"Holt rectifies a serious wrong committed by authors of books on Disney and his studio as she tells the often-omitted stories of these enormously talented women"
"A crisp reflection on Hollywood's charged and changing relationship with beauty, race, and fame."
-Margot Lee Shetterly
New York Times bestselling author of Hidden Figures
"A compelling story of women with talent, artistic vision and spines of steel."
"This is one you won't want to miss–and won't want to put down."
-Brian Jay Jones
New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Dr. Seuss and George Lucas: A life
"These women gave us our great childhood dramas. They gave us magic, fantasy, hope, fear, love, adventure, villainry, heroism, big-eared elephants, glass slippers, spotted puppies--lavish and cherished imaginary worlds. Theirs is a remarkable true story, unforgettably told."
-Liza Mundy, New York Times bestselling author of Code Girls
"Holt’s thorough and enchanting account will be a must-read for Disney enthusiasts and champions of women’s artistic contributions"
"Grips from the first page with its alternately harrowing and inspiring tale of the women who breathed life into iconic Disney characters."
-Mary Gabriel, author of Ninth Street Women
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