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Book of the Mouse Club

Jul 29, 2022

Courtney and Emily continue their Legendary Summer Series with “From Disneyland's Tom Sawyer to Disney Legend: The Adventures of Tom Nabbe” by Tom Nabbe. A Disney 55er, Tom Nabbe was a newspaper boy hired as a young teenager by Walt Disney himself to personify the youthful adventurer, Tom Sawyer, at Disneyland’s...


Jun 29, 2022

Let’s get together yeah yeah yeah…for a Legendary Summer Series! This summer, Courtney and Emily are reading memoirs of Disney Legends. This episode kicks off the summer with “Forever Young” by Hayley Mills. Most known for her performances in Pollyanna(1960) and The Parent Trap (1961), Hayley made six films for...


Jun 3, 2022

Courtney and Emily are joined by Nebraska State Poet, Matt Mason, to discuss his book “At the Corner of Fantasy and Main: Disneyland, Midlife, and Churros.” This book is a rare genre in theme park literature and a must have for every park goer who has ever wanted to recite an ode to Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride or Space...


May 24, 2022

Reach out and find your happily ever after…on Happily Ever Island. Courtney and Emily are joined by Crystal Cestari to discuss her young adult novel, Happily Ever Island, in which best friends, “Disney Adult” Madison and “Disney what?” Lanie, win a full week vacation to Disney’s newest immersive...


May 10, 2022

Walk down the middle of Mainstreet USA and have a corndog with Walt Disney himself! At least you can imagine you are when you read Marcy Carriker Smothers’ books “Eat Like Walt: The Wonderful World of Disney Food” and “Walt’s Disneyland: A Walk in the Park with Walt Disney.” In a follow up to episode #70,...