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Z ABRAMS

The Art of Books Since 1949

115 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011

www.abramsbooks.com


A LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO GREAT SUBJECT MATTER, BEAUTIFUL DESIGN, AND HIGH SALES.

24 PENGUINS BEFORE CHRISTMAS A 365 Penguins Advent Calendar Illustrations by Joelle Jolivet Text by Jean-Luc Fromental

For more than thirty years, Abrams calendars have been a fixture on the walls and

desks of millions. Since its launch in the 1970s, the line has grown in scope and size, never failing to attract and inspire both new and loyal customers. The Abrams recipe for success? Merging great ideas with great design. Whether based on an award-winning book or a popular license, every Abrams calendar is visually stunning, printed on high-quality stock, and designed for easy use. Furthermore, most Abrams calendars feature a bonus extra, such as stickers, postcards, an advent calendar, or temporary tattoos. You and your customers probably remember our early bestsellers Miss Piggy, Cabbage Patch Kids, Gnomes, and Nintendo (which sold over 1 million copies) and popular classics Monet Masterworks, Abrams’ History of Art, Romare Bearden, Buttons, Renoir, Tiffany Masterworks, and Jacques Cousteau. Today’s titles are equally fun and exciting. Always on the lookout for what’s new, we add fresh subjects and updated formats to our list year after year while still bringing you the best of what you’ve come to expect from Abrams. 2010 is no exception. Greet the new year with perennial favorites Hello Kitty, William Wegman, and Extraordinary Chickens. Say hello to newer favorites Treehouses of the World, Graffiti, and Planet Golf. And welcome brand-new, soon-to-be favorites Pucca, Rock Band, Wacky Packages, and more. We are also pleased to announce the launch of a line of luxury engagement calendars featuring four exciting titles: Tiffany Jewels, First-Class Travel, The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World, and Gardens Around the World. We are especially proud of this year’s list. From housewives to hipsters, readers to rockers, golfers to graffiti artists, we are pleased to offer a calendar for each and every one of your customers.

A SPECIAL OFFER 1– 50 copies 51+ copies

FROM

From the amazing success of the documentary March of the Penguins to the popular penguins in Madagascar, penguins are everywhere! Based on Abrams’ bestselling book 365 Penguins, this charming diptychstyle, pop-up advent calendar features the house and family from the story. Behind each of the twenty-four die-cut windows, readers will find one, two, three, or even more penguins! A miniature book giving door-bydoor explanations, all in silly rhyme, is included in the package.

• FOR PENGUIN LOVERS OF ALL AGE GROUPS. • THIS STURDY CALENDAR MAY BE USED YEAR AFTER YEAR. Advent calendar, 11 x 13 ¾" ISBN: 978-0-8109-9555-0 US $16.99 / CAN $18.99

ABRAMS CALENDARS: 55% discount 60% discount

Written commitments received before April 1, 2009, get an extra 2% off.

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IN AUGUST WITH OTHER CALENDARS.

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1 WILLIAM WEGMAN

Abrams is proud to be the exclusive publisher of William Wegman’s calendars. An art world superstar and beloved fixture in the popular culture, Wegman has exhibited his photographs, videos, and drawings in museums and galleries all over the world. For over twenty years, he has been photographing his personable weimaraners, work that has brought the artist—and his dogs—into the hearts of dog lovers everywhere.

WILLIAM WEGMAN Man’s Best Friend 2010 Wall Calendar • AMONG ABRAMS’ BESTSELLING CALENDARS • ALL WEGMAN CALENDARS INCLUDE A BONUS EXTRA

• FOR

LOVERS OF ART, DOGS, AND

POPULAR CULTURE

Available only from Abrams, this bestselling calendar features many new photographs by William Wegman. Includes 6 postcards. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes postcards, 10 ½ x 14 ¼" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3787-1 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7049-6

WILLIAM WEGMAN Family Calendar 2010 Wall Calendar A practical and fun way for a family of any makeup to keep track of who will be where and when, this delightful William Wegman calendar features not only the artist’s photographs, but also his drawings. The 150 reminder stickers will ensure you and your busy family keep it all together in 2010. 16-month calendar, 32 pages, includes stickers, 12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3773-4 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7249-0

