Disneyland Detective: An Independent Guide
to Discovering Disney’s Legend, Lore, & Magic
This enthusiastic investigation of Disneyland’s hidden treasures leads both first-time visitors and aficionados through the legendary theme park while pointing out tiny surprises around each turn. Helpfully organized as a reading tour, this guidebook features the whereabouts of many of Disneyland’s secrets, including the locations of several “Hidden Mickeys,” and original movie props that appear around the park. Also included are original illustrations, trivia, and an exploration of Disneyland’s history, which notes the subtle tributes Walt Disney placed throughout the grounds honoring the people who made the park possible. Also included are fascinating facts about Disneyland and American history that will interest teachers and tour guides as well as the 13.9 million guests who visit Disneyland every year.
Listen as author Kendra Trahan discusses the book.
About the Author
Kendra Trahan traveled across the country to interview many of the surviving Imagineers from Walt Disney’s era. She volunteers as a docent for the Carolwood Pacific Historical Society, which is sponsored by the Walt Disney Family Foundation. She lives in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.