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A powerful exploration of Richard Avedon’s influential portraits of the 1960s and 1970s s e lling points

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■■ Published by the Gagosian Gallery, New York, in association with a major summer exhibition ■■ Richard Avedon’s recent books from Abrams have sold close to 27,000 copies

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Avedon Murals and Portraits ■ ■ E s s ay s by Lo u i s M e n a n d, M a ry Pa n z e r , Pau l R ot h , B o b R u b i n a n d W i ll i a m S h aw c r o s s

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o photographer had a more serious and deeply felt response

to the political and cultural impact of the 1960s and early 1970s than Richard

Avedon, whose iconic portraits of key figures of the era influenced the course of photography in the decades that followed. In four monumental photographic murals (reproduced in large gatefolds) and many related portraits, he portrayed Andy Warhol’s gender-bending Factory, with Viva and Candy Darling; Abbie Hoffman and the radical agitators of the Chicago Seven; Allen Ginsberg’s family, friends and fellow artists and the U.S. Mission Council in Saigon alongside searing portraits of victims of the Vietnam War. The photographs are accompanied by images of archival material, including Avedon’s diaries, correspondence and contact prints. Major essays explore Avedon’s penetrating incursions into the history and spirit of these tumultuous years.

Louis Menand won the Pulitzer Prize for his book The Metaphysical Club; Mary Panzer is a photographic historian and curator; Paul Roth is senior curator and director of photography and media arts at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Bob Rubin is an independent curator and William Shawcross is a journalist and the author of Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon and the Destruction of Cambodia.


Love Looks Not W i t h t h e Ey es THIRTEEN YEARS with

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ee Alexander McQueen (1969–2010), whose design combined visionary aesthetics, emotional power and

extraordinary craft, was known for staging provocative shows that were as much performances as venues to display his couture creations. Charged with energy, informed by history and culture

and filled with fresh concepts, McQueen’s shows have become legend not only of fashion but also of art. Anne Deniau was the only photographer allowed backstage by McQueen for 13 years, beginning in September 1997 and ending with the final one in March 2010. She captured McQueen working with his close circle of collaborators (including designer Sarah Burton, milliner Philip Treacy, jewellery designer Shaun Leane and model Kate Moss) to create his meticulously produced spectacles. Her book offers an inspiring homage, through the art of photography, to the work of a great artist. Anne Deniau is a photographer and filmmaker specialising in fashion and the performing arts: dance, opera and theatre. Her photographs have appeared in Vogue (UK and Italy), Vanity Fair, The Face, ID, Arena and many other magazines. This is her fourth book.

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popular in the museum’s history; fans have been rallying to

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make this exhibition a worldwide event

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■■ Includes commentary by McQueen’s friends and collaborators, including Philip Treacy, Sylvie Guillem and

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Christian Lacroix ■■ Rare behind-the-scenes shots of McQueen’s most legendary shows ■■ 400 photographs, almost all previously unpublished

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A unique photographic journey through McQueen’s work, from 1997 to 2010


Serengeti Spy V i e w s f r o m a H i d d e n C am e ra o n th e P lains o f East A f rica ■ ■ By A n u p S h a h

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Wildlife on the African plains as you’ve never seen it before: up close and personal

record with Abrams nature books ■■ Unique perspective: Remotecontrolled cameras allowed for 250 exciting and unusual photographs

s pecifications 200 colour photographs 204 pages 10¾ × 11¾" (273 × 286mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: September Nature • Photography ISBN 978-1-4197-0278-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-0278-5 £25.00

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n these spectacular photographs taken in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and the Maasai Mara Natural

Reserve in Kenya, Anup Shah reveals African wildlife as never before, through the use of remote hidden cameras planted across the plains. Organised by season from

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January through December, here is life on the plains in all its dynamism and vitality. Readers find themselves liter-

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ally face-to-face with hyenas and cheetahs as they feed on a kill; elephants communing at a watering hole; playful lion cubs; wildebeests hauling themselves out of a river; a leopard growling a warning and inquisitive monkeys gazing at their reflections in the camera lens. Many of these animals have noticed the camera, to them an odd

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written by Shah tell the story of the daily ebb and flow of life on the African plains.

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Kenya and England for more than 30 years. His images

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have appeared in National Geographic and many European nature magazines and calendars. Shah is the coauthor of two Abrams books: The Circle of Life: Wildlife on the African Savannah and African Odyssey: 365 Days.

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On This Earth, A Shadow Falls N ic k B ran dt ■ ■ E s s ay s by Ja n e G o o da ll , Al i c e Se b o l d, P e t e r S i n g e r , V i c k i G o l d b e r g a n d N i c k B r a n dt

s e lling points ■■ Brandt’s books have consistently landed in bestselling photography book lists and together have sold more than 20,000 copies ■■ This 337 x 381mm volume is a landmark of the bookmaker’s craft; with quadtone plates and the highest-quality art paper, the tonal subtleties and velvety blacks, for which Brandt is known, are perfectly expressed ■■ Brandt’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world ■■ Essays accompanying the photos by notable figures such as Jane Goodall, Alice Sebold, Peter Singer and Vicki Goldberg

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n 2001, Nick Brandt embarked on an ambitious

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the vanishing natural grandeur of East Africa. Focusing

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mammals (elephants, giraffes, lions, gorillas and their

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kin), he created two of the new century’s most influential

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photographic books: On This Earth (2005) and A Shadow Falls (2009). His iconic portraits of these majestic

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animals express an empathy usually reserved for human

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subjects. The magisterial On This Earth, A Shadow Falls collects the most memorable images from Brandt’s first

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two books, along with their accompanying essays. A testament to the bookmaker’s craft, it is the first volume

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on Brandt’s work to capture the superb quality of his remarkable, large-format prints, which are notable for their velvety blacks and tonal subtleties. Nick Brandt’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. Renowned primatologist Jane

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author of The Lovely Bones. Peter Singer is the author

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of Animal Liberation and The Life You Can Save. Vicki Goldberg is a leading photography critic and historian.

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The Goblins of Labyrinth

How to See Faeries

Faeries

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Trolls ■ ■ By B r i a n a n d W e n dy F r o u d

Opens a new realm in the faerie worlds of famed artists Brian and Wendy Froud s e lling points ■■ Stunningly vivid images bring the world of trolls to life ■■ Trolls figure in storytelling and fantasy from early fables to the books of J.R.R. Tolkien ■■ The Frouds have created some of the most famous fantasy images of our time ■■ The Frouds’ fan base is huge, and they appear regularly at Faerie Festivals and Comic-Cons

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has he created a faerie world with such imagination, dimension,

depth and detail. Trolls features new and classic work by both Brian and his wife, Wendy, woven together along with artifacts and symbols of the natural world to create a fascinating revelation about the world of trolls. The book explores trolls and troll culture, revealing their philosophies, their home life and their world attitudes through their tales, mythology and archaeology. Trolls affirms that trolls are real, that they have lived and are living now. The texture of the world and the deeply immersive, cinematic images will appeal to the legions of fantasy, and Froud, fans. Brian Froud has created some of the most respected and highly acknowledged mythic artwork of our time. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork. Wendy Froud is a doll artist, sculptor and puppetmaker, best known for her work creating creatures for the Jim Henson films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, as well as her work on the Star Wars series, for which she was the fabricator of Yoda.

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Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Houses G h o st R anch an d A biquiu ■ ■ By B a r b a r a B u h le r Ly n e s a n d Ag a p i ta J u dy Lo pe z s e lling points

An intimate look into the famed artist’s life in the Southwest and the homes she created there

■■ Offers a compelling picture of O’Keeffe’s life in New Mexico during her last 40 years ■■ First book to detail the history of O’Keeffe’s famous houses ■■ Barbara Buhler Lynes is the leading authority on O’Keeffe; Agapita Judy Lopez worked for O’Keeffe for nearly 15 years ■■ Includes an essay describing the distinctive elements of adobe construction ■■ Features plans of the houses

s pecifications 250 colour and black-and-white illustrations 256 pages 11¾ × 9½" (298 × 241mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: September Art • Biography ISBN 978-1-4197-0394-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-0394-2 £35.00

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eorgia O’Keeffe’s two houses in New Mexico, at Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch, are essential

elements in her paintings, but their history has never before been detailed. Quoting liberally from the artist’s letters, Barbara Buhler Lynes and Agapita Judy Lopez create a vibrant picture of O’Keeffe (1887–1986) and her homes, which have long intrigued the public. An essay by architect Beverly Spears describes the distinctive

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characteristics of adobe construction. The bountiful illustrations include photographs made especially for this book showing the houses as they are today, photographs of O’Keeffe at home by major photographers and her paintings of the houses and the surrounding landscapes.

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and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Collections. Agapita Judy Lopez is director of Abiquiu Historic Properties and rights and reproductions manager for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. She worked for Georgia O’Keeffe from 1974 until the artist’s death in 1986.

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The Life and Love of Cats ■ ■ By L ew i s Bl ac k well

s e lling points ■■ 117 colour photographs of cats from all over the world, in every situation ■■ Cat books are top sellers in the pet genre ■■ Photos are by leading animal photographers from around the world

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Cats, cats and more cats in a stunning photographic celebration

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ISBN 978-1-4197-0404-8 he Life and Love of Cats takes us on an

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unforgettable journey; we travel from the homes

of middle-America today, back to the demonised

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creatures hiding in the alleys of medieval Europe; from wild cousins on the plains of Africa to rare hybrid

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domestic breeds like the Savannah and from fashionable show breeds to shelter cats lovingly rescued by volunteers. Starting with the earliest records of domestic cats 9,000 years ago in Africa and the Mediterranean and moving to the present, Lewis Blackwell weaves stories of one of humankind’s closest companions with a collection of more than 100 unforgettable images.

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Lewis Blackwell has worked as a leading author, editor and creative director in photography, winning international recognition with talks, exhibitions and books. The Life and Love of Cats is a follow-up to his award-winning and bestselling The Life and Love of Trees.

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Flowers in the World’s Most Beautiful Gardens ■ ■ P h oto g r a p h s by Al a i n L e To q u i n  ■  Te x t By Yve s - M a r i e All a i n

s e lling points ■■ More than 180 exquisite photos of flowers from lavish and exotic gardens around the world ■■ Author devoted the past decade to seeking out the world’s most extraordinary gardens, travelling to more than 300 gardens in 23 countries on five continents ■■ Text traces the fascinating history of flower gardens, including the origin of the garden, landscape design, species and technological advances

s pecifications 180 colour photographs 240 pages 10¼ × 11¼" (260 × 286mm)

A lush photographic and historical tribute to the flower, the undisputed star of the garden

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lowers in the World’s Most Beautiful Gardens puts the spotlight on the star of the garden: the flower.

Tracing the history of flower gardens from the Middle Ages to today, the book discusses the types of flowers commonly

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planted, the landscape designs, the advances in technology and how these practices have changed throughout the centuries. Each chapter also focuses on a significant type of bloom: the rose, iris and tulip, among others. Illustrated with more than 180 exquisite photographs by Alain Le Toquin, this book features the world’s most extraordinary flower gardens, showcasing gardens in

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countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, New Zealand, Russia, the United States, Thailand and many more. Alain Le Toquin has devoted himself to capturing gardens around the world for the last 10 years, visiting more than 300 gardens in 23 countries on five continents. His work

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can be seen in Abrams’ Gardens in Time and The Most Beautiful Gardens in the World. Yves-Marie Allain, a landscape architect, has authored many articles and books, including Trees and The Art of the Garden in Europe.

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O. Winston Link:

Life Along the Line A P h oto graphic P o rtrait o f A m e rica’ s L ast G r e at S t e am R ailr oa d ■ ■ P h oto g r a p h s by O. W i n s to n L i n k   ■   t e x t by To n y Reev y  ■   f o r ew o r d by S c ot t Lot h e s   ■   a f t e r w o r d by C o n way L i n k s e lling points ■■ Link has two previous railroad books: Steam, Steel & Stars and The Last Steam Railroad in America (both out of print) ■■ Includes a CD of Link’s sound recordings of the railroad ■■ Fascinating history and epic photography makes this volume a must-have for all locomotive fanatics

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The definitive record of America’s last major steam railroad, the Norfolk and Western, from the most celebrated railroad photographer of all time

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Western, the last major steam railroad in the United

States, when it was converting its operations from steam

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to diesel in the 1950s. Link’s N&W project captured the industry at a moment of transition, before the triumph of the

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automobile and the airplane that ended an era of passenger rail service. His work also revealed a small-town way of life that was about to experience seismic shifts and, in many cases, vanish completely. Including a collection of more than 180 of Link’s most famous works and rare images that have never before been published, O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line offers a moving account of the people and communities surrounding the last steam railroad. O. Winston Link (1914–2001) photographed the Norfolk and Western from 1955 to 1960. His brilliant black-and-white prints established him as an important American photographer, and many of his images have become modern classics. Tony Reevy, administrator at the UNC Institute for the Environment and advisory editor of Railroad History, is an author who has published two books and more than 100 poems and articles.

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Cabinets of Wonder ■ ■ By C h r i s t i n e Dave n n e  ■   P h oto g r a p h s by C h r i s t i n e F le u r e n t

s e lling points ■■ Thanks to the recent popularity of curiosity cabinets, this book

A richly illustrated historical account of a newly revived design treasure

will appeal to a design audience as well as collectors and history buffs ■■ More than 180 photographs provide a visual complement to the text, showcasing exceptional cabinets of wonder in homes and museums ■■ Subject matter encompasses the eclectic array of material found in cabinets of wonder, which range from the rare to the truly bizarre

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kulls, butterflies, hunting trophies, ancient Egyptian artifacts, the alleged skeletons of mythological

creatures and many other mysterious oddities fill cabinets of wonder. A centuries-old tradition developed in Europe during

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by making use of the eclectic vintage objects commonly featured in such collections. Cabinets of Wonder showcases exceptional collections in homes and museums, with more than 180 photographs, while also explaining the history behind the tradition, the best-known collections and the types of objects typically displayed. Offering both a historical overview and a look into contemporary interior design, this extravagantly illustrated book celebrates the wonderfully odd world of cabinets of wonder. Christine Davenne is a lecturer in fine arts at the IUFM d’Aquitaine and is the author of the book Modernité du cabinet de curiosités. Christine Fleurent photographs regularly for women’s magazines and advertising and has contributed to numerous books, including La Cuisine des parfums and La Maison de Chocolat.

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Planetfall N e w S o lar S yst e m V isi o ns ■ ■ By M i c h a el Be n s o n

s e lling points ■■ Benson is the leading popular authority on space imaging ■■ Includes huge 60-inch-wide gatefolds ■■ 150 full-colour photographs

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A spectacular new collection of planetary images from award-winning filmmaker and photographer Michael Benson

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of interplanetary spacecraft, we have awakened to

the beauty and splendor of the solar system. Since Michael

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satellites of Jupiter; roamed the boulder-strewn red deserts of Mars; studied Saturn’s immaculate rings and shown us our own ravishing Earth, a blue-white orb with a disturbingly thin atmosphere, as it plunges deeper into ecological crisis. These new images are the subject of Benson’s Planetfall, a truly revelatory book that uses its large page size to reproduce the

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Michael Benson, a writer, filmmaker and photographer, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on astronomical imagery. His book Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle was heralded in the New York Times as an extraordinary achievement: ‘If you don’t have your own Hubble Space Telescope, this book is the next best thing.’

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More than Human ■ ■ P h oto g r a p h s By T i m F l ac h  ■  T E x t by L ew i s Bl ac k well s e lling points ■■ Striking 305 × 305mm format, with 150 colour photographs ■■ Will appeal to both animal lovers and photography fans ■■ Flach is an enormously popular photographer: his two previous Abrams books have sold more than 25,000 copies combined ■■ This is Flach’s most ambitious project to date, featuring an unparalleled variety of subjects: everything from armadillos to cobras to zebras ■■ The accompanying text by writer Lewis Blackwell sheds light on Flach’s amazing images

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with animals. Now he presents the culmination of a

career-long endeavor, an extraordinary body of work

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in which each image is more striking and powerful than

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the last. Just as did Flach’s highly acclaimed previous books,

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Equus and Dogs/Gods, More than Human will amaze and inspire, in a constant affirmation of the animal, whether it be rare or common, powerful or defenceless, odd or majestic. The book showcases a menagerie of creatures (pandas, tigers, bats, lions, orangutans, cobras, bullfrogs, chimpanzees, wolves, porcupines, elephants, owls,

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armadillos, among many others) as they have never been seen before. Shedding light on Flach’s images will be an accessible collection of texts, written and edited by author Lewis Blackwell. Tim Flach is an acclaimed photographer best known for

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the originality that he brings to capturing animal behavior and characteristics. Flach’s previous books with Abrams

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are Equus and Dogs/Gods. Lewis Blackwell is the author of Abrams’ The Life and Love of Cats.

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■ ■ By To d d Sel by  ■   f o r ew o r d by S a lly S i n g e r  ■   i n t r o d u c t i o n by C h a d R o b e r t s o n

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hotographer Todd Selby is back, this time focusing his lens on the kitchens, gardens, homes and restaurants

of more than 40 of the most creative and dynamic figures working in the culinary world today. He takes us behind the scenes with Noma chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen; to

Tokyo to have a slice with pizza maker Susumu Kakinuma; and up a hilltop to dine at an inn without an innkeeper in Valdobbiadene. Each profile is accompanied by watercolour illustrations and a handwritten questionnaire, which includes a signature recipe. Reveling in the pleasures of a taco at the beach, foraging for wild herbs and the art of the perfectly cured olive, Selby captures the food we love to eat and the people who passionately grow, cook, pour and serve these incredible edibles every day. Todd Selby is an interiors, fashion and portrait photographer and painter whose work has been featured in British Vogue, Nylon, New York magazine and the London Sunday Times. Sally Singer is the editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Chad Robertson is the James Beard Award– winning co-owner of Tartine Bakery in San Francisco.

