If you’re a Disney World fan, you’re probably always on the lookout for new ways to experience and learn more about the world’s most magical theme park.
Whether you’re planning your first visit or you’re a seasoned park-goer, reading about Disney World can help you discover new secrets, hidden treasures, and gain an appreciation for the history and magic of this famous resort.
In this ultimate list, I’ll introduce you to 22 of the best Disney World books that are sure to inspire your next trip, tonight’s dinner, and more.
This book is the perfect read for anyone who wants to delve into the history of Disney World. It's filled with stories, anecdotes, and behind-the-scenes facts that help capture the essence of this magical place.
This book is an incredible tribute to Walt Disney World, detailing the park's most iconic rides, landmarks, and attractions throughout the years. It's a beautifully illustrated book that will make a cherished addition to any true Disney fan's book collection.
If you're a foodie, you'll love this cookbook that includes recipes inspired by some of Disney World's most iconic restaurants and snacks. Not only does the book include the recipes, but it also includes the stories and history behind each dish.
This book is the perfect companion for any Disney-loving adult looking to add a little pizzazz to their park experience. Schmidt's witty writing style will have you laughing out loud as you learn about all the best watering holes and libations the parks have to offer. Bonus points: impress your friends with your newfound knowledge of Disney booze trivia.
Even if you're a seasoned AK vet, this book will have you saying "I never knew that" more times than you can count. Plus, with insider stories, rare photos, and a wry sense of humor, Schmidt's writing will have you laughing, gasping, and possibly even shedding a tear or two.
If you are a Star Wars fan, this book is a must-read. It includes a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the Galaxy’s Edge park expansion, including sketches, illustrations, and interviews with the Imagineers who brought the park to life.
This children's book is a fun read for kids and adults alike. It tells the story of Mickey and his adventures throughout Disney World's theme parks, providing an entertaining way to learn more about the park's iconic attractions.
This book explores the history of the Disney Monorail, a beloved mode of transportation throughout the park. The book includes vintage photographs and stories behind the construction and development of the monorail system.
This book is a treasure trove of information for park-goers interested in finding Disney's hidden treasures. It's filled with stories about the park's hidden Mickeys, secret rooms, and rare Easter eggs.
This book is an essential guide for anyone looking to make the most of their Disney World vacation. It includes hundreds of tips and tricks for saving money, avoiding crowds, and experiencing all the best attractions.
This book is a fun and entertaining guide that explores the park's most hidden secrets and treasures. It's filled with interesting facts, anecdotes, and stories that will inspire you to explore the park like never before.
Take a spook-tacular journey through the history of one of Disney's most iconic attractions, from its beginnings at Disneyland to its presence at Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris. So put on your brave face, grab a copy of this bewitching book, and get ready to learn more about the history behind "a ghostly retreat for all to see."
If you're looking for a book that has all the holiday cheer of a Christmas carol and the spooky thrills of a Halloween haunt, then this book is for you! It is a true delight for those of us who just can't get enough of the festive fun that Disney brings to the table.
This book is like your own personal genie, granting your wishes of experiencing magical moments at Disney destinations around the world. From thrill-seeking rides to princess makeovers, this book covers it all.
This bad boy is not your average penny holder. It's got multiple covers available, including some kick-butt designs from Marvel. So if you're a collector, and you want to show off your coins in style, then this is the book for you.
For kids (and adults) who love collecting autographs from their favorite Disney characters, this Stitch-themed autograph book is a must-have. It includes a pen and plenty of space for autographs and messages from your favorite characters.
What are your favorite Disney World books?
These 22 books are just a small sampling of the incredible literature available to Disney World fans everywhere.
Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or a hardcore fan, there’s an item here that will speak to your interests and help deepen your appreciation for the magic of Disney World.
So why not curl up with a good one and escape into the wonderful world of Disney today?
About the author
Meg Frost is the creator of The Park Pixie, where she covers Disney World, Disney+, and Disney fandom.
She holds an M.A. in Journalism from Northeastern University and B.S. in Communication & American Studies from University of Miami.