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Disney Animal World books and playset

This is a collaborative post. 

Over the past few weeks, Libby’s reading has come on in leaps and bounds. Not least because she’s finally managing to read things she finds interesting. In fact, we’ve been reviewing the Disney Animal World books and they’re so engaging that even I’m learning something.

Disney Animal World books - set of six

Disney Animal World Books

I was surprised how impressed I was with the Disney Animal World books. Because they’re Disney, I expected them to be more like a comic book with a cartoon format. I thought they would be based purely on favourite stories, rather than anything informative. In fact, I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Girl showing Disney Animal World book to the camera

There’s the perfect balance between stories featuring Disney characters and incredibly informative animal facts. The stories are full of bright cartoon pictures of the characters, and they pop up on the factual pages as well. There are also gorgeous, high quality photos of the animals that are covered in the book. Each one focusses on just a few animals, with some fascinating facts about them. Did you know that tree frogs live in groups called an army? Me neither.

Girl reading Disney Animal World book

Disney Animal World Toys

With every issue of Disney Animal World, children receive one or more little toys. The toys collectively make up a Safari Playset. Each figure is relevant to the book it comes with, so they can play with it whilst learning about that animal. The girls have loved building up their collection, and take great delight in acting out stories with their characters. Plus, isn’t their hair hilarious on the trampoline??

Children playing with Disney Animal World toys

Children bending over Disney Animal World Toys

Girl lying on the floor holding two Disney Animal World zebras

If you subscribe to the books on their website, there are loads of other treats for children to look forward to as well as a regular delivery of books. With the second delivery, they receive a storage box for their books. The fourth gives them a safari playmat, the sixth an adorable backpack and the eighth a storage box for their animals.

Win a subscription to Animal World

If you know a child who would love the Animal World books and toys, you can enter the giveaway below to win them a subscription. Please read the competition terms and conditions before entering and don’t forget to check out my other competitions too, there are some brilliant prizes up for grabs.

Win a Disney Animal World Collection!

Disney animal world books and playset | If your child struggles to find something they enjoy reading, the Disney Animal World books are perfect. Aimed at children from preschool to primary school age, they are full of fun facts about animals as well as stories with their favourite Disney characters in. With each book, you receive a free toy to make up a gorgeous safari playset. #books #childrensbooks #Disney #Disneylovers



  1. May 9, 2018 / 7:47 am

    Oh these are fab books!! I love that they aren’t just cartoons and the figures make it even more special! X

    • May 13, 2018 / 9:25 pm

      They’re brilliant, I’m sure your two would love them.

  2. Susan Lloyd
    May 9, 2018 / 9:51 am

    My youngest loves monkeys as they are cheeky just like her x

    May 9, 2018 / 9:57 am

    It has to be a lion , because it reminds them of our pet cat

  4. Kim Neville
    May 9, 2018 / 11:18 am

    Lion as they are courageous and lovely to watch at the zoo

  5. Keith Hunt
    May 9, 2018 / 11:53 am

    pelican as there is a big bird roaming free at my local bird sanctuary

  6. iain maciver
    May 9, 2018 / 12:03 pm

    lions love them

  7. Kellie Steed
    May 9, 2018 / 12:21 pm

    I don’t think my little boy has a favourite animal tbh, he just seems to love all animals and creatures. Here’s an example. We currently have a pet slug called “beautiful slug” in a reptile tank in our living room because the little man fell in love with it. I didn’t know Disney did these books, but they look great!

  8. Joo Dee
    May 9, 2018 / 2:55 pm

    nieces little one loves Giraffes

  9. Jen Oconnell
    May 9, 2018 / 3:14 pm

    My son loves cats at the moment

  10. May 9, 2018 / 5:41 pm

    Hi Nat, these books look lovely. I remember having similar sort of books when I was a young girl (all those years ago) and I would spend hours looking through and enjoying them. The toys are a great addition as I’m sure they will help feed the children’s imagination… Is that static making their hair wild? Shame you can’t bottle it!


    • May 13, 2018 / 9:22 pm

      Yes, I think I remember something similar too now that you mention it! Haha yep love the static hair!

  11. Solange
    May 9, 2018 / 5:45 pm

    Monkeys because they are cute and mischievous.

  12. Katie
    May 9, 2018 / 6:04 pm

    My nephew loves cats. I think it’s because we all have cats (he doesnt) and finds them intriguing. He says “catta” when he sees one.