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Todd S elby i s back a n d r e a dy to sate ou r in sati a b le h u ng er for book s a bout food s e lling points ■■ ‘Edible Selby’ is a regular column in T: The New York Times Style Magazine ■■ Interest in food, restaurants, cooking and chefs has never been higher ■■ Features recipes from each food purveyor ■■ The Selby Is in Your Place has sold 25,000 copies ■■ Includes refrigerator magnets

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Nathan Turner’s American Style C lassic D e sign an d E f f o rtl e ss Ent e rtaining ■ ■ By N at h a n T u r n e r s e lling points ■■ Turner is a a contributor at Elle

The first book from famed interior designer and entertaining expert Nathan Turner, highlighting his stylish, easy-living philosophy

Décor and a former contributing editor at Domino magazine ■■ Great mix of inspiring interiors and practical advice ■■ Includes tips on creating inviting spaces made for easy entertaining

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and outdoor spaces are blurred, Nathan Turner’s interiors epitomise the easy and casual yet hip and chic style of American West Coast living. Now Nathan Turner’s

American Style brings his designs into the homes of readers who aspire to re-create his ‘barefoot, fuss-free, but

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still high style’ looks for themselves. Divided into three sections of laid-back glamour (beach, city and country) this book is filled with gorgeous images of accessible interiors, as well as Turner’s tips on how to entertain and his way of putting great design into action. Nathan Turner’s American Style is a must-have book for readers ready to create their own stylish spaces and learn how to

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turn fabulous design into a way of life.

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Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid Yo ur Path to B uil d ing an En e rgy- I n d e p e n d e nt H o m e ■ ■ By S h e r i Ko o n e s   ■  F o r ew o r d by R o b e r t Re d f o r d s e lling points ■■ Koones is an award-winning author and an established authority on home construction

The author of Prefabulous + Sustainable profiles more than 30 of America’s most innovative and eco-friendly homes

■■ Features floor plans and images of interior and exterior of each home ■■ More than 200 full-colour illustrations

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home of your dreams and in her latest book,

Architecture •  Home Design

Prefabulous author Sheri Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid

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homes, houses that are not only environmentally friendly

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but often operate at nearly zero annual energy cost. Taking energy from the grid when necessary and

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returning any excess energy produced, almost-off-thegrid homes function on a fraction of the energy required by most houses, and additionally are more comfortable, healthier, quieter inside and far cheaper to operate. As energy costs continue to rise, the almost-off-the-grid house proves its worth. Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid profiles more than

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30 of the most energy-efficient homes in the United States and this hardworking guide reveals how homeowners can achieve similar results with floor plans, the latest, most efficient technologies and multiple images of the exterior and interior of each home.

Prefabulous + Sustainable

Sheri Koones is an award-winning author whose previ-

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ous books include From Sand Castles to Dream Houses,

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House About It, Modular Mansions, Prefabulous and Abrams’ Prefabulous + Sustainable.

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Vogue: The Editor’s Eye ■ ■ F o r ew o r d by A n n a W i n to u r

s e lling points ■■ 120th anniversary of Vogue magazine ■■ Features fashion history’s quintessential photographers and models ■■ Includes photo portfolios, essays and interviews from Vogue editors ■■ A lavishly illustrated tribute to a cultural dais

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A remarkable history of the world’s leading fashion magazine, seen through the eyes of eight of Vogue’s iconic fashion editors

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ogue: The Editor’s Eye celebrates the pivotal role the fashion editor has played in shaping

America’s sense of style since the magazine’s launch 120 years ago. Drawing on Vogue’s exceptional archive, this book focuses on the work of eight of the magazine’s legendary fashion editors (including Polly

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Mellen, Babs Simpson and Grace Coddington, to name a few) who collaborated with photographers, stylists and designers to create the images that have had an indelible impact on the fashion world and beyond. Featuring the work of world-renowned photographers such as Richard Avedon, Irving Penn and Annie Leibovitz and model/muses, including Marilyn Monroe, Verushka and Linda Evangelista, The Editor’s Eye is a lavishly illustrated look at the visionary editors whose works continue to reverberate in the culture today.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 ■ ■ By Pau l a M . Blo c k a n d Te r ry J . E r d m a n n  ■  i n t r o d u c t i o n by R o n a l d D. M o o r e s e lling points ■■ First all-new nonfiction Star Trek:

The newest addition to the popular 365 series, published on the 25th anniversary of the beloved TV series

The Next Generation book in nearly 15 years ■■ Follows the success of Star Trek: The Original Series 365 ■■ Includes an authorised guide to all 178 TV episodes ■■ Star Trek is one of entertainment’s most successful franchises

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managed to recapture lightning in a bottle. This new incarnation of Star Trek was an instant hit, and its popularity inspired four films and three spin-off television series. To commemorate the show’s 25th anniversary,

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Star Trek: The Next Generation 365 provides a fresh, accessible overview of the entire series, including an authorized guide to all 178 episodes. Featuring rarely seen and now-classic photography and illustrations, this visual celebration of the voyages of Captain

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Picard, his crew and the Enterprise-D offers a loving look back at the Emmy Award–winning series. Paula M. Block worked behind the scenes at Paramount Pictures for 19 years, and with publicist Terry J. Erdmann has written numerous books, including Star Trek: The Original Series 365 and Star

Star Trek: The Original Series

Trek 101. Ronald D. Moore served as story editor

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and producer for Star Trek: The Next Generation,

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contributing scripts for 27 episodes, including the

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award–winning finale, ‘All Good Things . . .’

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Star Wars Art: Illustration ■ ■ I n t r o d u c t i o n by S t eve n Helle r  ■   f o r ew o r d by H o wa r d R o ffm a n

The third title in the Star Wars Art series is a stunning collection, curated by George Lucas

s e lling points ■■ Builds on the success of two previous Star Wars Art volumes ■■ The very best from more than 30 years of book covers, trading cards, magazines and more ■■ Features fan-favourite illustrators and artists ■■ Star Wars is one of the most viable properties in the world of entertainment ■■ Limited edition in clamshell box with five archival-quality hand-signed prints

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Lucasfilm by surprise, but in 1978, an industry

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unto itself was born, consisting of books, trading cards, magazines, video games and merchandise. The art cre-

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ated for these projects continues to expand the limits and

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celebrate the iconography of the Star Wars galaxy. Now the third book in the Star Wars Art series,

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Illustration, collects the best of these artworks, as curated by George Lucas. Featuring previously unpublished,

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rarely seen and fan-favourite art from Mark Chiarello, Dave Dorman, Hugh Fleming, Tim and Greg Hildebrandt, Ralph McQuarrie, Jon J. Muth, Tsuneo Sanda, Drew Struzan, Jerry Vanderstelt, Christian Waggoner and many others, Star Wars Art: Illustration explores the wide range of styles that illustrators have brought to bear on a galaxy

Star Wars Art: Visions

far, far away . . .

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Clint Eastwood M ast e r Filmma k e r at W o r k ■ ■ By M i c h a el R . G o l d m a n   ■  F o r ew o r d by S t eve n Sp i el b e r g  ■   P r efac e by M o r g a n F r eem a n

s e lling points ■■ Based on more than 60 interviews with the director’s collaborators and co-stars ■■ Covers all 32 films Eastwood has directed ■■ Illustrated throughout with work from renowned photographers and production designers

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The fully authorised, in-depth exploration of the four-time Academy Award winner’s filmography

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our-time Academy Award–recipient Clint Eastwood

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is one of the most renowned film directors in the

world. This authorised volume offers a revealing in-depth

exploration of his influential filmmaking methods, com-

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prehensively illustrated with unit photography, key art, production design sketches and film frames. Covering all

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of Eastwood’s 32 films, including The Outlaw Josey Wales, Unforgiven, Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby and Letters from Iwo Jima, the book is a full-career retrospective. To portray the maverick behind the camera, author Michael Goldman interviewed Eastwood; his longtime crew of award-winning cinematographers, editors and production

The Cinema of George Lucas

designers and many celebrated actors, including Matt

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Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gene Hackman, Sean Penn,

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Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank and Forest Whitaker. Michael R. Goldman is a veteran entertainment journalist

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Hitchcock, Piece by Piece

who has been an editor at Daily Variety, senior editor

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at Millimeter magazine and a contributor to American

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Broadway Musicals Fr o m th e Pag e s o f th e N ew Yor k T imes ■ ■ By Be n B r a n t le y

A lush, magical tour of 100 years of Broadway musicals from the pages of the New York Times s e lling points ■■ Original reviews of the 119 most important musicals by New York Times critics past and present, including Brooks Atkinson, Walter Kerr, Frank Rich and Ben Brantley ■■ A treasure trove of great photographs and art, including beloved illustrations by Al Hirschfeld

s pecifications 200 colour and black-and-white photographs 368 pages 12 × 10" (305 × 254mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World English PUB MONTH: October Performing Arts ISBN 978-1-4197-0337-9 ISBN 978-1419703379 £35.00

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ver the last century the New York Times’s six leading critics (Brooks Atkinson, Howard Taubman,

Clive Barnes, Walter Kerr, Frank Rich and Ben Brantley) have offered the most authoritative and influential commentary on the Broadway musical. This definitive volume includes the original reviews of the 119 most important musicals, selected by current chief theatre critic Ben Brantley and accompanied by photographs from each show’s first production as well as celebrated revivals. From the golden age of the musical, with its divas, legendary directors, lyricists and choreographers, right up to The Book of Mormon, Brantley gives context to this treasure trove of reviews with a thoughtful introduction and essays that guide the reader through each decade. Ben Brantley is the chief theatre critic of the New York

Times, for which he has been reviewing plays since 1993. He was the editor of The New York Times Book of Broadway and received the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism in 1996–97.

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Sex Press T h e S e x ual R e vo luti o n in th e U n d e rgr o un d P r e ss , 1 9 6 5 – 1 9 7 5 ■ ■ By V i n c e n t Be r n i è r e a n d M a r i el P r i m o i s

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A visual tour of the sexual revolution of the 1960s and ’70s, as seen in the work of the media that helped propel it

■■ Vividly illustrated with more than 160 full-page facsimiles from magazines ■■ Features work by such wellknown artists as R. Crumb ■■ Traces the exuberant sexual liberation of the 1960s to the more codified pornography of the 1970s

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matic sexual revolution. In Europe and the United States,

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this ‘sex press’ consisted of publications such as Other Scenes, Yellow Dog, Actuel, Suck, The Body and Screw,

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some of which were fully dedicated to sex, while others also engaged with the time’s most riveting topical issues,

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including politics, human rights, war, women’s rights and gay and lesbian rights. Showcasing art from the most revolutionary publications of the era, the book traces the exuberant sexual liberation of the 1960s and then moves into the mid-1970s, with its more codified form of pornography. Illustrated by a vivid collection of full-page facsimiles, Sex Press offers a compelling visual tour through an extraordinary period of experimentation, creativity and sexual freedom. Vincent Bernière is a reporter for the French magazine Technikart. Mariel Primois has served as artistic director for magazines such as Globe, VSD, Actuel, Nova and Fooding. Bernière and Primois are also the coauthors of the book Actuel, les belles histoires.

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The Innocence of Objects ■ ■ By O r h a n Pa m u k

Nobel Prize– winning author Orhan Pamuk presents his magical Museum of Innocence in Istanbul

s e lling points ■■ Pamuk’s books have sold more than 11 million copies in 60 languages ■■ Pamuk’s long-anticipated Museum of Innocence opens in Istanbul in spring 2012 ■■ Istanbul is a consistently popular tourist destination; dubbed the ‘City of the World’s Desire’

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he culmination of decades of omnivorous collecting,

Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence in Istanbul

uses his novel of lost love, The Museum of Innocence, as

a departure point to explore the city of his youth. In The Innocence of Objects, Pamuk’s catalogue of this remarkable museum, he writes about things that matter deeply to him: the psychology of the collector, the proper role of the museum, the photography of old Istanbul (illustrated with Pamuk’s superb collection of haunting photographs and movie stills) and of course the customs and traditions of his beloved city. The book’s imagery is equally evocative, ranging from the ephemera of everyday life to the superb photographs of Turkish photographer Ara Güler. Combining compelling art and writing, The Innocence of Objects is an original work of art and literature. Orhan Pamuk received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006. His books have been translated into 60 languages. He divides his time between Istanbul and New York City, where he is the Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.

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Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita ■ ■ P h oto g r a p h s by Sl i m A a r o n s  ■  I n t r o d u c t i o n by C h r i s to p h e r Swee t

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Fabulous living, Italian-style

■■ Nearly 10,000 Slim Aarons books sold ■■ Captures the essence of the good life in Italy ■■ Contains images dating from post–World War II to the 1990s ■■ Jimmy Stewart’s character in the film Rear Window is based on Slim Aarons

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his lavish fourth volume in Abrams’ Slim Aarons collection revels in this photographer’s decades-long

love affair with Italy. From breathtaking aerials of the

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Sicilian countryside to intimate portraits of celebrities and high society taken in magnificent villas, Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita captures the essence of ‘the good life.’ Slim Aarons first visited Italy as a combat photographer during World War II and later moved to Rome to shoot for Life magazine, yet even after relocating to New York, he would return to Italy almost every year for the rest

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of his life.

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The images collected here document the aristocracy,

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cultural elite and beautiful people, such as Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Joan Fontaine and Tyrone Power, who lived la dolce vita in Italy’s most fabulous places during the last 50 years. The introduction by Christopher Sweet shares stories from Aarons’s years in Italy and new insights about his life and career. Christopher Sweet is the former editor in chief of Viking Studio and the Vendome Press. He was the editor of Slim Aarons’s Once Upon a Time and A Place in the Sun and has written several other books on art and photography.

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Norman Bel Geddes Designs America ■ ■ By T h e H a r ry R a n s o m Ce n t e r , t h e U n i ve r s i t y o f Te x a s at Au s t i n a n d T h e M u s e u m o f t h e C i t y o f New Yo r k  ■  E d i t e d by D o n a l d Al b r e c h t s e lling points ■■ First definitive book on Bel Geddes in more than 30 years ■■ Bel Geddes’s award-winning exhibit for the 1939 World’s Fair

An exploration of the influential industrial designer, urban planner and futurist

in New York prominently featured ■■ Editor is a highly respected writer and curator of architecture and design

s pecifications 400 colour and black-and-white illustrations 400 pages 12 × 10" (305 × 254mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World English PUB MONTH: November Architecture ISBN 978-1-4197-0299-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-0299-0 £40.00

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orman Bel Geddes Designs America accompanies a landmark exhibition exploring the career

of Norman Bel Geddes (1893–1958), one of the 20th century’s foremost theatrical and industrial designers.

This companion volume explores Bel Geddes’s life and career in comprehensive detail through nearly 100 projects, ranging from streamlined airplanes, ships and cars, to stage sets, appliances and much more. Both the exhibition and the book bring together never-before-seen drawings, models, photographs and films drawn from the Ransom Center’s Bel Geddes collection. He is perhaps best known for his Futurama display for the General Motors Highways and Horizons exhibit at the New York World’s Fair of 1939–40, which to this day remains a useful model for city planning and design. The exhibition is curated by Donald Albrecht, who contributed the book’s introduction and serves as its editor. In addition to Albrecht, who has written the introduction, twenty scholars have contributed essays. Donald Albrecht is the curator of architecture and design at the Museum of the City of New York, as well as an independent curator.

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Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury U p dat e d E d iti o n ■ ■ By Pau l- G é r a r d Pa s o l s a n d P i e r r e L é o n f o r t e s e lling points

The definitive, fascinating history of Louis Vuitton, newly updated

■■ 20 additional pages with new text and photos about the company’s recent history make the book completely current ■■ This extensively researched and illustrated reference guide was written with full access to the company’s archives and includes archival art, historical images, product designs and sketches and the company’s cutting-edge advertising

specifications 650 colour and black-and-white

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illustrations hen Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury was published in 2004, the book was

the first to describe the dramatic rise of the world’s

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finest luxury company. Written with full access to the

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company’s archives, it demonstrates Louis Vuitton’s

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passion for fine design with a stunning array of archival

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art, product designs and cutting-edge advertising.

Fashion

The company is examined through the lives of its first

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three leaders: founder Louis (who invented the modern

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trunk), his son Georges and his grandson Gaston. Now with fresh information on subjects such as

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designs for ready-to-wear clothing, shoes, jewellery and even automobiles, this new edition includes 20

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additional pages and updated material in almost half the book, covering the brand’s recent history, with new texts and photographs. Paul-Gérard Pasols is the former director of communications for Louis Vuitton and a longtime consultant to the company. The author of the updated sections, Pierre Léonforte has been editor in chief of Louis Vuitton City Guides since their creation in 1998. He is the author of Abrams’ Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks.

Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks ISBN 978-0-8109-8247-5 ISBN 978-0-8109-8247-5 £70.00

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The First 40 Years ■ ■ E d i t e d by S t efa n o To n c h i

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ne of the world’s leading fashion magazines, W will celebrate its

40th anniversary with this volume, a collection of the most influ-

ential and iconic features and photos culled from its first four decades. W is renowned for its groundbreaking, provocative, often controversial fashion stories by such photographers as Steven Klein, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Bruce Weber, Mario Sorrenti, Tim Walker, Juergen Teller and Paolo Roversi, among many others, the best of which fill these pages. Divided into three sections (Who, Where and Wow), this volume shows why W’s unique blend of unparalleled access, cultural smarts and visual panache has always kept it at the forefront of not only the world of fashion, but also in art, design, style, beauty, celebrity and society. Appearing in these pages

are many of the world’s most talented, beautiful and accomplished from a vast array of fields, including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Madonna, Damien Hirst, Alexander McQueen, Daphne Guinness, Beyoncé, Karl Lagerfeld, Kate Moss, the Beckhams, Tilda Swinton and Jackie Kennedy. In addition to a foreword by the book’s editor, Stefano Tonchi, W: The First 40 Years will also include newly commissioned essays from writers Lynn Hirschberg, Marian McEvoy and Vince Aletti. Longtime W contributor Christopher Bagley has edited the text and written revealing captions that draw upon the magazine’s most memorable interviews and reporting. Stefano Tonchi assumed the position of editor in chief at W in 2010. He was previously the creator and editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine.