WILLIAM WEGMAN Puppies 2010 Wall Calendar Adorable, artful, and available only from Abrams, William Wegman’s puppies are as cuddly and irresistible as ever. Includes a poster. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes poster, 12 x 12" ISBN: 778-0-8109-3791-8 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7220-9

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2 HELLO KITTY®

Ring in the New Year with the sweetest of friends! These bestselling Abrams calendars feature Sanrio’s most popular and beloved character, the phenomenal Hello Kitty. Born on November 1, 1976, Hello Kitty can now be found on everything from toaster ovens to wedding dresses to cars to 2010 calendars! There are approximately 22,000 products currently on the market at any one time. Owned by Sanrio Company, Ltd., the Hello Kitty brand is a global, billion-dollar enterprise. From its first U.S. boutique— opened in 1976 in San Jose, California—Sanrio has expanded its reach into 4,000 stores, including 200 Sanrio-specific shops. And the reason Hello Kitty is so popular? Everyone loves her!

HELLO KITTY® HELLO 2010! 2010 Wall Calendar Through winter, spring, summer, and fall, this super-sweet calendar features Hello Kitty at her cutest. Everyone’s favorite, she and her friends are sure to inspire you and your friends all year long. Includes stickers. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes stickers,12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3023-0 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7046-5

• THE HELLO KITTY WALL CALENDARS ARE ABRAMS’ #1 BESTSELLING CALENDARS YEAR AFTER YEAR. • HELLO KITTY HAS STRONG CROSSOVER APPEAL. HER FANS RANGE FROM LITTLE GIRLS TO TWEENS, TEENS, GROWN WOMEN, AND BEYOND (I.E., MEN!). • AN ESTABLISHED AND EVER-GROWING BRAND—SANRIO DEVELOPED THE CHARACTER IN 1976— HELLO KITTY’S FAN BASE IS INTERNATIONAL AND INTERGENERATIONAL IN SCOPE.

HELLO KITTY® HELLO 2010! Out and About 2010 Mini Wall Calendar Let Hello Kitty add a touch of sweetness to your day— each and every day of the year. This adorable mini calendar is just the right size to hang anywhere! 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes stickers, 7 x 7" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3021-6 US $7.99 / CAN $8.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-9556-7

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3 PUCCA

Take one lively girl—Pucca, the daughter of a Chinese restaurateur—add the object of her affection, Garu (who’s more interested in becoming a ninja), toss in some noodles, and an array of colorful characters, and you have a property that’s gone from cult Internet phenomenon to mainstream TV and beyond. Pucca debuted as the cheeky star of an animated online e-card service created by Korean company Vooz in 2000 and is now a full-blown licensing sensation, appearing on everything from T-shirts to stationery. Pucca’s adventures air regularly on Toon Disney.

PUCCA

NEW!

2010 Wall Calendar Spend 2010 with Pucca and her funny love story! Whether chasing Garu or butterflies, Pucca’s madcap antics and mischievous mien will keep old and new fans entertained throughout 2010. Includes temporary tattoos. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7798-3 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August

• A HIP LICENSE ON THE UPSWING WITH TWEEN AND TEEN GIRLS. • PUCCA’S ADVENTURES AIR REGULARLY ON TOON DISNEY • OTHER LICENSEES INCLUDE BENETTON AND MIGHTY FINE.

PUCCA

NEW!

2009-2010 Engagement Calendar Join Pucca and her pals as they travel around the world. Perfect for back to school, this charming 16-month calendar runs from September 2009 through December 2010. 16-month calendar, 160 pages, 6 ¾ x 8 ½" ISBN: 978-0-8109-8038-9 US $15.99 / CAN $17.99 Pub month: August

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4 THE ART OF ROCK BAND

NEW!

2010 Wall Calendar

Grab your guitar, your drumsticks, and your microphone. For those about to rock, we salute you! Highlighting the best and most beautiful artwork to date from the wildly popular music-video game Rock Band, in combination with facts and trivia about rock’s legends, this super-cool 16-month calendar is sure to wow new and established Rock Band fans alike. Includes temporary tattoos. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 14 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-8039-6 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August • ROCK BAND IS AN INCREDIBLY POPULAR GAME THAT • IT IS A GAME ENJOYED BY ROCKERS OF ALL AGES. • THE ART FEATURED IS FROM BOTH ROCK BAND I AND ROCK BAND II.

