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contents Body, Mind, & Spirit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Culinary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Culinary: Wines & Spirits . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Decorating & Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Gardening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Giftbooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Lifestyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Maternity & Parenting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Photography & Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Puzzles & Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Science, Nature, & Pets . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Wedding, Romance, & Sex . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Holiday Favorites! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Bestsellers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Children's

Picture Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Board Books . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Nonfiction: Games & Activities . . . . . . . . . 45 Nonfiction: Science & Nature . . . . . . . . . . .48 Nonfiction: Young Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Fiction & Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Movie Tie-Ins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

All photos are from the book Focus: Found Faces, on page 16. Picture credits from top to bottom: Photo by Marcus Bรถckmann Photo by Freiya Benson Photo by David Dunsmore Photo by Christian John Olsen

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Body, Mind, & Spirit

Buddhist Inspirations Essential Philosophy, Truth and Enlightenment Tom Lowenstein

$10.95 (Can $12.95) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-907486-93-7 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 March Featuring 70 color photos, this celebration of Buddhism presents a fascinating kaleidoscope of the religion’s many aspects, including Tantra, Zen, and the Pure Land beliefs of Japan. Through glimpses of the Buddha’s career and central aspects of his teaching, readers will discover rich spiritual nourishment in this ancient faith.

The Celtic Wisdom Oracle

Oracle Cards for Ancestral Wisdom and Guidance Caitlin Mattews

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hardcover Book & Gift Set 80 pages (full-color book + 40 cards) 978-1-907486-75-3 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 March Richly illustrated with original artwork and intricate Celtic designs, this kit holds the key to unlocking the wisdom of distant ancestors. The Celtic Wisdom Oracle includes a deck of 40 cards representing spiritual ancestors, clans, and powerful archetypes, plus an 80-page book that explains in detail how to interpret them.

The Wildwood Tarot

Wherein Wisdom Resides Mark Ryan and John Matthews, with card illustrations by Will Worthington $19.95 (Can $23.95) Paperback Book & Gift Set 160 pages (full-color book + 78 cards) 978-1-4027-8106-3 6 x 8 1/4 June Based on seasonal rhythms and ancient festivals, The Wildwood Tarot gift set draws inspiration from pre-Celtic mythology and shamanic mysteries. This stunningly illustrated new deck introduces us to classic forest archetypes and explains how to use them as a meditation system, divinatory oracle, or reference.

The Chinese Medicine Bible

The Definitive Guide to Holistic Healing Penelope Ody

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 400 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8091-2 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 February From tai chi to acupressure, this comprehensive guide explains all the key principles of Chinese holistic medicine. There’s information on what causes illness; diagnostic tools; treatments for common ailments; and a complete directory of Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and acupressure basics, and self-help techniques.

Beauty Masks & Scrubs Elaine Stavert

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 156 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-692-1 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 March By blending the right scents, herbs, and essential oils, anyone can create sophisticated and natural cleansing, toning, and rejuvenating masks. Beauty Masks & Scrubs offers 30 spa-quality recipes that can be adapted for different skin types and preferences. Easy-to-follow instructions, color photos, a directory of ingredients, and tips on fragrances make the process enjoyable.

Beauty Oils & Butters Elaine Stavert

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 156 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-691-4 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 March Create 30 sensuous beauty delights! These all-natural treats are perfect for what ails you, with recipes to suit every mood and soothe every part of the body. Pamper yourself from head to toe with lavish products ranging from facial oils to foot treatments. A directory explains the skin-enhancing benefits of different ingredients, and the recipes give suggestions for alternative blends.

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Body, Mind, & Spirit

Everyday Health™ My Calorie Counter

Your Astrology Guide 2012

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 304 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8619-8 4 1/4 x 5 7/8 May From Everyday Health, the #1 Health destination on the web, comes a pocket-size guide to nutrition and weight loss. The book is divided into three categories: regular foods, store brands, and restaurant/fast foods, each with thousands of entries that offer information on calorie count, fat content, and nutritional values— including carbohydrates, cholesterol, sodium, and fiber—all presented in a user-friendly format.

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper 448 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-7939-8 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 July Rick Levine and Jeff Jawer— astrology’s fastest-rising stars—go beyond mere prediction: they offer a cosmic weather report that explains planetary events and energies in a way that anyone can understand… and use. Their big, best-selling guide covers a full 17 months instead of 12, with spreads for each sign from August to December 2012, and features a summary and mini calendar for each month.

Jennifer Sucov and Maureen Namkoong, MS, RD

Rick Levine & Jeff Jawer, the world’s leading astrology team

Pilates Made Easy

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84340-526-9 7 x 8 5/8 April Pilates is the ultimate exercise system for improving posture, flexibility, and core strength—and this is the best home-instruction guide to Pilates. The author, a certified Pilates teacher, shows all the positions in detailed step-by-step photographs, providing labels and tips on the key points of each exercise. The handy concertina pullout shows the full Pilates program, so workouts can be tailored to any level.

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84340-527-6 7 x 8 5/8 April This user-friendly book is the perfect home yoga instructor. It illustrates all the basic postures, poses, and floor exercises, with labels and tips that emphasize key points. Essential information on health benefits, safety precautions, and techniques accompanies the instructional material, and a handy pullout concertina shows all the postures together, so it’s easy to create a personally tailored workout.

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Photo by Holly Garner-Jackson

Yoga Made Easy


Crafts

400 Art Nouveau Motifs Graham Leslie McCallum

$15.95 (Can $18.95) Paper & CD 384 pages (400 b/w illus.) 978-1-906388-90-4 7 x 7 June This latest addition to the 400 Motifs series focuses on the full range of Art Nouveau styles, an abundant source of inspiration for all kinds of creative work. The motifs cover Art Nouveau florals, leaf imagery, birds, animals, lettering, and borders and patterns that range from the simple to the elaborate. The beautiful, handdrawn designs are all included on the accompanying CD.

Vintage Jewelry Design Classics to Collect & Wear Caroline Cox, foreword by Gerda Flöckinger

$35.00 (Can $42.00) Hard 224 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-714-5 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 April This gorgeous book, with a foreword by Gerda Flöckinger, showcases classic vintage jewelry from the past 100 years. It offers an overview of the most influential designers (including Tiffany, Cartier, Fabergé, and Chanel), their sources of inspiration, and materials of choice. Photos display pieces from museums and private owners, and a shopping guide offers tips on spotting fakes and caring for purchases.

Big Little Felt Universe Sew It, Stuff It, Squeeze It, Fun! Jeanette Lim

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-675-9 8 1/2 x 10 March Enter the imaginative universe of felting, with this irresistible collection featuring a super-cute Asian-inspired aesthetic. Twelve “sets” include more than 60 projects, from fruits and a felt knife for “slicing” them to a show-stopping birthday cake with decorations and detachable candles. Hundreds of photos and full-size templates make the crafting easy.

Country Living The Handmade Home 75 Projects for Soaps, Candles, Picture Frames, Pillows, Wreaths & Scrapbooks The Editors of Country Living

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 224 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-828-3 8 x 9 1/2 March Country Living knows that beautiful handcrafted accents are as essential to home-sweet-home as a comfy cushion to sink into at the end of a long day. Whether it’s richly indulgent herbal soaps, vintage-inspired pillows, a keepsake family album, or beeswax tapers, the 75 projects in this varied collection will warm your heart…and give a personal touch to every room in the house.

Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose Scarves Nathalie Mornu

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper 132 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-777-0 9 x 9 April It’s like magic! With an abracadabra and 30 simple projects, crafters can transform almost any scarf into a luxe pillow, plush bunny, breezy curtains, and other wonderful items. A basics section explains the techniques, how-to-illustrations serve as a guide, and, where necessary, templates are included. Crafters are invited to create their own project and show off the results on the Lark website!

Custom Couture

32 Easy Ways to Transform Your Wardrobe with Needle and Thread Hélène Le Berre

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-936096-16-9 8 3/4 x 10 April Custom Couture shows fashionforward—and budget-conscious— crafters how to reinvent their wardrobe using beginner-friendly sewing techniques. The styles are oh-so-chic, with a decidedly French flair, and they range from retro and boho to rock-star cool and ultra-feminine. Each project comes with instructions for cutting, sewing, embroidering, or embellishing something truly unique and fabulous.

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Crafts

Jonathan Adler Happy Chic Origami 15 Fabulous Projects Jonathan Adler, projects by Duy Nguyen

$14.95 (Can $17.95) 80 pages (full-color book + components) 978-1-4027-8048-6 7 x 9 April Origami has never been more colorful, chic, and charming! This collection of whimsical origami animals, from paper craft wizard Duy Nguyen and designer extraordinaire Jonathan Adler, is inspired directly by Adler’s iconic menagerie of ceramic creatures. The kit contains an instructional book, 50 sheets of Adler’s signature paper, and a completed animal. The 15 quirky projects range from a gazelle to a dragon. v Boxed Kit

Lucky Origami Charms

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paperback Book & Gift Set 96 pages (2-color book + components) 978-1-4027-6650-3 9 5/16 x 8 1/2 March Give the gift of good fortune with an origami lucky charm! Find out what the frog, Koi fish, bamboo, and other symbols represent in different cultures and then learn how to create them with a few simple folding techniques. The kit includes: Lucky Origami Charms, a 96-page project book; 6” x 6” origami paper; colorful glitter; gold string; and four small gift pouches. v Boxed Kit

Origami Suncatchers Create 20 Dazzling Stars for Your Windows Christine Gross-Loh

$10.95 (Can $12.95) 96 pages (4/c PB book, 80 sheets of colorful translucent origami paper, glue stick) 978-1-4351-2689-3 7 5/16 x 9 1/4 March Enhance any window with stunning suncatchers that shimmer with a kaleidoscope of colors when the light shines through. Origami Suncatchers includes everything you need to make 20 beautiful star-shaped projects: 80 sheets of translucent paper; an instruction book; and a glue stick. All you have to do is simply fold, cut, and glue! v Boxed Kit

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Knitting Over the Edge Unique Ribs • Cords • Appliques • Colors • Nouveau The Second Essential Collection of Over 350 Decorative Borders Nicky Epstein

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper with flaps 196 pages (all in color) 978-1-936096-02-2 11 x 8 1/2 February In this follow-up to the best-selling Knitting on the Edge, Nicky Epstein creates more than 350 color and shape combinations that will wow knitters of any level. Appliqués, cords, ties, loops, knots, braids, twists, and bobbles become extraordinary finishes for any project. A must-have title for every knitting library.

Modular Knits

Iris Schreier’s Innovative & Easy Techniques Iris Schreier

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-797-8 8 1/2 x 10 March A traditional knitting technique gets a new and easier spin, so that even beginners can master the process. This comprehensive course features themed tutorials, complete with handy practice exercises, as well as simple instructions, charts, and 29 fabulous projects. Start with a basic patchwork square pillow, and as skills build, move onto the rounded market bag, triangle hat, and zigzag scarf.

Lovely Things to Make for Girls of Slender Means Eithne Farry

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 224 pages (all in color) 978-0-297-85954-3 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 February Learn how to make gorgeous clothes with little money, minimal equipment, and simple sewing skills—all from the clothes in your closet and foraged fabrics! This guide uses simple techniques to help you create a variety of fresh wardrobe options, from a wintry patchwork poncho to sailor chic. There’s even a section on clothes repair, creative darning, and patchwork, so you can hold on to fashion favorites.


Crafts

Mug Hugs

Stash Happy: Patchwork

Alison Howard

25 Sewing Projects for Fabric Lovers Cynthia Shaffer

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 156 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-690-7 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 March Give your mug a hug—a knitted wrap to cover a cup and help keep coffee or tea nice and warm. They’re colorful, fast and fun to make, and great for using up all those leftover odds and ends of yarn. Best of all, this collection of 30 fully detailed “hugs” has something for knitters of all levels— including a project so simple that even an absolute beginner can do it!

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-612-4 8 1/2 x 10 May Lark’s new Stash Happy series is the cure for the crafter’s dilemma: what to do with leftover fabric, yarn, and beads! Each book is full of fun ideas and projects—the series kicks off with Patchwork, a hot sewing and quilting trend. The collection offers twists on classic favorites, plus useful items for the home, including a patchy panda doll, pieced cactus pincushion, and nesting patchwork bowls.

Rediscovered Treasures

Pop-Up Design and Paper Mechanics

A New Life for Old Objects Ellen Dyrop, Hanna Kristinsdóttir

How to Make Folding Paper Sculpture Duncan Birmingham

$15.95 (Can $18.95) Paper 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-84773-814-1 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 April Rediscovering and renewing old household objects that would otherwise be banished has never been so much fun! Use embroidery, decoupage, scrapbooking, and other techniques to transform old curios into beautiful decorative ornaments for every room in the home. Innovative ideas abound, from creating a minigreenhouse in a glass to a chandelier embellished with old silver cutlery!

Photo by Dan Mogford

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-685-3 8 1/4 x 10 7/8 March This introduction to a fun and fascinating craft is perfect for designers, illustrators, and hobbyists. Duncan Birmingham’s accessible and logical approach to pop-ups eliminates measuring and requires only card, scissors, and glue to make highly complex folding sculptures. He demonstrates how to construct sophisticated pop-up designs, fashion a 3D reference book, design beautiful greeting cards, and more.

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Culinary

Cooking with the MasterChef

Food for Your Family & Friends Michel Roux Jr.

$34.95 (NCR) Hard 224 pages (100 color photos) 978-0-297-86309-0 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 March Michel Roux, renowned chef and owner of Le Gavroche, is also known for his impressive performance on the British TV show MasterChef. In this collection Michel makes his vast knowledge accessible to everyone through simple, delicious recipes. His mouthwatering concoctions include rich brioche, Salade Lyonnaise, Mushroom Soufflé, Braised Trout in Riesling, Chicken and Cashew Nut Curry, and dishes for every meal!

50 Easy Homemade Favorites to Bake & Share The Editors of Country Living

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-856-6 5 x 7 April This magnificent little cookbook explains everything needed to make perfect pies and tarts with ease. Rolling, shaping, and baking piecrusts will be a joy with the 50 foolproof recipes organized by difficulty—from a simple Banana Cream Pie to a savory Pesto and Ricotta Quiche to a sophisticated Strawberry Tart with a rosemary-and-tarragon-scented crust.

Good Housekeeping Grilling

Good Housekeeping Simple Vegan!

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 304 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-714-9 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 April Fire up the grill—and everyone’s appetites—with this comprehensive cookbook from Good Housekeeping! America’s favorite test kitchens and America’s favorite cooking method come together to serve up more than 275 delectable recipes to prepare both indoors and out. From panini to pizza to 35 kinds of burgers—plus advice on techniques and informative sidebars—this is truly a complete grilling guide.

