years of research into the life of Walt Disney. From childhood to creation and The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination tells the reader how, despite global success, Disney struggles with financial problems, suffered a mental breakdown, and at times retreated into isolation. Disney has shown the world how a wish can come true.

Gabler is the first writer to have full access to the Disney Archives, giving this book full access to the story of the man behind the mouse.

Available for Kindle and as an audiobook.

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years As CEO of The Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger

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Memoirs of Robert Iger, Disney Executive Chairman and CEO for 15 years. In 2005, Iger intervened during one of The Walt Disney Company’s most difficult times.

In The ride of a lifetime, Robert Iger shares the lessons he learned running Disney and explores the Principles of Leadership: Optimism, Courage, Decision and Fairness.

Available for Kindle and as an audiobook.

Magic Journey: My Fantastical Walt Disney Imagineering Career by Kevin P. Rafferty

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The story of Kevin P. Rafferty’s forty-year career – starting in the dining room at the Plaza Inn at Disneyland to overseeing and creating some of the Disney park attractions like Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks, Cars Land, Toy Story Mania, Test Track, Tower of Terror, MuppetVision and many more.

This ebook tells the story of how a young man – who was studying to be a priest – became a fantasy.

Available for Kindle

Here are some other books that you might also be interested in:

  • The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2020
  • Be Our Guest: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service
  • Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies From A Disney Life
  • The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation
  • Walt Disney Mickey Mouse – The Ultimate Story
  • Walt Disney World Extra Secret Stories: Extra Things You Never Knew
  • One Day at Disney: Meet the People Who Do Magic Across the World
  • Clean Up the Kingdom: Insider Tales to Keep Walt’s Dream Spotless
  • Hidden Mickeys: A Field Guide to Walt Disney World’s Best Kept Secrets
  • How To Be Like Walt: Capture The Disney Magic Every Day Of Your Life
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  • The art of Disney costumes: heroes, villains and the spaces between
  • Travel with Figment on the road in search of Disney dreams
  • The Disneyland Railroad: A Complete Story in Words and Pictures

So what ebooks are you interested in reading? Have you ever read any of them? Let us know in the comments below.