Everybody’s Favorite Mouse
The History of One of Disney’s Most Popular Characters
by Cam’Ron Moffett, age 9
kids my age have heard about Mickey Mouse; he is a very famous cartoon
character. But, not many people know how Mickey was created.
Disney created Mickey Mouse and Ub Iwerks drew the first image. Most
people know what Mickey Mouse looks like because his image is seen on a
lot of different things. Over 7,500 items have Mickey on them.
Mouse’s official birthday was November 18, 1928. On this day, he was in
his first film, Steamboat Willie at the Colony Center Theatre in New
York City. Also in 1928, Mickey Mouse starred in his first cartoon,
called Plane Crazy. Since then he has been featured in over 120
The voice of Mickey Mouse has changed from person to
person over the years. Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was the
first person to voice the cartoon. After Walt Disney, Jim Macdonald was
the voice of Mickey Mouse for a long time. Today, Mickey Mouse is
voiced by Wayne Allwine.
Mickey Mouse is a warm and funny cartoon
character that is recognizable all over the world. He can be seen on
everything from TV shows to my little brother’s shirt. It was
interesting to learn about the world’s most popular mouse.