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    Anyone read these books?

    I found these titles while browsing the Chapters/Indigo website. Has anyone read them - and are they worth buying?

    Inside the Magic Kingdom
    http://dynamic.images.indigo.ca/Stic...ity=85&lang=en

    Be Our Guest - Perfecting the Art of Customer Service
    http://dynamic.images.indigo.ca/Stic...ity=85&lang=en

    The Kingdom Keepers
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    I have The Kingdom Keepers. Have not read it yet but I have heard marvelous things about it. Also the author, Ridley Pearson, co-wrote Peter and the Starcatchers and Peter and the Shadowthieves which were both wonderful books, so I have a good feeling this one will be too.


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    It looks like a good book, thanks for the info.

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    I am almost finished with the book I am reading now so Kingdom Keepers will most likely be next. I will let you know how it is when I start.


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    I've read Kingdom Keepers. It's a pretty cute book. It will make you think twice about riding It's a Small World though!
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    I've read Kingdom Keepers too, it's a very easy book to read. It's a good relaxing read that I loved!
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    I've read the Be Our Guest one, it's pretty much for business people. Gives lots of advice on how to improve your company's customer service.

    Haven't read Kingdom Keepers yet, but I have read Peter and the Starcatchers, which was good.
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    I almost bought Kingdom Keepers at the parks, but thought I could buy it back home with a discount. I didn't see it at Borders, but I am going to look at other places. I have more than enough to read right now anyway. I may not get it until my next trip to Disney World. The back of the book mentioned IASW. Very creepy
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    Quote Originally Posted by disneydame2004 View Post
    I've read the Be Our Guest one, it's pretty much for business people. Gives lots of advice on how to improve your company's customer service.

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    I am actually interested in the business end of it. My boss thinks I am some customer service guru because I worked for Disney. (he says he can hear the smile in my voice when I talk.) I would like to brush up on my Disneyfied customer service though.

    Thanks everyone for your input

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    Be Our Guest and Insid the Magic Kingdom are excellent books. I have read parts of both to use while I work. And like a few other post...Kingdom Keepers is awesome...I know someone that read it
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    I will gladly admit and recomend to anyone who has any love for Disney what-so-ever, that Kingdom Keepers is an excellent book. It kept me on the edge of my seat, not being able to put it down. I absolutely loved it.

    Peter and the Starcatchers is aswell an amazing book, it makes alot of things in Peter Pan make more sense, and give you an idea of where everything is comming from.

    I am also reading an old book that I bought from a guy who is at the diner that I go to everynight, for $6. It's called The Art of Animation, by I believe Bob Thomas, published in 1958. Its an amazing book all about Disney animation, that goes through all of the obsticals and how they got everything to work while they were making the first few animated films. They even had things from Lady and the Tramp in there, which I thought was very cool. If anyone has heard about that book, let me know, I'd like to hear what other people think about it. Its difficult to find I'd immagine, and probably worth quite a bit, but like I said, anyone who knows of that book, let me know. And if anyone can find it anywhere, my recomendation is to get it immediatly, before the chance passes you by. Its such an amazing book, it rarely leaves my side

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    I know this is bumping a pretty old thread, but thought some would like to know that I've found The Kingdom Keepers on Barnes & Noble online for only $4.98!

    I hope this information is useful to somebody and worth the bump

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    Quote Originally Posted by PsychoTyco244 View Post

    I am also reading an old book that I bought from a guy who is at the diner that I go to everynight, for $6. It's called The Art of Animation, by I believe Bob Thomas, published in 1958. Its an amazing book all about Disney animation, that goes through all of the obsticals and how they got everything to work while they were making the first few animated films. They even had things from Lady and the Tramp in there, which I thought was very cool. If anyone has heard about that book, let me know, I'd like to hear what other people think about it. Its difficult to find I'd immagine, and probably worth quite a bit, but like I said, anyone who knows of that book, let me know. And if anyone can find it anywhere, my recomendation is to get it immediatly, before the chance passes you by. Its such an amazing book, it rarely leaves my side
    Well, I have a book by the same name and author however it goes up to the production of Hercules. It has a holographic cover-i think that's the term for it-you know where you tip the book and the image changes. It has Mickey in the centre and the 4 corners of the cover each have a little animation from Hercules. It has detail about each film in it and screenshots and the actual cell images.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Neverland View Post
    Well, I have a book by the same name and author however it goes up to the production of Hercules. It has a holographic cover-i think that's the term for it-you know where you tip the book and the image changes. It has Mickey in the centre and the 4 corners of the cover each have a little animation from Hercules. It has detail about each film in it and screenshots and the actual cell images.
    The 1958 version is different than the ones put out in the last 20 years or so.

    The 1958 is a rare collector's item. Hold on to it!
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