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▲ From Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin


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Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin ● ● BY M AT T M A H U R I N   ●   F O R E W O R D BY TO M WA I T S

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

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A collection of wildly inventive portraits of musician Tom Waits, the result of a 30-year collaboration with photographer and illustrator Matt Mahurin

and a highly original aesthetic ●● A Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee since 2011, Tom Waits was included among the 2010 list of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Singers” as well as the 2015 list of Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time” ●● Features over 150 drawings, paintings, illustrations, digital images, live concert shots, and music video stills of Waits as various characters and iterations of himself—visual equivalents of the mysterious and mischievous worlds evoked in his music

S PECIFICATIONS 175 color photographs 240 pages WIDTH: 12" • 305mm HEIGHT: 12" • 305mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER PHOTOGRAPHY • MUSIC ISBN 978-1-4197-3909-5 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3909-5 US $50.00 CAN $63.00 UK 5 5£40.00 000

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his visually arresting book is a testament to the unique collaboration, going back three decades,

between the photographer and illustrator Matt

Mahurin and the musician Tom Waits. Having shot magazine portraits, album covers, and music videos of Waits, Mahurin was inspired to resurrect 100 dormant film negatives as a jumping off point to explore his own surreal, poetic, and occasionally dark vision. The images vary from traditional portraits to ones that capture Waits in concert—but the majority are richly imagined scenes in which Waits is

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more muse than musician. In addition to the diverse images, the book includes a foreword by Waits, an essay by Mahurin on their longtime collaboration, and 20 original paintings, drawings, photographs, and digital images inspired by Waits’s song titles. Matt Mahurin’s work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and the New York Times. He has directed music videos for Waits, U2, Metallica, Sting, David Byrne, Lou Reed, and Joni Mitchell. He lives in California. Tom Waits is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. He has won multiple Grammy Awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for the original score for One from the Heart. In 2016, he received the PEN Literary Award for Song Lyrics.

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Stanley Donwood: There Will Be No Quiet ● ● BY S TA N L E Y D O N W O O D   ●  C O N T R I B U T I O N F R O M T H O M YO R K E

The prolific talent behind Radiohead’s iconic artwork reveals the creative process that has driven a career spanning more than 20 years

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S E LLING POINTS ●● The first definitive overview of Donwood’s career, including a wealth of never-beforepublished art and ephemera ●● Reveals the creative process behind artworks for the most celebrated Radiohead albums ●● Features intimate contributions from Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and other collaborators ●● Luxuriously produced in the tradition of a special-edition Radiohead package

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idely regarded as one of the most important graphic artists of his generation, Stanley Donwood is the man behind

Radiohead’s signature, yet ever-evolving, visual aesthetic. His influ-

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ential work spans many practices over a 23-year period, from music packaging to i­nstallation work to printmaking. Here, he reveals his personal notebooks, photographs, sketches, and ­abandoned routes to iconic Radiohead artworks. Arranged chronologically, each chapter is dedicated to a major work—whether an album cover, promotional piece, or a personal project—and is presented as a step-by-step working case study. Featuring commentary by Thom Yorke and never-before-seen archival material, this is the first deep dive into Donwood’s creative practice and the artistic freedom afforded to him by working for a major music act. It is a must-have for fans of the band and anyone interested in graphic design and popular culture. Stanley Donwood is an artist and writer who has collaborated with Radiohead since the release of their single “My Iron Lung” in 1994. In addition to his work for Radiohead, Donwood maintains a ­website, Slowly Downward, of his stories and other writings. He has also exhibited prints and d ­ rawings in London and elsewhere.

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Leonardo da Vinci C O M P L E T E PA I N T I N G S ( R E V I S E D )

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The most comprehensive book on the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, with hundreds of illustrations

●● Leonardo da Vinci: Five hundred years after his death, Leonardo is still the most celebrated and venerated artist in history. His recently discovered painting, Salvator Mundi, set an auction record in 2017, and people find his life and work endlessly fascinating ●● Category killer: The first edition of Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete Paintings has sold almost 40,000 copies in hardcover and paperback since 2000 ●● Art book publishing at its best: A tour-de-force, combining remarkable, high-quality color plates and a superb, definitive text

S PECIFICATIONS More than 300 color illustrations 400 pages WIDTH: 11" • 279mm HEIGHT: 13" • 330mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER ART ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-4067-1 978-1-4197-4067-1 US $100.00 CAN $125.00 UK 1 0 0£75.00 00 9 781419 740671

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his classic volume on Leonardo’s paintings captures the magical qualities that make him one of the most

beloved painters in the history of art. Pietro Marani’s definitive text is accompanied by hundreds of reference images that immerse the reader in Leonardo’s world and studio. Every known painting is discussed in depth, and enlarged details reveal aspects invisible to the naked eye, down to the artist’s

fingerprints. This new edition includes three newly attributed works, including the Salvator Mundi, whose discovery and sale in 2016 made international news, while color plates have been refreshed throughout, especially of paintings that have been restored or cleaned since the first edition of the book was published in 2000. Pietro C. Mariani is one of the world’s foremost scholars on Leonardo da Vinci. A professor of art history at the Politecnico of Milan, he has published many articles and volumes on Italian Renaissance art, edited more than 20 scholarly books on Leonardo, and was codirector of the project to restore Leonardo’s Last Supper, which was completed in 1999. He lives in Milan.

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Rembrandt by Rembrandt

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THE SELF -PORTRAITS ● ● BY PA S C A L B O N A F O U X

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Rembrandt’s revealing self-portraits in an appealing, affordable format

●● Like Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt is universally beloved and revered as an artist ●● Self-portraiture is a major preoccupation not just in the arts, but for anyone who uses social media ●● A handsome, affordable book that presents a visual overview of Rembrandt’s life as an artist and a man

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ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3806-7 978-1-4197-3806-7 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£18.99 499 elebrated as the supreme painter of the human condition, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669)

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famously turned the intense spotlight of his empathetic vision

on himself. In the course of 60 years, he produced more than 50 self-portraits, in mediums ranging from paintings to drawings to engravings. Rembrandt stood at the beginning of a long tradition of self-portraiture—one that has given us both Cindy Sherman in the high arts, and selfies as the primary form of visual self-expression in everyday life—and he explored its potential in a thoroughly modern way. He portrayed the face he turned to the world, from youth to old age: a dandy, a husband, an artist, a solitary genius, among many other characters. He captured inner states that are universal to existence. Rembrandt by Rembrandt reproduces Rembrandt’s self-portraits, with commentary about each one, in an appealing portable format that makes a perfect gift for any art lover. Pascal Bonafoux is an art historian and the author of a prizewinning book on self-portraits, among many others. He lives in Paris.

