Walt Disney True-Life Adventures Books, 1958 Canadian edition.


Adapted for school use by Jane Werner Watson. Various photographers. Canadian edition, 1958. Walt Disney Productions. The L. W. singer Company, Inc. Distributed in Canada by J. M. Dent & Sons (Canada), Limited.

Nature's Half-Acre
Seal Island
Living Desert
Vanishing Prairie
Bear Country
Beaver Valley

Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures was a pioneering series of nature documentaries produced by Walt Disney Productions between 1948 and 1960. The series began with "Seal Island" in 1948 and included a total of 13 films, both shorts and full-length features, that showcased the beauty and drama of the natural world. These films were groundbreaking for their time, using innovative filming techniques to bring the wonders of nature to the big screen. The series won eight Academy Awards, reflecting its significant impact on both filmmaking and the public's appreciation of wildlife conservation. True-Life Adventures books followed the films, and maintained the same high standards in photography and natural sciences.

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Condition: Near Fine/Very Good. Lacks dust jacket, as issued. Booklets are stamped "Whitney School Library" (Whitney, Ontario, Canada) on inside covers, with no other library markings on the slipcase or books. Tan slipcase with blue decoration: Edges reinformed with masking tape on one side; moderate wear along edges; light sunning along fore edges. Booklet covers and pages are clean, undamaged, and complete.

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