Easy-to-read, compelling text paired with color photos introduces young readers to the remarkable life of Walt Disney. Readers will learn about Disney's childhood, education, and career as a groundbreaking animator and entrepreneur. Disney's early interest and talent as an artist and cartoonist are discussed, including his work in advertising and the formation of Walt Disney Company. Also included are Disney's famous animated movies and characters, such as Mickey Mouse, as well as the making of Disneyland and Disney World. Disney's marriage to Lilly Bounds and their daughters, Diane and Sharon, are also covered. Features include maps, a timeline, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.