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Avedon Advertising ● ● E D I T E D BY L AU R A AV E D O N A N D JA M E S M A R T I N   ●  W I T H A N E S S AY BY R E B E C C A A R N O L D A N D I N T R O D U C TO RY T E X T S BY L AU R A AV E D O N

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The first survey of Richard Avedon’s influential advertising work

●● Major publication: Like the extraordinarily successful Avedon Fashion (Abrams, 2009), Avedon Advertising will be an essential resource ●● The first book on Avedon’s advertising work: A new

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ichard Avedon was one of the most sought-after and influential advertising photographers in

America from the 1940s to the beginning of the 21st century, creating work that exemplified

perspective on the most

Madison Avenue at the height of its influence in world culture. Working with a talented cadre of mod-

influential American

els, copy writers, and art directors, Avedon made images that enticed consumers to embrace the new,

photographer of the 20th century ●● Popular subject matter: Readers interested in a broad range of subjects, including fashion, beauty, popular culture, business

especially in the areas of fashion and beauty, with campaigns for Revlon, Chanel, Calvin Klein, Dior, and Versace, among many others. Avedon Advertising tells this story, reproducing memorable ads that range from the buoyant 1940s and 1950s, when post-war prosperity opened up new experiences to consumers; through the explosive ’60s; and into the era defined by celebrity culture and global brand awareness.

history, graphic design, and communication will be drawn to this book

Laura Avedon and James Martin are the directors of the Richard Avedon Foundation in New York City. Rebecca Arnold is senior lecturer in history of dress and textiles at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Her books include The American Look (2008) and Fashion: A Short Introduction (2009). She lives in London.

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Avedon Fashion 1944–2000 ISBN 978-0-8109-8389-2 ISBN 978-0-8109-8389-2 US $120.00 Can $138.00 UK 1 2 0£75.00 00 9 Performance 780810 983892

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A fully illustrated biography of iconic American designer Ralph Lauren told through the lens of fashion

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●● Published in time for Lauren’s 80th birthday on October 14, 2019 ●● This book will anchor celebrations around Lauren’s birthday

rom the author of Dressing the Man, the seminal tome on men’s fashion, comes the illustrated biography of Ralph Lauren. Published in time for

Lauren’s 80th birthday on October 14, 2019, Alan Flusser’s book looks at the life of

●● Alan Flusser had unprecedented access to Ralph Lauren and is a known authority on style

the iconic American designer through the lens of fashion and cultural impact. This high-level, yet intimate, reflection on the life and work of Ralph Lauren shows how a preppy young boy from the Bronx created one of the most recognizable brands in American fashion. Alan Flusser is the author of a number of books about men’s style, including the bestselling Dressing the Man. Flusser is also well known for creating for Michael Douglas’s wardrobe in Wall Street, as well as his costume work in classic movies such as Scent of a Woman and American Psycho starring Christian Bale. He is the president of Alan Flusser Designs, a company that he founded in 1979. In 1988, Flusser secured a permanent spot on Vanity Fair’s International Best-Dressed List.

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He lives in New York.

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Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion


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Prabal Gurung ● ● BY P R A B A L G U R U N G

The first monograph on fashion designer Prabal Gurung, packed with stories, design inspiration, and never-before-seen photographs

S E LLING POINTS ●● The brand is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in September 2019 ●● Prabal Gurung has more than 636,000 followers on Instagram ●● His designs have been worn by notable women including Michelle Obama, Oprah, Jennifer

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n February 2017, Prabal Gurung ended his show with a parade of feminist tees featuring phrases like “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like,” “Voices for Choices,” and “We Will Not Be Silenced.” A year

later, his collection took inspiration from two female-dominated Asian cultures. Activism is built into designer Gurung’s ethos and the celebration of female empowerment serves

Lawrence, Issa Rae, Solange

as a constant focal point of his designs. He presents femininity with a bite, beauty with substance, and

Knowles, and Emma Watson

a diverse, inclusive world that is “Stronger in Color.”

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Prabal Gurung offers a window into Gurung’s design process, and it is filled with inspiration, mood

sustainability are a core

boards, sketches, runway shots, and photographs of the clothing from the last 10 years. The Prabal

part of the brand’s ethos—

Gurung woman is modern, intelligent, elegant, assured, and socially responsible, and this book is a

creating a luxury brand with soul

celebration of people of all ages, races, shapes, sizes, sexualities, and identities. Prabal Gurung launched his eponymous collection in February 2009 with a philosophy encompassing modern luxury, indelible style, and an astute sense of glamour. Originally from Nepal, he lives in New York City.

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The World of Anna Sui ISBN 978-1-4197-2418-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-2418-3 US $50.00 CAN $62.50 UK 5 5£30.00 000 9 Tory 7 8 1Burch 419 724183

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Chanel: The Making of a Collection ● ● BY L A E T I T I A C É N AC   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY J E A N - P H I L I P P E D E L H O M M E  ●  F O R E W O R D BY K A R L L AG E R F E L D

A gorgeously illustrated exploration of the history, culture, and design process of the famed fashion house Chanel

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Chanel has an enduring appeal; books on the fashion house have strong sales ●● Focuses on the creative direction of Karl Lagerfeld, a fascinating personality of extraordinary talent and fame

hanel: The Making of a Collection traces the design process of the world-renowned fashion house, revealing how a collection is created. Moving from the studio to the fashion show,

fashion writer Laetitia Cénac has unprecedented access to explore a world that is usually carefully

guarded from the public eye. With hundreds of beautifully rendered fashion illustrations from acclaimed artist Jean-Philippe Delhomme, Karl Lagerfeld’s approach to design is brought to life, as

●● Contains never-before-revealed information on Chanel’s creative process ●● The author worked closely with

are the talents of the masterfully skilled artisans—the embroiderers, flower makers, shoemakers, hat

Chanel and the project has the

makers, and more—who specialize in everything from buttons and leather to lace, silk, and cashmere.

brand’s full support

Delving into the history and culture of the brand, while also detailing contemporary collections, Chanel: The Making of a Collection is a richly visual insider’s look at the enduring creative legacy of this haute couture icon. Laetitia Cénac is a journalist for Madame Figaro who writes about fashion, contemporary art, theater, and lifestyle. Jean-Philippe Delhomme is a fashion illustrator with work featured in Vogue, House &

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Garden, and GQ.