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Arthur Carter S tu d i e s f o r C o nstructi o n ■ ■ e s s ay By C h a r le s A . R i le y

s e lling points ■■ Carter is well known in finance and journalism circles as well as

A comprehensive survey of drawings from artist and sculptor Arthur Carter

the art world ■■ Includes more than 200 drawings

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rthur Carter’s metal sculpture is a form of drawing in space, and so it is not

surprising that analytical, exploratory drawing is

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classical musician that he is. Carter, who has spent much of his life in the upper reaches of finance and journalism, is an artist whose sense of reality is deeply grounded in the lyrical abstractions of geometry: ‘Only squares

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and circles, lines and ellipses,’ he says, ‘can elegantly explain and simplify the complex meaning of life.’ Art historian and journalist Charles A. Riley offers a compelling portrait of Carter’s mind and hand at work.

Arthur Carter: Sculptures,

Arthur Carter is an artist and the subject of

Paintings, and Drawings

Abrams’ Arthur Carter: Sculptures, Paintings, and

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Drawings. Charles A. Riley is an art historian,

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Surreally beautiful aerial photographs of the world’s extreme deserts

love this gorgeous collection of photographs of the world’s most extreme deserts ■■ Photographs were taken in more than 30 countries on seven continents, including deserts in Antarctica, Mauritania, the Middle East and China ■■ Tales of the author’s 15 years of harrowing travel make this book a singular visual adventure story

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four inches of precipitation per year. Steinmetz has spent 15 years on this epic body of work, capturing remarkable

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most difficult and challenging areas; from smuggling his paraglider into Libya to getting arrested for spying in Iran to crashing into a tree in western China. Desert Air reveals extraordinary desert ecosystems that together form a kind of disparate family of co-evolved landscapes; similar, yet each unique in its own way.

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George Steinmetz has spent the last 25 years photographing remote corners of the world for National Geographic and GEO magazines. His awards include two first prizes from World Press Photo, as well as awards and citations from Pictures of the Year, Overseas Press Club and the Eisenstadt Awards.

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twenty years of inspiration, intriguing bits and other curiosities b y k a t e s pa d e n e w y o r k

f o r e wo r d by g l e n da b a i l e y

within the four walls of kate spade new york, personal style is applauded and cultural curiosity is encouraged. long before the days of pinboards and social sharing, the brand’s in-house creative team began amassing a collection of things we love on their website: a crayon ring, a cocktail doodle, a particularly dreamy photograph. people began visiting and chiming in with suggestions. now, the things we love have come to life in celebration of the brand’s 20th anniversary. each of the book’s 20 chapters is filled with things we love , from the colour red to a wellplaced bow to a sense of humour and handwritten notes. part visual diary, part inspirational reference and sprinkled throughout with playful tips and practical advice, things we love is a beautiful compilation that visually represents the spirit of kate spade new york , a place where the colours are bold, smart design is key and fashion is fun.

k at e s pa d e n e w yo r k s ta rt e d w i t h f o u r p e o p l e i n 1993 . i t ’ s g row n a b i t s i n c e t h e n , b u t t h e c h a r m i n g d r e a m - b i g ,

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g lo ba l l i fes t y l e b r a n d w i t h s h o p s a ro u n d t h e wo r l d a n d c at e g o r i es i n clu d i n g h a n d bag s , c lot h i n g , j e w e l l e ry, s h o es , s tat i o n e ry, acc es s o r i es , fr ag r a n c e a n d h o m e .

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s e lling points ■■ kate spade new york is a lifestyle brand and an authority on a wide range of topics varying from art and entertainment to personal style ■■ this is the official book celebrating, and coinciding with, the brand’s 20th anniversary

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Out of Line T h e A rt o f J ul e s F e i f f e r ■ ■ by M a r t h a Fay  ■   I n t r o d u c t i o n by L e o n a r d S . M a r c u s

s e lling points ■■ Exclusive access to Feiffer’s archive of original art

The first illustrated celebration of acclaimed artist and writer Jules Feiffer

■■ The first book to combine Feiffer’s art and personal story ■■ All images in the book are reproduced from the original art ■■ Includes never-before-seen images from the classic book The Phantom Tollbooth ■■ Introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, the renowned historian, biographer and critic

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veryone knows a Feiffer illustration when they see one: His characters leap across the page,

each line belying humour and psychological insight.

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includes children’s books (The Phantom Tollbooth and Bark, George), plays (Little Murders), movies (Carnal Knowledge and Popeye) and comic strips (most notably in his Pulitzer Prize–winning Village Voice comic strip of 42 years). Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer is the long-awaited illustrated retrospective of Feiffer’s celebrated career, provid-

Cats, Dogs, Men, Women,

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and walking guides to New York City, Rome and Tuscany. Jules Feiffer (born 1929) is an awardwinning writer, illustrator, screenwriter, playwright, children’s book author and cartoonist.

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Economix H o w an d Why Our Ec o n o my W o r k s ( an d D o e sn ’ t W o r k ), in W o r d s an d P ictur e s ■ ■ By M i c h a el G o o d w i n   ■  i llu s t r at e d by Da n E . B u r r  ■   F o r ew o r d by Dav i d B ac h   ■  I n t r o d u c t i o n by J o el B a k a n s e lling points ■■ The economy is the most topical (and talked about) issue in the world today

The best, and only, book you’ll need to understand economics

■■ The graphic format has proven highly successful for conveying complex information ■■ Includes a foreword by David Bach, founder of FinishRich Media and author of nine New York Times bestsellers, including Debt Free for Life, The Automatic Millionaire and Start Late, Finish Rich. ■■ Introduction by Joel Bakan, author of The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power ■■ Online book support and updates at Goodwin’s blog, economixcomix.com

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they? Jobs: Can we afford them? Occupy Wall Street . . .

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worldwide! Everybody’s talking about the economy, but how can we, the people, understand what bankers or governments know, or say

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they know? Read Economix. With clear, witty writing and quirky, accessible art, this important and timely graphic novel transforms ‘the dismal science’ of

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economics into a fun, fact-filled story about human nature and our attempts to make the most of what we’ve got . . . and sometimes

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what our neighbours have got. Economix explains it all, from the beginning of Western economic thought, to markets free and otherwise, to economic failures, successes, limitations and future possibilities. It’s the essential, accessible guide to understanding the economy and economic practises. A must-read for every citizen and every voter. Michael Goodwin is a writer and editor. Dan E. Burr illustrated the classic graphic novel Kings in Disguise.

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Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?

Now in paperba ck!

■ ■ W r i t t e n a n d i llu s t r at e d by B r i a n F i e s

s e lling points ■■ Author of the gripping and

A vibrant graphic novel by the award-winning author of Mom’s Cancer

poignant graphic novel Mom’s Cancer ■■ Unique format; 40 interspersed pages printed on newsprint to evoke the look and feel of old comic books ■■ Paperback edition of a popular hardback; ties in with the growing popularity of the graphic novel medium

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Spanning the period from the 1939 World’s Fair to the last Apollo space mission in 1975, it depicts an optimistic and ambitious era fueled by industry, engines, electricity,

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rockets, middle-class pop culture and the atom bomb. Award-winning author Brian Fies presents his story, an insightful look at relationships and the promise of the future, in a way that only comics and graphic novels can. A lively trip through a half century of technological evolution, Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?

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is also a perceptive look at changing moods and the enduring promise of the future. Brian Fies is a writer and cartoonist whose widely acclaimed first graphic novel, Mom’s Cancer, won the Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic (the first web comic

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to win the award in this new category), the Lulu Blooker Prize for Best Comic, the Harvey Award for Best New Talent and the German Children’s Literature Award, among other awards and recognition.


Mars Attacks

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■ ■ By T h e To pp s C o mpa n y  ■  i n t r o d u c t i o n by L e n B r o w n   ■  a f t e r w o r d by Z i n a S au n d e r s

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The only book celebrating the 50th anniversary of the highly collectible Mars Attacks trading card series

■■ Limited edition set of four exclusive trading cards ■■ Release coincides with the 50th anniversary of the trading card series ■■ The nostalgia that has made Transformers Vault and Garbage Pail Kids successful is inherent here

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of the infamous science-fiction trading card series produced by Topps in 1962. Edgy, subversive and darkly

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comedic, this over-the-top series depicting a Martian invasion of Earth has a loyal following and continues to win new generations of fans. For the first time, this book

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brings together high-quality reproductions of the entire original series, as well as the hard-to-find sequel from

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1994, rare and never-before-seen sketches, concept art and test market materials. Also included are an introduction by series co-creator Len Brown and an afterword by Zina Saunders, daughter of the original artist, providing an insider’s behind-the-scenes view of the bizarre and compelling world of Mars Attacks.

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The Topps Company, Inc., founded in 1938, is the preeminent creator and brand marketer of sports cards, entertainment products and distinctive confectionery.

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The Carter Family D o n ' t F o rg e t T his S o ng ■ ■ By F r a n k M . Yo u n g a n d Dav i d L a s k y

The graphic novel biography that spans the history of America’s pioneering country music family s e lling points ■■ The Carter Family, who recorded from 1927 through 1956, was the first superstar group of country music ■■ Includes bonus music CD of original Carter Family songs ■■ The first original graphic novel about the Carter Family

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story of the Carter Family, the first superstar group of

country music, who made hundreds of recordings and

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sold millions of records. Many of their hit songs, such as ‘Wildwood Flower’ and ‘Will the Circle Be Unbroken,’ have influenced countless musicians and remain timeless country standards. The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song is not only a unique illustrated biography, but a moving account

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that reveals the family’s rise to success, their struggles along the way and their impact on contemporary music. Illustrated with exacting detail and written in the Southern dialect of the time, its dynamic narrative is pure Americana. It is also a story of success and failure, of poverty and wealth, of racism and tolerance, of creativity

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and business and of the power of music and love.

Frank M. Young is a writer and editor who has contributed to newspapers and magazines across the U.S. David Lasky has written and illustrated a number of highly acclaimed comic books.


I Want to Be Her! H o w F r i e n d s an d St r an g e r s H e l p e d Sha p e M y St y l e ■ ■ By A n d r e a L i n e t t  ■   i llu s t r at e d by A n n e J o h n s to n A lb e r t

s e lling points ■■ Linett is a longtime fashion force; she’s been an editor at Sassy and Harper’s Bazaar and is the

The memoir-cumfashion-guide from the bestselling co-founder of Lucky magazine

creative director of Michael Kors ■■ Linett’s popular website, iwanttobeher.com, profiles fashionable women and what they wear ■■ Features 50 women from five eras who influenced Linett

s pecifications 75 colour illustrations 160 pages 8½ × 5½" (216 × 140mm) Hardback RIGHTS: World English PUB MONTH: September Fashion • Memoir ISBN 978-1-4197-0401-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-0401-7 £12.99

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Want to Be Her! is part memoir and part illustrated fashion guide, written by one of fashion’s most accessible, trusted and inspiring

writers. Andrea Linett, the cofounder of Lucky magazine, shares her

personal story of growing up and finding her way to fashion, and the figures who guided her along the way. Through short descriptions and memories, we meet 50 women across five eras of her life, some passing strangers, some casual friends, some close confidantes,

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who each made a lasting impression and helped her form her own personal style. In addition, each woman is captured in an illustration by Linett’s longtime collaborator, Anne Johnston Albert, and fashion tips accompany each entry. Andrea Linett started her career in the fashion departments of Sassy and Harper’s Bazaar and went on to cofound Lucky magazine

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in 2000, where she was also its creative director. She is the global creative director for Michael Kors and the coauthor of the bestselling books The Lucky Shopping Manual and The Lucky Guide to Mastering Any Style.

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One Good Deed 3 6 5 Days o f T ry in g to B e J u s t a Litt l e B it B e tt e r ■ ■ By E r i n M c H u g h

s e lling points ■■ The concept of improving

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ONE GOOD DEED

The inspirational, witty journey of one woman’s attempt to do one good deed a day for an entire year

yourself and the world in small, easy steps is something everyone can embrace ■■ McHugh’s wit and humour humanise her efforts and give her project major appeal ■■ The One Good Deed blog will set the stage for readers before publication

365 DAYS OF TRYING TO BE JUST A LITTLE BIT

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Don’t be so stingy. rin McHugh had spent the better part of her adult life doing community work, but in more recent

years, the minutiae of life and working as a bookseller kept her busy and away from those higher impulses.

Then one day she learned a distant relative was actually going to be canonised. Was this a sign? What followed next was McHugh’s sincere urge to recapture a sense of charity and so she set out on her birthday to do one good deed every day for an entire year. Maybe she wouldn’t be saving orphans from burning buildings, but she wanted to take one small, daily detour and make someone else’s life just a little bit better. One Good Deed is the inspiring, smart and frequently funny chronicle of that year, in which each page represents a day in McHugh’s journey to reclaim the better part of herself, inspiring readers to do the same. Erin McHugh is a former publishing executive and author of more than twenty books of trivia, history, children’s

My very favorite customer

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stopped in today at the bookstore I work at, and as she so often does, brought me a treat – this time, some fancy, gorgeous-looking meringues. I started off to stash them in my locker, and then thought, ah, what the hell. So I shared them. That is all.

stories and more.

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The official, hilarious and profusely illustrated career retrospective of the greatest pop parodist of the last generation, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

s e lling points ■■ Yankovic has sold more comedy recordings than any other performer in history ■■ 12 million albums sold, and winner of three Grammys ■■ Yankovic’s 2011 children’s book, When I Grow Up, hit the New York Times bestseller list at #4

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B O O K

By  Nat h a n R a b i n With Al Yankovic

L IT T L E K NO W N FAC T S A BO UT ME Sometimes when I’m at home and nobody else is around, I like to dress up in men’s clothing. I strongly believe that marriage should only be between a man and a multicellular life form.

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he undisputed king of pop-culture parody, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has sold more comedy recordings than any other artist in history, receiving three

Grammy Awards (and 14 nominations) in the process. The man behind classics such as ‘Eat It,’ ‘Amish Paradise,’ and ‘White & Nerdy’ performed in more than

100 cities throughout North America, Europe and Australia in support of his latest (and, to date, highest-charting) album, Alpocalypse. At last the time has come for a comprehensive illustrated tribute to this icon of the American

When I’m performing, I never give 110%, because that’s metaphysically impossible.

humour landscape. Covering more than three decades of hilarious songs, videos, concert performances and his life story in words and pictures and featuring an introduction, lists, tweets and photo captions from Yankovic himself, Weird Al: The Book is the ultimate companion piece to an extraordinary career.

Once I toured for a year as Kenny G and nobody ever caught on.

Nathan Rabin is a film and music critic and the head writer for The Onion’s A.V. Club. Al Yankovic is a world-famous parody musician.


Too Much Horror Business T h e K i r k H amm e tt C o l l e cti o n ■ ■ By K i r k Hamm e t t w i t h S t e fa n C h i r a z i

s e lling points ■■ Kirk Hammett is the lead guitarist of Metallica, arguably the biggest

From a heavy metal legend, a lavishly illustrated and personalised ode to horror movies

heavy metal band in the world, with a massive, devoted fan base ■■ Hammett’s cache of monstermovie posters, stills and props is one of the largest and finest in the world ■■ Horror films represent the most collectible, popular and priciest genre of all movie memorabilia

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bands of all time, but he’s also the curator of one of the world’s finest collections of monster-movie memorabilia,

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Horror Business, Kirk finally unveils his near-mythical treasure trove of rare posters, props, costumes and toys from the early silent classics to more modern fare. From Bela Lugosi’s annotated Dracula script to the creepy Donnie Darko bunny suit to cool model kits from the 1960s, Hammett has amassed hundreds of items over

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the years, including priceless international collectibles as well as the quirkier toys of his youth. Alongside scores of full-colour, original photographs in this highly designed volume, Kirk offers up thoughts about his appreciation for all things scary and fantastic, shedding light on not only the collection of a lifetime, but the man himself.

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For more than 25 years, Kirk Hammett has been the lead guitarist for Metallica. With the band, he has sold 100 million albums worldwide, won nine Grammys and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Kaffe Fassett

Dreaming in Colour An Autobiography ■ ■ By K a f f e Fa s s e t t

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affe Fassett has led an extraordinary life and is a captivating storyteller with a vivid memory. Born in 1937, he spent much of his youth in Big Sur, California, where his par-

ents bought a cabin from Orson Welles and transformed it into the world-famous Nepenthe

Kaffe Fassett is widely acknowledged as a visionary in the use of colour and was the first

restaurant, a gathering place for artists and bohemians. After attending a boarding school

living textile designer to have a one-person

run by the disciples of Krishnamurti, an Indian guru, he studied painting at the School of

show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in

the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, then travelled to England, where he made his home.

London. He is a fabric designer for Rowan

After an inspiring trip to Inverness, Scotland, Fassett began designing knitwear for Bill Gibb,

Patchwork and Quilting, the primary knitwear

and then the Missonis, Vogue magazine and private clients like Lauren Bacall and Barbra

designer for Rowan Yarns, and the author of

Streisand, and, in the process, revolutionised the handknitting world with his explosive use

15 books, including STC Craft’s Kaffe Fassett’s

of colour. Further explorations led him to needlepoint, mosaics, rugmaking, tapestries, yarn

Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts. Visit his

and fabric design, costume and set design and quilting. Now in his seventies, Fassett con-

website at kaffefassett.com.

tinues to produce new work and to travel worldwide to teach and lecture. In this intimate autobiography, Fassett shares rich, detailed stories about his lifelong creative journey as well as hundreds of glorious photos taken along the way.

