Birnbaum s 2017 Walt Disney World

Author: Birnbaum Guides
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 1484737776
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Travel

As Walt Disney World continues to grow and evolve, trust Birnbaum to guide you through it all. -- Disney's Animal Kingdom is completing its 14-acre growth spurt-the largest expansion in Walt Disney World theme park history. Turn to Birnbaum for details on all the latest additions to this park's immersive celebration of nature. Among them: • Pandora-The World of AVATAR, set to open in 2017, invites guests to a land themed to the blockbuster film AVATAR. The 2017 edition of Birnbaum's Official Guide to Walt Disney World explores this escapist realm that includes a glowing forest, floating mountains, flying Banshees, and a bona fide "E-Ticket" attraction: AVATAR Flight of Passage. • Sunset Safaris: A new nighttime adventure takes over the popular Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction. Birnbaum offers insight on how to make the most of an evening visit to Animal Kingdom and experience the magically extended orange glow of the setting sun. • Animal Kingdom now offers its own version of a Disney park "kiss good night" with the brand-new after-dark extravaganza known as Rivers of Light. Birnbaum sheds light on this combination of live performances, water screens, swirling animal images, and floating lanterns-taking place on and around the Discovery River. -- The Force continues to gain strength at Walt Disney World. In addition to a sneak-peek at Star Wars Land, currently under construction at Disney's Hollywood-themed park, Birnbaum gives the low-down on all the current fun, courtesy of Darth Vader and company. • Fireworks have blasted back into the Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Birnbaum explains where and when to view the seasonally presented Star Wars-themed pyrotechnic display. • Do your youngsters fancy themselves proud Padawans? We can direct them to the all-new Jedi Training Company, where they can learn to harness the Force, wield a light saber, and fight the Dark Side. -- What's it like to be a toy in Andy's backyard? WDW guests will find out soon - Toy Story Land is on its way! Birnbaum offers a first look at what to expect when this new 11-acre play land is complete. -- Put on your dancing shoes - Club Disney is a lively new dance party where the "walls come alive with classic Disney animation." We'll tell you where to find it! -- Get the scoop on new and newly-enhanced theme park shows and attractions, including Epcot's beloved Soarin', recently re-imagined and now known as Soarin' Around the World, plus Frozen Ever After, the wildly popular new family-friendly dark ride that transports guests to Elsa's Ice Palace and other Arendelle must-sees. -- Speaking of Anna and Elsa, we'll tell you the best way to meet them and even belt out "Let It Go" and other Frozen favorites with the revered royal duo. -- Disney Cruise Line weighs anchor a mere 50 miles from Walt Disney World, making a surf-and-turf vacation a tempting possibility for many a Disney guest. A special Birnbaum "bonus" chapter guides guests from possibility to reality, laying out all the details for pairing a Disney Cruise with a visit to Walt Disney World.

Birnbaum s 2017 Walt Disney World For Kids

Author: Birnbaum Guides
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 1484737784
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In the 2017 edition of Birnbaum's Walt Disney World for Kids, we'll tell young readers how to: -- Join the vacation-planning fun, with kid-friendly descriptions of all the theme park shows and attractions, including maps, photos, colorful illustrations, and more. -- Experience a whole new land at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park: Pandora-The World of AVATAR, featuring a thrilling attraction called AVATAR Flight of Passage. In it, guests of all ages fly on a Banshee over a vast alien world. -- Discover new theme park offerings-including Epcot's interactive sing-along with Frozen's Anna and Elsa and a high-flying new attraction called Soarin' Around the World; plus Animal Kingdom park's new spectacular called Rivers of Light. The nighttime show features live performances, floating lanterns, and swirling animal images on giant screens of water! -- Awaken the Force at Walt Disney World! Disney's Hollywood Studios is getting a new name and has a brand-new Star Wars seasonal event: Seasons of the Force. It offers kid-pleasing shows and entertainment-including a fireworks extravaganza with a Star Wars theme. The park also boasts a revised Star Tours -The Adventures Continue attraction (which incorporates characters from the blockbuster film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and a re-imagined Jedi Training Academy that introduces a new villain from the Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels. -- See which attractions belong on many kid's "must-see" list." -- Meet favorite Disney characters and collect autographs from Mickey, Minnie, Anna, Elsa, Goofy and the gang-there are special autograph pages at the back of the book! -- Get advice from young Disney experts-kids like you. The book is filled with kid-written tips and attraction reviews. -- Hunt for dozens of Hidden Mickeys spread through all four Walt Disney World theme parks. -- Preserve magical memories in a special scrapbook section.