300 color illustrations 240 pages WIDTH: 8⅝” • 220mm HEIGHT: 113/16” • 280mm Paperback PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER FASHION • GRAPHIC NOVEL ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-4008-4 978-1-4197-4008-4 US $35.00 CAN $44.00 UK 5 3£26.99 500 9 781419 740084

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Vogue on Location P E O P L E , P L AC E S , P O R T R A I T S

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● ● BY T H E E D I TO R S O F A M E R I C A N VO G U E

Travel around the globe with Vogue’s most exotic fashion, travel, and lifestyle stories

●● Renowned contributors from the fashion world including Anna Wintour, Diana Vreeland, Hamish Bowles, Joan Juliet Buck, Sally Singer, and longtime Vogue editor Richard Alleman ●● Stunning photography includes adventurous and sometimes outrageous fashion shoots set in Kenya, Patagonia, Monaco, Venice, Russia, China, Vietnam, the Greek Islands, and many more places ●● Includes rare portraits of Amelia Earhart and Katharine Hepburn from the 1930s

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ave fashion, will travel. That’s the vision behind Vogue on Location, a journey in itself

through the many spectacular voyages that the

magazine took over the years. Spanning a century, this remarkable book includes dispatches and travel writing by journalistic icons like Jan Morris, Truman Capote, Lee Miller, Lesley Blanch, and Frances FitzGerald, as well as

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stunning editorials from legendary photographers like Irving Penn, Henry Clarke, Helmut Newton, Arthur Elgort, Mario Testino, Peter Lindbergh, and Annie Leibovitz. With historic reportage and landmark fashion shoots in far-flung locales like India, Iran, Morocco,

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Bali, Vogue on Location captures important moments in both travel and fashion history. An essential addition to any Vogue lover’s shelf, Vogue on Location is

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sure to inspire a sense of fantasy and flight. Vogue is one of the most popular fashion and lifestyle magazines in print. The magazine has been published and distributed by Condé Nast since 1909.

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Supreme Models

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I C O N I C B L AC K W O M E N W H O R E VO LU T I O N I Z E D FA S H I O N ● ● BY M A R C E L L A S R E Y N O L D S  ●  F O R E W O R D BY V E R O N I C A W E B B

The first-ever book celebrating black models, filled with revealing essays, interviews, and stunning photographs

S E LLING POINTS ●● Includes more than 100 photographs by photographers such as Richard Avedon, Patrick Demarchelier, and Gilles Bensimon ●● Includes interviews with women like Karen Alexander, Bethann Hardison, and Roshumba Williams, along with an essay by Christy Turlington on her friend Naomi Campbell ●● Marcellas Reynolds’s work has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Elle, British GQ, InStyle, British Vogue, and People. He also makes regular appearances as a fashion pundit on ABC, NBC, and E!

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FASHION o date, there has never been a book devoted exclusively to black models. Supreme Models fills

that void, paying tribute to black models past and present:

from the first to be featured in catalogs and on magazine covers, like Iman, Beverly Johnson, and Donyale Luna, to

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the supermodels who reigned in the nineties—Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell. The book also observes the newest generation of models—Adwoa Aboah, Jourdan Dunn, and Joan Smalls—who are shaking up the fashion industry by speaking out about racial prejudice and becoming social media sensations. Written by celebrity stylist and journalist Marcellas Reynolds, Supreme Models features more than 70 women from the last 60 years. The book is filled with gorgeous photographs of the women, and details their most memorable covers, campaigns, runway shows, and editorials. Black models have been influencing fashion and pop culture for decades, reshaping the standards and boundaries of beauty. Supreme Models is a celebration of their monumental impact. Marcellas Reynolds is a celebrity stylist, former model, and entertainment reporter. He lives in Los Angeles.

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in September 2017 to critical praise and commercial success, sparking a global cultural phenomenon and becoming the

● ● BY A LY S E WA X

An official behind-the-scenes companion to New Line Cinema’s IT and IT CHAPTER TWO, the globally popular blockbusters

highest-grossing “R”-rated horror movie of all time ●● In IT CHAPTER TWO, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, and Bill Hader lead the all-star cast bringing the first film’s Losers Club to life as adults. ●● Originally published in 1986, Stephen King’s IT is one of the most terrifying and beloved horror properties in modern culture. The movie tie-in edition of the novel has sold more than 300,000 copies ●● You’ll Float Too: The World of IT publishes on September 6, 2019, just in time for the big marketing/ media campaign leading up to the worldwide release of IT CHAPTER TWO from Warner Bros. Pictures ●● The production and character design spanning both IT and COVER NOT FINAL

IT CHAPTER TWO is superbly imagined and executed. The book showcases the work of the filmmakers, artists, designers, and crewmembers behind the unforgettable look of IT

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ollecting the best artwork produced during the making of both of these

sophisticated and visually enthralling films—

including concept art, sketches, storyboards, and behind-the-scenes photography—You’ll Float Too: The World of IT explores the films’ singular aesthetic and meticulous world-building. This compendium includes commentary from director Andy Muschietti;

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producers Barbara Muschietti, Dan Lin, and

POP CULTURE • FILM

Roy Lee; the acclaimed ensemble cast; and

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other creative players who helped bring a new, disturbing vision of King’s perennial bestseller to life.

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Alyse Wax is a regular contributor to SYFY Wire. She freelances for Blumhouse.com and ComingSoon.net. Wax lives in Los Angeles.

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ENTERTAINMENT & POP CULTURE

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The X-Files: The Official Archives

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C RY P T I D S , B I O LO G I C A L A N O M A L I E S , A N D PA R A P S YC H I C P H E N O M E N A

S E LLING POINTS ●● The X-Files is one of the most

● ● BY PAU L T E R RY

popular and influential television

A fully authorized, richly illustrated inside look into 50 of Mulder and Scully’s most memorable monster cases

series of all time. Its original run averaged nearly 20 million viewers at its peak, and its 2016–2018 run drew nearly 14 million viewers

See Monsters of the Week paperback page 50

●● With all 218 episodes streamable on Hulu, the series continues to attract new fans ●● The only official in-world collection of case files from the series licensed by 20th Century Fox ●● Designed to resemble actual FBI files, this is a must‑have keepsake for fans ●● 200 color images, including: production stills, concept art, props, and other ephemera pulled from the Fox archives

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color and 50 black-and-white illustrations and photographs

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256 pages WIDTH: 9" • 229mm hen an X-Files fan opens up The X-Files: The

HEIGHT: 11½" • 292mm

Official Archives, they are gaining access—for

Hardcover

the first time—to Agents Mulder and Scully’s notes,

records, and visual evidence from actual X-File reports. Designed to mimic a collection of FBI case files and packed with such items as autopsy reports, mug shots, lab results, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, pages ripped from antique books on the occult, and security camera printouts, this fully authorized book is the only one of its kind. Detailing the agents’ investigations into 50 cases of cryptids, biological anomalies, and parapsychic phenomena—from the Flukeman to The Great Mutato

PUB MONTH: OCTOBER POP CULTURE • TELEVISION ISBN 978-1-4197-3517-2 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3517-2 US $40.00 CAN $50.00 UK 5 4£30.00 000 9 781419 735172

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to Pusher—The X-Files: The Official Archives showcases some of the show’s greatest villains (some dastardly, some just misunderstood), and instructs future agents on how to successfully investigate the paranormal. Paul Terry is a bestselling author, music artist, and producer. Together with Tara Bennett, he coauthored Fringe: September’s Notebook, Lost Encyclopedia, The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China, and more. He lives in Los Angeles.