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-868-9 6 x 9 March Whether you’re embracing a vegan lifestyle, adding a few vegan dishes to your meal plan, or cooking for a special guest, this book is your road map to delicious vegan eating! From Pumpkin Pancakes to Polenta with Spicy Eggplant Sauce to Deep Chocolate Cupcakes (and even Mac and Cheese!), this tasty collection offers 100 irresistible recipes the whole family will love-all triple-tested by the Good Housekeeping test kitchens.

More than 275 Perfect Year-Round Recipes The Editors of Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping Pasta!

Our Best Recipes from Fettucine Alfredo & Pasta Primavera to Sesame Noodles & Baked Ziti The Editors of Good Housekeeping

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-875-7 6 x 9 April Good Housekeeping offers 100 luscious ways to cook everybody’s favorite meal. Imagine digging your fork into an easy Lasagna with Spinach and Ricotta, Orzo with Shrimp and Feta Cheese, or hearty Vietnamese Noodle Soup. Plus: advice on cooking pasta perfectly.

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Country Living The Little Book of Pies & Tarts

Delicious Meat-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes Every Family Will Love The Editors of Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping The Great Potluck Cookbook

Our Favorite Recipes for Carry-In Suppers, Brunch Buffets, Tailgate Parties & More! The Editors of Good Housekeeping

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-827-6 5 x 7 April Good Housekeeping takes the “luck” out of potluck with seasonal menus that are always good to go! From hearty chili for Super Bowl Sunday to Syrupy Banana-Nut Overnight French Toast for a sweet Mother’s Day brunch, these dishes will be the star of any gathering.


Culinary

For Cod & Country

Jellymongers

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 304 pages (all in color; over 200 photos) 978-1-4027-7775-2 9 x 9 May Even though there are hundreds of types of fish, most chefs use only a few varieties. By combining all manner of fish with vegetables, chef and restaurateur Barton Seaver fosters sustainability in the sea and on the farm. Organized by season, For Cod and Country features only fish caught in those months (plus “a fifth season” for farmed fish), along with lists of alternate fish to substitute.

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8480-4 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 May Gelatin is wobbling back into fashion with Bompas & Parr at the forefront. This definitive book on the history, art, and science of gelatins is a fun, informative, and visually stunning package that range from Henry VIII’s “jelly hippocras” to the fantastic forms dreamed up by the Victorians. An array of delicious recipes include super-economical fruity delights to a fabulous glow-inthe-dark concoction!

More than 250 Simple, Delicious, Sustainable Fish Recipes Barton Seaver

Homemade Living: Home Dairy with Ashley English

All You Need to Know to Make Cheese, Yogurt, Butter & More Ashley English

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 136 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-627-8 8 x 9 March Ashley English provides a feast of information for dairy-loving foodies! She guides readers through the essentials in four topic-specific sections: Butter & Ghee, Cultured Dairy Products, Cheese, and Ice Cream. Each primer offers need-toknow facts, photos, troubleshooting tips, profiles, and Ashley’s own recipes for making butter, sour cream, and cheese from scratch—as well as ten seasonal dishes.

Homemade Living: Keeping Bees with Ashley English

All You Need to Know to Tend Hives, Harvest Honey & More Ashley English

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 136 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-626-1 8 x 9 March Heard the buzz? Beekeeping is back! Communities have embraced it as a source of sustainable food and environmental goodness. For those who want to join the “hive” of keepers, Ashley English has the lowdown on the key issues, from space and time considerations to local ordinances to the basics of acquiring, housing, and caring for bees year round. Plus, get ten tested honey-centric recipes!

150 Exquisite and Delicious Gelatin Dessert Ideas Sam Bompas and Harry Parr

Melinda Messenger’s Family Cookbook

Delicious Recipes for All the Family Melinda Messenger

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 224 pages (100 color photos) 978-1-84773-732-8 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 February Melinda Messenger is the mother of three young children, so she knows the challenges of providing healthy meals in a busy household. This British TV personality’s take on creating successful family meals is to make it fun and involve the kids from an early age, teaching them about food and building shared experiences. She offers more than 100 wholesome recipes plus meal-planning tips, accompanied by family photos.

The New Sonoma Cookbook

A Simple, Healthy, More Delicious Way to Live Dr. Connie Guttersen RD, PhD

$22.95 (Can $27.95) Hard 288 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8119-3 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 April The New Sonoma Diet Cookbook has always celebrated the wholesome, sundrenched flavors of California— and this updated edition is better than ever! It features new family meals, weight-loss menus, food and wine pairings, “Cook Once, Eat Twice” recipes, and “No Cook” dishes that are healthy, mouthwatering, and simple to prepare. The quick and easy Sonoma Express meals are perfect for busy weeknights!

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Culinary

New Vegetarian Kitchen

Pasta!

Text and photographs by Academia Barilla, introductions by Massimo Bottura and Scott Conant

Raw • Broil • Fry • Steam • Simmer • Bake Nicola Graimes

$45.00 (Can $54.00) Hard 304 pages (all in color) 978-88-544-0577-6 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 April Pasta! celebrates Italy’s most authentic food, a millennia-old favorite rich in flavor, nutrition, and diversity. Compiled by the Academia Barilla, Italy’s prestigious culinary institute, this lusciously illustrated book spoons up over 130 recipes from 20 regions. Savory samples include maltagliati in artichoke sauce, tagliolini with Norcia black truffles, and fusilli with tuna, olives, and capers. Buon appetito!

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-926-1 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 March Forget the same old beans, pasta, and veggie burgers—this is vegetarian food designed to thrill! Organized by preparation method, the 200 mouthwatering recipes here include Grilled Polenta wrapped in Red Pepper, Beetroot Carpaccio with Goat's Cheese, and Chocolate Truffle Torte with Amaretto Cream. Tips are given for maximizing color, texture, aroma, and flavor, and using familiar ingredients in new ways.

Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free

Special Cupcakes Wendy Sweetser

Breakfasts • Lunches • Treats • Dinners • Desserts Grace Cheetham

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 144 pages (80 color photos) 978-1-84773-855-4 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 June Caribbean Mango and Palm Sugar, Coconut with Passion Fruit Icing, Peach Melba: These cupcakes are among the 50+ recipes that will bring joy to adults and children alike. This gorgeous little book offers beautiful cupcakes for every festive celebration, plus ideas for not-so-guilty treats— including carrot, orange, and cinnamon cupcakes. A basics section covers essential equipment, techniques, and decorating tips.

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-931-5 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 April A gluten-free, dairy-free diet can be easy AND tasty! These 95 recipes are a must-have for anyone suffering from allergies and intolerances, and include such taboos as breads, cakes, pastries, pastas, pies, custard, and creams. Start your day with yummy Brioche with Caramelized Peaches; keep the energy up with an Artichoke, Parma Ham and Olive Pizza lunch; and end in sophistication dining on Salmon en Croûte.

Welcoming Kitchen

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 224 pages (2-color) 978-1-4027-7185-9 6 x 7 1/2 May Eat safe…and delicious, with this unique cookbook offering hundreds of delicious gluten- and allergn-free family-friendly recipes. Staying healthy is easy with these mouthwatering meals, snacks, and holiday fare— including muffins and breads; pumpkin risotto; and hot fudge cake. This is an inspired resource for any family or group that has varied dietary needs.

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Photo by Marilyn Phillippi

200 Delicious Allergen & Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes Kim Lutz with Megan Hart, MS, RD


Culinary

The Top 100 Baby Food Recipes Easy Purees & First Foods for 6-12 Months Christine Bailey

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-930-8 5 1/2 x 6 3/4 April It’s easy to rely on jars of processed food when feeding a baby—but doesn’t your baby deserve better? In this latest Top 100 entry, child nutrition expert Christine Bailey offers recipes that are simple, nutritious, delicious, and just right for 9- to 12-month-olds. Her yummy fare ranges from Fennel & Apple Purée to Creamy Pesto Chicken with Roast Vegetables. Also included: a table of when to introduce specific foods.

The Henkeeping Specialist

The Essential Guide to Choosing and Keeping Poultry for Egg and Meat Production David Squire, series editors A. & G. Bridgewater

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 80 pages (all in color) 978-1-84773-748-9 7 1/5 x 9 3/8 March Self-sufficient living is becoming more popular, and just a few chickens can keep a family supplied with eggs all year round—no large yard, expensive equipment, or hard work required. This essential guide provides all the key information, from housing and feeding to daily care and disease prevention. An A–to–Z directory of the different breeds helps new owners choose the right ones.

Carrots ‘N’ Cake

Healthy Living One Carrot and Cupcake at a Time Tina Haupert

Photo by Donna Nicholson-Arnott

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper with flaps 224 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-7824-7 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 May From one of the most popular blogs comes an innovative, even fun way to diet. Carrots ‘N’ Cake is all about eating your carrots…and savoring your cupcake, too. Tina Haupert shows how to drop the pounds and keep them off by adopting eating habits that are healthy, balanced, and above all, livable. She serves up easy-to-follow fitness routines, food tips, and her most popular feature: cookie Friday.

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Culinary: Wine & Spirits

Cosmo’s Official Cocktail Book

The Sexiest Drinks for Every Occasion The Editors of Cosmopolitan

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-887-0 5 x 7 April Because nothing’s hotter than a girl who can make a killer drink, here’s a bar-full of cocktail recipes served up Cosmo style: sexy and luscious. This collection features dozens of the magazine’s most delicious and easyto-make drinks, organized by mood or occasion. Plus enticing Conversation Starters as well as Cool Facts and Bonus Tips that will turn the reader into an irresistible mixologist.

Candy Shots

150 Decadent, Delicious Drinks for Your Sweet Tooth Paul Knorr

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Flexibound 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7125-5 5 3/8 x 6 June Swedish Fish. Strawberry Cheesecake. Candy Cane. No, we’re not talking about food; these treats are cocktails! The hottest bar drinks are sweet concoctions, and here’s a hip, authoritative guide to shots, shooters, and slammers that taste like today’s most popular candies and desserts. Loaded with photos of exotic beverages, this collection will indulge your sweet tooth and unleash your wild side.

The Punch Bowl

75 Recipes Spanning Four Centuries of Wanton Revelry Dan Searing

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8582-5 6 x 8 May This unique guide showcases 75 irresistible punch recipes: 50 vintage classics and 25 from today’s most accomplished bartenders. From Scorpion Punch to Rocky Mountain Punch, these single-bowl concoctions are perfect for any large party, whether casual or elegant. Featuring gorgeous photos of vintage bowls, glasses, and ladles, this fascinating cocktail companion also recounts the centuries-old history of punch.

The Whiskies of Scotland

Encounters of a Connoisseur Michael Jackson, photography by Harry Cory Wright

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-945-2 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 April Glenfiddich Trophy and five-time award winner Michael Jackson goes deep into the world of whisky, visiting 12 distilleries and discussing the terroir that shapes the taste of this classic liquor. Jackson’s passion for Scotland and its national drink comes through clearly and deliciously, and photographer Harry Cory Wright beautifully captures the landscape’s magnificent colors and textures.

Photo by Mattia Mionetto

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Decorating & Home

House Beautiful Blue 350 Inspiring Ways to Decorate with Blue Lisa Cregan

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 272 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-823-8 5 x 7 April The definitive book on the most popular color in decorating-beautifully wrapped in gorgeous blue fabric. Affordable and attractive, House Beautiful Blue is perfect for the home decorator. It covers everything from paint colors to wallpaper, fabrics to accessories, and features inspiring quotes from professional interior designers who explain how they have used blue successfully in their own rooms.

Masterpieces of Italian Design Text by Design.doc

$29.95 (Can $35.95) Flexibound 272 pages (all in color) 978-88-544-0584-4 8 2/3 x 11 1/4 April Since the 1930s, the words “Made in Italy” have stood for beauty, style, and quality. This stunning volume is a veritable showroom of Italy’s most iconic houseware designs, from appliances to furniture. More than 200 photographs showcase objects by the nation’s top names, and capture the whimsical genius and often-futuristic invention of Italian design. The text provides origins, influences, and other context.

Popular Mechanics 75 Tools Every Man Needs

And How to Use Them Like a Pro James Kidd

Photo by John Fullard

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-872-6 5 x 7 May Welcome to Popular Mechanic’s ultimate toolkit guide, filled with facts on 75 tools that every man should own. It covers not only the expected choices (a sledgehammer, drill, and circular saw), but also some surprises—like earmuffs, a cold chisel, and a chalk line. Purchase tips, plus details on what each tool does and how to use it, make this book as indispensable as a hammer and wrench.

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Gardening

Bird, Bee & Bug Houses Simple Projects for Your Garden Derek Jones

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-86108-644-0 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 February Transform any garden into a wildlife haven by creating perfect nesting places for birds, bats, bees, butterflies, lacewings, and ladybugs. A few basic woodworking techniques, tools, and materials (some recycled or scavenged) complete these 18 projects. Every project comes with an exploded diagram and cutting list, along with information on choosing locations, maintenance, species habits, and nesting requirements.

Beekeeping A Seasonal Guide Ron Brown

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 192 pages (color illus. throughout) 978-1-906388-97-3 6 x 8 7/8 April From the stirrings of spring and summer swarms to autumn honey harvest and winter protection, this essential resource guides both the aspiring and experienced beekeeper through every season of the beekeeping year. Learn how to rear a queen, control a swarm, protect a hive, and keep bees healthy. The book is also packed with practical tips on using beeswax and, of course, making honey.

Butterflies of North America Jeffrey Glassberg

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper with flaps 208 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8620-4 6 x 9 May Enter the magical world of butterflies with Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg, president of the North American Butterfly Association. This user-friendly guide, lavishly illustrated with more than 160 species, provides invaluable information for those who want to identify almost any North American butterfly, create a butterfly-friendly garden, use the new breed of closerange binoculars, and protect butterfly environments.

The No-Dig Garden Specialist

The Essential Guide to Growing Vegetables, Salads and Soft Fruit in Raised No-Dig Beds A. & G. Bridgewater

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 80 pages (all in color) 978-1-84773-747-2 7 1/5 x 9 3/8 March For those without the time or stamina to spend hours maintaining a garden, well-known experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater offer an easy-care method with minimal digging and weeding. They show how to make raised beds, build up soil with mushroom compost, cover weeds with mulch, and protect plants with nets and plastic—all using organic methods whenever possible. A must for every gardener.