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An intimate look at the fascinating life and extraordinary work of a creative visionary, told through stories, art and photographs s e lling points ■■ Fassett is a legend in contemporary needlework and continues to travel the world to share his work and meet his fans ■■ Fassett’s fan base includes knitters, quilters, needlepointers, decorators and multitudes of other creatives fascinated by glorious colour ■■ Fassett’s previous books have sold over a million copies worldwide ■■ Fassett’s fabric and yarn lines are sold around the world ■■ Includes a lifetime of artwork, photographs and stories, many shared here for the first time ever

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The Painted Home by Dena ■ ■ By D e n a F i s h B e i n  ■   p h oto g r a p h s by J o h n E l l i s

s e lling points ■■ Dena’s products are in 15,000 retail locations around the world

One of America’s top textile designers brings it all home for the do-it-yourselfer

■■ One to two how-to projects per chapter ■■ Includes a custom stencil for readers ■■ Part instruction and part inspiration this book will appeal to the novice and expert alike

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ena Fishbein believes that putting a paintbrush in someone’s hands opens up the imagination

to a new world of colour and design opportunities. The

woman behind internationally acclaimed merchandise company Dena Designs shows how her hand-painted style combines vintage and traditional elements with a modern twist. Here she walks the reader through her own home, room by room, and discusses her inspirations and methods for encouraging creativity. The Painted

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Home features simple DIY projects, useful design tips and personal stories from one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the textile and design business. The book also includes a custom stencil so that readers can launch into the DIY projects themselves.

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Dena Fishbein is the creative force behind Dena Designs, Inc., and her many products such as textiles, gifts, accessories, apparel and gift cards are sold in numerous retailers around the world. Dena has a monthly newspaper column with United Media.


Dazzling Design ■ ■ By A m a n da N i s b e t

One of the most sought-after designers brings her special sense of colour and fun to this incredible collection of projects

s e lling points ■■ Nisbet has her own linen, textile and lighting lines ■■ Nisbet is frequently featured in top home magazines ■■ 250 colour photographs ■■ Extensive resource guide included

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designers, Amanda Nisbet brings a fresh,

energetic approach to the traditional sense of luxury. Colour, texture and form blend to create her trademark comfortable elegance, and her work seamlessly balances function and style, classicism and modernism, in beautifully unexpected ways. With over 250 spectacular photographs of

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apartments, country houses and beach homes, this extraordinary volume will show readers how to bring punch and colour to classic rooms. Amanda Nisbet founded her high-end design firm in 1998 and has residential projects in the United States, Canada and Europe. She has a textile line, a lighting line and a linens line. Her work is constantly featured in Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Traditional Home and O magazine.

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Baked Elements T he impo r tan c e of bein g ba k ed in ten favo r ite in g r edients ■ ■ By m at t l e w i s a n d r e n ato p o l i a f i to  ■  P h oto g r a p h s by t i n a r u p p 

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BEING BAKED IN TEN

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favourites

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■■ Recipes appeal to newbies and experienced bakers alike ■■ Creative recipes made with everyday favourites for any sweet tooth

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n their third cookbook, Baked Elements: The Importance of Being Baked in 10 Favorite Ingredients, acclaimed authors

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito present 75 inventive new rec-

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ipes revolving solely around their 10 most-loved ingredients, from peanut butter and caramel to malt and booze. Lewis and Poliafito celebrate these favourite elements (chocolate, for instance, or bananas), baking each one into a variety of delicious cookies, bars, cakes, milkshakes and more, sweets perfect for everyday cravings, special occasions, late-night celebrations and weekend get-togethers. Complete with the

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signature stories and commentary that fans adore, chapters

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and charts and helpful Baked notes that make creating these desserts as easy as pie.

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Baked Explorations

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito left their day jobs in adver-

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tising to open their bakery, Baked, in Brooklyn to immediate

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praise. They have been featured on Oprah, the TODAY show,

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ous books include Baked and Baked Explorations.

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Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing A M ode r n Guide to Coutu r e - S t y le S e w in g U sin g B asi c Vintag e T e c hni q ues ■ ■ By G r e tc h e n H i r s c h   ■  P h oto g r a p h s by J o dy R o g ac  ■   I l lu s t r at i o n s by S u n Yo u n g Pa r k

s e lling points ■■ Hirsch’s blog attracts 45,000 unique visitors each month ■■ Book does double-duty as creative inspiration and

A modern sewing starlet’s vintage-inspired guide to timeless techniques and styles

hardworking reference guide, offering instructions for couturequality techniques and patterns for a complete wardrobe of projects

s pecifications 150 colour photographs and 350 colour and black-and-white illustrations 208 pages 9¾ × 8" (248 × 203mm)

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Sewing (a Julie & Julia–esque experiment for the modern

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sewist). It quickly became a place for Hirsch to share tutorials and lively posts about sewing as it relates to fashion history,

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pop culture, body image and gender. An extension of the blog, Gertie’s New Book for Better

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Sewing is a hardworking reference title packed with lessons on couture techniques and customisation, as well as an inimitable pattern collection featuring 25 wardrobe essentials and variations inspired by vintage fashion and Gertie’s spirited, modern style. Gretchen Hirsch writes Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing (blogforbettersewing.com) and teaches sewing in New York City, around America, on PBS’s It’s Sew Easy and on Craftsy.com.

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Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Babies & Toddlers 5 0 k nit and c r o c het desi g ns usin g B e r r o c o ' s Comfo r t and Vintag e ya r ns

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■ ■ By N o r a h G au g h a n a n d t h e B e r r o c o D e s i g n T e a m  ■  P h oto g r a p h s by E r i c k a M c C o n n e l l

■■ Berroco is one of North America’s largest yarn companies; its

50 adorable knit and crochet projects for little ones from the renowned design team at Berroco

website gets 2.5 million hits daily ■■ Follow-up to Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans (1,500 copies sold) ■■ 50 patterns at a great £12.99 price point ■■ Wide variety of styles and projects for knitters and crocheters of all skill levels

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ary a knitter or crocheter can resist making soft, snuggly things for babies. In Comfort Knitting &

Crochet: Babies & Toddlers, the Berroco design team (led by superstar design director Norah Gaughan) cover all of

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the cozy bases, presenting blankets, sweaters, bonnets and plush toys. Like the first book in the Comfort series,

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Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans, this one features 50

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knit and crochet projects using the company’s bestselling, affordably priced Comfort and Vintage yarns. With project styles ranging from traditional pastels and Aran knits to midcentury modern colour-blocking, and challenge levels ranging from beginner to advanced, there’s something for every knitter and crocheter, and every baby they love, in this beautiful collection.

Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans

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gradually evolved into one of the largest importers and

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wholesalers of yarns, patterns and supplies to independent yarn shops throughout the United States and

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Canada. Norah Gaughan, author of STC’s Knitting Nature

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and Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Afghans, is Berroco’s design director; her work has been published by almost all of the major yarn companies and knitting magazines in the industry..


The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine ■ ■ By T h e I n t e r n at i o n a l C u l i n a ry C e n t e r ’ s S c h o o l o f I ta l i a n S t u d i e s w i t h C e s a r e C a s e l l a a n d S t e p h a n i e Ly n e s s

s e lling points ■■ Fourth volume in STC’s acclaimed series from The International Culinary Center (also home to The French Culinary Institute), a world-renowned brand ■■ Features all the most important recipes from the ICC’s Italian curriculum, along with professional-level technical instruction ■■ Encyclopedic in scope, with more than 200 recipes from every region in Italy

s pecifications 650 colour photographs 512 pages 9 × 10" (229 × 254mm)

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The International Culinary Center’s expertise comes home in this authoritative guide to Italian cooking he Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine is a comprehensive guide to traditional Italian cooking.

The book teaches the skills necessary to master both the art

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and the science of classic Italian cuisine, as presented by The International Culinary Center’s School of Italian Studies.

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With more than 200 recipes, detailed instructions on the professional techniques required to prepare them and hundreds

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of photographs, this one-of-a-kind cookbook will appeal to

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both home cooks and working chefs.

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The book begins with ‘Flavors of Italy,’ an overview of the primary ingredients used in Italian cooking. The recipes

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that compose the core of the book are organised in 20 chapters, from antipasti, stocks, sauces and soups to pasta,

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risotto, pizza, fish, meats, vegetables and a spectacular array

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of desserts. The final section is an encyclopedic glossary

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of Italian cooking techniques, each illustrated with precise

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step-by-step photographs. The International Culinary Center, based in New York, California and Parma, Italy, is renowned for its Total Immersion™ curriculum, world-class facilities, distinguished faculty and celebrated restaurants. It includes both The School of Italian Studies, headed by Dean Cesare Casella, and The French Culinary Institute.

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Home Made Winter ■ ■ By Y v e t t e va n B ov e n  ■  P h oto g r a p h s by O o f V e r s c h u r e n

s e lling points ■■ Home Made garnered fantastic publicity with raves from

The follow-up to the hugely successful Home Made, featuring wintertime recipes

Daily Candy, People, Bon Appetit, the Wall Street Journal, Design*Sponge and more ■■ Home Made Winter is the second book in the series with Yvette van Boven; her third book, Home Made Summer, will be published in Spring 2013

s pecifications 150 colour and black-and-white illustrations 256 pages 7⅝ × 9¾" (194 × 248mm) Hardback RIGHTS: World English PUB MONTH: OCtober Cooking ISBN 978-1-61769-004-4 ISBN 978-1617690044 £21.99

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ome Made blew away readers with its stunning package, delicious recipes, beautiful photos, step-by-step

instruction and Yvette van Boven’s own hand-drawn artwork throughout the book. Van Boven’s passion for great food and

good humour could be felt on every page in the book. Now, in the follow-up Home Made Winter, van Boven’s heartfelt work is presented again, this time with recipes intended for the winter season. Inspired by her childhood in Ireland and her frequent sojourns in France, she has created a collection of recipes that will warm your heart. Chapters include Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch; Pies and Sweet Things for Tea Time; Beverages; To Start and Dessert. She focuses on simple recipes for classic dishes such as apple cider, BBQ pulled pork, ricotta cheesecake and more. Step-by-step, she explains how to make butter, beef sausage and baileys. She also features her favourite winter holiday recipes. This book is sure to become the next must-have for home cooks. Yvette van Boven is a freelance food stylist, recipe writer and book illustrator, and she runs a restaurant and catering business in Amsterdam. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Home Made.

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Whole Grains for a New Generation L i g ht D ishes , H ea r t y M eals , S w eet T r eats , and S und ry S nac k s fo r the E v e ry day Coo k ■ ■ By L i a n a K r i s s o f f s e lling points ■■ Whole grain cooking is a hot new trend, no longer relegated to the health food store

The whole grain follow-up to Liana Krissoff’s bestselling Canning for a New Generation

■■ 175 recipes for every meal and snack ■■ Includes flavourful food that promotes heart health, weight loss and cancer prevention, but the emphasis is on flavour ■■ Introduces young and hip home cooks to fresh new ways of using whole grains

s pecifications 100 colour photographs 272 pages 9 × 8" (229 × 203mm) Paperback RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: October Food & Wine ISBN 978-1-61769-001-3 ISBN 978-1-61769-001-3 £15.99

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hole Grains for a New Generation: Light Dishes, Hearty Meals, Sweet Treats and Sundry Snacks

for the Everyday Cook takes a fresh and creative perspective on the latest major cooking trend: whole grains. Liana Krissoff presents delicious recipes for modern

everyday cooks and kitchens. With supermarket-friendly

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ingredients, simple directions and a warm, accessible voice, Liana Krissoff shows us how easy, delicious and exciting whole grain cooking can be, from breakfast to dessert, and all the meals and snacks in between. Liana Krissoff is the author of Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry; Secrets of Slow Cooking: Creating Extraordinary Food with Your Slow Cooker and Hot Drinks for Cold Nights: Great Hot Chocolates, Tasty Teas and Cozy Coffee

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Drinks. She has been a freelance recipe tester, editor and writer for more than a decade.

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Puppyhood L ifesi z e P o r t r aits of P uppies at 6 Wee k s O ld ■ ■ By J . N i c h o l e S m i t h

A puppy for every heart, in life size s e lling points ■■ Irresistible life-size format brings every furry detail and wet nose into focus ■■ Smith is an established animal photographer ■■ Merchandise market for dog lovers is exploding ■■ Puppies are perennially popular and this unique collection is sure to tug at heart-strings

s pecifications 100 colour photographs 128 pages 11 × 13" (279 × 330mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World English PUB MONTH: October Pets ISBN 978-1-58479-984-9 ISBN 978-1-58479-984-9 £18.99

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itself is oversize at 279 by 330mm, allowing enough space to bring each of these little ones to life. Twenty-five

breeds are captured in engaging photographs, showing all the details that make puppies so irresistible, from their pink bellies to their tiny teeth, soft ears and oversize paws. The book features the most popular breeds, including the French bulldog, Labrador, golden retriever and

Dogs/Gods

Parson Russell terrier. Puppyhood is a unique gift book

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for dog lovers everywhere.

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J. Nichole Smith is the cofounder of Dog Is Good, a

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popular lifestyle company for dog lovers, and has

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photographed thousands of dogs and cats for a variety of

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clients. She has been published in many pet and lifestyle magazines.

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The Classic Mantle ■ ■ By B u z z B i s s i n g e r  ■  p h oto g r a p h s by M a r v i n E . N e w m a n

s e lling points ■■ Bissinger is a Pulitzer Prize winner and the bestselling author of Friday Night Lights

A perfect gift book about one of the all-time great baseball heroes

■■ Mantle’s legacy is universal; you don’t have to be a Yankee fan ■■ Giftable package for the second book in a new STC series ■■ Newman shot some of the first colour photos of Mantle

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n The Classic Mantle, acclaimed sportswriter Buzz Bissinger tells the story of Mickey Mantle’s unforget-

table career. Mantle has long been considered one of

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baseball’s most memorable figures: playing his entire 18-year baseball career for the New York Yankees (1951–68), winning 3 American League MVP titles, playing in 20 All-Star games, and winning 7 World Series. Today,

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more than 40 years after his retirement, he still holds 6 World Series records, including most home runs (18). Bissinger goes beyond the statistics to bring Mantle to life, and stunning photographs by Marvin E. Newman make this book a fitting tribute to Mantle’s career and his lasting impact on the sport of baseball.

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Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art. He has authored or coauthored eight books on photography and contributed to Abrams’ Yankee Colors: The Glory Years of the Mantle Era.


Fifty Places to Bike Before You Die B i k in g E x pe r ts S ha r e the Wo r ld ’ s G r eatest D estinations ■ ■ By C h r i s S a n t e l l a s e lling points ■■ Ninth book in the proven Fifty Places series ■■ Popularity of biking keeps growing ■■ Locations are international, adventurous and urban ■■ 40 colour photos of destinations

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Author of the bestselling Fifty Places series teams up with biking experts for the rides of your life

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Santella. Biking has grown increasingly popular in recent

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years, as both a leisure and an extreme exercise activity,

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and Santella covers trips for cyclists of every level. Fifty

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tion to the bestselling Fifty Places series by Chris

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Places to Bike covers environments as varied as the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia, the Indochina Trail in Vietnam

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and the urban jungle of New York City. With a healthy mix of international locations, the 50 chapters capture the breathtaking vistas cyclists will enjoy around the world.

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consultant. A regular contributor to the New York Times

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Fifty Places to Sail

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Yorker. Santella is the author of eight other titles in STC’s 9

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Fifty Places series.

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As always, the places are brought to life with more than 40 stunning colour photographs.

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Heather Ross Prints 5 0 + desi g ns and 2 0 p r oj e c ts to g et you sta r ted dV D w ith A r t w o r k in c luded ■ ■ By H e at h e r R o s s  ■  P h oto g r a p h s by J o h n G r u e n s e lling points ■■ Ross’s website attracts over

Beloved fabric designer and author Heather Ross shares artwork for her bestselling prints in this one-of-a-kind book-DVD package

70,000 visitors each month ■■ Book-and-DVD package offers digital artwork for beloved prints, 16 perforated pages with artwork to use, instructions for craft projects and lessons on how to design fabric with Photoshop ■■ Coveted fabric designs will now be accessible to all crafters to use on fabric, paper, or any other printable surface

s pecifications 42 colour photographs and 144 illustrations 144 pages 10¾ × 8½" (273 × 216mm) Paperback with flaps, DVD RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: October Craft ISBN 978-1-58479-995-5 ISBN 978-1-58479-995-5 £15.99

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rog princes, VW buses and big bad wolves: these are the sorts of subjects that Heather Ross depicts

on the fabrics she designs, which the sewing and quilting

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retail outlets). In Heather Ross Prints, a book-and-DVD package, Ross shares reproducible artwork for more than 50 of her most popular prints. She provides step-by-step instructions for 20 craft projects using the prints on the DVD, everything from sea turtle stationery to a shower curtain covered with swirling mermaids. Crafters can

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use the artwork on the DVD as they wish, printing on fabric, paper or whatever surface they choose. Plus, Ross teaches her process for designing fabric using Photoshop, a boon to anyone who has ever dreamed of following in her footsteps. Heather Ross is a celebrated illustrator, sewist, fabric

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designer, blogger (heatherross.squarespace.com) and storyteller. She is the author of STC Craft’s Weekend Sewing and the illustrator of the Crafty Chloe book series, among other children’s titles.


Sandra Nunnerley Interiors ■ ■ By S a n d r a N u n n e r l e y

A stunning collection of international homes from famed interior designer Sandra Nunnerley s e lling points ■■ Nunnerley is frequently listed in Architectural Digest’s Top 100 Designers in America ■■ W magazine has called her one of the most fashionable designers in New York ■■ Homes featured are from the United States, Australia, the Bahamas and Asia

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PUB MONTH: November n her residential interior design practise, Sandra Nunnerley has worked on prestigious commissions

around the world for the last 20 years. For the first time in this lavish volume, fans of New Zealand–born Nunnerley’s graceful vision can appreciate her attention to every subtle detail in splendid residences, many

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of which display important art collections and dramatic architecture. The book features urban apartments

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and town houses in locations around the world, such as Manhattan and Hong Kong; tropical getaways in the Bahamas and Asia and country homes in Texas and Connecticut. Also included are such projects as Nunnerley’s update on an apartment originally decorated by legendary designer Billy Baldwin and a glamorous duplex that once belonged to Hollywood producer Jack Warner in the Sherry-Netherland Hotel. New Zealand–born Sandra Nunnerley began her interior design firm in 1988 in New York City after working in the prestigious Marlborough Gallery. Her work is regularly seen in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Elle Décor, World of Interiors and Vogue Living magazine..