Monsters of the Week: The Complete Critical Companion to the X-Files ISBN 978-1-4197-3247-8 ISBN 978-1-4197-3247-8 US $30.00 CAN $38.00 UK 5 3£21.99 000 9 781419 732478

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Letters from Hollywood

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● ● BY R O C K Y L A N G A N D B A R B A R A H A L L

Correspondence written by Hollywood legends like Humphrey Bogart, Alfred Hitchcock, Audrey Hepburn, and more—collected together for the first time

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Many letters in the collection have never been reproduced before ●● Renewed interest in Hollywood due to the TCM network

etters from Hollywood reproduces in full color scores of entertaining and insightful pieces

and podcasts like You Must

of correspondence from some of the most notable and talented film industry names of

Remember This

all time—from the silent era to the golden age, and up through the pre-email days of the 1970s.

Culled from libraries, archives, and personal collections, the 135 letters, memos, and telegrams are o ­ rganized chronologically and are annotated by the authors to provide backstories and further context. While each piece reveals a specific moment in time, taken together, the letters convey a ­bigger picture of Hollywood history. Contributors include celebrities like Greta Garbo, Alfred Hitchcock, Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Katharine Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Elia Kazan, Cary Grant, Francis Ford Coppola, Tom Hanks, and Jane Fonda. This is the gift book of the season for fans of classic Hollywood.

●● Bestsellers like Letters of Note and The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects reveal the popularity of primary artifacts ●● A writer, producer, and film director, and the producer of Ridley Scott’s White Squall, Lang was raised in Hollywood and

Rocky Lang is an author who has produced, written, and directed motion pictures, documentaries, and television programs. Barbara Hall is a film historian and researcher who has worked as an

maintains deep connections across the industry

archivist at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Writers Guild Foundation, and the Art Directors Guild. They both live in Los Angeles.

S PECIFICATIONS 175 color and black-and-white illustrations 352 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 11" • 279mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER ENTERTAINMENT • FILM • HISTORY ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3809-8 978-1-4197-3809-8 US $40.00 CAN $50.00 UK 5 4£30.00 000 9 781419 738098

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TV Noir DA R K D R A M A O N T H E S M A L L S C R E E N

S E LLING POINTS ●● The first reference work about noir on television by a noted curator and media historian

● ● BY A L L E N G LOV E R

The pioneering, incisive, lavishly illustrated survey of noir on television—the first of its kind

●● Author appearances and lectures on noir and television ●● Chronicles the evolution of the genre beginning with live television and the anthology series of the 1940s to classics such as The Fugitive and Dragnet

S PECIFICATIONS 289 black-and-white and 147 color images 256 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER ENTERTAINMENT • TELEVISION • POP CULTURE ISBN ISBN: 978-1-59020-167-1 978-1-59020-167-1 US $40.00 CAN $50.00 UK 5 4£30.00 000 9 781590 201671

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oir—as a style, movement, or sensibility—has its roots in hardboiled detective fiction by writers like

Chandler and Hammett, and films adapted from their novels were among the first called “film noir” by French cinéastes. But film isn’t the only medium with a taste for a dark story. Hundreds of noir dramas have been produced for television, featuring detectives and femmes fatales, gangsters, and dark deeds, continuing week after week, with a new disruption of the social order. In TV Noir, television historian

Allen Glover presents the first complete study of the subject. Deconstructing its key elements with astute analysis, from NBC’s adaptation of Woolrich’s The Black Angel to the anthology programs of the ’40s and ’50s, from the classic period of Dragnet, M Squad, and 77 Sunset Strip to neonoirs of the ’60s and ’70s including The Fugitive, Kolchak, and Harry O., this is the essential volume on TV noir. Allen Glover is a film and television historian. As a curator at the Paley Center for Media, he created exhibitions on such cultural icons as David Bowie, Rod Serling, Robert Altman, and Buster Keaton. He lives in Los Angeles. Visit his website at agkinowerken.com.

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The Forest Feast Travels

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S I M P L E V E G E TA R I A N R E C I P E S I N S P I R E D BY T H E M E D I T E R R A N E A N S E LLING POINTS

Bestselling author returns with a gorgeously illustrated cookbook that will transport you to the Mediterranean coast

●● Vegetarian eating is more popular than ever, and The Forest Feast Travels provides a fresh twist on a popular subject ●● New York Times bestselling author Erin Gleeson’s The Forest Feast, The Forest Feast for Kids, and The Forest Feast Gatherings have an impressive sales track record ●● The Forest Feast Travels has the same stunning aesthetic that readers love—gorgeous photography and lush watercolor illustrations

S PECIFICATIONS 100 recipes 200 color photographs and illustrations 256 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm

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HEIGHT: 11" • 279mm Hardcover or years, Forest Feast readers have been transported to Erin Gleeson’s picturesque cabin

in the woods through her stunning photography of

magical gatherings and vibrant vegetarian cooking. Now, Gleeson takes inspiration from an extended family trip around Europe, creating effortless, unforgettable meals immersed in the cultures and cuisines of France, Portugal, Spain, and Italy. The Forest Feast Travels

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reimagines the produce, flavors, and signature dishes of the Mediterranean coastline, presenting more than

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100 new vegetarian recipes for small plates, drinks, and

The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from My Cabin in the Woods ISBN 978-1-61769-081-5 ISBN 978-1-61769-081-5 US $35.00 CAN $44.00 UK 5 3£25.00 500

desserts. Richly illustrated with atmospheric images of Mediterranean coastal villages, charming watercolor illustrations, and mouthwatering food photography, The Forest Feast Travels is an irresistible escape from the everyday, no matter where you might live. Erin Gleeson is the author, illustrator, and photographer

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behind the New York Times bestselling cookbook The Forest Feast, The Forest Feast for Kids, The Forest Feast Gatherings, and the popular blog by the same name. Gleeson lives in a cabin in the woods in Northern California.

9 The 7 8 1Forest 4 1 9 7Feast 2 2 4 5for 5 Kids

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● ● BY E R I N G L E E S O N


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The Smoothie Project T H E 2 8 - DAY P L A N TO F E E L H A P P Y A N D H E A LT H Y N O M AT T E R YO U R AG E

S E LLING POINTS ●● Since launching in 2007, Weelicious has become a go-to resource for parents, with more than 1,500 family-friendly recipes and 400 how-to videos ●● #TheSmoothieProject began as a social media phenomenon on Weelicious, which has 1.2 million page views a month and more than 7 million views of their Instagram stories over the past year ●● Appeals to all ages, with smoothies geared for young and old—anyone who wants to start the day in a healthy way ●● Recipes also target specific

● ● BY C AT H E R I N E M c C O R D

Trusted family food expert and Weelicious founder serves up more than 100 transformative recipes for nourishing and delicious smoothies

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atherine McCord, the founder of Weelicious and family food brand One Potato, offers a way to change your life using only your blender. Whether you are looking to improve your

overall health, to combat a chronic condition, or to help your children eat better, this tried-and-tested ­collection of more than 100 delectable recipes help you and your family achieve your goals, in a way that is practical and affordable. Complete with shopping lists, illustrated charts, testimonials,

and advice from top nutritionists, the book simply outlines the benefits of particular ingredients and how they work in the body. Filled with smoothies that are as delicious as they are wholesome, The Smoothie Project is about real food, real people, and real change. Catherine McCord is the founder of the popular website weelicious.com and the family food brand One Potato. McCord is the author of Weelicious and Weelicious Lunches. She has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, and The Chew, and is a regular on the NBC Emmy-winning show Danny Seo

health concerns, from weight loss

Naturally as well as Food Network’s #1 rated Guy’s Grocery Games. She lives in Los Angeles with her

to chronic health conditions

husband and two children.

