Tuesday, May 3, 2011

1993 Deluxe Read-Along Casstte & Pop-Up Book (Mary D'Arcy)

The 1993 North American theatrical re-release of Snow White brought to stores an onslaught of new toys, games, PVC figures, stickers, posters, magnets, key chains and countless more including, of course, lots of books. Here's the Deluxe Read-Along with Pop-Ups...

- Hardcover: 24 pages + Recorded Audio Cassette
- Publisher: Walt Disney Records (1993)
- Story Teller Series

Front cover.

Artwork copyright Disney. All image scans courtesy of The Raymond Collection (unless otherwise noted).

This deluxe hardcover was originally packaged as a box set. When you opened the box, there was the book and a 15 minute audio read-along story cassette in shrinkwrap. Narrated by Mary D'Arcy.

Forest, cottage and mirror...

Down in her dungeon laboratory, the Wicked Witch moves her arm to dip the apple...

The Witch meets her doom...

Three scans to show the "Prince's Kiss' effect...

Back cover...

Accompanying this book was a brochure which promoted a few of the other items produced for the 1993 re-release...

...which included the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, the Snow White Read-Along Collection (book, audio cassette, watch), and below, the Snow White Sound and Story Theater (audio cassette, pop-up stage, paper dwarf figures, PVC Snow White and Prince figures)...


  1. That was GREAT! I have always loved pop-up books - aren't they magical?

  2. Pop-ups were always a favorite when I was a kid.

  3. I posted the audio from this book on my Youtube account : DisneyVintage

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA6O6yM-B30 (this is part 1, just click on the links, afterwards :)

  4. Alexandre-- Thanks for the link to your audio of the story.

  5. Hi ! I just wanted to ask you if you know whether this version of the read along comes with "new" illustrations, compared to the old one ? http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Snow-White-Walt-Disney-Read-Along-SC-NEW-/03/!Bef(Luw!Wk~$(KGrHqMH-EUErfFbc+uvBK9fK4MLLQ~~_35.JPG

  6. Hi ! just wanted to let you know that I uploaded the 1990 (?) Read Along book and record of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs "on my Youtube channel (DisneyVintage) :)