Hidden Mickey Book

Discussion in 'Disneyland (California)' started by cutedisneygirly, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. cutedisneygirly

    cutedisneygirly DIS Veteran

    May 3, 2007
    DH and I were considering getting a Hidden Mickey book for our trip coming up in less than a week. We wanted to do something a little different on this trip. Any suggestions on a good book?
  2. skiingfast

    skiingfast <font color=teal>Has had no bacon<br><font color=b

    Mar 12, 2010
    I had heard of the Hidden Mickey field guides to DL and WDW maybe several years ago. On my last trip to DL in 09 i don't think I saw anyone with them, but ealier this year in WDW I saw maybe 20-25 people with them. I'll tell you about the book.


    It is narrow but tall so it can fit in a back pocket. It has a map of the locations in DL, DCA. It also talks about them in DTD and the park hotels. It has a scavenger hunt in the book where it gives areas to look for them and points for difficulty. It also has hints for a bunch, ruins the game aspect because these are more detailed directions.

    So let me summarize a little section of the scavenger hunt. It says go to POTC and hop on. Then it lists the HMs on the ride.

    One on Davy Jones 5 pts.
    Mickey on the beach 3pts.
    On wall first fight scene 5 pts.
    Near end of ride in armor 5 pts.
    After exiting ride find a HM on a door 2 pts.

    It's all in order and has a few other general tips as well.

    He also catergorizes an HM as a intended hidden mickey. So, not say, the flower garden at the entrance or the center of Mickey's fun wheel.

    I'll just say it awesome and some people get really into using this book in the parks.
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  4. Gisele

    Gisele The real LA bayou

    Apr 23, 2008
    That sounds like a nice book, thank you for the post. :)
    I cannot think of any right off, but perhaps doing a good Google search will yield a good selection. If I find anything of interest, I will post it.


    Serpents and spiders, tail of a rat
    call in the spirits wherever they're at.
    Rap on a table, it's time to respond,
    send us a message from somewhere beyond.
    Goblins and ghoulies from last Halloween
    awaken the spirits with your tambourine.
    Creepies and crawlies, toads in a pond
    let there be music from regions beyond.
    Wizards and witches wherever you dwell
    give us a hint by ringing a bell.
  5. seadd67

    seadd67 DIS Veteran

    Jan 30, 2007
    Thanks for the Idea that sounds something me and my DS would enjoy doing. I will look at Barnes and nobel
  6. Ecboyd

    Ecboyd Got the Ears, Now I need the nose!

    Mar 22, 2010
    You can buy the book on site at almost any shop.

    They are the same price as Amazon.

    Some REALLY fun hints too. My DF and I enjoyed it, and we LOVE finding Hidden Mickey's.

    BEST one ever.... Front row waiting are for its a bugs life. Stand RIGHT under the "Tree ears" Look UP!

  7. cutedisneygirly

    cutedisneygirly DIS Veteran

    May 3, 2007
    I went to Barnes and Noble yesterday and picked up the book by Barrett. The scavenger hunts look like a lot of fun and something different to do this time around. Looking forward to discovering lots of Mickeys we never saw before.

    Thanks for the suggestion!
  8. ttrfanatic

    ttrfanatic Earning My Ears

    Apr 17, 2010
    We have the book as well and hunted a bunch of them down on our last visit. We actually found one that isn't in the book. (I'm sure there are tons of them besides the ones listed in the book.) But if you go into the Magic Shop on Mainstreet, take a look up at the ceiling. The sales guy in the shop tip us off to it when he found out we were looking for them...
  9. basketballmom

    basketballmom Living in the Happiest Place in Texas!

    Apr 13, 2007
    We really enjoy this book too! I especially like the size, as someone else mentioned. It fits easily into a purse or bag. :thumbsup2
  10. ilovetivo

    ilovetivo Mouseketeer

    Mar 8, 2010
  11. cutedisneygirly

    cutedisneygirly DIS Veteran

    May 3, 2007
    We used our book and had a blast finding the Mickeys. Didn't find all of them as some things were closed and we didn't make it to the hotels (and some were just plain hard to find); however, we found around 160 I believe!
  12. KelliLee702

    KelliLee702 I feel the LOVE and it warms my soul

    Oct 30, 2004
    We bought it and had great fun finding them. We will bring it with us for our next trip in 9 days! :banana:

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