●● One Potato, the organic, familyfriendly meal service, is currently in eight states, and is in the process of expanding nationwide and will help promote the book

S PECIFICATIONS 100 recipes 125 color photographs 208 pages WIDTH: 7⅜" • 187mm HEIGHT: 9⅛" • 232mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: JANUARY FOOD & DRINK • HEALTH ISBN 978-1-4197-4042-8 ISBN: 978-1-4197-4042-8 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£18.99 499 9 781419 740428

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I Can Cook Vegan

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● ● BY I S A C H A N D R A M O S KO W I T Z

A primer on plant-based cooking, from the bestselling vegan author Isa Chandra Moskowitz

S E LLING POINTS ●● Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s cookbooks have sold nearly one million copies ●● She has 72,000 followers on Instagram, 44,000 followers on Twitter, and 100,000 followers on Facebook ●● Moskowitz’s recipes have been featured in Kitchn, Vegetarian Living, Vegetarian Times, VegNews, and Time Out New York

S PECIFICATIONS 150 recipes 150 color photographs 288 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER

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FOOD & DRINK • HEALTH sa Chandra Moskowitz is the undisputed queen of vegan home cooking. Her readers turn to her for recipes that

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work, whether they’re looking for cupcakes that adhere to their diet, or comforting Thanksgiving dinners that taste as satisfying as their childhood memories. With I Can Cook

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Vegan, Moskowitz offers doable recipes designed to help inspire people to kick their meat habits, improve digestion, and become all-around better citizens of the world. The book includes shopping lists, achievable goals, cheerleading, and extensive FAQs, all written in Moskowitz’s inimitable voice and style. But the book isn’t only for meat eaters looking for a better way to live—Moskowitz wants to get vegans to start cooking more so that they can worry less about what they can and cannot eat. The first step: When someone invites you to dinner, bring something delicious, and share it. Isa Chandra Moskowitz is the bestselling author of Isa Does It, Veganomicon, Vegan with a Vengeance, and many more. She is the chef and owner of the restaurant Modern Love, which has locations in both Brooklyn and Omaha. Moskowitz resides in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Saltwater Table R E C I P E S F R O M T H E C OA S TA L S O U T H ● ● BY W H I T N E Y OTAW K A   ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY E M I LY D O R I O

A culinary travel fantasy, celebrating the food of the Southeastern coast

●● Otawka is a talented chef, whose food has been praised by the likes of the New York Times, CNN, Garden and Gun, and more ●● Southern cookbooks are a strong category, and The Saltwater Table imbues it with a sense of adventure and travel ●● Cumberland Island has a rich

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hitney Otawka is the award-winning chef of Greyfield, a celebrated Carnegie-built inn located on Cumberland Island, Georgia—a magical and remote barrier island that

has been left undeveloped as a National Seashore. Cumberland Island and the exceptional

history that has fascinated

local ingredients to be found there are Otawka’s muse, inspiring her to celebrate the beloved

readers for decades, and this

food found along the Southeast coast. Offering a modern perspective on southern flavors with

book explores the storied island

a strong emphasis on vegetables and fresh ingredients, the book contains 125 approachable

through the fresh lens of food

and flavorful recipes, such as summer tomatoes topped with crispy okra, flakey buttermilk

and culture

biscuits with ginger-spiked fig jam, and sweet Atlantic shrimp poached with beer, citrus, and bay leaves. This beautifully photographed book also shows us how to enjoy iconic southern meals, ­everything from an oyster roast, to a fish fry, to a Low Country boil. The Saltwater Table transports readers to the mysterious, lush Cumberland Island, allowing us to recreate a taste of this vibrant world in our own kitchens.

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Whitney Otawka is the chef of Greyfield Inn, on Cumberland Island, Georgia. She previously worked as a sous chef at

125 recipes

Hugh Acheson’s 5&10 and has held stages at Per Se, Le

200 color photographs

Bernadin, and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Otawka appeared on

288 pages

season nine of Top Chef.

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Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy ISBN 978-1-4197-2669-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-2669-9 US $29.99 CAN $35.99 UK 5 2£19.99 999 9 781419 726699

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Oaxaca

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A MEXICAN COOKBOOK ● ● BY B R I C I A LO P E Z O F L A’ S G U E L AG U E T Z A , W I T H JAV I E R C A B R A L

A colorful celebration of Oaxacan cuisine from the landmark Oaxacan restaurant in Los Angeles

S E LLING POINTS ●● Bricia Lopez is a burgeoning social influencer, cofounder of the podcast Super Mamas, and an ambassador to LA ●● Guelaguetza is the most prominent Oaxacan restaurant in the US. It received the “American Classic” James Beard Award in 2015 ●● Oaxacan food is having a moment, and Oaxaca is the authoritative introduction to Oaxacan cooking. This is the first English-language Oaxacan cookbook written by an Oaxacan author

S PECIFICATIONS 140 recipes 150 color photographs 288 pages WIDTH: 8½" • 216mm HEIGHT: 10½" • 267mm

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Hardcover with jacket axaca is the culinary heart of Mexico, and since opening its doors in 1994, Guelaguetza has

been the center of life for the Oaxacan community in Los Angeles. Founded by the Lopez family, Guelaguetza

has been offering traditional Oaxacan food for 25 years. The first true introduction to Oaxacan cuisine by a native family, each dish articulates their story, from Oaxaca

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to the streets of Los Angeles and beyond. Showcasing the “soul food” of Mexico, Oaxaca offers 140 authentic, yet accessible recipes using some of the purest preHispanic and indigenous ingredients available. From their signature pink horchata to the formula for the Lopez’s award-winning mole negro, Oaxaca demystifies this essential cuisine. Bricia Lopez comes from a long lineage of Oaxaca Mezcal craftsmen and grew up in her grandmother’s kitchen. Lopez is the co-proprietor of Guelaguetza. Javier Cabral created the critically acclaimed food blog Teenage Gluster when he was only 16. A former West Coast staff writer for Munchies, he has written for numerous publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Saveur, and Lucky Peach. They both live in Los Angeles.

