“A Portrait of Walt Disney World” and Other Books Will Celebrate 50th Anniversary

It’s been an exciting morning with several big announcements coming from Walt Disney World for its upcoming 50th anniversary this October. Adding to the list is a new set of Disney books coming later this year to celebrate the anniversary as well. Take a look below at what will be releasing.

A Portrait of Walt Disney World: 50 Years of The Most Magical Place on Earth


This expansive, must-have coffee table book paints a robust portrait of the Walt Disney World Resort across 50 magical years, through diverse and vibrant voices. Disney fans will love the mostly unseen Disney theme park concept art and photographs in this beautiful and nostalgic collection. Written by Kevin Kern, Tim O’Day and Steven Vagnini, fans can bring home this treasure trove of Walt Disney World Resort history beginning September 28th, available for pre-order here.

Delicious Disney: Walt Disney World


Attention, foodies! Bring home the magic (and food) of Walt Disney World with the newest title in the Delicious Disney lineup! With beautiful photos and behind-the-scenes anecdotes told by authors Marcy Carriker Smothers and Pam Brandon, this cookbook-meets-coffee-table-book enchants with more than sixty recipes ranging from appetizers to desserts, main courses and libations. Disney foodie fans will love this collection of stories and recipes that goes all the way back to opening day in 1971, to current favorites from around the resort. This book will be exclusively available at Walt Disney World Resort and shopDisney beginning September 28th.

Art of Coloring: Walt Disney World: 100 Images to Inspire Creativity from The Most Magical Place on Earth


You’re never too old to experience the joy of coloring, right? Well, for the creative spirit, this brand new adult coloring book is ideal for taking pencil to paper and adding your own brand of color and style. Get your colored pencils ready! This book will be exclusively available at Walt Disney World Resort and shopDisney beginning September 28th.

Birnbaum’s 2022 Walt Disney World: The Official Vacation Guide


Walt Disney World will always be growing and evolving, just as Walt intended it. To keep up to date, you can trust Birnbaum as your 2021-2022 guide for insider tips on how to see and do it all! Get the scoop on what’s new for the 50th Anniversary, including insider updates on new attractions, resorts, and more. Available wherever books are sold beginning September 21st.

Birnbaum’s 2022 Walt Disney World for Kids: The Official Guide


Kids think they are the experts on all things Disney… and they might just be right! In this book, real kids give honest advice for the most awesome Walt Disney World Resort vacation possible, including insider tips for young readers, must-do attraction and dining recommendations, and a hunt for dozens of Hidden Mickeys throughout the theme parks! Available wherever books are sold beginning September 21st.

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