Birds of North America $12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper with flaps 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8276-3 6 x 9 May This in-depth beginner’s field guide, now in paper, leads birdwatchers through the avian wonders of North America, explaining their range, diet, size, habitat, and other attributes, written by Dr. Glassberg, author of Butterflies of North America. With color photographs, location maps, and information on bird watching, feeding, and conservation, it’s the perfect reference for bird lovers.

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Photo by Jacqui Brown

Tom Wood, Sheri Williamson, and Jeffrey Glassberg


Giftbooks

Dog Days

A Year in the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Dave Ihlenfeld

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 224 pages (b/w insert) 978-1-4027-7610-6 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 July A hilarious “behind the buns” look at life in the iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile! It was the ultimate post-college road trip: a year-long journey in a 27-foot-long fiberglass hotdog across the US and Europe. Rife with breakdowns, meaty puns, and the burdens of instant celebrity, Ihlenfeld’s uproarious recounting of his time behind the wheel is a coming-of-age story—as irreverent as it is touching.

My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me

And Other Stories I Shouldn’t Share with Acquaintances, Co-workers, Taxi Drivers, Assistants, Job Interviewers, Bikini Waxers and Ex/ Current/ Future Boyfriends But Have Hilary Winston

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 240 pages 978-1-4027-7979-4 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 May TV writer Hilary Winston offers up a witty collection of autobiographical tales about her misadventures in dating. Just when she’s getting her life together, Hilary discovers that her ex has written a novel about their relationship. Her response to this affront is just one of the stories in this delicious, laugh-out-loud tell-all.

How to Date a Younger Man

The Cougar’s Guide to Cubhunting Kate Mulvey

$12.95 (NCR) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-84732-730-7 6 x 8 1/4 February There’s a new creature stalking the urban jungle: the Cougar! Attractive, confident women in their 30s and up are on the prowl for a younger man to devour. They’ll eat up this fascinating guide and learn how to become a sexy predator who can outmaneuver the young gazelles and successfully capture her prey. Riotously funny and packed full of secrets, this is the perfect manual for any woman who is ready to hunt.

Etiquette

The Complete Modern Manners Jodi R. R. Smith

$27.95 (Can $33.95) Hard 448 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-7602-1 7 x 9 1/4 May The ultimate guide to manners in the real world! Is it rude to keep checking your phone during lunch with a friend? Are handwritten thankyou notes still necessary? A respected etiquette coach solves these modern dilemmas and more—including issues unique to our times, such as privacy and cyberspace, personal interaction in a diverse society, and professional protocol around the globe.

Checkout Girl

A Life Behind the Register Anna Sam

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 192 pages 978-1-4027-7659-5 5 x 7 1/8 April Former cashier Anna Sam offers an insider’s peek at what really goes on behind the register. In the wise and witty voice of the collegeeducated, underpaid retail worker, Sam comments on everything from ill-cut uniforms, to drunken customers, to Express Lane tricks. Checkout Girl is a great gift for anyone who has ever been, or had an encounter with, a supermarket cashier.

Esquire The Rules

A Man’s Guide to Life The Editors of Esquire Magazine

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper with flaps 256 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-881-8 5 3/8 x 6 May Esquire’s men’s manual to life in the 21st century is now in paperback! Derived from the magazine’s popular feature, Esquire The Rules provides plenty of lighthearted reading, manly musings, and good advice. It’s entertainment to live by, covering work to sex and everything in between—including Rule Number 581: If the bartender has a mullet, ordering a martini is probably a bad idea.

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Giftbooks

Zombie High Yearbook ‘64 Jeff Busch

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8471-2 8 1/2 x 11 May Printed in blood-spattered black and white, this lovingly, gorily constructed tribute to high school yearbooks of old is hilarious in its attention to period detail even as it celebrates the 1960s zombie youth “afterlifestyle.” With tendon-snapping precision, author and artist Jeff Busch has captured a dynamic moment in an all-American zombie high school’s history.

Origami Suncatchers Create 20 Dazzling Stars for Your Windows Christine Gross-Loh

$10.95 (Can $12.95) 96 pages (4/c PB book, 80 sheets of colorful translucent origami paper, glue stick) 978-1-4351-2689-3 7 5/16 x 9 1/4 March Enhance any window with stunning suncatchers that shimmer with a kaleidoscope of colors when the light shines through. Origami Suncatchers includes everything you need to make 20 beautiful star-shaped projects: 80 sheets of translucent paper; an instruction book; and a glue stick. All you have to do is simply fold, cut, and glue! v Boxed Kit

Focus: Found Faces Your World, Your Images

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 180 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-792-3 7 x 7 March In the clouds, the bark of a tree, a winking parking meter, mischievous machinery: faces seem to be everywhere, emerging from everyday items, nature, and chance compositions. Focus: Found Faces celebrates the humor—and humanity—of encountering familiar features in unexpected places. Shot by everyday photographers, these delightfully surprising images convey a sense of joy, discovery, and magic.

Focus: Letters

Your World, Your Images

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 180 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-711-4 7 x 7 May Whether they’re glowing from a neon sign or scrawled as graffiti on the wall, letters are both meaningful and beautiful. They also seem to pop up where you least expect them—on a bicycle wheel that looks like an “O” or wooden boards that form an “E.” With approximately 250 images taken by amateur photographers, Focus: Letters shines a spotlight on the infinity of ways letters decorate our world.

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Popular Mechanics What Went Wrong

Investigating the Worst Man-made and Natural Disasters William Hayes and the editors of Popular Mechanics

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-545-9 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 May Combining original reporting with dramatic photographs and detailed drawings, Popular Mechanics looks at the science behind the most devastating events of the past 100 years—including San Francisco’s 7.8 earthquake in 1906, the Gulf oil spill, and Hurricane Katrina. Each chapter includes a section with practical advice on surviving disasters, both natural and manmade.


Lifestyle

Country Living The Mom’s Guide to Running a Business

The Natural Menopause Plan

$21.95 (Can $26.95) Hard 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-802-3 6 x 9 April This follow-up to Crafting a Business provides everything a mom needs to know to run a business and raise a family successfully. Through inspiring profiles, 28 women entrepreneurs share strategies on business development and operations, defining space and boundaries, and creating a viable work-family balance. A special workshop section explains entrepreneurial basics for those just starting out.

$15.95 (Can $18.95) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-924-7 7 x 8 1/2 March Hot flashes, mood swings, insomnia: the effects of menopause can be debilitating. The Natural Menopause Plan offers a holistic approach proven to alleviate these symptoms through diet, exercise, herbal remedies, and relaxation—all without the alarming side effects of hormone replacement therapy. Customizable checklists, symptom diaries, and menu plans with more than 80 recipes help women enter midlife.

The Make-Up Book

What Every Hospital Patient Needs to Know

Overcome the Symptoms with Diet, Supplements, Exercise and More Than 90 Delicious Recipes Maryon Stewart

Strategies for Work Success and Family Balance Michelle Lee Ribeiro

Every Woman’s Guide to the Art of Applying Make-Up Joy Terri

10 Essential Checklists to Help You Stay Organized, Safe, and Sane Elizabeth Bailey

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-84773-932-2 8 1/2 x 11 May Put your best face forward with this spectacular guide to flawless make-up application. You’ll learn the tricks of the trade from a professional make-up artist, starting with the ideal eyebrow shape for your face, followed by highlighting and shading with foundation, using concealer, and choosing the right colors. Glamorous photos provide visual guidance and loads of inspiration.

Photo by Borys Kozielski

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 160 pages (all in 2 color) 978-1-4027-8058-5 6 x 9 June What Every Hospital Patient Needs to Know provides ten simple, potentially life-saving checklists to help patients get organized before a hospital stay, navigate hospital culture and personnel, put together daily medication schedules, handle insurance details, and track post-release doctor’s visits. With these lists, patients and their families can make sure that no essential steps in treatment are overlooked.

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Maternity & Parenting

Great Expectations: The Toddler Years

Choose the Perfect Baby Name

Everything You Need to Know about Your 1- to 3-Year-Old Sandy Jones & Marcie Jones

Use Numerology to Decide on a Name That Will Benefit Your Child for Life Sonia Ducie

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper with flaps 400 pages (2 color) 978-1-4027-5816-4 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 September Sterling’s newest book in the acclaimed Great Expectations series covers every challenge parents and children face in the transition from baby to toddler, from toilet training and teeth brushing to language skills and healthy sleep habits, plus discipline, socialization, and play. Sections on nutrition enrich the mix, along with insights to help parents become more flexible, patient, and creative.

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 240 pages 978-1-907486-52-4 5 x 7 3/4 February What’s the right name for baby? It’s in the numbers! Sonia Ducie provides concise numerological information to guide parents, showing how to access the hidden energy of any name and expose its true essence. She reveals the importance of First, Middle, and Family Names; gives a breakdown of the 100 most popular names; and provides a list of 500 girl and 500 boy names for inspiration.

Perfect Baby Names

A Parents’ Guide to the Most Important Gift Ever Given Ruthie Cheung & Rosie Cole

Photo by Patrick Dinneen

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 352 pages 978-1-4091-1449-9 5 x 7 3/4 June A baby’s name is a special gift from parent to child—and this lovingly designed book, with blue and pink ribbon bookmarks and space for personal notes, makes the process of choosing fun. It offers an A–Z list of 5,000 names with their variations, origins, and meanings, plus sections on the top ten names in various categories—the names of famous leaders, film stars, and the most popular names of this century and last.

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Music

Disco

The Music, The Times, The Era Johnny Morgan

$27.95 (Can $33.95) Hard 256 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8035-6 9 x 12 May This is the ultimate compendium for dancing queens and the hustle-happy. From its beginnings in Paris, disco quickly spread to a club on LA’s Sunset Strip, ultimately becoming a lifestyle that influenced everything from music and dancing to movies to fashion. Disco captures this incredible phenomenon with great storytelling and lavish photos and memorabilia from the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s.

Bob Dylan

Stories Behind the Songs 1962–1969 Andy Gill

$14.95 (NCR) Flexibound 256 pages (color & b/w photos throughout) 978-1-84732-759-8 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 April Dylan’s songs defined a generation, and Andy Gill assesses his groundbreaking 1960s hits. Tracing the artist’s progress from tyro folkie to protest singer and beyond, Gill examines Dylan’s symbolist lyrics; controversial shift from acoustic to electric; and surprising embrace of country music.

The Cover Art of Blue Note Records

The Collection Graham Marsh and Glyn Callingham

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-84340-599-3 8 5/8 x 8 5/8 February With over 400 of the best covers in the record label’s history, The Cover Art of Blue Note Records is an essential collection for every jazz fan. This new edition gathers the entirety of the two original volumes published nearly two decades ago; every cover, essay, and photo is included. Iconic musicians such as Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Art Blakey are represented.

David Bowie

The Story Behind Every Song Chris Welch

$14.95 (NCR) Flexibound 176 pages (140 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-663-8 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 April David Bowie is the quintessential musical chameleon, shifting over the years from glam rocker and commercial popster to actor and avant-garde composer, while always pushing the envelope of technology and artistry. Through an exploration of his diverse body of work, Chris Welch reveals that the only constants in Bowie’s career are his incredible voice, imagination, and talent for artistic reincarnation.

Bob Marley

Red Hot Chili Peppers

$14.95 (NCR) Flexibound 176 pages (color & b/w photos throughout) 978-1-84732-778-9 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 April Reggae superstar Bob Marley died 30 years ago, and this Behind the Songs compilation pays tribute to his musical legacy. Written by Maureen Sheridan—a writer and editor for Billboard—it features specially conducted interviews with Rita Marley, all the surviving Wailers, studio engineers, and others.

$14.95 (NCR) Flexibound 160 pages (90 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-664-5 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 May Fired up by funk, rock, ska, and soul, the Red Hot Chili Peppers created a run of hit albums. But the band fought, split, made up, and then fought again. Rock writer Rob Fitzpatrick explores the group’s musical genius, singular personalities, and success in taking underground music mainstream.

The Stories Behind the Songs Maureen Sheridan

The Stories Behind Every Song Rob Fitzpatrick

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Music

The Beatles 1962–66 The Stories Behind the Songs 1962–1966 Steve Turner

$14.95 (NCR) Flexibound 192 pages (100 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-267-8 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 April Who was “just 17” and made Paul’s heart go “boom?” Was there really an Eleanor Rigby? Steve Turner shatters many myths and adds a new dimension to the Fab Four’s rich legacy by investigating the events immortalized in the songs that took the Fab Four to the top of the charts in the early ’60s.

The Beatles 1967–70 The Stories Behind the Songs 1967–1970 Steve Turner

$14.95 (NCR) Flexibound 192 pages (100 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-268-5 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 April Where is Penny Lane? What was the inspiration for “Lucy In The 0Sky With Diamonds?” Steve Turner investigates the most famous songs recorded by the Beatles at the height of their success. “I am a huge fan of The Beatles: The Stories Behind The Songs. It’s an inspiring and humbling book.”—Bono

Rockin’ in the New World

Taking Your Band from the Basement to the Big Time Bob Tulipan

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper with flaps 224 pages 978-1-4027-7058-6 6 x 9 July Part field guide, part artistic coaching session, this rockin’ book explains the ins and outs of the music industry. Bob Tulipan—who has worked with such bands as the Talking Heads and The Police—shares his expertise to help musicians protect their art and their interests. Filled with anecdotes, interviews, and sample templates for budgets and contracts, it addresses the hurdles every band faces.

Total Electric Guitar Tutor

The Ultimate Guide to Playing, Recording and Performing All Styles of Rock Terry Burrows

$24.95 (NCR) Paper & CD 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-802-1 8 1/2 x 11 April This electric accompaniment to the best-selling Total Guitar Tutor is indispensible for the aspiring rock guitarist. A 74-minute CD provides a backing track for all the lessons, and most chapters feature up to 20 specifically written riffs of varying complexity. Two hundred photographs, 1,000 diagrams, and icons alongside each exercise complete the effective, audiovisual teaching style.

Legendary Rock Songs $39.95 (Can $47.95) Hard 288 pages (232 color & b/w photos) 978-88-544-0582-0 10 1/4 x 12 7/8 May This celebration of 80 rockin’ masterpieces includes critical texts, rare photos, and album-cover reproductions and covers the epic acts that left their mark on history, from Chuck Berry to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Elvis Presley to MIA. Encompassing such important subgenres as soul, punk, techno, and hip-hop, this volume captures the spirit of every song, along with the fashion, atmosphere, and culture that inspired it.