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Home Made in the Oven ● ● BY Y V E T T E VA N B OV E N 

Filled with more than 80 simple and seasonal recipes for dishes you can make in the oven

S E LLING POINTS ●● Van Boven’s previous books have sold more than 110,000 copies combined ●● Includes foolproof instructions, whimsical, hand-drawn art, and photographs of the finished dishes ●● Outlets such as Daily Candy,

E

very week, Yvette van Boven develops a new oven recipe for her magazine column. The recipes are seasonal, delicious, and most importantly, really simple, and now, they’re collected in her

latest cookbook: Home Made in the Oven. What is van Boven serving up fresh from her oven this time? How about autumnal stuffed

Portobello mushrooms, a freshly baked plum pie, or cabbage rolls with caraway and hazelnuts.

People magazine, Bon Appetit,

Alongside the more than 80 recipes are van Boven’s annotated illustrations and photographs of

Wall Street Journal, Design

finished dishes. For van Boven, everything belongs in the oven: vegetables, meat, fish, pizza, stews,

Sponge, Eater, and more have

and of course, sweets! The recipes are sure to provide you with plenty of tips, tricks, and inspiration

covered van Boven and her

for cooking in your oven.

cookbooks Yvette van Boven is a critically acclaimed cookbook author, freelance recipe writer, and illustrator. She is the host of Holland’s popular cooking show Koken Met van Boven, and is also the culinary editor of Holland’s largest women’s weekly magazine and writes and illustrates a weekly column for the popular arts and culture publication Volkskrant magazine. She lives in Amsterdam and Paris.

S PECIFICATIONS 88 recipes 200 color photographs and illustrations 208 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 97/16" • 241mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER FOOD & DRINK ISBN 978-1-4197-4044-2 ISBN: 978-1-4197-4044-2 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£18.99 499 9 781419 740442

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ALSO AVAIL AB LE Home Made ISBN 978-1-58479-946-7 ISBN 978-1-58479-946-7 US $40.00 CAN $50.00 Home Made Winter ISBN 978-1-61769-004-4 ISBN 978-1617690044 US $35.00 CAN $40.00 UK 5 3£21.99 500 9 Home 7 8 1 6Baked 17 690044

ISBN 978-1-61769-167-6 ISBN 978-1-61769-167-6 US $40.00 CAN $49.95 UK 5 4£25.00 000 9 Home 7 8 1 6Made 1 7 6 9Christmas 1676

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From Scratch

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1 0 M E A L S , 1 5 0 R E C I P E S , A N D D OZ E N S O F T E C H N I Q U E S YO U W I L L U S E OV E R A N D OV E R S E LLING POINTS ● ● BY M I C H A E L R U H L M A N

●● An in-depth account of

An indispensable new cookbook from James Beard Award-winning food writer Michael Ruhlman

Ruhlman’s views on cooking— packed with insights, recipes, and strategies for cooks of all levels ●● No-nonsense culinary advice and recipes that are straightforward yet sophisticated and time-tested ●● Highlights techniques used by top restaurant chefs made accessible to home cooks

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PUB MONTH: OCTOBER rom Scratch looks at 10 favorite meals, including roast chicken, the perfect omelet, and paella—and then,

through 150 recipes, explores myriad alternate pathways that the kitchen invites. A delicious lasagna can be ready in

about an hour, or you could turn it into a project: try making and adding some homemade sausage. Explore the limits of

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from-scratch cooking: make your own pasta, grow your own tomatoes, and make your own homemade mozzarella and ricotta. Ruhlman tells you how. There are easy and more complex versions for most

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dishes, vegetarian options, side dishes, sub-dishes, and strategies for leftovers. Ruhlman reflects on the ways that cooking from scratch brings people together, how it can calm the nerves and focus the mind, and how it nourishes us, body and soul. Michael Ruhlman is the author of critically acclaimed books including Grocery, The Soul of a Chef, The Elements of Cooking, Ratio, and Ruhlman’s Twenty. He has collaborated on several bestselling cookbooks, including The French Laundry Cookbook, Bouchon, and Alinea. He divides his time between Providence, Rhode Island, and New York City.

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Grocery HC 978-1-4197-2386-5 ISBNISBN 978-1-4197-2386-5 US $28.00 CAN $34.00 UK 5 2£18.99 800 9 PB 7 8 1 4 1 9978-1-4197-2953-9 723865 ISBNISBN 978-1-4197-2953-9 US $18.00 CAN $23.00 UK 5 1£13.99 800 9 781419 729539

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Eat for the Planet Cookbook 7 5 R E C I P E S F R O M L E A D E R S O F T H E P L A N T- B A S E D M OV E M E N T T H AT W I L L H E L P S AV E T H E W O R L D

S E LLING POINTS ●● Eat For The Planet

● ● BY N I L Z AC H A R I A S A N D G E N E S TO N E

The most delicious planet-friendly, vegan recipes from leading plant-based chefs and innovators

(eftp.co), Mostly Plants (mostlyplants.com), and One Green Planet (onegreenplanet.org) reach millions of users seeking plant‑based recipes ●● Recipes from influential contributors are featured, including RIp Esselstyn, Victoria Moran, Derek and Chad Sarno, Miyoko Schinner, as well as innovative new food companies like Beyond Meat and JUST, Inc.

S PECIFICATIONS 75 recipes 30 color photographs, 15 infographic illustrations 192 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: JANUARY FOOD & DRINK • ENVIRONMENT ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3441-0 978-1-4197-3441-0 US $24.99 CAN $29.99  5 2 4 9 9 9 781419 734410

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rom Nil Zacharias, the cofounder of multiple online platforms focused on the plant-based food space, and Forks Over Knives

author Gene Stone, Eat for the Planet Cookbook is a delicious, informative guide to eating vegan—featuring 75 recipes from some of the world’s greatest plant-based chefs, businesses, and influencers.

These contributors range from vegan chefs and influencers such as Fran Costigan and Derek Sarno, brands like Beyond Meat and Ripple Foods, and innovative plant-based restaurants such as Veggie Grill, Next Level Burger, and The Stanford Inn. With this exceptional collection of go-to recipes and insight from some of the most influential voices in the vegan world, Eat for the Planet Cookbook is

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an essential guide to eating responsibly and eating well. Nil Zacharias is the cofounder of Eat For The Planet (eftp. co), Mostly Plants (mostlyplants.com), and One Green Planet (onegreenplanet.org). He also hosts the popular podcast “Eat For The Planet with Nil Zacharias” and is a sought-after international

Eat for the Planet ISBN 978-1-4197-2910-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-2910-2 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 5 1 9 9 9 9 781419 729102

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speaker based in Los Angeles. Gene Stone has written or cowritten 45 books, including New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives, How Not to Die, and The Engine 2 Diet. He resides in Hudson, New York.