Birnbaum s 2018 Walt Disney World

Author: Birnbaum Guides
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 1484773780
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Travel

As Walt Disney World continues to grow and evolve, trust Birnbaum as your guide! The 2018 edition delves into detailed descriptions of all attractions, resorts, and eateries; offers money-saving coupons and strategies to maximize your vacation budget; and includes a peek into what's new: -Happy 20th birthday, Disney's Animal Kingdom: read about the debut of the theme park's newest land, Pandora-World of AVATAR; a schedule of extended-hour nights featuring Sunset Safaris, Tree of Life "awakenings," and the water-based extravaganza "The Rivers of Light"; booking a table at Tiffins, a new eatery that has garnered rave reviews, or snagging a seat at the adjacent Nomad Lounge. -The Force grows stronger at Disney's Hollywood Studios every day: read about the ongoing construction of the highly anticipated Star Wars Land; Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, a vibrant and dramatic pyrotechnic evening fireworks display; and Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple. -What's it like to be a toy in Andy's backyard? You'll soon find out at Disney's Hollywood Studios brand-new area known as Toy Story Land! Birnbaum offers a first-look at the new Slinky Dog Coaster and what else to expect when this 11-acre play land is complete. -Make way for the Muppets! In addition to their growing presence at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Kermit and company now offer Muppet-ational moments in the Magic Kingdom park. Birnbaum sheds light on where and when to catch their hysterical-and historical-antics. -Epcot's newly-expanded International Food and Wine Festival. Cheers! -Typhoon Lagoon's newest water park attraction: Miss Fortune Falls, a water-raft ride is for the whole family! -Disney Cruise Line weighs anchor a mere 50 miles from Walt Disney World, making a surf-and-turf vacation a tempting possibility for many a Disney guest. A special Birnbaum "bonus" chapter guides guests from possibility to reality, laying out all the details for pairing a Disney Cruise with a visit to Walt Disney World.

Birnbaum s 2018 Walt Disney World For Kids

Author: Birnbaum Guides
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 1484773799
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In the 2018 edition, we'll tell young readers how to: -Join the vacation-planning fun, with kid-friendly descriptions of all the theme park shows and attractions, including maps, photos, colorful illustrations, and more. -Mingle with the Muppets in the Magic Kingdom's Liberty Square! Kermit and company present historic tales there every day. This park also has a new musical show at Cinderella Castle: Mickey's Friendship Faire! -Experience Pandora-The World of AVATAR, the brand-new land at Disney's Animal Kingdom's. It features a magical boat ride and a thrilling attraction called AVATAR Flight of Passage. In it, guests of all ages fly on a Banshee over an alien world. -Discover new theme park offerings-including Epcot's Colortopia, Soarin' Around the World, and Frozen Ever After; Disney's Animal Kingdom's new spectacular called Rivers of Light, a nighttime show with live performances, floating lanterns, and swirling animal images on giant screens of water! -Meet favorite Disney characters and collect autographs from Mickey, Minnie, Anna, Elsa, Joy, Sadness, Goofy, and the gang-there are special autograph pages at the back of the book! -Get advice from young Disney experts-kids like you. The book is filled with kid-written tips and attraction reviews. -Hunt for dozens of Hidden Mickeys spread through all four Walt Disney World theme parks. -Preserve magical memories in a special scrapbook section.

Birnbaum s 2017 Disneyland Resort

Author: Birnbaum Guides
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 1484737768
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Travel

