Sunday, March 18, 2012

Disneyland - Little-Known Facts About Well-Known Places (David Hoffman)

Disneyland - Little-Known Facts About Well-Known Places
David Hoffman

Blurb: Did you know?

-When Disneyland opened its gates on July 17, 1955, it had just eighteen rides and attractions. Today there are more than sixty.

-The inspiration for Sleeping Beauty Castle came from Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany.

-Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

-Thought certainly well-known, Mickey Mouse is not the most recognisable character in the world; he ranks third, after Santa Claus and Ronald McDonald.

Disneyland... a magic place of dreams and adventure. In this follow-up to the popular Little-Known Facts about Well-Known Stuff, David Hoffman delves into the stories behind the happiest place on Earth. Little-Known Facts about Well-Known Places goes beyond the obvious to reveal the tidbits that we have yet to discover. Covering every aspect - from the history and personalities to the landscaping and architecture - this collection of offbeat facts and figures, statistics and specifics, is guaranteed to delight a first-time visitor and surprise even the most die-hard fan. Packed with a wealth of revelations, Little-Known Facts about Well-Known Places is a must-have for Mouseketeers, information addicts, curious readers, and armchair travellers of all ages.

ISBN: 9781435104310 (Hardback)
Year: 2008
Publisher: Fall River Press
Pages: 200 (Non-Fiction)


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