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Architectural Digest at 100

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A C E N T U RY O F S T Y L E S E LLING POINTS ●● AD has an audience of five million readers and is the go-to magazine for interior and design lovers

A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine’s 100th anniversary

●● Architectural Digest at 100 showcases the work of world-renowned architects and designers ●● Features a history of the magazine by current editor-inchief, Amy Astley, new essays from AD’s current editors, and an introduction by Anna Wintour

S PECIFICATIONS 300 color photographs 464 pages WIDTH: 10" • 254mm

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HEIGHT: 13" • 330mm Hardcover rchitectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international

design authority. The editors have delved into the

archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael Kors, and Diana Vreeland,

PUB MONTH: OCTOBER ARCHITECTURE • INTERIOR DESIGN ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3333-8 978-1-4197-3333-8 US $100.00 CAN $125.00 UK 1 0 0£75.00 00 9 781419 733338

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and includes the work of top designers and architects like Frank Gehry, David Hicks, India Mahdavi, Peter Marino, John Fowler, Renzo Mongiardino, Oscar Niemeyer, Axel Vervoordt, Frank Lloyd

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Wright, and Elsie de Wolfe. Also included are stunning images from the magazine’s history by photographers such as Bill Cunningham, Horst P. Horst, Simon Upton, Francois Dischinger, Francois Halard, Julius Shulman, and Oberto Gili.

Elle Decor: The Height of Style ISBN 978-1-4197-0992-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-0992-0 US $45.00 CAN $55.00 UK 5 4£35.00 500

Amy Astley was named editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest in 2016. She previously worked at House & Garden and Vogue before becoming the founding editor of Teen Vogue, a position she held for 13 years. She resides in New York City.

9 House 7 8 1 4 Beautiful 1 9 7 0 9 9 Style 2 0 Secrets

ISBN 978-1-4197-2657-6 ISBN 978-1-4197-2657-6 US $35.00 CAN $46.00 UK 5 3£26.99 500 9 781419 726576

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● ● BY T H E E D I TO R S O F A R C H I T E C T U R A L D I G E S T  ●  F O R E W O R D BY A N N A W I N TO U R  ●  I N T R O D U C T I O N BY A M Y A S T L E Y


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Reclaimed Wood A FIELD GUIDE

S E LLING POINTS ●● Practical resource: The first and only guide to reclaimed wood anyone will ever need ●● Design resource: Information,

● ● BY K L A A S A R M S T E R A N D A L A N S O LO M O N  ●  P H OTO G R A P H S BY M I C H E L A R N AU D

The first handbook on reclaimed wood, combining useful information, rich history, and design ideas

ideas, and images for architecture and design projects ●● Sustainable building technology: Reclaimed wood is an environmentally responsible material ●● Preservationist message: Filled with compelling history and lore

S PECIFICATIONS 200 color photographs 240 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER INTERIOR DESIGN • CRAFT • ARCHITECTURE ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3818-0 978-1-4197-3818-0 US $29.99 CAN $37.99 UK 5 3£22.99 500 9 781419 738180

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ood reclaimed from old houses, factories, barns, water tanks, and boardwalks has

become a valuable commodity, treasured for the patina that gives witness to its history. Our ancestors built

well, using locally sourced lumber that expressed the culture and natural history of their region: oak and pine in the Northeast; hickory and cypress in the South; Douglas fir and redwood in the West. Reclaimed Wood:

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A Field Guide is the first complete visual handbook to this popular resource, covering history, culture, salvage, sources, contemporary uses (in buildings and furniture), and practical advice. Klaas Armster and Alan Solomon are partners at Sawkill

Design Brooklyn ISBN 978-1-61769-052-5 ISBN 978-1-61769-052-5 US $40.00 CAN $49.95 UK 5 4£25.00 000

Lumber Company, a leading Brooklyn-based supplier of reclaimed woods. The son of a mill owner/architect, Armster lives in Guilford, Connecticut. Solomon has spent a life in salvage, starting with a family scrapyard in

9 Detroit: 7 8 1 6 1 The 7 6 Dream 9 0 5 2 5 Is Now

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the Boston area. He was profiled in a New Yorker article in 2008. He lives in Brooklyn. Michel Arnaud’s books include Detroit: The Dream Is Now and Design Brooklyn, both from Abrams. He lives in Chatham, New York.

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Down to Earth

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L A I D - B AC K I N T E R I O R S F O R M O D E R N L I V I N G ● ● BY L AU R E N L I E S S

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An elevated yet accessible follow-up to Lauren Liess’s Habitat, showcasing her signature easy-living lifestyle

●● Liess has more than 63,000 Instagram followers and now stars in HGTV’s Best House on the Block ●● Packed with new photographs and design advice from the Northern Virginia native ●● A growing name in interior design, Liess’s work has been featured in Southern Living, Better Homes and Gardens, Country Living, Traditional Home, Domino, and House Beautiful

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs 256 pages WIDTH: 8½" • 216mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm

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Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER own to Earth picks up right where Lauren Liess’s critically acclaimed Habitat left off. While Habitat

walked readers through the decorating process step-bystep, Liess’s latest title takes a step beyond the basics

and invites readers to incorporate the main components of her familiar design aesthetic: nature, easy living, and approachability. With evocative photos and substantive

INTERIOR DESIGN ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3819-7 978-1-4197-3819-7 US $40.00 CAN $50.00 UK 5 4£30.00 000 9 781419 738197

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design advice, Down to Earth focuses on creating a lifestyle that inspires creativity and functionality. Throughout the book, Liess shows readers how to incorporate six guiding principles in six unique homes: a new farmhouse, a classic American historical home, a lakeside contemporary house, a modern villa, a turnof-the-century American Foursquare, and a cedar and glass house on a bluff. While each home has a different

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architectural style, fingerprints of Liess’s down-to-earth style are evident throughout. Lauren Liess is a decorator, textile and furniture designer, and founder of the popular design blog Pure Style Home. She and her husband now star in the new HGTV show, Best House on the Block, which features the design, renovation, and decorating of clients’ homes. Liess lives in Virginia.

Habitat ISBN 978-1-4197-1785-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-1785-7 US $35.00 CAN $43.95 UK 5 3£26.99 500 9 781419 717857

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Travel Home D E S I G N W I T H A G LO B A L S P I R I T

S E LLING POINTS ●● Travel Home features many

● ● BY C A I T L I N F L E M M I N G A N D J U L I E G O E B E L  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY P E G G Y W O N G

Travel through 20 sophisticated homes of designers deeply influenced by their international adventures abroad

prominent designers in the US and abroad, including Justina Blakeney, Nate Berkus, Malene Birger, Jeremiah Brent, and Kendall Conrad ●● The homes mix high and low pieces, managing to be aspirational yet achievable for a variety of budgets ●● Flemming is an established

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roadmap for bringing far-flung design ideas back home, Travel Home shows us how to curate interiors that reflect our favorite places and experiences in ways that are beautiful and

authentic. Touring the homes of leaders in global design who share a deep affection for travel, the book explores interiors with influences as widespread as Marrakesh, Paris, Cuba, Tokyo, Portugal,

interior designer with a

and beyond. Vivid photography is supplemented with insightful essays, interviews, and hardworking

strong social media platform

tips for cultivating your own global home. For globetrotters and armchair travelers alike, Travel Home

who has work on sponsored

showcases the interplay between travel and design, revealing how we can take inspiration from the

collaborations with Target,

beauty we experience in the world and bring it into our everyday lives.