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Knitting from the Center Out An Introduction to Revolutionary Knitting with 28 Modern Projects ■ ■ By Da n i e l Y u h a s  ■  P h oto g r a p h s by J o dy R o g ac  ■  I l lu s t r at i o n s by S u n Yo u n g Pa r k s e lling points ■■ Wide-ranging collection includes

A mesmerising technique that inspires a head-spinning feeling of wonder, possibility and fun

quick hats and lace shawls, and even irresistible sea creatures ■■ Continues STC Craft’s successful tradition of publishing books that celebrate innovative techniques

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n Knitting from the Center Out, Daniel Yuhas teaches knitters the fascinating technique of starting a project

with just a few stitches and knitting outward, in revolutions (or circles). The book features 28 mesmerising

projects, ranging from baby blankets and lace shawls to sweaters and stuffed toys and also includes tutorials for

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the minimal skills required for centre-out knitting, such as special cast-ons, increases and decreases. Throughout the book are enlightening explanations of the underlying maths and the architecture of the flat and dimensional

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shapes. Clear instructions and beautiful photography and

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illustrations assure that knitters of all levels and inclinations, whether they are technique junkies or not, will want to have this book. Daniel Yuhas’s work has been featured in the magazines Interweave Knits, YarnForward and Creative Knitting; the books Fresh Designs: Scarves, The 10 Secrets of the LaidBack Knitters, Me Make Monster and Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders and online on Knitty and Knitcircus.


A Very Candy Christmas Re c ipes and P r oj e c ts fo r Pa r ents and Child r en ■ ■ By S h a r o n B o w e r s  ■   P h oto g r a p h s by Dav i d B o w e r s

Cooking joins with Christmas fun in a delightful package filled with recipes and projects for parents and their kids

s e lling points ■■ 100 recipes and projects for holiday treats that bring the whole family into the kitchen ■■ Easy projects that require no special equipment ■■ Bowers is the author of Ghoulish Goodies ■■ Bowers has appeared in numerous media outlets, including print and television

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together. The recipes are easy to make, don’t require special equipment and are accompanied by lush colour photographs. From real homemade candy (peppermint fudge, pulled ribbon candy, sugared pecans) to edible decorations for the tree (stained-glass cookies, Rice Krispie snowmen, chocolate Santa mice) to handmade

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gifts for special people (golden caramel sauce, dark chocolate truffles, Christmas pudding bonbons), this beautiful and inspiring book even has recipes for Christmas morning: buttery pull-apart bread in a caramel glaze, sticky buns, orange-butter pancakes and hot maple doughnuts. Sharon Bowers is the author of Ghoulish Goodies and Candy Construction. She has appeared in the New York Times and People magazine, and on CBS’s Early Show and ABC News Now.

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Grand Central Terminal 1 0 0 Yea r s of a ne w yo r k L andma r k ■ ■ By th e N e w Yo r k Tr a n s it M us eu m , w ith Te x t by A nth o n y W. Ro b i n s  ■  I n t r o d u c t i o n by To n y H i s s

s e lling points ■■ To be featured in a gigantic Grand Central anniversary exhibition and celebration

The official centennial volume of the world’s most celebrated train station

■■ Robins is a Grand Central expert ■■ Includes many never-beforeseen photographs taken by Frank English, Metro-North’s photographer of 25 years ■■ A New York City treasure, Grand Central is one of the most famous buildings in the world ■■ Created with the New York City Transit Museum, in partnership with Metro-North Railroad and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority

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pened in February 1913, Grand Central Terminal, one of the country’s great architectural monu-

ments, helped create Midtown Manhattan. Over the next century, it evolved into an unofficial town square for New York. Today, it sits astride Park Avenue at 42nd

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Street in all its original splendour, attracting visitors

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by the thousands. This new book celebrates Grand

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Central’s Centennial by tracing the Terminal’s history and

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from the well-trodden Main Concourse to its massive

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Anthony W. Robins, formerly survey director for New York’s Landmarks Commission, has written and lectured about the city’s architecture and history for 30 years. The author of Classics of American Architecture: The World Trade Center and Subway Style, he has written for the New York Times, New York Magazine and Architectural Record. The New York Transit Museum, located in Brooklyn, collects historical artifacts that illustrate mass transit’s critical role in the region’s economic and residential development since the 19th century.

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Yves Klein I n c an d e s c e n c e ■ ■ By F r é d é r i c P r ot  ■   F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

s e lling points ■■ First monograph on Klein since 1983 ■■ Includes never-before-published works and documents

‘Long live the immaterial!’

■■ The most comprehensive study to date of Klein’s works focused on fire

– Yves Klein

■■ Klein remains enormously popular, with a cult following, 50 years after his untimely death

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rench painter Yves Klein (1928–1962) stands as one of the most exciting artists of the 20th century. A

founding member of the New Realism movement, he was

also a pioneer in performance art and installations, and a forerunner of body art, land art and conceptual art. During his meteoric eight-year career, Klein expressed his vision through a wide range of media, including pure colour (notably a deep, bright blue now known as Yves Klein Blue), architecture, sculpture, literature and music. This book looks afresh at Klein’s works, and especially those that involve fire. Klein used fire to represent the mysterious and intangible elements of the world: he believed that an artist’s transfiguration of reality could change a viewer’s personal values and his aim was to usher in an age of happy and fulfilled humankind. Here, images of his spectacular mur de feu, or ‘wall of fire,’ along with monochromes, monogolds, drawings, letters and articles, as well as pictures of him producing his works, are testament to Klein’s belief in the spiritual power of art. Frédéric Prot is an associate professor at the University of Bordeaux.

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The Jewish Wardrobe F r o m t h e C o l l e c ti o n o f t h e I s r a e l M u s e um , J e r u s a l e m ■ ■ E d i t e d by E s t h e r J u h a s z  ■  p h oto g r a p h s by M au r o M ag l i a n i  ■   I n t r o d u c t i o n by Da i s y R ac c a h - Dj i v r e  ■   c o n t r i b u t i o n s by N o ’a m B a r ’a m - B e n Yo s s ef, E s t e r M u c h aw s ky- S c h n a ppe r , A l i a B e n ‑Am i , E f r at A s s a f - S h a p i r a , Lo r n a C a r me l a n d G i o i a P e r u g i a S z t u l m a n  ■   F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

s e lling points ■■ The Israel Museum houses the largest collection of Jewish costume in the world ■■ For fashion designers, students of fashion history and students of

Celebrating the Israel Museum’s extensive collection of Jewish dress

Jewish life and history ■■ A unique photographic archive documenting a vanishing past

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Italy and France he fashion, history and development of Jewish dress tells

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a story that spans the globe and crosses many cultures. In

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this colourful volume, Jewish communities, particularly those

established for centuries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East

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brides and grooms. Superb photographs of specific garments, with many close-up details, are juxtaposed with rare contextual photographs from the Israel Museum’s archives to create a tapestry of a people revealed through textiles, costume and images. More than 350 revelatory illustrations tell us how these precious articles of dress were originally worn. Esther Juhasz teaches Jewish folklore at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Haifa University. Daisy Raccah-Djivre is curator of the Jewish Wardrobe project and chief curator of Jewish Art and Life at the Israel Museum. No’am Bar’am-Ben Yossef and Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper are curators, Alia Ben-Ami is collection manager and Efrat Assaf-Shapira is assistant curator, all in the Wing for Jewish Art and Life at the Israel Museum.

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Gold, Silver & Brass J e w e l l e ry o f t h e B atak in Sumat r a , I n d o n e s ia ■ ■ By Ac h i m S i be t h   ■   F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

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he first book to examine the rich jewellery traditions of the Batak

people in Indonesia is a gorgeous tribute

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to a vanishing way of life. Batak jewellery is

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characterised by a wide variety of materials

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attributes of membership in a certain age

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even babies were once adorned with gold,

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traditional jewellery only for celebrations Achim Sibeth is a former curator of the Southeast Asian collection at the Museum of World Cultures in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Since April 2010, he has been the curator and chief editor of the Mandala Foundation in Singapore.

like weddings, and these stunning works are rapidly disappearing, being melted down or sold. The nearly 300 precious works shown here are artifacts of a once-flourishing jewellery tradition.

Caravanserai

T r ac e s , P l ac e s , Dia lo gu e in t h e M i d d l e Ea s t ■ ■ Photog r aphs by Tom Schut yser  ■  introduc tion by An dre w W. L aw ler  ■  contributions by Rez a A s l an , Robert Fisk , R ach id el- Daï f, Dom in ique Moïsi an d Pau l Sa lem  ■  F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

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he caravanserai were roadside inns built to shelter men, goods and animals

along the Silk Road that connected China,

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Central Asia and Europe in ancient times.

Bilingual: English and French

These staging posts formed the world’s first

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the ruined and restored caravanserai of

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Lebanon, Syria and Jordan, captured here by Tom Schutyser is a Belgian documentary pho-

Belgian photographer Tom Schutyser, serve

tographer and researcher. Andrew W. Lawler is a

as a platform for an era of renewed cross-

contributing editor to Science and Archaeology. Reza

cultural exchange. Stunning photographs

Aslan authored the international bestseller No god

of these vanishing caravan routes and their

but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam.

surrounding landscapes welcome readers

Robert Fisk is an award-winning journalist. Rachid

to engage in a dialogue on healing relations

el-Daïf’s novels have been translated from Arabic into

between the Muslim and Western worlds,

11 languages. Dominique Moïsi is senior adviser at the

in the same way the inns once welcomed

French Institute for International Relations. Paul Salem

travellers, traders and pilgrims to share

is director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut.

goods, ideas and discoveries.

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Contemporary Indian Art C o nt e mp o r a ry, On e W o r d, S e v e r a l w o r l d s ■ ■ By He r v é P e r d r i o l l e  ■  p r efac e by J e a n - H u be r t M a r t i n  ■   F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

s e lling points ■■ Showcases the diversity and richness of Indian tribal art ■■ For all lovers of non-Western, ethnic, unconventional and outsider art ■■ Indian art is becoming more popular throughout the world

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‘A new field of exploration in contemporary art’ – Le Monde

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he paintings created by the hundreds of tribes scattered across India present a complex and diverse

array of unconventional modern art. Since 1996, author Hervé Perdriolle has been involved in raising the profile of the ‘other Indian masters.’ Offering unique insight into their creative world, this collection of paintings presents

30 emerging tribal and popular artists in the context of their communities. The selected painters include Jivya Soma Mashe, the legendary artist from the Warli tribe, and Jangarh Singh Shyam. Hervé Perdriolle is a collector, art critic and exhibition curator. He curated the Indian contribution to the Lyon Biennale in 2000. Jean-Hubert Martin is a curator and art historian. He organised the famous exhibition Magicians of the Earth at the Centre Pompidou in 1989.

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s e lling points ■■ New volume in the successful Visions of Africa series, the only series to examine African

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primitive art, as well as curators, scholars and students of

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have developed an astonishing creativity in representations of their ancestors. Dreamlike

figures combine a sharp sense of stylized reality

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purposes of decoration. But what seems at first to have been a matter of aesthetic taste has in fact a symbolic function, as most of the decorative

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byeri and other nkisi punu, they have gradually paying tribute to ancestral values of the peoples

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to the kinship system or religious beliefs. The

as instruments useful in arousing the forces

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Louis Perrois is an ethnologist specialising in the ancient arts and cultures of equatorial Africa.

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Agustin Fernandez T h e M e tam o r p h o s i s o f E x p e r i e n c e ■ ■ I n t r o d u c t i o n by D o n a l d K u s p i t  ■   e s s ays by S u s a n Abe r t h , R o c í o A r a n da-A lva r a d o, a n d Abby M c E w e n   ■  F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

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t the time of his death in 2006, Agustin Fernandez ranked among Cuba’s most

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outstanding artists. Defying simple categorisation,

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today his work is most recognisable for its ambig-

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uous and precariously balanced forms, erotic

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overtones, surreal juxtapositions and metallic palette. In 1980 Brian de Palma’s film Dressed to Kill famously included one of the artist’s paintings, launching him into the public arena. This is the first comprehensive study of Fernandez’s work,

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which has been exhibited and collected in major

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museums and private collections throughout

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Europe, the United States and Latin America.

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Donald Kuspit is a renowned art critic and professor emeritus of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York, and the author ‘Painting is a thing of the mind. My realism is

of numerous books. Susan Aberth is associate

not nature, or landscape, or still life, but the

professor of art history at Bard College, New York.

psychological world.’ – Agustin Fernandez

Rocío Aranda-Alvarado is curator at El Museo del Barrio. Abby McEwen is assistant professor of Latin American art at the University of Maryland.

Artists of Nigeria ■ ■ By O n yem a Off o e d u - Okeke  ■  F r o m 5 C o n t in e n t s E d i t i o ns

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by significant Nigerian artists and explores art

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movements within the country and beyond over

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the past 100 years. Here, the vibrant, often-

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the collections of the British Museum, the Detroit

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Institute of Arts and the Smithsonian Institution; Chike Aniakor, who has a PhD from Indiana University and Uche Okeke, whose work has been shown at Boston University.

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Onyema Offoedu-Okeke is an artist, curator and art historian. His work has been shown in important international exhibitions.

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Out of Focus

My Name Is Charles Saatchi and I Am an Artoholic

P h oto g r ap h y ■ ■ E s s ay by W i l l i a m A . E w i n g  ■   A B o ot h - C l ibb o r n E d i t i o ns B o o k

Q u e s ti o n s f r o m J o u r na l i s t s an d R e a d e r s , N e w E x t e n d e d E d iti o n ■ ■ By C h a r l e s S a atc h i ■ A B o ot h - C l ibb o r n E d i t i o ns B o o k

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he companion to the first major photography exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London since the highly acclaimed

I Am a Camera in 2001, this stunning compilation presents 37 international artists working in the medium of photography in

diverse, innovative and arresting ways. From Mitch Epstein’s

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American Power series to Ryan McGinley’s Morrissey series and the work of such renowned practitioners as Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin from South Africa; Noemie

harles Saatchi is one of the moving forces of the modern age. Founder of the global advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi

and the most influential art collector of our time, he has vigorously

Goudal from France; JH Engström from Sweden and Jonny Briggs, Mat Collishaw and John Stezaker from the UK, this

shaped the contemporary art scene. His exhibitions, notably 1997’s

stunning, lavishly illustrated volume stands as a tribute to the

Sensation exhibition of the Young British Artists (Damien Hirst, Tracey

best work being done in photography today.

Emin and Chris Ofili, among others) at the Royal Academy of Art,

William A. Ewing has published some 20 books, including

an explosion of controversy. Though he famously refuses to be

London, and at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, sparked reGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today and Face:

interviewed, in this book he provides frank, genuine responses to

The New Photographic Portrait, and lectures widely.

questions from journalists and critics as well as members of the public.

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The Havana Archive ■ ■ By B a s i l Hym a n  ■  A B o ot h - C l ibb o r n E d i t i o ns B o o k

SELLING POINTs ■■ A fascinating collection of historic Havana: nightclubs, casinos, hotels and gangsters ■■ Illustrations are drawn from a recently discovered trove of photographs and ephemera ■■ Includes facsimile ephemera ■■ Cuba is a place of complex history and notoriety; this volume delves deep into its cultural heritage

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where Cuban rum flowed in legendary nightclubs,

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luxury hotels and casinos, and celebrities danced the mambo

till dawn, as well as a vital hub for drug running and money

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Dullard, captures the essence of Havana from the 1920s through the ’50s with a wealth of evocative detail. Photographer Basil Hyman discovered this trove of Cuban treasures in Paris and it led him on a voyage of discovery to Havana’s rich past. His book’s unique visual approach builds a picture of glamour and decadence in a mixture of photographs and memorabilia (postcards, menus, cocktail napkins, matchbooks and much more), some reproduced as removable facsimiles. This book will transport the reader back to a long-lost world. Basil Hyman is the author of The Lost Album, Collecting Photography and, with Stephen Bragg, The G-Plan Revolution: A Celebration of British Popular Furniture of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Photographs Found A Vi s ua l M e m o i r o f 1 9 6 0 s B r itain ■ ■ By B a s i l Hym a n  ■  A B o ot h - C l ibb o r n E d i t i o ns B o o k

s e lling points ■■ An eclectic mix of photographs, ephemera and memorabilia, including facsimile reproductions ■■ Informal photographs of Britain in the 1960s, as seen through the lens of a young amateur photographer ■■ A sequel to The Lost Album, Hyman’s successful book on 1950s Britain ■■ Nostalgic, evocative visual diary of Britain’s ‘Swinging Sixties’, a great lead up to the 2012 Olympics

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asil Hyman (b. 1936) has taken hundreds of photographs of everyday life in Britain. In Photographs Found he

looks back to the Swinging Sixties, miniskirts and all, with

an array of charming pictures, plus fascinating ephemera and memorabilia, some of it provided in facsimile, to offer a personal visual diary of a bygone era. Also included are

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unpublished informal shots of Hyman’s friend and relative Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ first manager and the man widely

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credited with shaping the band’s early success. Photographs Found presents the ’60s as a time of dramatic social change in Britain, as it was around the world. Basil Hyman is the author of The Lost Album, Collecting Photography and, with Stephen Bragg, The G-Plan Revolution: A Celebration of British Popular Furniture of the 1950s and 1960s.

