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Disney Books Discuss Best Imagineer books? in the Disney Movies, Music, TV, Theater & Books forums; Ok, lately, I've been getting into Imagineering books. I only have the Imagineering Field Guide to MK though. So, what are you suggestions on best Imagineering books?...
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    Best Imagineer books?

    Ok, lately, I've been getting into Imagineering books. I only have the Imagineering Field Guide to MK though.

    So, what are you suggestions on best Imagineering books?
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    Designing Disney by John Hench
    The Imagineering Field Guide to Epcot
    Walt Disney Imagineering by the Imagineers
    The Imagineering Way also by the Imagineers
    just to name a few
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    The Haunted Mansion: From the Magic Kingdom to the Movies written by imagineer Jason Surrell

    That is only if you are a fan of the Haunted Mansion.
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    Jason Surrell's Pirates of the Caribbean book is great too
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    hey Freak 91, I have the Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at making the Magic Real. AN AWESOME BOOK!! It has great photos of early sketchboards and drawings of existing attractions in their planning phases. Very interesting! I've read it three or four times, and each time I find something new.

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    I also have the book by John Hench, and it it very interesting as well. I also have a taste for Imagineering, and it is soooo cool how they come up with all these ideas.

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    Definitely "Walt Disney Imagineering". If you get no other book, get that one. IT IS AMAZING!!!!
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    The Imagineering Way
    Epcot An Imagineers-Eye View
    Magic Kingdom An Imagineers-Eye View
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    I just picked up the Disney Mountains by Jason Surrell, good stuff

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    Jason Surrell's HM book just came out in paperback and I just picked it up with his Mountains book. They are terrific, and in paperback, quite cheap. I got them at Amazon for around $13 each. Not as cool as the hardcover edition, but the info is great. And if you're a fan of Marc Davis and Claude Cotes you will love all of the illustrations in this book.
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    The new book by Jeff Kurtti has been released: Disney's Imagineering Legends and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park. It has biographies of the Imagineers who worked with Walt and created Disneyland. I've just started reading it, so look for a full review to be in the articles section in a few weeks.

    Here's the Amazon link: Amazon.com: Walt Disney's Legends of Imagineering and the Genesis of the Disney Theme Park: Jeff Kurtti, Bruce Gordon: Books
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    I read the Imagineering Field Guides!!! There awesome and contain lots of cool stuff about the parks
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    If you want something a little more "arty", try the Art of Disneyland. It is full of stunning concept artwork.


    I reviewed the book:
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