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Photo by David Dunsmore

Text by Nathan Brackett


Photography & Art

Fashion Illustration 1930 to 1970

Masters: Book Arts

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 208 pages (all in color) 978-1-906388-81-2 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 February Some of the greatest fashion illustrations ever created appeared in Harper’s Bazaar magazine, and their styles, shapes, and colors still influence and inspire today’s practitioners. This stunning collection showcases more than 200 of the most iconic images published in the magazine from 1930 to 1970—including artwork from Jean Cocteau, Leon Benigni, and Jane Bixby.

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Paper with flaps 330 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-497-7 9 x 8 April This collection in the popular Masters series, chosen and introduced by a top curator, shows field-defining work from 43 master book artists. The selections demonstrate conceptual, aesthetic, and technical excellence, as well as incredible beauty. Brief comments from the artists about their work, careers, and philosophies accompany the stunning images of their most innovative achievements.

Modern World Architecture

The Complete Guide to Digital Photography, 5th Edition

Marnie Fogg

Classic Buildings of Our Time Jonathan Glancey

$40.00 (NCR) Hard 484 pages (440 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-729-1 7 x 8 5/8 May This brand-new edition covers the world’s leading architects and architectural styles from the early 1900s to the Postmodernism of today. Focusing on one landmark structure per page, it explores the significance of 440 international masterworks, from the Chrysler building and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to Frank Gehry’s Disney Concert Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and the Beijing International Airport.

Pop Art

Text by Martina Angelotti, preface by Valentina Ciuffi and Veronica Lenza

$29.95 (Can $35.95) Flexibound with Flaps 272 pages (147 color photos) 978-88-544-0579-0 8 2/3 x 11 1/4 April From Andy Warhol to Roy Lichtenstein, top Pop Art painters come together in this breathtaking compendium. Gathering nearly 200 masterpieces, it features an introductory chapter on Warhol, plus brief biographies of all the artists and a history of the movement. Pop Art captures the style’s playfulness, revealing how its use of imagery taken from mass media deftly breached the barrier between high and low art.

Major Works by Leading Artists Curated by Eileen Wallace

Michael Freeman

$29.95 (Can $35.95) Paper with flaps 224 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-921-7 8 1/2 x 10 March The best-selling, most complete digital guide available. Fully illustrated, with more than 300 color photographs. “If crossing the chasm from film to the digital realm has been difficult for you—this book will help.”—PhotoSource International. “Beginners and professional photographers alike will benefit from the sound advice.” —Photo Industry Review. “Leads readers into a new world of image making.”—Publishers Weekly.

The Creative Photographer Catherine Anderson

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-716-9 8 1/2 x 10 May For most photographers the picture is the end product of the creative process. For Catherine Anderson, it’s just the beginning. In a wide array of projects using everything from Photoshop® to needle and thread, she shows beginner and experienced photographers alike how to turn their pictures into handmade objects of art-from books and collages to customized greeting cards.

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Photography & Art

Ronald Reagan

Johnny Depp

A Life in Photographs Created by New York Times Bestselling Author/Editor David Elliot Cohen, text by Peter Robinson, foreword by Newt Gingrich and Callista Gingrich

The Illustrated Biography Nick Johnstone

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Paper 160 pages (100 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-675-1 7 5/8 x 10 1/4 February Johnny Depp’s journey has taken him from schoolboy misfit and bad-boy celebrity to compelling Oscar®-nominated actor and family man whose films have grossed over $4.7 billion worldwide. This celebration of his art and life is fully updated to include Depp’s most recent roles: the demon barber in Sweeney Todd, his further outings as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland.

Photo by Jacques Marcoux

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 224 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8057-8 9 1/8 x 10 7/8 February This illustrated book commemorates the life and presidency of Ronald Wilson Reagan—who renewed America’s sense of optimism, revived its economy, and won the Cold War without firing a single shot. Peter Robinson, Reagan’s special assistant and speechwriter, has written the text and captions. The book features six annotated landmark speeches and an introduction by Newt and Callista Gingrich.

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Puzzles & Games

Word Search Picture Puzzles

Brain Games for Word Nerds

$8.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 96 pages (all in color book + component) 978-1-4027-7574-1 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 September These are no ordinary word searches! Not only do the words snake around the grid in fun patterns, but kids can color in the finished puzzle to create awesome pictures. They just fill in the boxes using the five color pencils included with the book, and voilà! Out comes a pirate ship, a koala, a praying mantis, or one of nearly 60 other images!

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7095-1 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 July This collection is sure to satisfy passionate puzzleheads—those word nerds hungry for a new challenge. It features new brain games constructed just for this book, including “Mix-Ins” (anagrams with a novel twist) and “Half and Half” puzzles that involve tricky word breaking and reassembling.

Nathan Shephard

Pretty Puzzles: Logic Puzzles for Discerning Solvers

$6.95 (NCR) Paper 128 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-84732-661-4 4 x 6 April It’s only logical: every discriminating solver wants the very best puzzles available—but in a pretty package that will please the eye. This collection grants their wish! Not only does it feature an entertaining selection of tricky brain games—including sudoku, Minesweeper, Latin Squares, and Towers puzzles—but with its gorgeous cover, this book is designed for looks as well as smarts.

Pretty Puzzles: Strenuous Sudoku for Discerning Solvers

$6.95 (NCR) Paper 128 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-84732-662-1 4 x 6 April Just because the sudoku are strenuous doesn’t mean the book can’t look beautiful! This Pretty Puzzles volume gives solvers all the brain-building benefits of a mental workout…but with an extra element of fashion-conscious chic. More than 100 superb sudoku, of varying levels of difficulty, offer an irresistible challenge for everyone.

Francis Heaney

Championship SCRABBLE Puzzles Joe Edley, three-time national SCRABBLE champion

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Paper 128 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-7502-4 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 April Joe Edley is the only player to win the National SCRABBLE Championship three times, and now he helps players at every level get a workout that will build vocabulary and sharpen skills. More than 100 realistic game situations offer challenging fun while they prime solvers for victory at the next encounter over the board. SCRABBLE, the distinctive game board and letter tiles, and all associated logos are trademarks of Hasbro in the United States and Canada and are used with permission. ©2011 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.

SCRABBLE Missing Links Gary Disch

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7721-9 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 June SCRABBLE fans will appreciate this new way to play their favorite game, especially when there’s nobody else around to compete against. Each Missing Link puzzle shows a SCRABBLE game in progress from the player’s point of view, and asks the solver to use all the letters in the rack to link small words together to make longer ones, finding the unique solution. SCRABBLE, the distinctive game board and letter tiles, and all associated logos are trademarks of Hasbro in the United States and Canada and are used with permission. ©2011 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.

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Puzzles & Games

Hall of Fame Lateral Thinking Puzzles Albatross Soup and Dozens of Other Classics Paul Sloane & Des MacHale

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7117-0 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 May Paul Sloane and Des MacHale are recognized masters of the lateral thinking puzzle, those tricky conundrums that have challenged and delighted solvers for decades. Here, in one volume, is the very best of their work, a terrific selection carefully chosen from nearly 18 collections. One can do these alone, but for extra fun, a group can turn solving into a friendly competition.

TRIVIAL PURSUIT® Word Search Puzzles Amy Goldstein

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7497-3 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 May Everybody loves TRIVIAL PURSUIT, and now there’s a new way to play— an irresistible combination of trivia quiz and word search. Example: a list of countries of the world invites the solver to search the puzzle for their capital cities. Every topic from Arts & Entertainment to Sports & Leisure is covered in this fun trivia roundup. TRIVIAL PURSUIT, the associated logo, the distinctive design of the game board, trivia cards, game tokens, and scoring wedges are trademarks of Hasbro. © 1981, 2011 Hasbro, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02862. All Rights Reserved.

150 Addictive Sujiken® Puzzles George Heineman

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7994-7 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 April It’s sudoku—half off! The popular puzzle has been sliced in half along the diagonal to leave a 45-cell triangle rather than the usual square. Fill in the empty cells with digits from 1 to 9—and remember that none of the rows, columns, outlined boxes, or diagonals contains any repeated numbers. The 150 puzzles come in five levels of difficulty.

Sudoku in Space Francis Heaney

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7211-5 5 1/4 x 5 1/2 February Space may be the final frontier, but Sudoku in Space is the final frontier in interstellar sudoku. Puzzle-naut Francis Heaney has probed the depths of the universe to bring down to Earth all manner of sudoku variants. See stars in Stellar Sudoku, chase comets in Orbital Sudoku, and bend time in Alternate Universe Sudoku. It’s all in the name of NASA (the National Aeronautics and Sudoku Administration, of course).

Quote-doku

Poolside Sudoku

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7720-2 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 April Now, puzzle fans can get their sudoku fun and their word fix, too! A quote-doku begins with a sudoku grid where solvers enter numbers into cells, some with small letters in them. When all the cells are filled correctly, the anagramming begins—and the sweet payoff is an amusing quotation.

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 160 pages 978-1-4027-8278-7 6 x 9 March Lounging by the pool is a great way to spend some leisure time, and great sudoku puzzles make it even better. Whether they’re on a beach towel or lounge chair, solvers will delight in this latest collection of satisfying sudoku stumpers, created by top puzzle lifeguard (and best-selling author), Frank Longo.

Henry Hook

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Sudoku on the Half Shell

Frank Longo


Puzzles & Games

Pentomino Puzzles 365 Teasers to Keep Your Brain in Shape Eric Harshbarger

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard 96 pages 978-1-4027-6699-2 8 x 8 June Pentominoes drive puzzle fans wild—and a complete set of these versatile tiles is packaged with every copy of this fun-filled book! These 12 unique shapes, each formed by 5 squares joined edge to edge, must be fitted together to match specific patterns—from simple rectangles to animals and people.

Comic and Cartoon Crosswords to Keep You Sharp Stanley Newman

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper with flaps 64 pages 978-1-4027-8010-3 8 x 10 June Each crossword in this 50-puzzle collection focuses on a famous comic strip or cartoon, from “Archie” to “Ziggy.” Fascinating facts abound; for instance: did you know that Mel Blanc gave Bugs Bunny his Brooklyn accent? Each puzzle is also chock-full of terrific clues that will test your sense of trivia. See you in the funny papers!

The Big, Big, Big Book of Brainteasers

Love Story Crosswords to Keep You Sharp

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7728-8 8 1/2 x 11 July Here’s the next BIG thing in puzzles! This spectacular all-color collection by the famous Grabarchuk family—who have puzzles in their blood—offers visual conundrums of every type, shape, and size. Solvers can wrap their minds around cube puzzles, construction problems, puzzles with patterns, mazes, paper-clip teasers, and more. They’re a challenge for the mind and a treat for the eyes.

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper with flaps 64 pages 978-1-4027-8008-0 8 x 10 June Each crossword in this 50-puzzle collection focuses on a romantic work, from The Age of Innocence to Tristan und Isolde. Puzzle constructor Stanley Newman supplies each puzzle with terrific clues that are chock-full of romantic trivia. Fascinating facts abound; for instance: neither Romeo nor Juliet have any siblings.

The Grabarchuk Family

American Legend Crosswords to Keep You Sharp Stanley Newman

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper with flaps 64 pages 978-1-4027-8009-7 8 x 10 June Each crossword in this 50-puzzle collection features a famous American, from Ansel Adams to Frank Lloyd Wright. The finished puzzles reveal interesting historical facts (for instance, that Susan B. Anthony cast an illegal vote in the 1872 presidential election), and clever wordplay in the clues adds to the challenge—and the fun. Edited by nationally recognized crossword constructor Stanley Newman.

Stanley Newman

Blankety-Blank SCRABBLE Crosswords Frank Longo

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper with flaps 64 pages 978-1-4027-7991-6 8 x 10 June Here’s a unique fusion of SCRABBLE and crossword, perfect for lovers of wordplay. Above each crossword there’s a SCRABBLE rack of 7 tiles (six letters and one blank). Scrambling the tiles can produce four words, depending on which letter you assign to the blank—and all are in the crossword itself. SCRABBLE, the distinctive game board and letter tiles, and all associated logos are trademarks of Hasbro in the United States and Canada and are used with permission. ©2011 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.

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Puzzles & Games

Crafty Crosswords Patrick Jordan

$8.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-7419-5 8 x 10 April These crosswords come with crafty clues and thorny themes, along with a rib-tickling sense of humor. Crafty Crosswords features 72 superb puzzles from longtime constructor Patrick Jordan, whose penchant for high-scoring SCRABBLE letters results in grids peppered with words like AJAX and QUIZ instead of the usual glut of EPEEs and AREAs. The difficulty level is mostly mild (MondayTuesday level).

Edited by Peter Gordon

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7142-2 8 x 10 April Solving these easy crosswords won’t strain your brain—they’re perfect for days spent relaxing outdoors.

High-Flying Crosswords

Fun in the Sun Hard Daily Crosswords

$8.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-7467-6 8 x 10 May Stuck at an airport? Travelling can have a lot of downtime—but High-Flying Crosswords makes the hours fly by with super themes and tricky clues. Puzzle royalty Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon have crafted 50 crosswords that are among the best.

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 144 pages 978-1-4027-7144-6 8 x 10 April These challenging crosswords— including five super-hard, jumbo-sized puzzles—will give you a great wordplay workout for a cloudless day.

Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

Los Angeles Times Crosswords 22

72 Puzzles from the Daily Paper Rich Norris, editor

$8.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-8006-6 8 x 10 July Ripped from the pages of the Los Angeles Times, this 22nd installment features the nation’s top constructors. It’s entertaining, and a great value: not only are the crosswords more mainstream and fun than the ones in the New York Times, but each book contains 72 puzzles—not the mere 50 of competing volumes. The lie-flat spiral binding makes it easy to work on the puzzles anywhere!

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Fun in the Sun Easy Daily Crosswords

Edited by Peter Gordon

Fun in the Sun Medium Daily Crosswords Edited by Peter Gordon

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 128 pages 978-1-4027-7143-9 8 x 10 April These medium-difficulty crosswords are just challenging enough to keep you entertained on a leisurely day.


Puzzles & Games

Large Print Sudoku #2

Scratch & Solve® Hangman for Your Bag

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 288 pages 978-1-4027-8407-1 8 x 10 March There’s no need to strain your eyes to train your brain, thanks to these super-sized, super-fun puzzles. Each 8x10 page features one sudoku, and each puzzle has large numbers, so it’s easy to read and has plenty of space for writing. Large Print Sudoku #2 is literally the next BIG thing in sudoku!

$5.95 (Can $6.95) Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-6785-2 4 1/2 x 6 April One of two new entries in our ingenious Hangman® series—one easier, one tough—are sure to be a huge success. They give puzzlers the chance to “hang” anywhere at anytime, even when alone. Each page features one puzzle, and each has 26 letters with silver circles to scratch off. Rub off a letter (like a lottery ticket) to see if it’s in the puzzle, and where. But miss six times and you’re hanged!