  13. Jessica Woods
    May 9, 2018 / 8:11 pm

    My daughter loves animals she wants to be a vet when she’s grows up 🙂

  14. May 9, 2018 / 9:03 pm

    My eldest loves dogs and is determined to show mummy all of them!

  15. Maria P
    May 9, 2018 / 10:03 pm

    My daughter loves giraffes because they have purple tongues – which is her favourite colour at the moment 🙂

  16. Martina Pichova
    May 10, 2018 / 6:54 am

    My daughter loves monkeys because they do fun things.

  17. Phil P
    May 10, 2018 / 8:16 am

    My son loves Lamas! He just loves the sound of the word!

  18. laura stewart
    May 10, 2018 / 9:11 am

    lion because they are beautiful x

  19. May 10, 2018 / 9:37 am

    Crocodile! I’m not sure why, I think it’s because one of the first songs she learned at nursery was about them. But now she’s seen real ones, she realises they are nothing like the song – and loves them even more.

    May 10, 2018 / 10:13 am

    Giraffes, as they have wonderful faces!

  21. Alice Dixon
    May 10, 2018 / 1:19 pm

    Tigers, my son has carried a tiger teddy round since he was born

  22. Jade Hewlett
    May 10, 2018 / 1:41 pm

    Monkeys because they’re mischievous and fun

  23. Leila Benhamida
    May 10, 2018 / 5:36 pm

    Penguins. My daughter loves watching them swim and walk.

  24. Hayley Colburn
    May 10, 2018 / 7:57 pm

    My daughter would say Zebra, as she loves the film racing stripes

  25. sarah rees
    May 10, 2018 / 7:59 pm

    mine love lions, fab animals

  26. Laura Pritchard
    May 10, 2018 / 8:28 pm

    My son loves giraffes as his favourite sleeping buddy is one!

  27. Tee Simpson
    May 10, 2018 / 9:25 pm

    My daughter loves zebras as she likes their stripes and hair-dos. She says that they are fasiinable as there is no other animal like them

  28. Angela Treadway
    May 10, 2018 / 9:57 pm

    mine love dogs, cats and anything vaguely cute x

  29. sallie
    May 11, 2018 / 8:27 am

    ducklings,since we had some parade through the garden

  30. Emily Hutchinson
    May 11, 2018 / 10:21 am

    monkeys because they are funny

    May 11, 2018 / 10:08 pm

    My grandson loves lions because they have sharp teeth and claws just like nanny’s cat

  32. Hannah Wallington
    May 12, 2018 / 8:44 pm

    My daughter loves gorillas.

  33. Maria Hackett
    May 12, 2018 / 10:10 pm

    My twins love giraffes. We went to the Zoo coupe of weeks aho and they were fascinated!

  34. claire woods
    May 13, 2018 / 9:57 am

    My son loves Sloth’s, as he thinks they are so cute.

  35. stacey turner
    May 13, 2018 / 10:14 am

    A panda because of the black and white markings, and they look like our new puppy

  36. laura banks
    May 13, 2018 / 10:39 am

    snakes even though im petrified of them he held one on holiday as loves them

  37. May 13, 2018 / 3:19 pm

    my boy says Monkey because they’re cute and cheeky like him x

  38. msedollyp
    May 14, 2018 / 12:32 pm

    meerkats as they make her laugh!

  39. Tracy Newton
    May 14, 2018 / 5:21 pm

    My son loves lions. Apparently, it is because he can roar loudly like a lion

  40. May 17, 2018 / 7:57 pm

    My son loves all animals and doesn’t really have a favourite – he would just love these books

  41. john prendergast
    May 17, 2018 / 8:13 pm

    my niece likes cats at the moment

  42. Nicola McC
    May 17, 2018 / 8:41 pm

    My little nephew loves elephants because he watches Dumbo and Horton Hears a Who a lot.

  43. Angela Kelly
    May 19, 2018 / 11:13 am

    We love cats more than life in our house!

  44. Amanda Holloway
    May 20, 2018 / 1:54 pm

    Lions are the best, my 19 month old loves them!

  45. Stevie
    May 21, 2018 / 10:18 am

    My nephew loves to roar like George’s dinosaur from Peppa Pig.

  46. Mark Mccaffery
    May 22, 2018 / 5:52 am

    Lions as they look like a big cat

  47. Margaret Mccaffery
    May 23, 2018 / 5:03 am

    The lions as they are fearsome looking animals

  48. Sarah Mccaffery
    May 23, 2018 / 7:12 am

    Lions ask they think it nothing more than a big cat.