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IS ALWAYS EVOLVING.


5 TREEHOUSES OF THE WORLD

2010 Wall Calendar Photographs and text by Pete Nelson Go out on a limb in 2010! Treehouses bring out the “kid” in all of us, and no one has done more to spread the word than master treehousebuilder Pete Nelson. Highlighting thirteen of the most amazing structures from his book New Treehouses of the World, this popular calendar is sure to inspire high hopes and lofty dreams throughout the new year. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 10 ½ x 14 ¼" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3599-0 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7248-3

PERFECT

FOR DO-IT-YOUR-SELFERS

AND DREAMERS OF ALL AGES.

RIVERS OF AMERICA

NEW!

2010 Wall Calendar Photographs and text by Tim Palmer

Anyone who has paddled down, fished in, or relaxed along one of America’s rivers understands their power to nourish and inspire. A remarkable celebration of America and the majesty of her waterways, this breathtaking calendar features the most beautiful photographs from award-winning author, conservationist, and photographer Tim Palmer’s critically acclaimed book Rivers of America. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7820-1 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2008 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-8865-1

• AWARENESS

PHOTOGRAPHS AND IN

WORDS,

TIM PALMER

HAS

CAPTURED THE MAGIC AND VALUE OF RIVERS AS NOBODY HAS EVER DONE, AND AS NOBODY IS EVER

OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE NEED

TO PROTECT IT IS AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH.

• THIS

“IN

STUNNING CALENDAR IS PATRIOTIC WITHOUT

BEING POLITICAL.

LIKELY TO DO AGAIN." —DON ELDER, PRESIDENT, RIVER NETWORK

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6 PLANET GOLF

2010 Wall Calendar Photographs by David Scaletti Magnificent in scope, this spectacular calendar features photographs by David Scaletti, the world’s leading landscape golf photographer. From the famous links of Great Britain to the hidden gems of Europe, from the best within Africa and Asia, to the most breathtaking in North and Central America, this stunning calendar is simply the most beautiful golf calendar ever published. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 14 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3596-9 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7254-4

• ACCORDING TO THE PGA, THERE ARE OVER 26 MILLION GOLFERS IN AMERICA ALONE, AND OVER 60 MILLION WORLDWIDE. • FEATURES COURSES FROM AROUND THE WORLD DESIGNED BY THE WORLD’S PREMIER DESIGNERS. • BASED ON ABRAMS’ BESTSELLING BOOK PLANET GOLF.

EX CH

EQUUS

2010 Wall Calendar Photographs by Tim Flach Renowned photographer Tim Flach has traveled the globe to capture the rich diversity and breathtaking beauty of the equine world, from zebras grazing in Kenya’s Masai Mara to mustangs thundering across the plains of Utah. The stunning photographs in this unusual calendar, based on Flach’s groundbreaking book Equus, are one man’s artistic testament to the raw magnificence of nature. “I BEGAN, AS ANY PHOTOGRAPHER MIGHT, 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 14 x 12" WITH A HIGHLY VISUAL APPRECIATION, BUT ISBN: 978-0-8109-3574-7 CAME TO SEE THAT THE ISSUE I WAS US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 EXAMINING WAS THE VERY NATURE OF WHAT A Pub month: August HORSE HAS BEEN AND CAN BE." 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7987-1 —TIM FLACH TIM FLACH’S

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POPULAR SUBJECT PRESENTED IN AN UNUSUAL AND ARTISTIC WAY.

WORK IS KNOWN

INTERNATIONALLY AND HAS BEEN WIDELY EXHIBITED THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

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7 FARM SANCTUARY

NEW!