As Disneyland Resort continues to grow and evolve, trust Birnbaum to guide you through it all.--The Force is strong at Disneyland Resort-and it is getting even more powerful! In addition to a sneak-peek at the 14-acre Star Wars Land, currently under construction at Disneyland park, Birnbaum gives the low-down on all the current fun, courtesy of Darth Vader and company. Among the highlights: • Fittingly located in Tomorrowland, Disneyland's new Star Wars-themed seasonal event known as Seasons of the Force. Guests can rely on Birnbaum for the skinny on this multifaceted Star Wars celebration, including special entertainment, themed snack spots, and more. • Do your youngsters fancy themselves young Padawans? We can direct them to the all-new Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple where they can learn to wield a light saber and fight the Dark Side. The experience includes new characters and a new villain from Star Wars Rebels. • The adventures continue to grow at Disneyland's Star Tours! The attraction now features a new scene inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Birnbaum helps guests zero in on the optimum times to visit-and how to snag a Fastpass assignment-for this ever-popular Tomorrowland crowd-pleaser.-- We'll tell you all about the new experiences to look for at Disney California Adventure park, too. Adventurous additions include: • A brand-new ride has rolled into Cars Land-Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters. Birnbaum explains how guests can join the fun and celebrate Radiator Springs Race Day alongside Luigi and his colorful, four-wheeled cousins. • Soarin' Over California is one of the most popular Disney attractions (and a DCA original) of all time. And now a re-imagined version of this beloved attraction is soaring even higher than ever before. Learn all about the new-and-improved Soarin' Across the World in Birnbaum's Official Guide to Disneyland 2017. • It's gotten chilly over at the Hyperion Theatre, as the curtain recently went up on a brand-new musical show based on the hit film Frozen. We offer advice on how to beat the crowds and get the best seats for this house-packing production.-- A visit to Disneyland Resort isn't complete without meeting The Mouse and his pals! We'll give updated information on where and when to find the Big Cheese and the ever-growing cast of Disney characters and enjoy a meal alongside beloved Disney friends.-- Ready, set, RUN! It seems the Disneyland Marathon and other special running events get more popular each year. Birnbaum covers the fast-growing phenomenon.-- Money-saving coupons, exclusive to Birnbaum, can help readers stretch their dollars at the Disneyland Resort.

Dolphin Dreams Ein einzigartiger Sommer

Author: Catherine Hapka
Publisher: Loewe Verlag
ISBN: 9783732011230
Release Date: 2017-07-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Ein kurzer Blick in seine sanften Augen genügt und Annie ist sich sicher, dass Ocean bis in ihr Herz sehen kann. Eine ganz besondere Freundschaft zwischen einem Mädchen und einem Delfin steht im Mittelpunkt dieses einzigartigen Kinderromans ab 10 Jahren. Eine wundervoll erzählte Geschichte über den großen Traum, einen Delfin als besten Freund zu haben, eingebettet in ein einmaliges Sommer-Setting. Sonne und Meer vermitteln ein Gefühl von Urlaub und runden die Geschichte zu einem ganz besonderen Lesevergnügen ab! Ab dem Moment, als sie den Delfin aus einer Angelschnur befreit, verbindet die beiden eine ganz besondere Freundschaft. Ocean fasst Vertrauen zu Annie und besucht sie danach immer öfter in der Bucht in der Nähe ihres Hauses. Die beiden schwimmen gemeinsam im Meer und üben sogar den ein oder anderen Trick.Als Annie bei einem Sturm mit ihrem Boot kentert, wird Ocean schließlich zu ihrer einzigen Hoffnung, den meterhohen Wellen zu entkommen ...

Artemis Fowl Der Comic

Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag
ISBN: 9783551776600
Release Date: 2008-09
Genre: Humor

Artemis Fowl ist das jüngste Mitglied einer alten irischen Verbrecherdynastie und ein kriminelles Genie. Mit gerade einmal 12 Jahren ersinnt er einen Plan, um den Elfen etwas von ihrem Gold zu rauben. Er braucht es für die Suche nach seinem verschollenen Vater, der einst die Familiengeschäfte leitete. Ihm zur Seite steht sein treuer Leibwächter Domovoi Butler, mit dem zusammen Artemis die Polizeielfe Holly Short entführt, um ein stattliches Lösegeld einzufordern. Doch es dauert nicht lang, da hat der clevere Kriminelle auch schon die gesamte ZUP, die Zentrale Untergrund-Polizei, am Hals. Dieser Comic beruht auf dem ersten Band der berühmten Buchreihe "Artemis Fowl" von Eoin Colfer. Der Autor selbst hat an dieser Adaption mitgearbeitet.

Birnbaum s 2018 Disneyland Resort

Author: Birnbaum Guides
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 1484773772
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Travel