SCRABBLE Word Search Puzzles

Scratch & Solve® Tough Hangman for Your Bag

Patrick Blindauer

Patrick Blindauer

$8.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-7553-6 8 x 10 March Is QAT an acceptable SCRABBLE word? How about CYMOL? Or ZYGOID? Fans of America’s most popular word game improve their scores by studying lists of words like these. But now there’s a fun, new way to do it: clever word search puzzles where every word is approved by the Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionary. SCRABBLE, the distinctive game board and letter tiles, and all associated logos are trademarks of Hasbro in the United States and Canada and are used with permission. ©2011 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.

Mike Ward

Mike Ward

$5.95 (Can $6.95) Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-6786-9 4 1/2 x 6 April When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And when the tough are on-the-go, they turn to this handysized collection of tough hangman puzzles! Here are the rules: Each game has numbers hidden under 26 scratch-off silver circles. Pick a letter, rub off the circle, and find out if the letter is in the puzzle and where. But if you miss six times, you’re headed for the gallows.

Tiptop Crisscross Puzzles

Trip Payne, Three-time national crossword champion and costar of Wordplay

$8.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Paper 96 pages 978-1-4027-7188-0 8 x 10 May A crisscross is a crossword with no clues—just a diagram and a list of words. The challenge (and the fun) is to figure out where those words fit in the diagram. Now puzzle whiz Trip Payne has created a tip-top collection of the best crisscrosses we’ve ever seen. A lively compilation that’s sure to delight fans of this popular type of brainteaser.

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Puzzles & Games Displays

Fun & Games Counter Display

Sit & Solve® Floor Spinner Display

It's Free with an order of 64 assorted humor, puzzle, science, and/or games titles in our 5 3/8 x 8 1/4 paperback trim size. 978-0-8069-7499-6

It's Free with an order of 328 assorted titles. 978-1-4027-4429-7 Choose any assortment of titles from the follwoing series: • Sip & Solve® • Sit & Solve® • Sit & Solve® Commuter • Scratch & SolveTM • Kids’ Bathroom Books • Martial Arts SudokuTM

This counter display has a 10' round base, stands 24'' high, and has 8 pockets.

Scratch & Solve® 48-Copy Counter Spinner Assortment $285.60 (Can $333.60) display 978-1-4027-6839-2 Contact your Sterling sales representative for custom display assortments.

Scratch & Solve® 48-Copy Counter Spinner (Empty) 978-1-4027-6827-9 It's Free with an order of 48 assorted titles.

Scratch & Solve® Empty 4-Pocket 24-Copy Counter Display

It's Free with an order of 24 assorted titles. 978-0-99999-511-2 Choose any assortment of titles from the follwoing series: • Sip & Solve® • Sit & Solve® • Sit & Solve® Commuter • Scratch & SolveTM • Kids’ Bathroom Books • Martial Arts SudokuTM

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Science, Nature & Pets

The Coral Reef

Surf!

White Star Guides— Underwater World Text by Angelo Mojetta

In the Water with Wave Hunters Text by Guillaume Dufau

$29.95 (Can $35.95) Hard 208 pages (156 color photos) 978-88-544-0583-7 9 2/5 x 11 May The world’s leading wave riders are only supporting players in these spectacular surfing photographs by Guillaume Dufau, former editor-in-chief of Surf Saga and Surf Session magazines. The ocean, with its immense power and beauty, is the true star. His brilliant images, shot from seemingly impossible angles, capture the cresting, curling, crashing waves as we’ve never seen them before.

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Flexibound 168 pages (all in color) 978-88-544-0565-3 7 x 9 3/4 February This definitive volume on the splendor and significance of coral reefs includes hundreds of underwater photographs, charts, and illustrations that reveal the hidden wonder of this threatened realm. An appendix features 315 drawings depicting the main species of fish and invertebrates; note cards highlight unique ecosystems, explain environmental pressures, and provide engaging, accessible science.

Gentle Giants

Trees

$29.95 (Can $35.95) Hard 272 pages (all in color) 978-88-544-0581-3 9 2/5 x 11 3/5 May This intimate look at our fellow seaborn mammals—dolphins, porpoises, and whales—joins superb nature writing with spectacular photography. Gentle Giants surveys 80 species, explores their mysterious origins, and examines the amazing qualities cetaceans have in common with people. Finally, their awesome power to heal is revealed in the context of their complex, and ironically, often painful, relationship with humans.

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-927-8 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 April With 90 stunning photos from around the world, Trees celebrates these awe-inspiring gifts of nature. This extraordinary book sets the record straight, looking at trees from many points of view—their 300 million-year natural history; their usefulness; their incredible beauty; their role in mythology and religion; and their importance to life on earth. No one who reads Trees will ever take them for granted again.

The Balance of Life, The Beauty of Nature Pierre Lieutaghi

Photo by Daniel Cosme

An Emotional Face to Face with Dolphins and Whales Text by Isabelle Groc

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Sports

Chapman Essential Marine Knots Dominique Le Brun

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 120 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-874-0 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 May From Chapman—the boater’s trusted source—comes an illustrated guide to 40 essential nautical knots, including all the traditional loops and ties. With detailed instructions showing each stage of looping, and the tasks each knot can handle, this is a must-have resource for every boater. Also included: information on all types of cord, and a glossary.

Grand Prix 2011 The World’s Best-Selling Formula One Guide Bruce Jones

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 112 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-728-4 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 May The rev of the engines, the wave of the flag, the sheer thrill of the race: get ready for the Formula One 2011 season! ITV Sport Grand Prix 2011 is your essential resource on the upcoming races with comprehensive overviews of the teams, drivers, and tracks. Detailed circuit maps and diagrams, facts, statistics, and 90 amazing color photographs complete this,14th edition of the world’s bestselling F1 preview.

Sixth Edition Harry Mullan with Bob Mee

$29.95 (Can $35.95) Hard 240 pages (250 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-618-8 9 x 11 February Boxing has produced some of the world’s most exciting and colorful athletes, from Jack Johnson and Jake LaMotta to Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. They’re all in this comprehensive reference, along with details about the administrative bodies, rules, culture, and behind-the-scenes figures of the fight game—plus complete stats on boxers in all weight classes, from the days of illegal challenge matches up to today.

Winning Baseball for Beginner to Intermediate Play

Trent Mongero, foreword by Trot Nixon

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper and DVD 256 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5808-9 6 x 9 February From common hitting flaws to motivating young players, this guide provides all the information players and coaches alike need to know about beginner’s baseball. Perfect for T-ball through 10-year-old youth baseball levels, it contains more than 100 full-color photos and an instructional DVD, along with detailed tips and techniques that help make learning, playing, and coaching baseball fun for all.

The Scratch Golfer’s Ultimate Trivia Book

World Motor Sport Records 2011

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Paper with flaps 608 pages (b/w line art) 978-1-4027-6630-5 5 x 7 May Think you’re a “scratch golfer” solver—someone who’s really good at the game? A former senior editor at Golf Digest has a challenge for you! Take a stroll down golf’s memory lane with these sometimes easy, sometimes brain-busting multiplechoice questions. They cover the players (famous and infamous), the tournaments, the course architects, the clubs and much more.

$29.95 (NCR) Hard 256 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-613-3 8 1/2 x 11 1/4 February Auto racing is one of the world’s most popular sports, and this is an indispensable guide to every recognized form. More than a record book, it includes biographies of legendary drivers and accounts of famous races, along with all the key facts and stats on every important type of four-wheel racing from Formula One to NASCAR, the Le Mans 24 Hours to the Indianapolis 500.

Don Wade

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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing

Bruce Jones


Travel

Weird Oklahoma

Wonders of America

Your Travel Guide to Oklahoma’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets Wesley Treat

Text by Elizabeth Heath

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 504 pages (392 color photos) 978-88-544-0586-8 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 April This all-American CubeBook is a patriotic pictorial paean to the homeland and a colorful souvenir for visitors! The nation’s vastness and variety shine forth in magnificent photos that go from sea to shining sea, capturing majestic landscapes, cities and small towns, and coastlines and deserts. In these pages we see the America that has inspired centuries of exploration and fascinated people throughout the world.

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5436-4 9 x 9 June Oklahoma has a history that’s both notorious and peculiar, from Giggling Granny—a jovial woman responsible for as many as 11 murders—to Shaman’s Portal, a gateway said to have swallowed handfuls of travelers over the last few centuries. And keep your camera at the ready for shapeshifting “manimals”! On this tour of the Sooner State, you’ll encounter the outlandish, exceptional, and bizarre.

Weird Tennessee

Your Travel Guide to Tennessee’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets Roger Manley

Photo by Koen Vadnendriessche

$24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 272 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5465-4 9 x 9 May What’s peculiar in Tennessee? How about a supernatural creature called the White Bluff Screamer? Phantoms drift among overgrown ruins, and the eerie headlamps of dead miners call to mind a grisly disaster from a bygone age. Then there are largescale oddities, such as a ten-story tree house mounted on seven oaks. Buckle up: Weird Tennessee is a ride too incredible to miss!

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Wedding, Romance & Sex

How to Date a Younger Man

The Cougar’s Guide to Cubhunting Kate Mulvey

$12.95 (NCR) Paper with flaps 160 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-84732-730-7 6 x 8 1/4 February There’s a new creature stalking the urban jungle: the Cougar! Attractive, confident women in their 30s and up are on the prowl for a younger man to devour. They’ll eat up this fascinating guide and learn how to become a sexy predator who can outmaneuver the young gazelles and successfully capture her prey. Riotously funny and packed full of secrets, this is the perfect manual for any woman who is ready to hunt.

Cosmo’s Red-Hot Sex Secrets

Tons of Naughty, Pleasure-Maxing Moves that Will Send You Both Over the Edge The Editors of Cosmopolitan

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Paper with Jacket 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-878-8 9 x 9 January Building on the success of The Cosmo Kama Sutra and Cosmo’s Naughty Notes, Cosmo is offering this gorgeously designed guide to understanding your own sexuality and building truly fulfilling sexual relationships. It reveals secrets to feeling sexier naked, amazing sexual techniques, the key to taking sex to a deeper, more intimate level, and much more. X Sexually Explicit

The Gay Man’s Kama Sutra Terry Sanderson

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 144 pages (120 color & b/w illus.) 978-1-84732-714-7 5 x 7 March This new interpretation of the Kama Sutra, written by a Gay Times columnist, is meant just for today’s gay man! Featuring a delicious illustrated journey through all the different sexual positions, and covering everything from meeting a partner, courtship. and kissing to games and massage, The Gay Man’s Kama Sutra is the ultimate guide to satisfying, exciting gay love.

X Sexually Explicit

The Lesbian Kama Sutra Kat Harding

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 144 pages (120 color & b/w illus.) 978-1-84732-715-4 5 x 7 March Using clear, empowering text to celebrate the love between women, The Lesbian Kama Sutra encourages love and sex, pleasure and sensuality, uninhibited erotic indulgence and play. Visually stunning, it features beautiful historical artwork, erotic illustrations, and sophisticated instructional drawings that offer an illustrated journey through the different sexual positions.

X Sexually Explicit

Sex Secrets

The New Kama Sutra

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-923-0 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 May Sex Secrets pulls back the covers on how to have truly fantastic sex! This alluring collection helps women break boundaries in the bedroom with a thrilling kaleidoscope of sizzling ideas, from professional lap dancing techniques to soul-merging Tantric sex. Packed with candid tips, techniques and positions, this gorgeous guide features beautiful, highly erotic photography throughout.

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-739-0 5 x 7 March The Kama Sutra has enhanced sexual experiences since the fourth century—and now a leading sex author has reinterpreted this iconic manual for today. Richard Emerson provides 21st-century couples with practical advice on sexual technique, relationships, and emotional wellbeing, while maintaining the book’s belief in uninhibited pleasure through sex. The empowering text, exquisite art, and tasteful erotic photographs celebrate the art of lovemaking.

Nicole Bailey

X Sexually Explicit

Richard Emerson

X Sexually Explicit

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Holiday Favorites! | Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is February 14 th Focus: Love

Your World, Your Images $14.95 (Can $19.50) Hard 180 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-563-9

7x7

Cosmo’s Naughty Notes

100 Sexy Stickies to Tease, Tantalize, and Turn On Your Man From the editors of Cosmopolitan $7.95 (Can $10.50) Hard 112 pages (all in color)

The Art of Lap Dancing $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper

112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5487-6

7x7

978-1-58816-599-2 5x4

X Sexually Explicit

This Valentine’s Day, Express Your Invaluable Love for Under $10 45 Cards for Sharing Romance, Passion, and Less Appropriate Emotions someecards $9.95 (Can $12.95) Paper 90 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6810-1

6 1/2 x 4 1/4

Lovers’ Massage Kit An Interactive Pleasure Game Melanie Linn $14.95 (Can $17.95) (includes 3 decks of cards & 1 custum die) 978-1-4027-4921-6

6x8 v Gift Kit X Sexually Explicit

Love Notes

100 Ways to Get Kisses, Cuddles and Some Really Great Sex $7.95 (Can $10.50) Hard 208 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-799-6

5x4

Cosmo’s Truth or Dare

Our Naughtiest Sex Game Ever! From the editors of Cosmopolitan $9.95 (Can $12.95) Card Deck 120 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-544-2

The Art of Pole Dancing

A Spin-by-Spin Guide $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4238-5

7x7

3 3/8 x 4 3/8 v Kit

Cosmo’s 365 Naughty Nights A Year of Hot Sex $12.95 (Can $16.95)

Paperback Book & Gift Set

48 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-869-6

4x5 v Gift Kit X Sexually Explicit

The Cosmo Kama Sutra

77 Mind-Blowing Sex Positions The Editors of Cosmopolitan $14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper 176 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-747-7

7x7 X Sexually Explicit

The Pocket Kama Sutra Super Sex 52 Red-Hot Positions Nicole Bailey $9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper with flaps

144 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-966-7

4 1/4 x 5 1/4 X Sexually Explicit

Pocket Erotic

The Ecstatic Secrets of Sensual Massage Nicole Bailey $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper with flaps

144 pages (65 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84483-707-6

4 1/4 x 5 1/4 X Sexually Explicit

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Holiday Favorites! | Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is May 8 th Life’s BIG Little Moments: Mothers & Daughters Susan K. Hom, photography by John Rios $9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

Butterflies & Hiccups A Guided Pregnancy Journal Laurie J. Wing $14.95 (Can $19.50)

Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

176 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4840-0

978-1-4027-4319-1

6x9

Life’s BIG Little Moments: Grandmothers & Grandchildren

Fifty & Fabulous!