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I, Jack Russell A P h oto g r ap h e r an d a D o g ’ s Ey e Vi e w ■ ■ By A n dy H u g h e s  ■   c o n t r i b u t i o n s by J o h n B r a d s h aw a n d A l e x a n d r a H o r o w i t z  ■   A B o ot h - C l ibb o r n E d i t i o ns B o o k s e lling points ■■ Includes specially commissioned piece from English dog authority and bestselling author John Bradshaw ■■ Features excerpts from psychologist Alexandra Horowitz’s widely acclaimed Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know ■■ A creative and expressive photographic collection of man’s pint-sized best-friend

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‘Through the ups and downs of life, sometimes it’s your dog who seems to know who you are.’ – Andy Hughes

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hether at rest, work or play or hamming it up for the camera, Jack Russell terriers can’t help but be adorable.

Originally bred as hunting dogs in 19th-century England, these days they spend more time chasing photo ops than foxes, at least in the world of photographer Andy Hughes, who spends his days canine-spotting across the UK and U.S. to document the

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intelligence, tenacity and quirky personalities of these endearing animals. A somewhat embarrassing discovery, that Hughes had more photos of dogs than people, led him to celebrate his dog’seye view of life, culminating in a trip to the Jack Russell Terrier Club Trials in Florida to capture the paws célèbre in motion. The playful and spontaneous shots in I, Jack Russell are accompanied by Hughes’s happy musings about the hounds that have him spellbound. Contributions by two renowned dog experts set the photos in context. Andy Hughes is a photographer whose works centre on the environment. John Bradshaw is the author of the bestseller Dog Sense: How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet and founder of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol. Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know, teaches psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University, in New York City.

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Pier Paolo Calzolari ■ ■ E s s ays by Ge r m a n o Ce l a n t, Massimiliano Gioni and Claire Gilman

World Cultures and Fine Arts T h e M o nt r e a l M u s e um o f F in e A r t s ’ C o l l e c ti o n : Vo lum e I I I ■ ■ E d i t e d by N at h a l i e B o n d i l

P

ier Paolo Calzolari, born in 1943 in Bologna, is recognised as a leading figure of the Arte Povera movement and a seminal artist

whose practise spans painting, sculpture, video, audio, text, perfor-

mance, installation, architecture, light and video. Through the use of both ordinary and unconventional materials, such as lead, salt, neon, ice, tobacco, moss, fire and butter, Calzolari explores transformation of matter and ephemeral states, exploiting an underlying fragility in his

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his superbly illustrated book encompasses the breadth of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ collections of the

ancient and modern world. The nearly 800 works discussed, some previously unpublished, include the ancient art of

materials.

Egypt and the Mediterranean; the heritage of Islam; the Germano Celant, president of Fondazione Prada and former senior

arts of Africa and Oceania; the Pre-Columbian world and,

curator at the Guggenheim Museum, is a well-known curator and

notably, Europe, from the medieval period to contemporary

critic. Celant is credited with introducing the term Arte Povera in 1967.

times. The superb colour plates are illuminated by newly

Massimiliano Gioni is associate director of the New Museum in New

researched entries written by 30 specialists (the Museum’s

York, director of the 55th Venice Biennale and artistic director of

curators and other internationally recognised experts) and a

the Nicola Trussardi Foundation in Milan. Claire Gilman is curator at

wealth of comparative works and details. The artists featured include Arp, Boucher, Daumier, Dix, Feininger, Gainsborough,

The Drawing Center in New York.

Goya, Hogarth, Mantegna, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Pissarro, Poussin, Rembrandt, Reynolds, Richter, Rodin, Ruisdael, Segal, Tansey, Tiepolo, Tintoretto and Veronese.

s pecifications Nathalie Bondil is director and chief curator, Montreal

82 colour illustrations

Museum of Fine Arts.

205 pages, 11 × 8⅝" (279 × 219mm) Deluxe clamshell box, 3 paperback volumes and

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Over 1,000 colour illustrations

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450 pages

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Art

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Marianne Boesky Gallery | Pace Gallery • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts


Now I Am Big!

I Can Do It Myself!


A pair of empowering board books that celebrate the triumphs of toddlerhood ■ ■ By S t e p h e n K r e n sk y  ■  i l lu s t r at e d by S a r a G i l l i n g h a m

AGES 1 to 3 Children’s • Concept

s e lling points ■■ Toddler appeal: the books’ titles

Now I Am Big!

I Can Do It Myself!

are familiar refrains in the real lives of toddlers and their parents ■■ Empowering approach: each book pays tribute to the 'small steps' that a toddler takes towards independence, with joyous art and congratulatory text ■■ Standout illustrations: stunning debut of award-winning designer Sara Gillingham’s new illustration style, uniquely printed with four vibrant spot colours

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I Can Do It Myself! ISBN 978-1-4197-0400-0

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Children and parents alike will delight in this joyous declaration of toddler independence. This two-book set celebrates the feats of growing up and starting to embrace the world on your own terms. Whether it’s being tall enough to reach a high shelf or brave enough to splash in the waves, Krensky and Gillingham address the small victories that come with growing just a little bit older. Energentic text and retro-fresh illustrations celebrate this important developmental stage with charm and relevance. Stephen Krensky has published more than 100 fiction and nonfiction books for children. Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director and designer who has published over 15 books for young children.

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AGES 2 to 5 Children’s • Concept

s e lling points ■■ Widespread and loyal following: there are an estimated 7,000

Montessori ■ ■ By B o bby G e o r g e a n d J u n e G e o r g e

For the first time ever, a concept book series based on the renowned Montessori teaching method

certified Montessori schools worldwide, and numerous others

L e tt e r w o r k

numb e r w o r k

that use the name and select tenets ■■ Broad appeal: introduces new ways of learning that are understandable to all and easily applicable outside of a Montessori classroom ■■ New twist on popular themes: a unique learning approach to alphabet and counting themes, with letters introduced by sound before name and numbers by quantity before numeral ■■ Innovative board book format: interactive elements such as tabs and textures reference the hands-on materials of a Montessori classroom

s pecifications Both books Textured areas Tabs (Number Work only) Full-colour illustrations 24 pages 10 × 5" (254 × 127mm) Board book RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: August

In Montessori classrooms, students

This book follows the Montessori

learn to write before they learn to read,

method by introducing the numbers 1

so the process is driven by their own

to 10 first as quantities to count before

words and thoughts before those of

showing them as numerals. Cumulative

others. Letters are taught first as sounds

red and blue tabs based on the counting

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(instead of names) and alphabet tiles

rods found in Montessori classrooms

Montessori: Number Work

encourage children to trace each letter

help readers conceptualise quantities.

with their fingers. This book honours that

Groupings of beautifully stylised illustra-

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tradition by emulating the standard class-

tions provide objects to count before

room material with touchable, traceable

readers encounter textured numerals to

letters and beautiful colours that evoke

trace with their fingers.

the elegant simplicity of the Montessori aesthetic.

Bobby George and June George founded Baan Dek, the first Montessori school in South Dakota, and run Montessorium, an app company.

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Apple ■ ■ By N i kk i M C C lu r e

The life cycle of an apple, illustrated by the acclaimed cut-paper artist Nikki McClure

AGES 3 to 6 Picture Book

s e lling points ■■ Timely release but relevant all year: available in time for applepicking season and a perfect read even as the seasons change ■■ Environmental angle: offers an accessible example of cyclical patterns in nature, and of the importance of renewable resources ■■ Definite crossover appeal: McClure’s adult fans will rejoice that her first book, initially sold in a very limited edition, is now available everywhere

s pecifications Full-colour illustrations 40 pages 8 × 8" (203 × 203mm) Hardback RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: August ISBN 978-1-4197-0378-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-0378-2

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All in a Day Apple follows the life of an apple throughout the year, demonstrating the cyclical patterns in nature. The youngest readers will delight in following the journey of the bright red apple, the only splash of

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colour in the otherwise black-and-white illustrations, as it travels from tree, to harvest, to snack, to compost and finally to sprout. A single word complements each illustration, urging early readers to reflect on each stage in the apple’s life. Apple is acclaimed cut-paper artist Nikki McClure’s very first book, originally self-published and sold in a limited edition of just 200 copies. Now, 16 years later, it is available in wide release, and fans will relish the chance to own the book that launched McClure’s signature style. Nikki McClure is a self-taught cut-paper artist. She is the author and illustrator of Collect Raindrops, Mama, Is It Summer Yet? and To Market, to Market and the illustrator of All in

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Mama, Is It Summer Yet? ISBN 978-0-8109-9874-2 ISBN 978-0-8109-9874-2 £5.99

a Day, written by Cynthia Rylant. Visit her online at www.nikkimcclure.com.

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AGES 3 to 6 picture book

s e lling points ■■ Innovative format: pages tuck, flap and fold out to create a

Andrew Drew and Drew ■ ■ By B a r n e y S a lt z b e r g

Boy meets pencil in this original and interactive story

uniquely interactive reading experience ■■ Award-winning author-illustrator: Barney Saltzberg has published more than 30 children’s books ■■ Celebrates creativity: parents and educators will welcome the theme of artistic inspiration and the encouragement of individuality ■■ Wide appeal for the age group: young children draw and colour freely and consider themselves artists without question. They will relate to Andrew’s imaginative adventure

s pecifications Gatefolds Full-colour illustrations 40 pages 10½ × 7¾" (267 × 197mm) Hardcover RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: October ISBN 978-1-4197-0377-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-0377-5

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When Andrew gets hold of a pencil, anything can, and does, happen in this innovative and artistic book. The story literally unfolds step-by-step as readers are invited to follow Andrew through flaps and gatefolds. After sharpening his drawing implement on the first page, Andrew challenges the boundaries of each spread by beginning with a line that leads . . . and leads . . . to unexpected finishes. Staircases become dinosaurs, kites become rockets and even the most unassuming squiggle morphs into a giant chicken! This lighthearted depiction of artistic inspiration is sure to engage doodlers of all ages. Barney Saltzberg is the creator of more than 30 children’s books, as well as a songwriter and performer.

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PANTONE ®: Box of Colour 6 mini B oa r d B o o k s ! ■ ■ by Pa n to n e  ■  c o n c e p t by h u y vo u n l e e

AGES UP to 3 Children’s • Concept

s e lling points ■■ Esteemed brand: the world’s

A dazzling array of PANTONE tints and shades explored in a set of mini books, one for each colour of the rainbow

most powerful and influential brand in colour, trusted by designers and all creatives for decades ■■ New emphasis for the brand: PANTONE recently launched a successful consumer line, with children’s products a new category for 2012 ■■ Top-selling concept: colour books consistently outsell books on shapes, numbers, the alphabet and other early childhood concepts ■■ New twist: the only colour book series that explores the variety of hues indicated by each colour name ■■ Kid-size books: these sturdy mini board books are easily tossed into a shoulder bag for on-the-go reading

s pecifications 6 board books with die-cuts Full-colour illustrations Each book 10 pages, 3½ × 3½" (89 × 89mm) Board book boxed set RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: august ISBN 978-1-4197-0515-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-0515-1 £6.99

This beautiful box is brimming with gorgeous PANTONE colours and surprises. With a volume for

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each colour of the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple) these six chunky board books feature simple peek-through cutouts that transform as you turn the pages. Simple text prompts parents and children to label objects and observe lighter and darker shades of the same colour family, promoting a new way of noticing the colourful and surprising world around us. PANTONE revolutionised the graphic arts industry with the launch of the PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM® in 1963, which enabled designers and printers to articulate and reproduce accurate colour anywhere in the world. Today, PANTONE serves not only as the premier colour authority in trends, but as a consumer brand in apparel, housewares, accessories, arts and crafts, stationery and office, home furnishings and apps.

PANTONE®: COLOURS ISBN 978-1-4197-0329-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-0329-4 £6.99

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AGES 3 to 6 Picture Book

A Year with Friends ■ ■ By J o h n S e v e n   ■   i l lu s t r at e d by Ja n a C h r i s t y

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February is time for snuggling . . . July is time for fireworks . . .

Full-colour illustrations

This beautifully formatted picture book takes

32 pages 8 × 10" (203 × 254mm)

young readers through every month of the year

Hardback

as a little boy, girl, dog and cat celebrate each month with unique, playful images that convey

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what makes it special. With gentle pastel illustra-

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tions in sequential panels, A Year with Friends

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teaches young readers about the seasons and

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John Seven and Jana Christy have been making

Learn about all the months of the year and what makes each one so special

AGES 2 to 4 Children’s • Concept

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stories together for more than 20 years. Seven is the arts and entertainment editor of the North Adams (Massachusetts) Transcript and Christy is a successful children’s book illustrator.

Ben Loves Bear ■ ■ By Dav i d M C P h a i l

A tender casebound board book by bestseller David McPhail about the special bond between a boy and his teddy bear

PUB MONTH: January ISBN 978-1-4197-0386-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-0386-7

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Ben and Bear do everything together. After breakfast, they play hide-and-seek and do tricks to make each other laugh. At night, Ben tells Bear a bedtime story and Bear snuggles with Ben until he falls asleep. The youngest readers will relate to the loving bond between a little boy and his favourite stuffed animal and how this sweet friendship makes each day special, from morning till night. David McPhail is a New York Times bestselling illustrator of more than 100 books for children, including When Sheep Sleep (written by Laura Numeroff), Waddles, Budgie & Boo and Water Boy.

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ages 4 to 8 Picture Books • holiday • fiction

s e lling points ■■ Outstanding sales track record: more than 10 million Babar books in print

Celebrate 80 years of Babar with the most popular Babar titles: new Babar and the Ghost

Babar and the Wully-Wully

■■ Incredible legacy: the de Brunhoff family has kept Babar at the forefront of children’s literature for 80 years ■■ Enduring appeal: Shirley Hughes, author and illustrator of more than 50 books, and countless others have praised Babar’s permanence and appeal ■■ Babar Anniversary: 2012 is the 80th anniversary of Babar the elephant! Nostalgia and his perennial appeal is sure to have people celebrating with Babar and his family ■■ Classic books with real value: lower price makes the series

Celesteville turns topsy-turvy

Pom, Flora and Alexander discover

more accessible to a new

when a friendly but mischievous ghost

generation of readers

follows the elephant children home

to Celesteville. The lovable creature has

from a haunted castle. Just in time for

a wonderful time playing with the little

Halloween and perfect at bedtime,

elephants and their friends. But there’s

a rare Wully-Wully and bring him home

this spooky story will delight parents

trouble when Rataxes the rhinoceros

and children.

decides he wants the Wully-Wully to be his own pet. Babar and the Wully-Wully

4 to 8

teaches young readers that sharing with

Juvenile

others can bring new friends and fun.

Babar’s Book of Color

Babar’s Little Girl

ISBN 978-1-4197-0339-3

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Babar’s Little Girl (PB)

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these special anniversary editions of format, less text and a new price!

ages 4 to 8 Picture Books •  holiday • concepts

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Babar’s ABC

Babar’s Birthday Surprise

■■ Updated format: unjacketed three-piece-case design is a return to a traditional Babar look ■■ Bestselling books: titles have been included in The Telegraph ‘20 greatest children’s books ever’, the New York Times and numerous other international bestseller lists

s pecifications All books Full-colour illustrations 40 pages 11½ x 8¼" (292 × 210mm) Three-piece case Hardbacks £9.99 Paperbacks £5.99 Join Babar, Celeste, Cousin Arthur, Zephir and all the other residents of

Babar’s birthday is coming and Queen Celeste has a big surprise

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Celesteville as they take young readers

planned. She’s having a sculptor carve a

Babar and the Ghost

through the alphabet. In this charming

giant statue of Babar into a mountainside.

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picture book, crocodiles chase crows,

But Babar loves to ride right past the spot

geese go through the garden gate,

where the work is going on. How can the

kittens love kisses and pigs wear purple

elephants and their friends keep their

pajamas. Babar’s ABC is a fun way for

king’s birthday surprise a secret?

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children to learn their ABCs.

Babar and the Wully-Wully Laurent de Brunhoff has kept the spirit of Babar alive for more than 60 years. Babar first came to life through the art of Laurent’s father, Jean de Brunhoff, and Laurent has continued to create adventures for the elephant family.

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Babar’s ABC ISBN 978-1-4197-0382-9

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Babar’s Counting Book

Babar Visits Another Planet

ISBN 978-1-4197-0341-6

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Babar’s Counting Book (PB)

Babar Visits Another Planet

ISBN 978-1-4197-0376-8

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AGES 4 to 8 Picture Book

s e lling points ■■ Beloved bestselling author: Michael Buckley is the author of the enormously popular Sisters

Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show ■ ■ By M i c h a e l B u c k l e y   ■   i l lu s t r at e d by Da n S a n tat

This dynamic picture book duo delivers a wildly funny celebration of the everyday bravery of nursery school children

Grimm and NERDS series; more than 2.5 million books in print ■■ Clever writing, with humour and heart: delivers Buckley’s winning humour to a new, younger audience ■■ Breakout illustrator: awardwinning animator Dan Santat has quickly made a name for himself in the book world ■■ Confidence building: for children just mastering life tasks, this book highlights the bravery of tackling new things ■■ Character-driven: readers will be drawn to Kel’s charisma

s pecifications Full-colour illustrations 40 pages 11 × 9" (279 × 229mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: September ISBN 978-1-4197-0379-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-0379-9

£10.99

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From Michael Buckley, the bestselling author of the Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, and authorillustrator Dan Santat, comes this hilarious picture book starring Kel Gilligan (a.k.a. ‘The Boy Without Fear’) that encourages kids to laugh at their fears and celebrates the bravery it takes to try new things, no matter how ordinary. Narrated by Kel himself as he attempts his ‘stunts’ with Evel Knievel–like flair, the story unfolds as a performance in which readers themselves become part of the audience, encouraging Kel to get dressed all by himself (without a net!), eat new foods like broccoli (eww!) and take a bath (gasp!). Bold, interactive and downright silly, this is a book to make kids cheer and attempt some ‘stunts’ of their own. Michael Buckley is the bestselling author of the Sisters Grimm and NERDS series. This is his first picture book. Dan Santat is the awardwinning illustrator of Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies, Oh No! and Guild of Geniuses. Visit him online at www.dantat.com.

