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Book of the Mouse Club

Jan 18, 2023

Courtney and Emily are joined by journalist, podcaster, and now author, Michael Lyons, to discuss his book “Drawn to Greatness: Disney’s Animation Renaissance”. The Disney Renaissance contains several film favorites including The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and the Lion King. In this discussion...


Dec 9, 2022

It’s the last show of 2022! Courtney and Emily discuss Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest release, Strange World, with the book The Art of Disney Strange World by Juan Pablo Reyes Lancaster Jones and Kalikolehua Hurley. The concept art and design commentary provides a deeper look into the film’s design and...


Nov 22, 2022

Ghouls and ghosts of every age wouldn’t you like to see something strange? Come with Courtney and Emily and you will meet Sally Skellington the Pumpkin Queen of Halloween. In the episode, your hosts discuss the Disney Press fiction release “Long Live the Pumpkin Queen” by Shea Ernshaw. The story begins right where...


Nov 2, 2022

Magic mirror on the wall, summon Ridley Pearson to the Book of the Mouse Club we call! The much awaited interview with the award-winning author of suspense and young adult adventure novels is finally here. Courtney and Emily are joined by Ridley to discuss his new book “Cautionary Tales: A Collection of Scary Stories...


Oct 18, 2022

Courtney and Emily are excited to welcome author and Disney historian, Marcy Carriker Smothers, back to the podcast to discuss her new book “100 Disney Adventures of a Lifetime: Magical Experiences from Around the World.” In this first collaboration between Disney Editions and National Geographic, readers will find...