Audrey 100 Ellen Fontana, foreword by Sean Hepburn Ferrer $40.00 (Can $48.00) Hard 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7836-0

10 x 12

7x7

Susan K. Hom $9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

The Best Years of a Woman’s Life Jaki Scarcello $19.95 (Can $25.95) Hard 224 pages 978-1-906787-57-8

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7x7

Growing Up with Alice Munro Sheila Munro $12.95 (Can $12.95) Paper 288 pages (b/w illus. throughout)

Your Guide to Personal Style Lisa Armstrong, edited by Meenal Mistry, foreword by Glenda Bailey $24.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 208 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-865-8

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Lives of Mothers & Daughters

Harper’s Bazaar Fashion

Mom’s Survival Guide Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity $16.95 (Can $21.95) Paper 240 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-58816-804-7

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978-1-4027-5763-1

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Harper’s Bazaar Fabulous at Every Age Your Quick & Easy Guide to Fashion Nandini D’Souza, edited by Jenny Barnett, foreword by Glenda Bailey $24.95 (Can $31.95) Hard 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-809-2

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Conversations with My Mother

A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of Stories $9.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

80 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-088-7

8x9

Where Women Create: Book of Inspiration In the Studio and Behind the Scenes with Extraordinary Women Jo Packham & Jenny Doh $24.95 (Can $31.95) Hard 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-564-6

8 1/2 x 10

A Gift for New Mothers

A Matter of Style

Paper with flaps

Flexibound with Flaps

Traditional Wisdom of Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood Deborah Jackson $12.95 (Can $16.95) 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-84483-133-3

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How 10 Famous Women Changed Fashion Text by Paola Saltari, edited by Valeria Manferto De Fabianis, preface by Anna Molinari $29.95 (Can $35.95) 272 pages (color & b/w photos throughout) 978-88-544-0562-2

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The Swimsuit

A History of Twentieth-Century Fashion Sarah Kennedy $34.95 (Can $44.95) Hard 304 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-382-8

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Father’s Day is June 19 th Life’s BIG Little Moments: Fathers & Daughters Susan K. Hom $9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

Murphy’s Laws of Fishing Henry Beard, illustrated by Phil Scheuer $9.95 (Can $10.95) Paper 112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-4776-2

How to Tie a Tie

Choosing, Coordinating, and Knotting Your Neckwear Daniel K. Hall $12.95 (Can $13.95) Hard 112 pages (all in color)

978-1-4027-4317-7

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978-1-4027-2757-3

Life’s BIG Little Moments: Grandfathers & Grandchildren

The Official Rules of Bad Golf

Esquire The Handbook of Style

7x7

Susan K. Hom, photography by Jeffrey H. Mantler $9.95 (Can $10.95) Hard 96 pages (all in color with b/w photos)

Henry Beard $9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 128 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-4029-9

8x8

A Man’s Guide to Looking Good $16.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 224 pages (all in 2-color)

5 x 7 1/2

978-1-58816-746-0

The Complete Encyclopedia of Golf

Esquire The Meaning of Life

5x7

978-1-4027-5839-3

7x7

Conversations with My Father

A Keepsake Journal for Celebrating a Lifetime of Stories $9.95 (Can $10.95) Concealed Spiral-Bound Hard

80 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-089-4

8x9

Second Edition Ted Barrett with Chris Hawkes $29.95 (NCR) Paper 288 pages (288 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-656-0

10 x 10 1/4

Wisdom, Humor, and Damn Good Advice from 64 Extraordinary Lives Edited by Ryan D’Agostino, introduction by David Granger $22.95 (Can $29.95) Hard 160 pages (all in color) 978-1-58816-646-3

8 1/2 x 11

From Your Grandfather A Gift of Memory for My Grandchild $9.95 (Can $12.95) Hard 72 pages (all in color) 978-1-60059-093-1

9 x 10

The A-Z of Cars

The Greatest Automobiles Ever Made Hilton Holloway & Martin Buckley $19.95 (Can $25.95) Paper with flaps

400 pages (400 color & b/w photos) 978-1-84732-533-4

5x7

Great Expectations: Becoming a Dad The First Three Years John C. Carr, LCSW $14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper with flaps

The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm

A Lexicon for Those of Us Who Are Better and Smarter Than the Rest of You James Napoli $14.95 (Can $17.95) Flexibound

368 pages

978-1-4027-6952-8

5 1/2 x 6 3/4

Motorcycles Enzo Rizzo $19.95 (Can $25.95) Hard 736 pages (all in color) 978-88-544-0271-3

6 1/2 x 6 1/2

208 pages (all in 2-color) 978-1-4027-5630-6

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Children's Books


Children's | Picture Books

Helping Hand Books: Jacob Goes to the Doctor and Sophie Visits the Dentist Sarah, Duchess of York; illustrated by Ian Cunliffe

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Hard 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7396-9 8 x 8 March Two stories in one! Going to the doctor or dentist for the first time can be scary to a child—but this book offers comfort and reassurance by gently explaining exactly what will happen in both situations. First, children follow Jacob as a nurse gives him an injection, and then they hear about Sophie’s experience visiting the dentist for her first checkup. It’s the perfect pre-appointment book.

Helping Hand Books: Molly Makes Friends Sarah, Duchess of York; illustrated by Ian Cunliffe

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Hard 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7397-6 8 x 8 March Molly likes her new school—except for one thing: everyone else has lots of friends. That makes her feel sad and left out. But with the help of her mother and two very special pals, Molly learns that it’s not the number of acquaintances that count, but how close your friendships are.

Helping Hand Books: When Katie’s Parents Separated Sarah, Duchess of York; illustrated by Ian Cunliffe

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Hard 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7395-2 8 x 8 March Whenever Katie thinks about her parents’ separation, she has an empty feeling inside. Was it her fault? Will she have to choose between the two most important people in her life? But slowly she realizes that her parents are happier apart—and that no matter what, some things will never change: she loves her dad and mom very much, and they will always love her back.

Helping Hand Books: Olivia Says Goodbye to Grandpa Sarah, Duchess of York; illustrated by Ian Cunliffe

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Hard 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7394-5 8 x 8 March When Olivia’s grandpa passes away, she’s sad, scared, and confused. What if someone else she loves dies? With the support of her family, teacher, and best friends, Olivia finds a way to work through her feelings and keep happy memories of her grandpa in her heart forever.

Fandango Stew

Thunder Birds

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6527-8 8 1/2 x 11 May No money? No problem! In this funny western-style take on the famous folktale “Stone Soup,” two penniless but wily vaqueros (cowboys) trick a whole town into cooking a giant pot of stew for all to share. David Davis’s deliciously colorful language and Ben Galbraith’s delightful illustrations make this book a tasty confection.

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5661-0 9 x 11 1/2 April Acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky helps imaginations take glorious flight in this breathtaking nonfiction picture book with six giant foldouts. Arnosky explains why there are no feathers on a vulture’s head, which bird is the deep-diving champ, and what makes an owl’s wings perfectly silent in flight. Readers can use this book to bring the wilderness right into their rooms.

David Davis, illustrated by Ben Galbraith

Nature’s Flying Predators Jim Arnosky

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Children's | Picture Books

Aliens & UFOs

Pirates

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-431-3 10 1/4 x 9 March Budding alien-hunters can journey into the bizarre world of the unexplained with this book filled with fun pullouts, pop-ups, and other space-oriented stuff, accompanied by superb illustrations and lively, authoritative text from an award-winning author. They’ll even get the chance to qualify as a member of the imaginary Extra-Terrestrial Investigation Agency!

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-320-0 10 1/4 x 9 March Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Black Sam Bellamy…the very names conjure hair-raising images of razorsharp cutlasses, buried treasure, the skull and crossbones, and walking the plank. Containing biographies of legendary buccaneers plus details on their weapons, codes of conduct, and punishments, this lavishly illustrated book beautifully captures the swashbuckling world of pirates.

Chris Evans

Fairies

A Magical Guide to the Enchanted Realm Alison Maloney, illustrated by Patricia Moffett

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-381-1 10 1/4 x 9 March Each beautifully illustrated spread in this magical book explores a different aspect of fairy lore, from Fairyland to fairy mischief. Learn about literature’s most famous fairies (including Tinker Bell), take a peek inside a fairy’s home, and see how to look for fairy clues in your garden. With pullout surprises and flaps to open, Fairies is every little girl’s dream ticket to an enchanted realm.

How to Be the Perfect Princess Princess Petal

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-326-2 10 1/4 x 9 March Some are born princesses, others become one…but we all have to start somewhere! With Princess Petal’s help, readers can learn the art of being a princess, from etiquette and deportment to fairy godmothers, enchantments, and finding Prince Charming. Beautifully illustrated, and drawing on a wealth of traditional fairytales, this book opens up a magical world to all who wish to learn this royal craft...

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John Matthews

The Big Book of Pirates Joan and Albert Vinyoli; text abridged and adapted by Alissa Heyman; illustrated by Xosé Tomás

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8056-1 8 1/2 x 10 March Ahoy, mateys! Prepare for adventure on the high seas, where the Jolly Roger flies high, and bloodthirsty rogues sail in search of victims. Based on history and legend, the fifth title in the popular “Big Book” series brings brave readers face to face with some of the most notorious pirates of all time, from Blackbeard to the ruthless Captain Scarfield. What a chilling, thrilling, treat!

Bunny Bunny Catkin Cathy MacLennan

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-907152-71-9 12 1/2 x 9 Birds chirping, butterflies fluttering, bunnies hopping, flowers blooming—spring is in the air! Discover all the delights of the season in this joyful new book from Cathy MacLennan, author and illustrator of the popular Chicky Chicky Chook Chook. MacLennan’s bold, colorful art and rhythmic language chock-full of fun-to-imitate sounds make this a wonderful read-aloud.


Children's | Picture Books

Quiet Bunny’s Many Colors

Little Mouse’s Big Secret

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7209-2 9 1/2 x 11 1/4 March The brilliantly colorful follow-up to Lisa McCue’s bestselling Quiet Bunny! Quiet Bunny loves the bright colors of spring: the yellow ducks, green frogs, and blue jays—everything but his own brown, wintry white fur. It takes the help of a wise old owl for Bunny to realize that it’s the rainbow of colors—including his own—that makes the world so beautiful.

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7462-1 9 1/4 x 9 3/4 March Shh…! Little Mouse has a secret! He’s found a delicious-looking apple and doesn’t want to share a bite. So he buries it, and no matter how many of his friends ask what he hid, Little Mouse won’t tell. But when a tree sprouts from the seeds of the fruit, there are enough apples for everyone—and Little Mouse realizes some secrets are even better when they’re shared.

Lisa McCue

Éric Battut

Gilbert the Hero

No More Hitting for Little Hamster!

Jane Clarke & Charles Fuge

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8040-0 8 1/2 x 10 March Gilbert—the lovable white shark created by the award-winning author/ illustrator duo Jane Clarke and Charles Fuge—is back in a third thrilling adventure. And the exciting news is: there’s a new baby in Gilbert’s family! But Gilbert proves he still has a lot to learn about being a big brother. When a hungry killer whale comes around, will Gilbert be able to save Finn?

The Green Mother Goose

Saving the World One Rhyme at a Time Jan Peck and David Davis, illustrated by Carin Berger

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6525-4 9 x 11 1/2 April Mother Goose has gone green! In these delightful “recycled” rhymes, Old Mother Hubbard shops with cloth grocery bags; Old King Coal is a better old soul, working to keep our skies smoke-free; and Hickety, Pickety is now a cage-free hen. Carin Berger’s whimsical eco-friendly collages are created from ticket stubs, newspapers, and other reused items.

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Bernette Ford and Sam Williams

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-907967-03-0 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 Little Hamster’s very upset! None of his friends will let him join in any of their games. That’s because when Little Hamster gets mad, he hits HARD—and that hurts. Will he learn how to play nicely? This gentle, endearing story in the No More! series helps toddlers understand why it’s so much better—and more fun!—to treat others with kindness and respect.

Olivia’s Birds Saving the Gulf Olivia Bouler

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8665-5 10 x 8 April By selling her own bird paintings and donating the profits to the Audubon Society, 11-year-old Olivia Bouler has single-handedly raised more than $175,000 for the Gulf oil spill recovery. Written in her own words, Olivia’s Bird’s features her handdrawn illustrations plus bird facts and full-color photos celebrating Olivia’s campaign. The book is printed on FSC eco-friendly paper and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Audubon’s Gulf Coast clean-up efforts.

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Children's | Picture Books

Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year ever

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 72 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7219-1 10 x 11 1/4 April A classic Richard Scarry Busytown picture book—back in print! Scarry captures the hustle and bustle of Busytown through a series of brightly illustrated stories. Flossie, Big Hilda, Mother Cat, Squeaky Mouse, and a cast of popular characters are off to pick spring flowers, watch fireworks at the Pig family picnic, help the mail carrier deliver letters, and celebrate holidays, family, and friends.

Karen Kaufman Orloff, illustrated by Tim Bowers

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6563-6 10 x 10 April A dog is a man’s (and a child’s) best friend—but it’s tough when your best friend can only bark, yip, growl, and howl! This is a sweet and funny story of a boy who begs his dog to talk and an affirmation of the loving bond between a child and his dog. Tim Bowers’ humorous pictures offer a glimpse of what life might be like if dogs could crack jokes, chat on the phone, and even sing lullabies!

Richard Scarry’s Big Busy Sticker & Activity Book

Splish-Splash

Tucker: Little Dog Lost & Found

Astonishing Animal ABC

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7314-3 8 1/2 x 11 February This book is packed with more than 900 STICKERS—and loads of fun! Featuring Richard Scarry’s beloved Lowly Worm, Huckle Cat, Mr. Fix-It, and other characters, this book offers 100 pages of playtime activities. Preschoolers and kindergarteners will enjoy learning to draw, filling in missing words and images, completing dot-to-dots and mazes…and, of course, decorating the pages with fun stickers.

Written and photographed by Danny Sit

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5999-4 9 x 9 March Paws down, this is the most adorable dog book out there! Tucker, an irrepressible terrier, isn’t the type to wait by the pantry for a bone: he wants adventure! So he leaves his loving home behind, jumps on a train, and heads to the sea for some surfing and clamdigging. Fortunately, the faithful dog discovers that his friends and family are also faithful to HIM…and help him find his way back home.

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Talk, Oscar, Please!