As the Disneyland Resort continues to grow and evolve, trust Birnbaum as your guide! The 2018 edition delves into detailed descriptions of all attractions, resorts, and eateries; offers money-saving coupons and strategies to maximize your vacation budget; and includes a peek into what's new: -The Force is strong at Disneyland Resort-and it is getting even more powerful! In addition to a look at the 14-acre Star Wars Land, currently under construction at Disneyland park, Birnbaum gives the low-down on all the current fun, courtesy of Darth Vader and company. -The rivers are flowing again! Beloved Disneyland attractions on and around The Rivers of America have reopened. (They were temporarily shuttered while Imagineers worked on areas of the upcoming Star Wars Land). The fun zones include Tom Sawer Island, the Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, The Disneyland Railroad, and the beloved nighttime extravaganza, Fantasmic! -We'll tell you all about the new experiences to look for at Disney California Adventure park, too: a thrilling new ride has debuted in Hollywood Land: Guardians of the Galaxy-Mission BREAKOUT!; a re-imagined version of this beloved attraction: Soarin' Around the World; and a brand-new musical show based on the hit film Frozen at the Hyperion Theatre. -A visit to Disneyland Resort isn't complete without meeting The Mouse and his pals. We'll give updated information on where and when to find the Big Cheese and the ever-growing cast of Disney characters; and how to enjoy a meal alongside beloved Disney friends. -Birnbaum's Official Guide to Disneyland is crammed with more Hot Tips and full-color photos than ever before. -Ready, set, run! It seems the Disneyland Marathon and other special running events get more popular each year. Birnbaum covers the fast-growing phenomenon.

Lonely Planet Reisef hrer USA

Author:
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 9783829723367
Release Date: 2014-06-20
Genre: Travel

Mit dem Lonely Planet USA auf eigene Faust durch das Land der unbegenzten Möglichkeiten! Etliche Monate Recherche stecken im Kultreiseführer für Individualreisende. Auf nahezu 1400 Seiten geben die Autoren sachkundige Hintergrundinfos zum Reiseland, liefern Tipps und Infos für die Planung der Reise, beschreiben alle interessanten Sehenswürdigkeiten mit aktuellen Öffnungszeiten und Preisen und präsentieren ihre persönlichen Entdeckungen und Tipps. Auch Globetrotter, die abseits der ausgetretenen Touristenpfade unterwegs sein möchten, kommen auf ihre Kosten. Wie wäre es beispielsweise mit Musik im Freien? Der Red Rocks Park hat ein Amphitheater mit 9000 Sitzplätzen, das dramatisch eingebettet zwischen 120m hohen Buntsandsteinfelsen liegt. Die Akkustik ist einfach fantastisch, weshalb viele Künstler hier ihre Livealben aufnehmen. Oder lieber Kajakfahren? Der von steil aufragenden Felswänden umgebene Tracy- Arm-Fjord in Alaska ist von Eisbergen gesäumt und ein bezauberndes Ziel für einen ausgedehnte Paddelausflug. Wo unterwegs übernachten und essen? Für jeden größeren Ort gibt es eine Auswahl an Unterkünften und Restaurants für jeden Geschmack und Geldbeutel. Abgerundet wird der Guide durch Übersichts- und Detailkarten, einem Farbkapitel zu den 25 Top-Highlights, Special: Die Nationalparks der USA, Reiserouten, fundierte Hintergrundinformationen sowie Glossar und - damit Sie gut verständlich ankommen - einem Sprachführer. Der Lonely-Planet-Reiseführer USA ist ehrlich, praktisch, witzig geschrieben und liefert inspirierende Eindrücke und Erfahrungen.

In die Wildnis

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 9783492957779
Release Date: 2013-02-18
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Im August 1992 wurde die Leiche von Chris McCandless im Eis von Alaska gefunden. Wer war dieser junge Mann, und was hatte ihn in die gottverlassene Wildnis getrieben? Jon Krakauer hat sein Leben erforscht, seine Reise in den Tod rekonstruiert und ein traurig-schönes Buch geschrieben über die Sehnsucht, die diesen Mann veranlasste, sämtliche Besitztümer und Errungenschaften der Zivilisation hinter sich zu lassen, um tief in die wilde und einsame Schönheit der Natur einzutauchen.– Verfilmt von Sean Penn mit Emile Hirsch.

Picknick mit B ren

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641079239
Release Date: 2011-12-23
Genre: Fiction

Bill Bryson will es seinen gehfaulen Landsleuten zeigen: Gemeinsam mit seinem Freund Katz, der aufgrund gewaltiger Leibesfülle und einer festverwurzelten Leidenschaft für Schokoriegel nicht gerade die besten Voraussetzungen dafür mitbringt, will er den längsten Fußweg der Welt, den "Appalachian Trail", bezwingen. Eine abenteuerliche Reise quer durch zwölf Bundesstaaten der USA beginnt... Ein Reisebericht der etwas anderen Art - humorvoll, selbstironisch und mit einem scharfen Blick für die Marotten von Menschen und Bären!