* Two Guys Named Joe: Master Animation Storytellers Joe Grant and Joe Ranft. New York, Disney Editions, Fall 2009

*Winsor McCay - His Life and Art New York: Abrams, 2005.

*The Art and Flair of Mary Blair. New York: Disney Editions, 2003.

*Walt Disney's Nine Old Men and the Art of Animation. New York: Disney Editions, 2001.

*Paper Dreams: The Art and Artists of Disney Storyboards. New York: Hyperion, 1999. (Book review by J.J. Sedelmaier, Print, Jan/Feb 2000.)

*Lucy Goes to the Country: Alyson Wonderland, 1998. (Text by Joseph Kennedy, illustrations by John Canemaker).

*Before the Animation Begins: The Art and Lives of Disney Inspirational Sketch Artists. New York: Hyperion, 1996.

*Tex Avery: The MGM Years. Atlanta: Turner Publishing 1996.

*Felix - The Twisted Tale of the World's Most Famous Cat. New York: Pantheon 1991; Da Capo, 1996; Dreamland (French ed.), 1996.

*Winsor McCay - His Life and Art New York: Abbeville Press, 1987.

*Treasures of Disney Animation Art. New York: Abbeville Press, 1982.

*The Animated Raggedy Ann & Andy. Indianapolis/New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co. Inc. 1977.


*Vladimir Tytla - Master Animator. Catalogue essay for exhibition at The Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, N.Y. Sept. 25, 1994-Jan.1, 1995. Guest Curator: John Canemaker

1995 Norman McLaren/Evelyn Lambert Award for Best Scholarly Article on Animation for essay "Vladimir Tytla -- Master Animator" (Fall 1994 issue of Animation Journal).

*Dreams in Motion: The Art of Winsor McCay. Catalogue essay for exhibition at The Katonah Gallery, Katonah, N.Y. June 5-July 25, 1988. Guest Curator: John Canemaker

*George Dunning. Cineaste dessinateur. Exposition Bibliotheque municipale d'Annecy, France. ANNECY 83 : 28 Mai - 25 Juin, 1983. (Canemaker essay "George Dunning")

*"Winsor McCay Film Retrospective." Program notes for the Fifth World Festival of Animated Films, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, 21-25 June 1982.

*"Post-war Animation (1945-49) in the United States." 36th Federation of International Film Archivists Congress, Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia, 22-23 June 1980.

*Drawings for Animated Films 1914 -1978. Catalogue of exhibition at The Drawing Center, New York City April 22-June 10, 1978. ( Canemaker essay: "Notes on Drawings Used in Animated Films")

*"Sylvia Moberly-Holland." Howard Lowery - Animation Art Auction Catalogue, Burbank, Ca. - August 5, 1990.

*Speaking Cinemately. 1977. 20th Century-Fox Film Appreciation Guide "RAGGEDY ANN & ANDY'

*Otto Messmer and Felix the Cat Retrospective," Program notes, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 20-25 April 1976.

*"Winsor McCay Film Retrospective." Program notes, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minn., 28 March 1976.

*"Winsor McCay Film Retrospective," Program notes, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 28 December-6 January 1976.

*"Homage to Winsor McCay, Father of American Animation" Program notes for 3rd International Animation Film Festival, New York, 30 Sept.-4 Oct. 1975.

*ASIFA Hollywood - 4th Annual Awards, 1975. Program: "J.R.Bray" Canemaker bibliography, p. 3.


*Storytelling in Animation. The Art of the Animated Image. Vol. II. Edited by John Canemaker. Los Angeles: The American Film Institute 1988.

*The Art of the Animated Image. Vol. I. Edited by Charles Solomon. Los Angeles: The American Film Institute, 1987. (Canemaker essay: "Winsor McCay's LITTLE NEMO and HOW A MOSQUITO OPERATES--Beginnings of 'Personality' Animation")

*The American Animated Cartoon. A Critical Anthology. Edited by Danny Peary and Gerald Peary. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1980. (Canemaker essays: "Winsor McCay;" "A Day with J.R. Bray;" "Vladimir Tytla")

*The Political Companion to Film. Edited by Gary Crowdus. (Canemaker essays:"Walt Disney;" "World War II Animated Propaganda Films")

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