"Informative and delightful
wonderful personal observations
Maltin has presented a history both readable and captivating."
The Hollywood Reporter
an excellent book."
New York Times Book Review
"The most complete history of animation available."
Los Angeles Times
"Maltin is an impressive archivist and a lively chronicler."
This was a very well detailed guide to the history of animation. I just wish it were a little more up to date, however, as it only stretches out to the late 1980s; just before... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Peter Vogel
Boring as hell class and so much info to process in this book. But very little about 1960-present. And what about captian planet?Published 8 months ago by Sydni Hutchinson
I needed this for my history of film class, otherwise I wouldn't have purchased it. It could use more color pictures and it only goes up to the 80s which is really sad. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Summer Brooker
Love this book. A little worn around bottom corner but nothing a little tape couldn't fix. It's a great read and I got this for college it came within the first week of school.Published 18 months ago by Akira
It's an awesome book and I'm learning so much! I had to get it for a class but I'll probably keep it forever.Published 18 months ago by kdrayer
It delivered so fast than I was expected! The book seems like it is a new book in a condition, I am so excited to have this book for history of animation class. Read morePublished on August 28, 2013 by Hyeon-I Son
Of Mice and Magic is the one that started it all for me. Along with Disney Animation: The Illusion of Life, "Magic" opened my eyes to the history and the craft of a truly great... Read morePublished on June 7, 2013 by P. Neuhaus
People have been recommending this book for me forever, but I just got around to reading it. I've read numerous animation histories, but this one is unique. Why? Read morePublished on May 1, 2013 by Gord Wilson