Nicola Smee

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-907152-73-3 9 7/8 x 10 3/4 May “Who wants a ride in my little boat?” The whole lovable gang from Clip-Clop and Jingle-Jingle is back— and this time they’re taking to the high seas. But the ocean’s looking choppy, and the waves are getting bigger! Will the farmyard friends manage to stay dry…or will they tumble out of their little boat, SPLISH, SPLASH, SPLOSH, and take a wild watery ride?

Charles Fuge

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Hard 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8645-7 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 March A is for absolutely adorable animals. B is for bestselling illustrator. And C is for the award-winning Charles Fuge, whose irresistible artwork makes this one of the most charming ABC books ever. Fuge has created a delightful menagerie of creatures, from an ARTY AARDVARK to a sweetly WORRIED WALRUS. Playful rhyming text and a fun final tableau will have little ones learning their letters in no time!


Children's | Board Books

Little Critter® ABCs

Hello, Minnesota!

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 28 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6788-3 6 x 6 May From “A” for “airplane to “Z” for “Zebra” (pausing along the way for “Hula-Hoop” and “Pillow”), each page is jam-packed with amusing ABC action. This larger, sturdy edition of a Mercer Mayer favorite brings back a classic early learning concept book for preschoolers.

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 20 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7885-8 7 x 7 June Come visit the land of 10,000 lakes, with its noisy loons and quiet butterflies, narrow paths, and wide rivers—and a statue of tall Paul Bunyan, too!

Mercer Mayer

Constance Van Hoven, pictures by David Walker

Little Critter® Numbers

Hello, Washington, D.C.!

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 28 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6791-3 6 x 6 May 1 lion, 2 hippos, 3 dolphins...and an infinity of number fun! Little Critter has an adventure in counting at the zoo when he meets 4 toothy crocodiles, 5 playful seals, 6 brown bears, and other delightful animals—all the way up to 10 entertaining penguins.

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 20 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6912-2 7 x 7 June Calling all patriotic kids! America’s capital beckons, offering the White House and a black bear at the National Zoo; soft cherry blossoms and a “hard” spider sculpture at the National Gallery; as well as the big Lincoln Memorial and a small thrush— the DC city bird.

Mercer Mayer

ABCDinosaurs

illustrated by Scott Hartman

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Board 16 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7715-8 10 x 10 February From Apatosaurus to Zupaysaurus, the 26 dinosaur friends in this oversized board book will enchant preschoolers and help them learn their ABCs. Developed in conjunction with paleontologists at the American Museum of Natural History, it features extra-large letters; bright, detailed illustrations of the dinos (many on display in the museum); and information about each creature.

Candice Ransom, pictures by David Walker

easter Sparkling Surprise

Elizabeth Spurr, illustrated by Colleen Madden

$5.95 (Can $6.95) Board 14 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7141-5 6 x 6 March Shiny ribbons and foil-wrapped chocolates, a big glittery egg filled with candy and toys, and sparkling springtime flowers and birds? It’s time for an Easter egg hunt down the bunny trail! Every page of this holiday-themed book features plenty of shimmering treats for one and all.

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Children's | Board Books

eebee’s Adventures Almost Bedtime

Rockin’ Babies

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 16 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8408-8 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 March When day and play are done, it’s time for eebee’s almost bedtime adventures. As the hush-a-bye magic of night-night nears, baby washes up, snuggles into pajamas, listens to a story, and enjoys some special hugs before entering dreamland. Beautiful photographs of eebee with real babies wish little ones a sweet gentle “good night.”

$7.95 (Can $9.95) Board 20 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7145-3 7 x 7 May Whether being hounded by paparazzi (parents with cameras) or going “on tour” (wheeling around in a stroller), baby is born to be wild! In Rockin’ Babies, Dr. Jenn Berman and awardwinning songwriter Cynthia Weil playfully reimagine the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle in child-friendly fashion. Galia Bernstein’s spectacular illustrations, combining unique textures and colors, complete this charming book.

A Night-night Adventure

eebee’s Adventures Clean-Up Time A Play and Put Things Away Adventure

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 12 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8409-5 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 March After a cheerful day of play, it’s clean-up time—and eebee’s first lift-the-flap book makes this simple task fun! Lively photographs of eebee and happy babies playing with EVERYTHING from dishes to clothes to toys complement interactive flaps that lift—showing eebee and the littlest readers exactly where every item goes. This charming adventure ends with a clean house and a big “thank you.”

No More Pacifier for Piggy!

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Bernette Ford and Sam Williams

$6.95 (Can $8.95) Board 26 pages (all in color) 978-1-907152-96-2 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 This little Piggy’s a favorite with kids and critics! Ducky wants to play peekaboo! with his friend Piggy—but every time Piggy tries to call out “I see you!” his pacifier gets in the way. Will Piggy forget about his pacifier…or forget about having fun? Once again, Bernette Ford and Sam Williams treat a toddler’s rite of passage with sensitivity and charm.

By Dr. Jenn Berman and Cynthia Weil, illustrated by Galia Bernstein

Sleepy Time Gyo Fujikawa

$5.95 (Can $6.95) Board 20 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6820-0 7 1/2 x 8 March Babies yawning, babies bathing, babies sweetly slumbering: day is done and it’s time for bed, in this new board edition of Gyo Fujikawa’s classic book. Gorgeous illustrations contrast children’s nighttime rituals with a horse that sleeps standing up, a lazy sloth that snoozes upside down, and animals that doze the winter away. Families will find this book a lovely way to say “good night.”

Surprise! Surprise! Gyo Fujikawa

$5.95 (Can $6.95) Board 20 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6822-4 7 1/2 x 8 March One lovely, lazy day in the meadow, rabbit decides it’s high time he and his animal friends plan something fun. He convinces the group to have a race, and off all the critters go, running faster and faster—to the collective big surprise that awaits them at the end! After 30 years out of print, this springtime delight from the beloved Gyo Fujikawa is back in a board book format.


Children's | Nonfiction: Games & Activities

Storytime Stickers: Whales

First Word Search: Phonics Fun

$5.95 (Can $6.95) Paper 16 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7350-1 8 1/2 x 11 June This interactive sticker book, created with the science experts at the American Museum of Natural History, whisks kids on a whale of a worldwide adventure! As children place 100 labeled whale stickers in vivid, underwater scenes, they will meet many fascinating types of whales, including blue whales, killer whales, bowheads, and humpbacks, we well as other amazing marine animals.

$4.95 (Can $5.95) Paper 64 pages 978-1-4027-8391-3 8 1/2 x 11 June Phonics is one of the best paths to reading success—and these word searches, with their appealing design, are a great way to begin! The categories include Long A words, such as flake and halo; “BL” blends like blue and bloom; and “NG” combinations that include bang, gong, and song. Each one will help kids recognize the sound and letter combinations that form the building blocks of our language.

Kim Norman

ReMake It!

Recycling Projects from the Stuff You Usually Scrap Tiffany Threadgould

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Paper 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7194-1 8 x 8 March Vintage LP covers, empty tissue boxes, broken umbrellas: to the green and crafty kid, they’re treasures! Written in a teen-friendly style, and printed on eco-friendly FSC paper, ReMake It! presents 95 cool eco-smart projects—like turning an oatmeal container into a cool tote. Instructions and a stitchionary make it easy and fun to get creative… with stuff that’s FREE! Printed on eco-friendly FSC paper!

Illustrated by Gary LaCoste

My First Puzzles: easy First Puzzles

Helene Hovanec, illustrated by Ed Shems

$4.95 (Can $5.95) Paper 64 pages 978-1-4027-7810-0 8 1/2 x 11 June Three- and four-year-olds will love these fun, brain-building activities! Kids can lead Bo Peep through the maze to her sheep, connect the dots to discover things that are “Up in the Air,” figure out picture crosswords, and more. Meant for parents and children to work on together, these puzzles test familiarity with everyday words and concepts.

Art for Kids: Comic Strips

Create Your Own Comic Strips from Start to Finish Art Roche

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 112 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8474-3 8 1/2 x 10 June Any child who can make a stick figure can learn to draw funny cartoons! Professional cartoonist and Cartoon Network animator Art Roche gives kids lots of tips and hands-on opportunities to turn their creative ideas into comic strip reality. Roche’s emphasis is on original illustrations and personal vision, not tracing or copying someone else’s style, so the process is free, fun, and engaging.

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Children's | Nonfiction: Games & Activities

eye Bogglers

A Perplexing Collection of Optical Illusions and Puzzles

$7.95 (NCR) Paper 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-800-7 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 March Eye Bogglers is a pictorial feast of Bizarre Rotations, Crazy Wavy, Animal Magic and other impossible images, designed and drawn by Archimedes Lab, the famous Italian puzzle and illusion creator. Simple commentary introduces young, curious minds to this fascinating world where art and science (and a little magic) collide, and explains how the illusions work. Kids will love testing each other as they encounter a diverse range of compelling visual challenges.

Puzzle Pix

Can You Spot the Difference?

Photo by David Dunsmore

$7.95 (NCR) Paper 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-84732-801-4 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 May Get ready eagle-eyed, young spotthe-difference fans—because Puzzle Pix is here! The bright and punchy photos of toy robots, huddled penguins, colorful candies, and other fun stuff will keep kids amused for hours as they search for variations between nearly identical pictures. Themed sections include toys, food, animals, and places, and a short introduction sets readers off on these puzzling quests with tips on how to tackle the challenges.

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Children's | Nonfiction: Games & Activities An extension of the existing GIFTED series, Vocabulary for the Gifted Student introduces advanced learners to skills and concepts that will benefit them in the years to come. These engaging workbooks teach challenging words in context through reading passages, as well as through critical thinking, writing, and drawing activities. All the exercises are formulated to be one to one-and-a-half levels above the child’s current grade.

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 1

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 4

$8.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 192 pages (4 color art throughout) 978-1-4114-2767-9 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 May

$8.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 192 pages (4 color art throughout) 978-1-4114-2770-9 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 May

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 2

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 5

$8.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 192 pages (4 color art throughout) 978-1-4114-2768-6 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 May

$8.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 192 pages (4 color art throughout) 978-1-4114-2771-6 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 May

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 3

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 6

$8.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 192 pages (4 color art throughout) 978-1-4114-2769-3 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 May

$8.95 (Can $9.95) Paper 192 pages (4 color art throughout) 978-1-4114-2772-3 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 May

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

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Children's | Nonfiction: Science & Nature

Inside Butterflies

Inside Stars

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7874-2 9 x 10 July

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7709-7 9 x 10 July

Hazel Davies, illustrated by Melisa Beveridge

Hard Cover

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Flexibound with Flaps 978-1-4027-8161-2 Inside Butterflies will thrill young readers with close-up looks at their favorite insect! This beautiful book covers everything from biology to conservation in a child-friendly context: kids can observe each stage of metamorphosis, watch butterflies feed in a tropical rainforest, follow monarchs on their long migration, and shadow scientists to see how they work.

Flexibound

Andra Serlin Abramson and Mordecai-Mark Mac Low

Hard Cover

Flexibound

Inside earthquakes

Inside Volcanoes

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5877-5 9 x 10 July

$16.95 (Can $19.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-5876-8 9 x 10 July

Melissa Stewart

Hard Cover

Flexibound

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$9.95 (Can $11.95) Flexibound with Flaps 978-1-4027-8162-9 At last, clear, accessible, and fascinating information about stars—what they’re made of, how far away they are, how scientists study them—has been collected into one volume created in partnership with the American Museum of Natural History. With dazzling photographs and diagrams, plus 10 eye-popping vertical and horizontal gatefolds, Inside Stars is a must-have for any budding astronomer.

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Flexibound with Flaps 978-1-4027-8163-6 Young readers will get the inside scoop on why and where the millions of earthquakes that occur each year happen. Stunning gatefolds and photographs from on the ground and from satellites in space, first-person accounts, coverage of the recent Haiti disaster, and the latest scientific information, make Inside Earthquakes a fascinating, ripped-from-the-headlines look at this natural phenomenon.

Melissa Stewart

Hard Cover

Flexibound

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Flexibound with Flaps 978-1-4027-8164-3 What makes a volcano blow its top? Do volcanoes exist in space? What do brave volcanologists learn by climbing right into a volcano’s mouth? In the wake of the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull, everyone wants to know! Ten spectacular gatefolds, plus incredible photos, graphs, maps, diagrams, and first-person stories, take intrepid young explorers right to the source to find out.


Children's | Nonfiction: Young Adult

Joe McElderry: Me & You Posy Edwards

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4091-3138-0 7 x 9 1/4 April Joe McElderry stole the hearts of the TV audience…and came out a winner on The X Factor! Find out how this talented 19-year-old achieved his dream, how he first started singing, who inspired him, and what he’s got planned for the future. Packed with the latest news and gossip, stunning photos, and a pull-out poster, this scrapbook brings fans closer to Joe than ever before.

Selena Gomez: Me & You

Star of Wizards of Waverly Place and More! Posy Edwards

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4091-3249-3 7 x 9 1/4 May She sings, she dances, she stars in the Emmy®-winning hit series, Wizards of Waverly Place—and fans just love Selena Gomez. And now she can be seen in feature films and touring with her own band, The Scene! This picture-filled scrapbook pays tribute to the Disney sweetheart, giving her admirers an inside peek at her life in front of and behind the cameras.

What It’s Like to Climb Mount Everest, Blast Off into Space, Survive a Tornado, and Other Extraordinary Stories Jeff Belanger

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper with flaps 144 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-6711-1 7 x 8 March What is it like to reach the top of the world’s tallest mountain? To survive a shark attack? To fly with the US Air Force Thunderbirds? To find out the answers, Jeff Belanger conducted interviews with twelve ordinary people who just happened to do extraordinary things—and then turned the interviews into adrenaline-packed, thrilling stories told in the first-person voices of the interviewees.

Tim Hunkin’s The Rudiments of Wisdom

An A-Z of Random, Peculiar and Fascinating Facts Tim Hunkin

$14.95 (Can $17.95) Paper with flaps 128 pages (all in color) 978-1-85375-727-3 11 x 9 April How does hypnosis work? What is chocolate made of? What do crocodiles eat for lunch? Think of a question—any question—and you’ll probably find the answer in Tim Hunkin’s Rudiments of Wisdom. Hunkin’s entertaining off-the-wall cartoons from the 1970s and ’80s are now in color, together in one factpacked volume, and organized from A–Z. It’s fun for the whole family!

The Wanted: Me & You

The Kids’ Guide to Digital Photography

$12.95 (Can $14.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4091-3264-6 7 x 9 1/4 April Everybody’s talking about The Wanted, the boy band whose first single rocketed to the top of the charts. With their gorgeous looks, perfect voices, and slick dancing, Max, Nathan, Siva, Jay and Tom are gaining hundreds of new Twitter followers every day. This photo-packed book reveals everything about the group, and is a must-have for every fan!