  49. May 25, 2018 / 9:44 am

    Love penguins! <3 They just make me smile!

  50. janine atkin
    May 25, 2018 / 7:48 pm

    mine likes cows because of the noise they make

  51. May 26, 2018 / 1:08 pm

    boy boys like the big cats, tigers and lions etc

  52. Ana Nowell
    May 27, 2018 / 1:45 pm

    Penguins, my son absolutely loves them

    May 28, 2018 / 10:42 pm

    Grandsons is the bunny rabbit, lovely and fluffy

    May 29, 2018 / 8:44 pm

    my Granddaughter loves zebras

  55. ruth lee
    May 30, 2018 / 10:37 am


  56. Tessa Robinson
    May 30, 2018 / 12:26 pm

    My 2 year old loves monkeys – she thinks they’re highly amusing!

  57. Karen K
    May 30, 2018 / 3:24 pm

    Giraffes – my daughter has always loved them since she was very little

  58. Susan B
    May 31, 2018 / 1:45 am

    She loves them all but especially anything fluffy like a polar bear.

  59. greig23
    May 31, 2018 / 8:38 am

    my nephew loves LIons as they have a loud roar

  60. Libby Alexander
    May 31, 2018 / 11:48 am

    Penguins – as they are so comical and apparently look like little men in a hurry.

  61. Sally Collingwood
    May 31, 2018 / 2:53 pm

    Violet likes monkeys, umm wonder why!

  62. carol boffey
    May 31, 2018 / 3:02 pm

    I love the lions

  63. Helen Rosbotham
    May 31, 2018 / 4:15 pm

    My daughter loves giraffes and we arranged her to feed them last year at Colchester zoo as part of a keep experience

  64. donna l jones
    May 31, 2018 / 5:29 pm

    we love zebras they are cuter

  65. Rebecca Howells (@Regrash7)
    May 31, 2018 / 8:40 pm

    zebras – they love the pattern on them

  66. Charmaine
    May 31, 2018 / 9:20 pm

    tiger because its like a big cat

  67. Adrian Bold
    June 1, 2018 / 2:46 am

    My son loves giraffes because of their long necks!

  68. Yvonne Dimbleby
    June 1, 2018 / 6:31 am

    Lions seem to be favourite at the moment – just might have something to do with The Lion King….

  69. June 1, 2018 / 6:32 am

    My daughter loves lions. So strong and proud.
    Although she loves all animals and wants to work with animals when she is older
    Karen Hughes

  70. michelle o'neill
    June 1, 2018 / 6:38 am

    my grandaughter thinks meerkats are cute

  71. Danielle Pooley
    June 1, 2018 / 7:10 am

    My little boy loves monkeys

  72. Christina Palmer
    June 1, 2018 / 11:04 am

    My little one loves the Lion because he loves to sneak up behind you and roar to make you jump lol

  73. Kirsteen Mackay
    June 1, 2018 / 12:54 pm

    My daughter loves snow leopard’s. Their coats and the sleek way the walk. She always pretends to be one and would love to see one in real life.

  74. Kelly Knowles
    June 1, 2018 / 1:13 pm

    Has to be the lions, top of the cat family, we love our cat, magnificent creatures, agile, fast and pretty!

  75. Siobhan Coyne
    June 1, 2018 / 1:31 pm

    cheeky monkeys

  76. Donna Caldwell
    June 1, 2018 / 5:40 pm

    My daughter loves cheetahs I think it’s the pattern on their fur she loves

  77. Lucy
    June 1, 2018 / 7:19 pm


  78. Niki Marie Wardle
    June 1, 2018 / 7:32 pm

    Juliet says Zebras because they are super stripey lie a horse in fancy dress!

  79. Alice March
    June 1, 2018 / 7:43 pm

    Obsessed with lions because they roar!

  80. Marie Rungapadiachy
    June 1, 2018 / 8:21 pm

    My daughter loves Zebras because they are stripey.

  81. Rebecca Cleary
    June 1, 2018 / 9:10 pm

    My 8 year old Hallie-Anne is obsessed with Zebras…my 2 year old Lexie…cats, kittens, tigers LIONS!!!

  82. Sarah Evans
    June 1, 2018 / 10:23 pm

    Monkey because they make him laugh

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