2010 Rescued Animals Calendar 2010 Wall Calendar This all-new calendar stars many of the countless farm animals rescued and sheltered by Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Featuring charming portraits of the animals, in combination with the heroic tales of their escape and rescue, this uplifting calendar offers hope for 2010 and beyond: a vision of a world where the violence that animal agriculture inflicts upon people, animals, and the environment has ended, and where, in its place, values of compassion are exercised. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7998-7 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August • AWARENESS ABOUT FARM ANIMALS’ LIVING CONDITIONS IS AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH. • BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS AND COMPELLING TEXT MAKE THIS A REAL STANDOUT AMONG • A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS WILL GO TO SUPPORT THE WORK OF FARM SANCTUARY.

ANIMAL CALENDARS.

EXTRAORDINARY CHICKENS

2010 Wall Calendar Photographs by Stephen Green-Armytage Have you ever met a Polish Frizzle, a Cuckoo Brabant, or an Owlbeard? Have you ever seen a chicken with a crest that could be your great aunt’s hat or a comb with points like devil horns? A perennial favorite, this delightful calendar, inspired by Abrams’ bestselling book Extraordinary Chickens, features many new photographs of the world’s most extraordinary chickens. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3592-1 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August

• A TOP-SELLING TITLE SINCE 2003. • FOR CHICKEN LOVERS AND JUST ABOUT ANYONE WITH A SENSE OF HUMOR.

2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7044-1

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8 BLUE DOG The Art of George Rodrigue 2010 Engagement Calendar

A perennial favorite, this calendar features silkscreen prints by superstar George Rodrigue, the Big Easy’s most popular artist. The creator of the iconic Blue Dog, Rodrigue and his work are known the world over. This calendar includes the dates and locations of the most popular Cajun festivals and parades held in Louisiana throughout the year. 12-month calendar, 112 pages, 53 illustrations 6 5/8 x 8" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3349-1 US $15.99 / CAN $17.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7252-0

GRAFFITI

2010 Wall Calendar By Roger Gastman & Sonja Teri Highlighting the work of thirteen of the most exciting graffiti artists painting today, this popular calendar reflects an inside knowledge of a vibrant and everevolving art form. Testament to the ongoing vitality of a dynamic subculture, this amazing calendar will inspire anyone who has ever pursued or admired graffiti. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 14 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3347-7 “THE THING ABOUT GRAFFITI—AND YOU CAN SEE THIS IN US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 THE PEOPLE WHO DO IT BEST—IS THAT YOUR LETTERS ARE Pub month: August VERY MUCH A REFLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL CHARACTER, 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7045-8 YOUR MENTALITY, AND YOUR SPIRITUAL AWARENESS.” —REVOK • ARTWORK

COMPILED BY

ROGER GASTMAN

AND

SONJA TERI,

WHO HAVE BEEN

AT THE FOREFRONT OF DOCUMENTING THE EVOLUTION OF GRAFFITI AND STREET ART.

• FOR

ART LOVERS TO DESIGNERS TO POP-CULTURE MAVENS TO GRAFFITI ARTISTS.

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9 R. CRUMB’S HEROES OF BLUES, JAZZ & COUNTRY 2010 Wall Calendar

Anyone who knows R. Crumb’s work as an illustrator knows of his passion for music. And all those who collect his work prize the Heroes of the Blues, Early Jazz Greats, and Pioneers of Country Music trading card sets he created in the 1980s. Highlighting thirteen of the most popular cards in the series, this entertain-ing calendar is a must-have for Crumb aficionados, comics fans, and music lovers alike. Includes 6 bonus postcards. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes postcards, 10 ½ x 13" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7956-7 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2008 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-8875-0

• BASED

R. CRUMB’S HEROES OF BLUES, JAZZ & COUNTRY, A ABRAMS. FOR CRUMB FANS, COMICS LOVERS, AND MUSIC LOVERS ALIKE.

ON

BESTSELLING BOOK FROM

• PERFECT

WACKY PACKAGES

NEW!

2010 Wall Calendar By The Topps Company

Wacky Packages—a series of collectible stickers featuring parodies of consumer products and well-known brands and packaging—were created by Art Spiegelman and first produced by the Topps Company in 1967. Known affectionately among collectors as “Wacky Packs,” the stickers were illustrated by such notable comics artists as Kim Deitch, Bill Griffith, Jay Lynch, and Norm Saunders. This first-ever calendar featuring the most popular stickers of all time is sure to amuse collectors and fans of all ages. Includes 4 bonus stickers. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes stickers, 10 ½ x 13" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7808-9 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August

THIS

CALENDAR WILL HAVE

NOSTALGIC APPEAL TO BABY BOOMERS AND RETRO APPEAL TO HIPSTERS.