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Hit the Road, Jack ■ ■ By R o b e r t B u r l e i g h   ■  i l lu s t r at e d by R o s s M A C D o n a l d

A bebopping jackrabbit hops On the Road in this inspired picture book ode to Beat poetry

AGES 4 to 8 Picture Book

s e lling points ■■ Sought-after illustrator: MacDonald’s work has received numerous starred reviews and awards ■■ Kerouac in a kid-friendly way: a brief author’s note explains the connection to Kerouac for young readers ■■ Popular subject: kid-friendly stories about writers and musicians have had great success ■■ Kid appeal: the Beat-like, musical rhythms of the story and the jackrabbit’s adventurous aspirations are perfect for engaging curious young readers ■■ Award-winning author: Burleigh’s books are hugely popular for their captivating style

s pecifications Full-colour illustrations 48 pages 9½ × 10½" (241 × 267mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: September ISBN 978-1-4197-0399-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-0399-7

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In this delightful picture book, loosely inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, a scat-singing, bebopping jackrabbit travells across the United States and marvels at all the wonders that the country reveals, from hopping on the subway in New York City to playing a jukebox in Chicago, and from gazing at Mount Rushmore to crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Written in the rhythm and spirit of Beat poetry, Hit the Road, Jack is an exuberant story of experiencing all the world has to offer with wide-eyed awe. Robert Burleigh has written many acclaimed and award-winning books for children. Ross MacDonald is known for his editorial illustrations as well as his children’s books.

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Nonfiction • Black

Discovering Black America

History

F r o m the Age o f E x p lo rati o n to the T went y- F irst C entury

AGES 10 and UP

s e lling points ■■ First-ever compendium for young readers: this ambitious, fact-filled book tackles the breadth and

■ ■ By L i n da Ta r r a n t- R e i d

The only overview for young readers of more than 400 years of black American history

richness of African American history ■■ Educational appeal: a must-have for educators and librarians ■■ Topical: black American history is of interest internationally, particularly in relation to the up-coming presidential election

s pecifications Black-and-white and colour illustrations 256 pages 10 × 8½" (254 × 216mm) Hardback with jacket RIGHTS: World PUB MONTH: September ISBN 978-0-8109-7098-4

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Discovering Black America offers readers an unprecedented account of more than 400 years of African American history set against a background of American and global events. The book begins with a black sailor aboard the Niña with Christopher Columbus and continues through the colonial period, slavery, the Civil War, Jim Crow and civil rights to our current president in the White House. Including first-person narratives from diaries and journals, interviews and archival images, Discovering Black America will give readers an intimate understanding of this extensive history. The book includes

Miles to Go for Freedom By Linda Barrett Osborne ISBN 978-1-4197-0020-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-0020-0 £15.99

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an index and bibliography. Linda Tarrant-Reid has worked as a freelance journalist, writing on the history of African Americans for the New York Daily News. She is also the author of several books for adults.

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Buffalo Bird Girl

AGES 6 to 10

A H idatsa S to ry

Book • Native american

Nonfiction Picture

■ ■ By S . D. N e l s o n

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From the author of Black Elk’s Vision, this is the only children’s book about Buffalo Bird Woman

■■ Major anniversary: June 2012 marks the 80th anniversary of Buffalo Bird Woman’s death ■■ Unique historical account: presents a rare look at Native America from the perspective of a young girl ■■ One of a kind: this is the only children’s book about Buffalo Bird Woman ■■ Great for schools and libraries: includes a historical timeline, and the focus on agriculture will appeal to schools that plan and plant vegetable gardens

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This fascinating picture book biography tells the childhood story of Buffalo Bird Woman, a Hidatsa Indian born around 1839. Through her true story, readers will learn what it was like to be part of this Native American community that lived along the Missouri River in the Dakotas, a society that depended

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more on agriculture for food and survival than on hunting. Children will relate to Buffalo Bird Girl’s routine of chores and playing with friends and they will also be captivated by her lifestyle and the dangers that came with it. Using as a resource the works of Gilbert L. Wilson, who met Buffalo Bird Woman and transcribed her life’s story in the early 20th century, award-winning author-illustrator S. D. Nelson has captured the spirit of Buffalo Bird Girl and her lost way of life. The book includes a historical timeline.

Black Elk’s Vision

S. D. Nelson is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in the Dakotas. He is the

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award-winning author and illustrator of numerous children’s books, including Black Elk’s

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Vision, Gift Horse, Coyote Christmas and The Star People. Visit him online at www.sdnelson.net.

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AGES 4 to 8 Picture Book

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

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T he G reat Pancake A dv enture

■■ Strong new talent: Luckhurst’s

■ ■ By M at t Lu c k h u r s t

typography and illustrations make an eye-catching package ■■ Important message: with the

A debut picture book that uses an inventive mix of art and typography to tell a favourite tale

obesity rate on the rise, proper nutrition is especially important for kids. This story gets that message across in a playful, funny, encouraging way ■■ Fun twist on a classic tale: the focus on pancakes makes this a unique and entertaining read for kids

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In this humourous twist on a classic tale, Paul Bunyan and his best friend, Babe the Blue Ox, leave life on the farm to work for a logger who pays them with their favourite thing: pancakes! Paul and

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Babe tromp across the country with the logger, filling valleys with pancake batter (forming the Rocky Mountains) and chasing down pancakes blown away by the wind (creating the Grand Canyon). But when Babe starts to feel sick from eating too many pancakes, the two realise that maybe the farm, with its variety of foods, is really the best place for them after all. The engaging typography and illustrations, combined with the humourous and lighthearted tone, show kids the importance of eating their veggies without giving heavy-handed lessons. An author’s note explains the origins of the Paul Bunyan story.

John Brown By John Hendrix ISBN 978-0-8109-3798-7 ISBN 978-0810937987 £11.99

Matt Luckhurst is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts MFA design programme. This is his first picture book.

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Ten Creepy Monsters

AGES 4 to 8 Picture Book • Holiday

■ ■ By C a r e y F. A r m s t r o n g - E l l i s

s e lling points ■■ Bestselling illustrator:

A silly, delightfully spooky twist on a classic nursery rhyme

Armstrong-Ellis has illustrated the Twelve Days series, which has more than 40,000 copies in print ■■ Terrific for Halloween promotions, and bedtime reading all year long: great price and silly monsters make the book ideal for October, and a pre-sleep treat every night ■■ Popular subject: monsters and all things creepy are a hit with young readers ■■ Appealing format: foil stamping on the cover make it a true standout

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Ten creepy monsters met ’neath a gnarled pine. One blew away, And then there were nine.

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And so the countdown begins . . . A mummy, a witch, a ghost, a werewolf, a vampire and others all gather, but one by one their crowd diminishes. At last there is only one creepy monster left. But what kind of monster is it? Squeals of laughter are sure to accompany the reading of this book from bestselling illustrator Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis, as 10 creepy monsters set out for fun.

On a Windy Night By Nancy Raines Day

Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis has written and illustrated numerous children’s books and is

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the illustrator of the Twelve Days series among other books.

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AGES 4 to 8 Picture Book

Meet Me at the Art Museum A W himsica l Lo o k B ehind the S cenes

s e lling points ■■ Museum overview: covers almost every aspect of visiting a museum, as well as who

■ ■ By Dav i d G o l d i n

A fun and unique way to get kids excited for the rich experience of a museum visit

does what ■■ Perfect keepsake: long after a museum visit, kids can pore over the book and savour the experience ■■ Perennial primer: can be used in classrooms and at home to introduce exactly what a museum is before children visit one ■■ Engaging illustration: Goldin, an accomplished fine artist and editorial illustrator, has a style that will appeal to young readers

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After being discarded on the floor of an art museum, Stub (a museum ticket) has nowhere to go until Daisy the docent’s helper (a name tag) finds him and offers him a tour of the museum. Stub meets a badge who keeps the artworks safe, a computer who archives them and other characters who work there. From the director’s office to the library to the conservator’s studio to the loading dock, Stub discovers who does what, and what goes on, behind the scenes at the museum. He even finds a home for himself among the museum’s many treasures! David Goldin combines actual artworks by famous artists, found pieces and digital art to tell Stub’s sweet story. Filled with fun facts and a glossary, the book wonderfully introduces young readers to all that museums have to offer. David Goldin is well known for his work with the New Yorker, MTV, Nickelodeon, Disney, Rolling Stone, the New York Times and many other media outlets. His work has also been included in many exhibitions.

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The Princess of 8th Street ■ ■ By L i n a s A l s e n a s

A charming twist on traditional princess stories by a rising talent in picture books

AGES 4 to 8 Picture Book

s e lling points ■■ Universal and empowering themes: girls can relate to the princess and friendship themes in this book, and will respond to this ode to imagination and determination ■■ Parent appeal: with a positive message about overcoming shyness and making friends, here is a princess story that all parents can warm to ■■ Talented author-illustrator: Alsenas has crafted a sweet and engaging story with colourful, vibrant illustrations

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Jane, the Princess of 8th Street, has many royal duties to attend to. Between having tea with her ‘ladies-in-waiting’ (her doll collection), keeping up with her studies (Math for Monarchs and Pink Power are two of her favourite books), and dealing with her horrible toad of a brother, Jane doesn’t often have time to venture from her palace or socialise with other young royals. But one day, on a trip to the market, her mother insists that Jane go play in the park with the other children. Jane is shy around the other young lords and ladies and things become even worse when she is confronted by Samantha, the Princess of 10th Street. Will the two princesses be able to overcome their differences? Will Jane finally make a friend? This cute and clever picture book proves there’s more to being a princess than just dresses and tea parties. Linas Alsenas has written and illustrated several books for children, including Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation and Peanut. Visit him online at www.linasalsenas.com.

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Nonfiction • Black

Emancipation Proclamation

History

L I N C OL N A N D T H E DAW N O F L I B E R T Y

AGES 10 to 14

s e lling points ■■ Only book of its kind: no other resource offers young readers myth-busting facts

■ ■ By To n ya B o l d e n

The only comprehensive account for young readers of events leading to the Emancipation Proclamation

and a comprehensive analysis of factors leading to the Emancipation Proclamation ■■ Educational: filled with littleknown facts, an important resource for teachers and librarians ■■ Award-winning author: Bolden’s books have received multiple awards ■■ Major anniversary: January 1, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of the Proclamation

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Published on the anniversary of when President Abraham Lincoln’s order went into effect, this book offers readers a unique look at the events that led to the Emancipation Proclamation. Filled with little-known facts and fascinating details, it includes excerpts from historical sources, archival images and new research that debunks myths about the Emancipation Proclamation and its causes. Complete with a timeline, glossary and bibliography, Emancipation Proclamation is an engrossing new historical resource from award-winning children’s book author Tonya Bolden. Tonya Bolden has written numerous award-winning history books for kids, including Tell All the Children Our Story and Maritcha.

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The NERDS series combines the excitement of international espionage with the awkwardness of primary school as it follows the adventures of a group of unpopular fifth graders who run a spy network from inside their school. With the help of cutting-edge science, they transform their nerdy qualities into incredible abilities, and the results are awesome, inspiring and hilarious.

NERDS: Book One HC

NERDS: Book Two HC

NERDS: Book Three HC

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NERDS: Book Three PB

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NERDS

AGES 8 to 12

B o o k F o u r : T h e v i l l ain v i r us ■ ■ By M i c h a e l B u c k l e y

Fiction

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The fourth and penultimate book in Michael Buckley’s wildly popular series about the nerdiest spy team in the world

■ Fan favourite: told from the point of view of Flinch, a fan favourite ■ Bestselling series: the first book has more than a million copies in print ■ Reluctant-reader appeal: these books are packed with laughs and are a hit with boys ■ Motion picture planned: the creators of Gnomeo and Juliet (Elton John and David Furnish) are making a NERDS movie

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A virus has infected Arlington, Virginia, home of NERDS headquarters, and it’s much worse than

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your run-of-the-mill flu. Instead of coughing and sneezing, the victims of this voracious virus are transformed into superintelligent criminal masterminds. Soon nearly everyone, including some of the NERDS team, is plotting to take over the world. And who’s to blame for this nasty infection? None other than former NERDS teammate Heathcliff Hodges. With more people breaking out into evil cackles every day, it’s up to Flinch, the hyperactive superspy with a sweet tooth, to stop the virus. He needs to destroy the virus at its source, and to do that he’s going to have to get inside Heathcliff’s head, literally. Flinch will have to miniaturise himself and take a fantastic voyage through the supervillain’s body to fight white blood cells, stomach acid and a nest of nasty nanobytes in the hope that he can save the world from . . . the Villain Virus. Michael Buckley is the bestselling author of the Sisters Grimm and NERDS series and a new picture book, Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show. He has also written and developed shows for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Discovery Channel. Visit www.TeamNerds.com.

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Accolades and praise for

Accolades and praise for

New York Times bestseller

New York Times bestseller

‘The book is . . . fun

‘This is the most

and fast, with a few life

beautifully surreal

lessons.’ – Wondrous Reads

story . . . The author captured children’s open-mindedness.’ – Starburst Magazine, 8 out of 10

‘A delightful first novel . . . Seeing how [he] grows and

‘Every so often you’re sent a book that has both charm and wit; such is the case with Darth Paper Strikes Back.’ – Sci Fi Online ‘A terrific book for children.’ – Sci-Fi Bulletin

matures is engaging and believable.’ – New York Times ‘Mr. Angleberger’s goofy entertainment is exactly calibrated to delight that cohort of boys who are old enough to notice girls but not quite brave enough yet to, you know, really talk to them.’ – Wall Street Journal

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Edgar Nominee

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda HB

Darth Paper Strikes Back HB

Horton Halfpott HB

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The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee

AGES 8 to 12 Fiction

A n O r i g ami Yo da B o o k

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■ ■ By To m A n g l e b e r g e r

■ Breakout hit: the series has sold

The much-anticipated third book in the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series

35,000 copies ■ Talented author: Angleberger is an exciting voice in fiction, with spot-on portrayals of kids at this awkward age ■ Broad reader appeal: this series is perfect for reluctant and keen readers ■ Interactive bonus: includes instructions so readers can make their own Fortune Wookiees

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paperback With Dwight attending Tippett Academy this semester, the kids of McQuarrie Middle School are on their own, no Origami Yoda to give advice and help them navigate the treacherous waters of school.

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Then Sara gets a gift, a paper fortune-teller in the form of Chewbacca, which she says is from Dwight. It’s a Fortune Wookiee, and it seems to give advice that’s just as good as Yoda’s, even if, in the hands of the girls, it seems too preoccupied with romance. In the meantime, Dwight is fitting in a little too well

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at Tippett. Has the unimaginable happened? Has Dwight become normal? It’s up to his old friends at McQuarrie to remind their kooky friend that it’s in his weirdness that his greatness lies. With his proven knack for humourously exploring the intrigues, fads and dramas of school, Tom Angleberger has crafted a worthy follow-up to his breakout bestsellers The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and Darth Paper Strikes Back. Tom Angleberger is the bestselling author of the Origami Yoda series, which includes The Strange Case of Origami Yoda and Darth Paper Strikes Back. He is also the author of Horton Halfpott and Fake Mustache. Visit him online at www.OrigamiYoda.com.

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The Quick Fix

ages 9 to 13 Fiction

■ ■ By Jac k D. F e r r a i o lo

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In this much-anticipated sequel to The Big

208 pages

Splash, junior high detective Matt Stevens is back,

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bringing us another hilarious school noir. When the star of the basketball team is

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blackmailed, it’s up to Matt, the lone voice for

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justice in a morass of school corruption, to figure

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out who’s behind the scheme. Is it eighth-grade

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crime lord Vinny ‘Mr. Biggs’ Biggio, who has made

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the Outs with a humiliating squirt-gun blast below the belt? Or is it his lieutenant and Matt’s former

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best friend, Kevin? Or a pair of scheming twins who sell Pixy Stix to sugar-addicted classmates? One thing’s for sure: There won’t be a quick fix for the trouble at this school. Jack D. Ferraiolo is the author of The Big Splash.

The Big Splash

As the head of development at a children’s ani-

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mation production company, he co-created and

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writes for WordGirl, for which he won an Emmy

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A Soldier’s Secret T h e I n c r e dib l e T r u e S to ry o f S a r a h Edm o nds , a Ci v i l Wa r H e r o ■ ■ By M a r i ss a M o ss Historical fiction at its best, this novel by

400 pages 8¼ × 5½" (210 × 140mm)

bestselling author Marissa Moss tells the story

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of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who masqueraded as a man named Frank Thompson during the Civil

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War. Among her many adventures, she was a nurse on the battlefield and a spy for the Union Army and was captured by (and escaped from) the Confederates. The novel is narrated by Sarah, offering readers an in-depth look not only at the

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Civil War but also at her journey to self-discovery as she grapples with living a lie and falling in love

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with one of her fellow soldiers. Using historical materials to build the foundation of the story, Moss has crafted a captivating novel for the YA audience. The book includes a Civil War timeline, archival photos, a glossary of names and a detailed note on sources.

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League Story

■ ■ By K u r t i s S c a l e t ta  ■  i l lu s t r at e d by E r i c W i g h t

AGES 7 to 9 Chapter Book

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These fun, illustrated early chapter books feature the adventures, and misadventures, of the Pine City Porcupines, a hapless baseball team, and their two batboys: Chad, an avid baseball fan with a huge baseball card collection and Dylan, who doesn’t know a thing about the sport. The fictional series has a unique twist: Chad solves problems by using information from Topps cards of real figures from modern baseball history.