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Paper 96 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8039-4 8 1/2 x 10 May This comprehensive, popular beginner’s guide for kids is now reissued with updated information and photos! Fun, easy to follow, and visually appealing, it teaches young photographers how to create, edit, and share their digital images in imaginative ways—from using basic features like the zoom and flash to changing color, removing red eye, and using the finished photos in cool projects.

Posy Edwards

Jenni Bidner

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Children's | Fiction & Literature

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n this gripping YA fantasy series, a sultry Indian prince is cursed to spend eternity as a tiger—until he meets the adventurous American teenage girl destined to free him. Packed with magic, action, and romance, the epic Tiger’s Curse series will keep readers breathless and yearning for more.

Debut novel! In development for a feature film!

Tiger’s Curse (Book 1)

Tiger’s Quest (Book 2 in the Tiger’s Curse Series)

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 448 pages 978-1-4027-8403-3 6 1/4 x 9 January The last thing teenager Kelsey Hayes thought she’d be doing over the summer was meeting Ren, a mysterious white tiger and cursed Indian prince. When she learns she alone can break the Tiger’s curse, Kelsey’s life is turned upside down. The unlikely duo journeys halfway around the world to piece together an Indian prophecy, find a way to free the man trapped by a centuries-old spell, and discover the path to their true destiny.

$17.95 (Can $21.95) Hard 496 pages 978-1-4027-8404-0 6 1/4 x 9 June The second book in the gripping Tiger’s Curse saga finds Kelsey back in Oregon, trying to pick up the pieces of her life and push aside her feelings for Ren. But danger lurks around the corner, forcing her to return to India, where she embarks on a second quest—this time with Ren’s bad-boy brother Kishan, who has also fallen prey to the Tiger’s curse. Fraught with danger, spellbinding dreams, and choices of the heart, Tiger’s Quest brings the trio one step closer to breaking the spell that binds them.

Colleen Houck

Treasure Island

The Secret Garden

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 192 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7545-1 7 5/8 x 9 1/4 March Yo ho ho! Sail off on an exciting high-seas adventure, complete with memorable characters, menacing pirates, a deserted tropical island, and buried treasure! In his latest illustrated classic, award-winning artist Robert Ingpen has crafted a stunning new edition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved novel, featuring more than 70 action-packed pictures.

$19.95 (Can $23.95) Hard 240 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-7872-8 7 5/8 x 9 1/4 March Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved novel is now 100 years old! And, to celebrate this special occasion, Sterling presents a gorgeous new edition of The Secret Garden, illustrated by the acclaimed Robert Ingpen. Ingpen’s stunning art fully captures the story’s poignancy and beauty—making this a volume that parents and children will treasure forever.

Robert L. Stevenson, illustrated by Robert Ingpen

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Colleen Houck

Frances Hodgson Burnett, illustrated by Robert Ingpen


Children's | Movie Tie-Ins TM

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Four Movie Tie-ins from Sterling! Includes unique artwork developed for the film’s groundbreaking animation.

Meet Rango —the irresistible chameleon who rides to the rescue in four hilarious books

adapted from Paramount’s star-studded animated film. Lost and unsure of himself, Rango makes his way to the tumbleweeds town of Dirt, where he tells a heckuva of a tall tale about who he is and where he comes from. Soon this unlikely hero is off on the adventure of a lifetime, confronting the West’s wickedest, most entertaining outlaws. It’s a rollicking showdown no one will want to miss!

Rango: The Novel

Rango: A Hero at Last

$4.95 (Can $5.95) Paper 144 pages (8pp photo insert) 978-1-4027-8443-9 5 1/8 x 7 5/8 January An easy-to-read novel adapted from the film.

$3.95 (Can $4.95) Paper 32 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8444-6 6 x 9 January A Level 2 reader that spotlights one of the film’s most exciting scenes.

Justine and Ron Fontes

Rango: The New Sheriff in Town

Annie Auerbach

$3.95 (Can $4.95) Paper 24 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8441-5 8 x 8 January A picture book for young readers featuring all the film’s highlights.

Annie Auerbach

Rango: The Movie Storybook

Justine and Ron Fontes

$9.95 (Can $11.95) Hard 48 pages (all in color) 978-1-4027-8442-2 8 1/2 x 11 January An image-packed storybook.

Rango 48-Copy Floor Display TM & © 2010 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Holds 12 copies of each title 978-1-4027-8560-3 $273.60 (Can $333.60)

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Index | 400 Art Nouveau Motifs, 5

A A–Z of Cars, The, 35

Comic and Cartoon Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 25 Complete Encyclopedia of Golf, The, 35

ABCDinosaurs, 43

Complete Guide to Digital Photography, 5th Edition, The, 21

Aliens & UFOs, 40 American Legend Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 25 Art for Kids::Comic Strips, 45 Art of Lap Dancing, The, 33 Art of Pole Dancing, The, 33 Astonishing Animal ABC, 42 Audrey 100, 34

B Beatles 1962-66, The, 20 Beatles 1967-70, The, 20 Beauty Masks & Scrubs, 3 Beauty Oils & Butters, 3 Beekeeping, 14 Big Book of Pirates, The, 40 Big, Big, Big Book of Brainteasers, The, 25 Big Little Felt Universe, 5 Bird, Bee & Bug Houses, 14 Birds of North America, 14 Blankety-Blank SCRABBLE Crosswords, 25 Bob Dylan, 19 Bob Marley, 19 Brain Games for Word Nerds, 23 Buddhist Inspirations, 3 Bunny Bunny Catkin, 40 Butterflies & Hiccups, 34 Butterflies of North America, 14

C Candy Shots, 12 Carrots ‘N’ Cake, 11 Celtic Wisdom Oracle, The, 3 Championship SCRABBLE Puzzles, 23 Chapman Essential Marine Knots, 30 Checkout Girl, 15 Chinese Medicine Bible, The, 3 Choose the Perfect Baby Name, 18

F

High-Flying Crosswords, 26

Fairies, 40

Homemade Living: Home Dairy with Ashley English, 9

Fandango Stew, 39 Fashion Illustration 1930 to 1970, 21

Homemade Living: Keeping Bees with Ashley English, 9

Conversations with My Father, 35

Fifty & Fabulous!, 34

House Beautiful Blue, 13

Conversations with My Mother, 34

First Word Search: Phonics Fun, 45

How to Be the Perfect Princess, 40

Cooking with the MasterChef, 8

Focus: Found Faces, 16

How to Date a Younger Man, 15

Coral Reef, The, 29

Focus: Letters, 16

How to Tie a Tie, 35

Cosmo Kama Sutra, 33

Focus: Love, 33

I

Cosmo’s 365 Naughty Nights, 33

For Cod & Country, 9

Inside Butterflies, 48

Cosmo’s Naughty Notes, 33

From Your Grandfather, 35

Inside Earthquakes, 48

Cosmo’s Official Cocktail Book, 12

Fun & Games Counter Display, 28

Inside Stars, 48

Cosmo’s Truth or Dare, 33

Fun in the Sun Easy Daily Crosswords, 26

Inside Volcanoes, 48

Country Living The Handmade Home, 5

Fun in the Sun Hard Daily Crosswords, 26

J

Country Living The Little Book of Pies & Tarts, 8

Fun in the Sun Medium Daily Crosswords, 26

Jellymongers, 9

G

Joe McElderry: Me & You, 49

Gentle Giants, 29

Johnny Depp, 22

Gift for New Mothers, A, 34

Jonathan Adler Happy Chic Origami, 6

Gilbert the Hero, 41

K

Good Housekeeping Grilling, 8

Kids’ Guide to Digital Photography, The, 49

Crafty Crosswords, 26

Good Housekeeping Pasta!, 8

Knitting Over the Edge, 6

Creative Photographer, The, 21

Good Housekeeping Simple Vegan!, 8

L

Custom Couture, 5

Good Housekeeping The Great Potluck Cookbook, 8

Large Print Sudoku #2, 27

Country Living The Mom’s Guide to Running a Business, 17 Cover Art of Blue Note Records, The, 19 Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose Scarves, 5

D David Bowie, 19 Disco, 19 Dog Days, 15

E Easter Sparkling Surprise, 43 eebee’s Adventures Almost Bedtime, 44 eebee’s Adventures Clean-Up Time, 44 Esquire The Handbook of Style, 35 Esquire The Meaning of Life, 35 Esquire The Rules, 15 Etiquette, 15 Everyday Health: My Calorie Counter, 4 Eye Bogglers, 46

Grand Prix 2011, 30 Great Expectations: Becoming a Dad, 35 Great Expectations: The Toddler Years, 18 Green Mother Goose, The, 41

H Hall of Fame Lateral Thinking Puzzles, 24

Life’s BIG Little Moments: Fathers & Daughters, 35 Life’s BIG Little Moments: Grandfathers & Grandchildren, 35 Life’s BIG Little Moments: Grandmothers & Grandchildren, 34

Harper’s Bazaar Fabulous at Every Age, 34

Life’s BIG Little Moments: Mothers & Daughters, 34

Harper’s Bazaar Fashion, 34

Little Critter ABCs, 43

Hello, Minnesota!, 43

Little Critter Numbers, 43

Hello, Washington, D.C.!, 43

Little Mouse’s Big Secret, 41

Helping Hand Books: Jacob Goes to the Doctor and Sophie Visits the Dentist, 39

Lives of Mothers & Daughters, 34

Helping Hand Books: Molly Makes Friends, 39 Helping Hand Books: Olivia Says Goodbye to Grandpa, 39 Helping Hand Books: When Katie’s Parents Separated, 39 Henkeeping Specialist, The, 11

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Legendary Rock Songs, 20

Los Angeles Times Crosswords 22, 26 Love Notes, 33 Love Story Crosswords to Keep You Sharp, 25 Lovely Things to Make for Girls of Slender Means, 6 Lovers’ Massage Kit, 33 Lucky Origami Charms, 6


Index | M Make-Up Book, The, 17

Pretty Puzzles: Logic Puzzles for Discerning Solvers, 23

Splish-Splash, 42

Welcoming Kitchen, 10

Stash Happy: Patchwork, 7

What Every Hospital Patient Needs to Know, 17

Masterpieces of Italian Design, 13

Pretty Puzzles: Strenuous Sudoku for Discerning Solvers, 23

Storytime Stickers: Whales, 45

Masters: Book Arts, 21

Punch Bowl, The, 12

Sudoku in Space, 24

Matter of Style, A, 34

Puzzle Pix, 46

Sudoku on the Half Shell, 24

Melinda Messenger’s Family Cookbook, 9

Q

Surf, 29

Modern World Architecture, 21

Quiet Bunny’s Many Colors, 41

Surprise! Surprise!, 44

Modular Knits, 6

Quote-doku, 24

Swimsuit, The, 34

Mom’s Survival Guide, 34

R

T

Motorcycles, 35

Rango 48-Copy Floor Display, 51

Talk, Oscar, Please!, 42

Winning Baseball for Beginner to Intermediate Play, 30

Mug Hugs, 7

Rango: A Hero at Last, 51

This Valentine’s Day, Express Your Invaluable Love for Under $10, 33

Wonders of America, 31

Murphy’s Laws of Fishing, 35

Rango: The Movie Storybook, 51

My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me, 15

Rango: The New Sheriff in Town, 51

My First Puzzles: Easy First Puzzles, 45

Rango: The Novel, 51

N

Red Hot Chili Peppers, 19

Tiger’s Quest (Book 2 in the Tiger’s Curse Series), 50

Natural Menopause Plan, The, 17

Rediscovered Treasures, 7

Tim Hunkin’s The Rudiments of Wisdom, 49

Your Astrology Guide 2012, 4

New Sonoma Cookbook, The, 9

ReMake It!, 45

Tiptop Crisscross Puzzles, 27

Z

New Vegetarian Kitchen, 10

Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year Ever, 42

Top 100 Baby Food Recipes, The, 11

Zombie High Yearbook ‘64, 16

No-Dig Garden Specialist, The, 14

Richard Scarry’s Big Busy Sticker & Activity Book, 42

Total Electric Guitar Tutor, 20

No More Hitting for Little Hamster!, 41 No More Pacifier for Piggy, 44

O Official Dictionary of Sarcasm, The, 35 Official Rules of Bad Golf, The, 35 Olivia’s Birds, 41 Origami Suncatchers, 6, 16

P Pasta!, 10 Pentomino Puzzles, 25 Perfect Baby Names, 18 Pilates Made Easy, 4 Pirates, 40 Pocket Erotic, 33 Pocket Kama Sutra Super Sex, The, 33

Rockin’ Babies, 44 Rockin’ in the New World, 20 Ronald Reagan, 22

S SCRABBLE Missing Links, 23 SCRABBLE Word Search Puzzles, 27 Scratch & Solve 48-Copy Counter Spinner Assortment, 28

Thunder Birds, 39 Tiger’s Curse (Book 1), 50

Where Women Create: Book of Inspiration, 34 Whiskies of Scotland, The, 12 Wildwood Tarot, The, 3

Word Search Picture Puzzles, 23 World Motor Sport Records 2011, 30

Y Yoga Made Easy, 4

Treasure Island, 50 Trees, 29 TRIVIAL PURSUIT Word Search Puzzles, 24 Tucker: Little Dog Lost & Found, 42

U Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing, The, 30

V Vintage Jewelry Design, 5

Scratch & Solve 48-Copy Counter Spinner (Empty), 28

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 1, 47

Scratch & Solve Empty 4-Pocket 24-Copy Counter Display, 28

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 2, 47

Scratch & Solve Hangman for Your Bag, 27

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 3, 47

Scratch & Solve Tough Hangman for Your Bag, 27

What It’s Like to Climb Mount Everest, Blast Off into Space, Survive a Tornado, and Other Extraordinary Stories, 49

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 4, 47

Poolside Sudoku, 24

Scratch Golfer’s Ultimate Trivia Book, The, 30

Pop Art, 21

Secret Garden, The, 50

Pop-Up Design and Paper Mechanics, 7

Selena Gomez Me & You, 49

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 6, 47

Popular Mechanics 75 Tools Every Man Needs, 13

Simply Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free, 10

W

Sit & Solve Floor Spinner Display, 28

Wanted: Me & You, The, 49

Popular Mechanics What Went Wrong, 16

Sleepy Time, 44

Weird Oklahoma, 31

Special Cupcakes, 10

Weird Tennessee, 31

Vocabulary for the Gifted Student Grade 5, 47

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