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10

ABRAMS LUXURY ∑

ENGAGEMENT CALENDARS

V

Abrams is pleased to present our new line of luxury 12-month engagement calendars. Each of these classic hardcover desk diaries comes in a slipcase and includes a ribbon marker.

TIFFANY JEWELS

NEW!

2010 Luxury Engagement Calendar By John Loring and Tiffany & Co. Nothing bedazzles quite like a jewel in a Tiffany setting. This elegant 12-month engagement calendar features photographs, sketches, and drawings of antique and contemporary jewelry pieces from the archives of Tiffany & Co. Luxury engagement calendar, 112 pages, 53 illustrations, 6 ¾ x 8 ¾" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7997-0 US $19.99 / CAN $21.99 Pub month: August

TIFFANY & CO.

IS A BRAND

FAMOUS THE WORLD OVER.

FIRST-CLASS TRAVEL

NEW!

2010 Luxury Engagement Calendar This first-class 12-month engagement calendar features vintage travel photographs and posters from the bestselling book Luxury Liners: Life on Board by Catherine Donzel. Designed to resemble a classic, well-traveled leather suitcase, the slipcase is “stickered” with souvenir luggage labels from all over the world. Bon voyage! Luxury engagement calendar, 112 pages, 53 illustrations, 6 ¾ x 8 ¾" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7994-9 US $19.99 / CAN $21.99 Pub month: August ARMCHAIR

TRAVELERS CAN ESCAPE

TO A DIFFERRENT LOCALE EVERY WEEK.

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W The elegant design and format of these calendars set them apart from the many other engagement calendars on the market.

V

er.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL NEW! LIBRARIES IN THE WORLD 2010 Luxury Engagement Calendar Photographs by Guillaume de Laubier From the dramatic, baroque Library of the Institut de France in Paris, to the historic New York Public Library, a famed Beaux Arts masterpiece, this stunning calendar highlights the world’s most magical and spectacular libraries. It includes information about each of the buildings featured and quotations about the pleasures of reading throughout. Luxury engagement calendar, 112 pages, 53 illustrations, 6 ¾ x 8 ¾" ISBN: 978-0-8109-7995-6 US $19.99 / CAN $21.99 Pub month: August

GARDENS AROUND THE WORLD

PERFECT

FOR BOOK LOVERS, IT FEATURES QUOTES

ABOUT THE PLEASURES OF READING THROUGHOUT.

NEW!

2010 Luxury Engagement Calendar Photographs by Mick Hales Renowned garden photographer Mick Hales has traveled the globe to capture the greatest gardens in the world. Large and small, elaborate and intimate, public and private, tropical, subtropical, and temperate—all manner of gardens are featured in this lavish 12-month engagement calendar filled with spectacular photographs, informative captions, and quotes about gardens and gardening. Perfect for gardeners, photography enthusiasts, and armchair travelers alike. Luxury engagement calendar, 112 pages, 53 illustrations, 6 ¾ x 8 ¾" ISBN: 978-0-8109-8036-5 US $19.99 / CAN $21.99 Pub month: August

GARDENING

IS A POPULAR PASTIME.

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12 BUDDHIST WISDOM

Spiritual Offerings from the Himalayas 2010 Wall Calendar Combining stunning photographs with spiritual advice from the great masters of Tibetan Buddhism, this thoughtful and inspiring calendar offers peace and hope for 2010 and beyond. 16-month calendar, 28 pages, 14 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-8033-4 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August

• PART

“THIS IS MY SIMPLE RELIGION. THERE IS NO NEED FOR TEMPLES; NO NEED FOR COMPLICATED PHILOSOPHY. OUR OWN BRAIN, OUR OWN HEART IS OUR TEMPLE; THE PHILOSOPHY IS KINDNESS.” —HIS HOLINESS THE 14TH DALAI LAMA

TRAVEL, PART INSPIRATION, THIS UPLIFTING

CALENDAR OFFERS READERS BEAUTIFUL IMAGES IN COMBINATION WITH BEAUTIFUL THOUGHTS.