■ Exciting series: continues the Topps League Story series that launched in Spring 2012 with Jinxed! and Steal That Base! ■ Collectibles: each paperback includes four full-colour collectible story-based cards ■ High-interest content: brings sports-related stories with boy

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appeal to the early chapter book market

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AVAILABLE IN TWO FORMATS Book three Paperback Includes 4 perforated trading cards Teddy ‘Bear’ Larrabee, a slugger

Pine City Porcupines batboy Chad breaks an important unofficial rule

on the Pine City Porcupines, gets his

of baseball: don’t talk to the starting

823rd base hit on his birthday, August

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pitcher when he’s got a perfect game

23, and it’s a home run! The Bear is a big

going, where not a single opponent

believer in the power of numbers, so he

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has reached base. Now, because Chad

asks Pines batboy Chad to retrieve the

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opened his mouth, the entire Pines

ball from the stands. There’s only one

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dugout is upset, and the team may

problem: the crabby fan in the ballpark

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lose to the second-to-last-place West

who caught it. Chad really wants to keep

Valley Varmints. Chad has to consult his

the Bear happy and slugging, so he’s

baseball card collection to figure out

just got to figure out what the fan would

how to help his beloved Pines pull off the

be willing to trade for that 823rd ball.

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chapter book series.

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AGES 8 to 12 Graphic Novel

Hereville h o w mi r k a m e t a m e t e o r it e

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■ ■ By B a r ry D e u t s c h

Full-colour illustrations

A sequel to the unique and inspiring graphic novel

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Mirka is back and she’s still the only sword-

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brandishing, monster-fighting Orthodox Jewish

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the witch’s house, the witch grabs hold of the closest thing possible to transform the flying, flaming rock, and that would be Mirka’s hair. The meteor is changed, all right: it’s now Mirka’s identical twin. Doppelganger Mirka, vowing to be a better version of the real girl, sets out to charm all of Hereville, including Mirka’s own family. Our heroine challenges the meteor girl to a three-part contest . . . and the loser will be banished from Hereville forever!

AGES 8 to 12 graphic novel

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Hereville

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Spunky, strong-willed eleven-year-old Mirka

144 pages

Herschberg isn’t interested in knitting lessons

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from her stepmother, or how-to-find-a-husband

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advice from her sister, or you-better-not warnings

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want: to fight dragons!

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a very large, very menacing pig. And she boldly accepts a challenge from a mysterious witch, a challenge that could bring Mirka her heart’s desire: a dragon-slaying sword! All she has to do is find, and outwit, the giant troll who’s got it!

Hereville HC

Barry Deutsch is an award-winning graphic

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novelist. Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword

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Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales ■ ■ W r i t t e n a n d i l lu s t r at e d by N at h a n H a l e

The weirdest, wildest anecdotes from American history, delivered in this dynamic, exciting graphic novel series

AGES 8 to 12 Graphic Novel

s e lling points ■ Totally new way to hook reluctant readers on history: the series presents the past with

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a sense of humour and great visual style ■ Classroom-ready: perfect introduction to American history ■ Great stories: in addition to uncovering little-known historical facts, these books entertain with classic American tales ■ Ongoing series: the first books in a series that will span American history, highlighting its most exciting episodes

s pecifications Each of the books in Nathan Hale’s

Nathan Hale, the author’s historical

Both books

namesake, was America’s first spy, a

Hazardous Tales has elements of the

Two-colour illustrations

Revolutionary War hero who famously

strange but true and is presented in an

128 pages

said ‘I only regret that I have but one

engaging, funny format, highlighting the

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life to lose for my country’ before being

larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history. Big Bad Ironclad! covers

hanged by the British. In the Nathan

Hardback £7.99

Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, author

the history of the amazing ironclad steam

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Nathan Hale channels his namesake

warships used in the Civil War.

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From the ship’s inventor, who had

to present history’s roughest, toughest and craziest stories in the graphic

a history of blowing things up and only

novel format.

100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who

One Dead Spy tackles the story of Hale himself, who was an officer and

pranked his way through the whole war,

spy for the American rebels during the

this book is filled with surprisingly true

Revolutionary War. Author Hale highlights

facts and funny, brave characters that

the unusual, gruesome and just plain

modern readers will easily relate to.

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unbelievable truth of historical Nathan Hale, from his early unlucky days at Yale to his later unlucky days as an officer, and America during the Revolutionary War.

Nathan Hale is the illustrator of the graphic novel Rapunzel’s Revenge. He is also the illustrator of several picture books.

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The Icarus Project

AGES 9 to 13 Fiction

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■ ■ By L au r a Q u i mby

■ Spectacular setting: this book

A mysterious young teen tale of an intrepid girl’s otherworldly Arctic discovery

gives kids a chance to travel to the strange, isolated, yet fascinating Arctic ■ Science and exploration: Maya is curious about the world around her and tackles mysteries with a scientific mind ■ Adventure: the story’s twists and turns read like a Michael Crichton adventure for kids, making it perfect for reluctant readers

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More than anything, Maya wants to discover something incredible. Her parents are scientists: her mother spends most of her time in tropical rainforests, uncovering ancient artifacts and her dad is obsessed with digging up mammoths. When her father gets invited by an eccentric billionaire to lead a team investigating a mammoth’s remains in the Arctic, Maya begs to come along. Upon her arrival at the

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isolated camp, the mammoth is quickly revealed to be a fake, but there is something hidden in the ice, something unbelievable. Along with a team of international experts, each with his or her own agenda and theory about the mystery in the ice, Maya learns more about this discovery, which will change her life forever. Laura Quimby expertly mixes adventure, science and wonder into a page-turning story perfect for young teen explorers.

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Laura Quimby is the author of The Carnival of Lost Souls. She holds a degree in English literature. Visit her online at www.lauraquimby.com.

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League of Strays ■ ■ By L . B . S c h u l m a n

AGES 14 and UP young adult Fiction

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A group of school outcasts plots sweet revenge in this dark young adult thriller

■ Popular genre: this edgy thriller will captivate fans of the movies Scream, Cruel Intentions and I Know What You Did Last Summer ■ Commercial fiction: girls will particularly enjoy the combination of thriller and dangerous romance ■ Universal themes: readers will relate to the main character as she’s seduced by a charismatic boy to join his revenge plot

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This suspenseful debut follows a group of teenage misfits in their delicious quest for revenge on those who have wronged them at their school. When a mysterious note appears in Charlotte’s mailbox inviting her to join the League of Strays, she’s hopeful it will lead to making friends. What she discovers is a motley crew of loners and an alluring, manipulative ringleader named Kade. Kade convinces the group that they need one another both for friendship and to get back at the classmates and teachers who have betrayed them. But Kade has a bigger agenda. In addition to vandalising their school and causing fights between other students, Kade’s real intention is a dangerous plot that will threaten lives and force Charlotte to choose between her loyalty to the League and her own conscience. L. B. Schulman writes fantasy and contemporary fiction for young adults. This is her first novel.

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An excerpt from

“Why our family?” I ask. “Why does this keep happening to us?” My mother’s face sours. “It’s a curse.” A curse? “All right,” I say, making an effort to believe the impossible. Who am I to argue? I’ve been chatting it up with dandelions and doodlebugs for the past five years. Real magic must be better than being schizophrenic. “If it’s a curse, there’s a way to break it.” “Yes.” Her answer is a croak of misery. The wind picks up, and her braid slaps around her like a whip. The scent of moisture trembles on my nose. Our weatherman was right. It is going to rain. “What is it then?” I ask. “Why haven’t we already done it?” Her eyes glaze. She’s withdrawn somewhere inside herself—that place she hides when she’s scared. “Mom!” I bend over to grip her shoulders. She refocuses. “Because we’d have to go down the rabbit hole.”


Splintered

AGES 14 and UP Young Adult fiction

■ ■ By A . G . H o wa r d

Madness and desire propel this incredible debut, an edgy young adult reinterpretation of Lewis Carroll’s classic Wonderland stories

s e lling points ■ Beloved source material: Carroll’s Alice books are consistently popular with kids and adults ■ High-concept fantasy: a strong hook, appealing characters and an understanding of its core teen audience will make this stand out ■ Steamy romance: the sparks fly between Alyssa and her longtime crush, Jeb, and she’s torn between him and the otherworldly Morpheus

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£6.99

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This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers, pre-

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cisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together. For now. When her mother’s mental health takes a turn for the worse, Alyssa learns that what she thought was fiction is based in terrifying reality. The real Wonderland is a place far darker and more twisted than Lewis Carroll ever let on. There, Alyssa must pass a series of tests, including draining an ocean of Alice’s tears, waking the slumbering tea party and subduing a vicious bandersnatch, to fix Alice’s mistakes and save her family. She must also decide whom to trust: Jeb, her gorgeous best friend and secret crush, or the sexy but suspicious Morpheus, her guide through Wonderland, who may have dark

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A. G. Howard wrote Splintered while working at a school library. She always wondered what would’ve happened had the subtle creepiness of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland taken centre stage and she hopes her darker and funkier tribute to Carroll will inspire readers to seek out the stories that won her heart as a child.

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AGES 12 and UP Nonfiction

Yoko Ono C o l l e c to r o f S k i e s

s e lling points ■ Major anniversary tie-in: Yoko Ono’s 80th birthday is in January 2013

■ ■ By N e L l B e r a m a n d C a r o ly n B o r i ss - K r i ms k y

An inspiring biography of one of the world’s most groundbreaking artists, written for young adults

■ Successful genre: illustrated artist biographies such as Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing and others have proven the popularity of the format ■ Appealing format: includes rare personal photos from Yoko Ono’s own Studio One ■ Supported and approved: Yoko Ono has vetted the book

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£15.99

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This lyrical biography explores the life and art of Yoko Ono, from her childhood haiku to her avant-

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garde visual art and experimental music. An outcast throughout most of her life and misunderstood by every group she was supposed to belong to, Yoko always followed her own unique vision to create art that was ahead of its time and would later be celebrated. Her focus remained on being an artist, even when the rest of world saw her only as the wife of John Lennon. Yoko Ono’s moving story will inspire any young adult who has ever felt like an outsider, or who is developing or questioning ideas about being an artist, to follow their dreams and find beauty in all that surrounds them.

Janis Joplin By Ann Angel ISBN 978-0-8109-8349-6 ISBN 978-0-8109-8349-6

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Nell Beram is an editor and reviewer and a former columnist for the Horn Book. Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky is a visual artist and author who has previously published an article about Yoko Ono.

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Photography and Art credits COVER From Avedon: Murals and Portraits. From left, starting on gatefold: Allen Ginsberg’s family: Hannah “Honey” Litzky, aunt; Leo Litzky, uncle; Abe Ginsberg, uncle; Anna Ginsberg, aunt; Louis Ginsberg, father; Eugene Brooks, brother; Allen Ginsberg, poet; Anne Brooks, niece; Peter Brooks, nephew; Connie Brooks, sister-in-law; Lyle Brooks, nephew; Eugene Brooks; Neal Brooks, nephew; Edith Ginsberg, stepmother; Louis Ginsberg, Paterson, New Jersey, May 3, 1970. © The Richard Avedon Foundation INSIDE FRONT COVER From The Edible Selby. © 2012 Todd Selby INSIDE BACK COVER From Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita. Photograph by Slim Aarons © Getty Images Page 1: From Love Looks Not with the Mind. Photograph by Anne Deniau Pages 2–3: Bottom: The Mission Council, Saigon, South Vietnam, April 28, 1971 © The Richard Avedon Foundation; top: Abbie Hoffman, Yippie, Chicago Conspiracy Trial, Chicago, Illinois, September 24, 1969 © The Richard Avedon Foundation Pages 4–5: Photographs by Anne Deniau Page 6: Photographs by Anup Shah Page 7: Photographs by Nick Brandt Pages 8–9: Images by Brian and Wendy Froud © World of Froud Page 10: All photographs © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum unless otherwise noted. Left, top to bottom: Georgia O’Keeffe. The House I Live In, 1937. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Yale University Art Museum CR 0913; O’Keeffe in her Studio, 1962. Photograph by Ralph Looney. Courtesy of The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Gift of and © the Estate of Ralph and Clarabelle Looney. Right, top to bottom: Georgia O’Keeffe Climbing Ladder, Ghost Ranch Patio, 1944. Photograph by Maria Chabot; Georgia O’Keeffe. Patio No. II, 1940. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Snowiss CR 0985; Abiquiu Garden Ditch Looking North, 20120. Photograph by Paul Hester and Lisa Hardaway; Georgia O’Keeffe Sitting Room, 1965. Photograph by and © Balthazar Korab. Page 11: Photographs by Slim Aarons Page 12: Photographs © Alain le Toquin Page 13: Photographs by Lewis Blackwell Page 14: Photographs © Christine Fleurent Page 15: Photographs by Michael Benson Pages 16–17: Photographs by Tim Walker Pages 18–19: Images © 2012 Todd Selby Page 20: Photographs by Victoria Pearson Page 21: Cover photograph © Trent Bell; top: © Lance Gerber, Nuvue Interactive; middle: © Jim Tetro; bottom: © Casey Dunn Pages 22–23: Clockwise from top left: Peter Lindbergh, Bert Stern, Arthur Elgort/Condé Nast Archive, Peter Lindbergh, Irving Penn, Horst P. Horst/Condé Nast Archive; cover image, page 23: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott Page 24: ™ ® & © 2012 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. Bottom detail: courtesy of Andrew Probert Page 25: © 2012 Lucasfilm Ltd. And ™. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization. Cover art: Luminous Being by Jerry Vanderstelt; top detail: Splinter of the Mind’s Eye by Ralph McQuarrie; bottom detail: Episode V—To Cloud City by Tsuneo Sanda. Pages 26–27: Clockwise from top left: The Gauntlet © Warner Bros., photo: Marcia Reed; Letters from Iwo Jima © Warner Bros., photo: Merie Weismiller Wallace; Million Dollar Baby © Warner Bros., photo: Merie Weismiller Wallace; Flags of Our Fathers © Warner Bros., photo: Merie Weismiller Wallace; Million Dollar Baby © Warner Bros., photo: Merie Weismiller Wallace; Pale Rider © Warner Bros., photo: Marcia Reed; The Bridges of Madison County © Warner Bros., photo: Ken Regan Page 28: Photos courtesy of the New York Times Page 30: Photographs © The Museum of Innocence, Istanbul Page 31: Photographs by O. Winston Link © Conway Link Page 32: Cover photograph © Estate of Margaret Bourke-White / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY; top: © Edith Lutynes and Norman Bel Geddes Foundation. Courtesy of the Harry Ransom Center; middle: © Edith Lutyens and Norman Bel Geddes Foundation; bottom: General Motors LLC. Used with permission, GM Media Archives Page 33: Top: © Archives Louis Vuitton; top middle: © Louis Vuitton / Annie Leibovitz; bottom middle: © Louis Vuitton / Ludwig Bonnet; bottom: © Archives Louis Vuitton Pages 34–35: Page 34, clockwise from top: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott; Michael Thompson; Michael Thompson; Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott;

Steven Klein; page 35, top and middle: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott; bottom left: Dinh Thi Tien; bottom middle: Francois Halard; bottom right: Cedric Dordevic Page 36: © Arthur Carter Page 37: Photographs © George Steinmetz Pages 38–39: top right (Francoise Hardy): Victor Blackman / Hulton Archive / Getty Images; middle (colorful polaroids): Courtesy of Grant Hamilton; middle left (garden party): Henry Clarke/The Condé Nast Publications Ltd./trunkarchive.com; bottom left (gold sequined shoe): kate spade new york; bottom right (Rene Gruau illustration): Rene Gruau Page 40: © Jules Feiffer Page 41: From The Carter Family. Illustration by Frank M. Young and David Lasky Pages 42–43: Cover by Dan E. Burr Page 44: Illustrations by Brian Fies Page 45: Images © The Topps Company, Inc. Page 46: Illustrations by Frank M. Young and David Lasky Page 47: From Too Much Horror Business. Courtesy of Kirk Hammett Page 48: Illustrations by Anne Johnston Albert Pages 50–51: Courtesy of Al Yankovic Page 52: Courtesy of Kirk Hammett Page 53: From Kaffe Fassett: Dreaming In Color. Courtesy of Debbie Patterson/ Landauer Publishing Pages 54–55: All photographs courtesy of the Kaffe Fassett Studio archive, except for the following: page 54, bottom, second from left: Steve Lovi; afghan-covered couch: Debbie Patterson; page 55, top, second from right: Debbie Patterson Page 56: Photographs by John Ellis Page 57: Top and middle: Roger Davies; bottom: Max KimBee Page 58: Photographs by Tina Rupp Page 59: Photographs by Jody Rogac; illustrations by Sun Young Park Page 60: Photographs by Ericka McConnell Page 61: Photographs © Matthew Septimus Page 62: Photographs by Oof Verschuren; illustrations by Yvette van Boven Page 63: Photographs by Rinne Allen Page 64–65: Photographs by J. Nichole Smith Page 66: Photographs by Marvin E. Newman Page 67: Photographs by Dennis Coello Page 68: Photographs by John Gruen Page 69: Cover photograph by Pieter Estersohn; top: Miguel FloresVianna; middle and bottom: Richard Powers Page 70: Photographs by Jody Rogac Page 71: Photographs by David Bowers Page 72: Main Concourse of Grand Central Terminal, November 17, 1999, photo by Frank English; Tiffany clock from interior of Grand Central Terminal, March 17, 2010, photo by Frank English; Baggage claim area, n.d., Photo Credit: New York Central Lines; New station as it will appear from the corner of 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, 1905, From Scientific American, Courtesy of Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection, New York Public Library Page 73: Clockwise from top left: Image © The Agustin Fernandez Foundation; Photographs © Basil Hyman; Photograph © The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Photographs © Yves Klein, ADAGP, Paris; Photograph © Archivio Fondazione Calzolari; Photographs © Yves Klein, ADAGP, Paris Page 74: Photos © Yves Klein, ADAGP, Paris Page 75: Colour photographs by Mauro Magliani © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Archival photographs © The Isidore and Anne Falk Information Center in the Israel Museum Page 77: Images © Hervé Perdriolle Page 83: Photographs by Andy Hughes Page 85: Art from Now I Am Big! © 2012 Sara Gillingham (see page 87). Page 93: Art from Kel Gilligan’s Daredevil Stunt Show © 2012 Dan Santat (see page 96). Page 105: Art from NERDS: Book Four: The Villain Virus © 2012 Ethen Beavers (see page 107). ComicArts is a registered trademark of Harry N. Abrams, Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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