• THOUGH

SPIRITUAL, THE TEXT IN THIS CALENDAR

IS NONDENOMINATIONAL.

SAINTS

A Year in Faith and Art 2010 Wall Calendar This exquisite calendar highlights over sixty of the world’s most beloved saints. From angels and abbots to mystics and martyrs, from priests and prophets to virgins and visionaries, their images and stories will inspire readers throughout 2010. Includes a bonus advent calendar! 16-month calendar, 28 pages, includes advent calendar, 12 x 12" ISBN: 978-0-8109-3598-3 US $13.99 / CAN $15.99 Pub month: August 2009 calendar ISBN: 978-0-8109-7259-9

FOR

ART LOVERS AND ANYONE WITH AN

INTEREST IN

INCLUDES

A BONUS

ADVENT CALENDAR.

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CHRISTIANITY

HISTORY OF ITS SAINTS.

AND THE RICH


A LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO GREAT SUBJECT MATTER, BEAUTIFUL DESIGN, AND HIGH SALES.

24 PENGUINS BEFORE CHRISTMAS A 365 Penguins Advent Calendar Illustrations by Joelle Jolivet Text by Jean-Luc Fromental

For more than thirty years, Abrams calendars have been a fixture on the walls and

desks of millions. Since its launch in the 1970s, the line has grown in scope and size, never failing to attract and inspire both new and loyal customers. The Abrams recipe for success? Merging great ideas with great design. Whether based on an award-winning book or a popular license, every Abrams calendar is visually stunning, printed on high-quality stock, and designed for easy use. Furthermore, most Abrams calendars feature a bonus extra, such as stickers, postcards, an advent calendar, or temporary tattoos. You and your customers probably remember our early bestsellers Miss Piggy, Cabbage Patch Kids, Gnomes, and Nintendo (which sold over 1 million copies) and popular classics Monet Masterworks, Abrams’ History of Art, Romare Bearden, Buttons, Renoir, Tiffany Masterworks, and Jacques Cousteau. Today’s titles are equally fun and exciting. Always on the lookout for what’s new, we add fresh subjects and updated formats to our list year after year while still bringing you the best of what you’ve come to expect from Abrams. 2010 is no exception. Greet the new year with perennial favorites Hello Kitty, William Wegman, and Extraordinary Chickens. Say hello to newer favorites Treehouses of the World, Graffiti, and Planet Golf. And welcome brand-new, soon-to-be favorites Pucca, Rock Band, Wacky Packages, and more. We are also pleased to announce the launch of a line of luxury engagement calendars featuring four exciting titles: Tiffany Jewels, First-Class Travel, The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World, and Gardens Around the World. We are especially proud of this year’s list. From housewives to hipsters, readers to rockers, golfers to graffiti artists, we are pleased to offer a calendar for each and every one of your customers.

A SPECIAL OFFER 1– 50 copies 51+ copies

FROM

From the amazing success of the documentary March of the Penguins to the popular penguins in Madagascar, penguins are everywhere! Based on Abrams’ bestselling book 365 Penguins, this charming diptychstyle, pop-up advent calendar features the house and family from the story. Behind each of the twenty-four die-cut windows, readers will find one, two, three, or even more penguins! A miniature book giving door-bydoor explanations, all in silly rhyme, is included in the package.

• FOR PENGUIN LOVERS OF ALL AGE GROUPS. • THIS STURDY CALENDAR MAY BE USED YEAR AFTER YEAR. Advent calendar, 11 x 13 ¾" ISBN: 978-0-8109-9555-0 US $16.99 / CAN $18.99

ABRAMS CALENDARS: 55% discount 60% discount

Written commitments received before April 1, 2009, get an extra 2% off.

Z ABRAMS

SHIPS

IN AUGUST WITH OTHER CALENDARS.

www.abramsbooks.com


Z ABRAMS

The Art of Books Since 1949

115 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011

www.abramsbooks.com

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