Pottery Barn, CB2, World Market, Lowe’s, Martha Stewart,

Caitlin Flemming is an interior designer, stylist, and founder of the style and interior design blog

and more

Sacramento Street. Julie Goebel is the founder of Travelers Conservation Foundation. Her design work can be found in the San Francisco Chronicle, Better Homes & Gardens, and Romantic Homes.

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They both live in San Francisco.

200 color photographs 288 pages WIDTH: 8½" • 216mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER INTERIOR DESIGN • TRAVEL ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3383-3 978-1-4197-3383-3 US $40.00 CAN $50.00 UK 5 4£30.00 000 9 781419 733833

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Paris by Design ISBN 978-1-4197-3470-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-3470-0 US $29.99 CAN $37.99 UK £21.99

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The Scentual Garden

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●  B OTA N I C A L P H OTO G R A P H S BY E L L E N H OV E R K A M P

A complete illustrated survey of fragrance in the garden by America’s leading garden writer

S E LLING POINTS ●● Fragrance in the garden is a big subject that touches on many topics of general interest, including gardening, flowers, scent, perfume, and memory ●● Ken Druse is America’s leading writer of books that are considered bibles for gardeners. He has many loyal readers and great outreach to the gardening press ●● Ellen Hoverkamp’s evocative botanical photographs have broad appeal

S PECIFICATIONS 200 color photographs 256 pages WIDTH: 8¾" • 222mm HEIGHT: 12" • 305mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER GARDENING

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opular garden writer Ken Druse offers a complete

ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3816-6 978-1-4197-3816-6 US $50.00 CAN $63.00 UK 5 5£40.00 000

survey of fragrance in the garden, in a major work

filled with new knowledge. He arranges both familiar and unusual garden plants, shrubs, and trees into 12

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categories, giving gardeners a vastly expanded palate of scents to explore and enjoy, and he also provides

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examples of garden designs that offer harmonious scentual delights. Ellen Hoverkamp contributes her artful botanical images of flowers and plants discussed in the text. These are accompanied by Druse’s award-winning garden photographs, to create a book that is as beautiful to look at as it is informative and evocative to read.

Natural Companions ISBN 978-1-58479-901-6 ISBN 978-1-58479-901-6 US $45.00 CAN $57.00 UK £35.00

Ken Druse is a celebrated lecturer and an awardwinning author and photographer who has been called “the guru of natural gardening” by the New York Times. He is best known for his 20 garden books

Making More Plants ISBN 978-1-58479-960-3 ISBN 978-1-58479-960-3 US $30.00 CAN $36.00 UK 5 2£16.99 750

published over the past 25 years. He lives in New Jersey. Ellen Hoverkamp won the Garden Writers Association’s top award for photography for Natural Companions and has been using a flatbed scanner as a camera since 1997. She lives in Connecticut.

9 The 7 8 1New 5 8 4Shade 7 9 9 6Garden 03

ISBN 978-1-61769-104-1 ISBN 978-1-61769-104-1 US $40.00 CAN $49.95 UK 5 4£22.99 000 9 781617 691041

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Waves PRO SURFERS AND THEIR WORLD

SPORTS

● ● BY T H O M G I L B E R T   ●  F O R E W O R D BY G A R R E T T M c N A M A R A S E LLING POINTS ●● Surfing books have a strong sales history

A vibrant celebration of surfers in and out of the water from an award-winning photographer

●● Foreword by record-breaking surfer Garrett McNamara ●● Many professional surfers in the book, like Bruce Irons, Jack Freestone, and Jadson Andre, have large social media followings and will spread the word at publication ●● At publication time, there will be exhibits and events on the East and West Coasts

S PECIFICATIONS More than 300 color and black‑and-white photographs 240 pages WIDTH: 9" • 229mm HEIGHT: 11" • 279mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER SPORTS • PHOTOGRAPHY ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3821-0 978-1-4197-3821-0 US $35.00 CAN $44.00 UK 5 3£26.99 500 9 781419 738210

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rofessional photographer Thom Gilbert spent four years among surfer royalty at the top

of their game—in Spain, New York, California, and Hawaii—with his camera trained not only on tiny

figures disappearing in the waves, but also on the surfers’ faces and bodies back on land. He returned from the beaches with intimate portraits of the world’s best—from the newest talent to the oldest and most revered—and also with dramatic action shots and revealing images of the culture around this sport and lifestyle. The book features not only 300 photographs, but some Q&As with, and hand-written contributions from, prominent figures in the scene. Ultimately, Waves is an ode to surfing and to the men and women who live it every day. Thom Gilbert’s portraiture has been featured in New York magazine, Interview, Gotham, and L.A. Confidential. He has been named a Hasselblad Master and received awards from American Photo and from Photo District News. He lives in Long Island, New York. Garrett McNamara is a Guinness World Record holder for the largest wave ever surfed.

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NFL: 100 Years

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● ● E D I T E D BY R O B F L E D E R  ●  I N T R O D U C T I O N BY R OY B LO U N T, J R .

An authorized visual history of America’s most popular sport

S E LLING POINTS ●● The NFL is one of the world’s most popular sports. It is

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watched by at least 200 million imed to coincide with the National Football League’s 100th anniversary, NFL: 100 Years

people in the United States alone

celebrates the history of America’s most popular and highly watched sport. From its humble

every year, representing more

beginnings in Canton, Ohio, to its emergence as a sport cherished by millions, all the key moments

than 80% of total U.S. television

and famous athletes are honored within the pages of this handsomely produced book. In addition to

viewers and more than 60% of

the lively text, and action and portrait photography, the story of the game and the context in which it

the 2018 population

grew are animated by original lists, charts, creative statistics, and infographics, along with beautiful

●● The opportunities for marketing

photos of the evolving equipment and artifacts essential to the story of the sport. A perfect gift, NFL:

this book to a large audience

100 Years will be cherished by every football fan, new or old.

are abundant, as the book is authorized and coincides with the

Rob Fleder was executive editor of Sports Illustrated and the editor of its related books during his

NFL’s yearlong 100th anniversary

tenure at Time Inc. Among the books he edited are Sports Illustrated 50: The Anniversary Book and

celebration

Sports Illustrated: The Football Book. Currently editing books and consulting on publishing projects

●● A luxurious package makes this

for his company, Low Gear & Minus, Inc., Fleder lives in Westchester, New York. Roy Blount Jr.’s 1973

book an ideal gift for football

book, About Three Bricks Shy and the Load Filled Up (expanded version) was called “the classic of

fans everywhere

American football writing, and a book that deserves a place on the short shelf of the cracked masterpieces of New Journalism” by Dwight Garner in 2014 in the New York Times. Blount is a former writer for Sports Illustrated, contributor to many other publications, and author of 24 books in all.

S PECIFICATIONS 300 color photographs 304 pages WIDTH: 9¾" • 248mm HEIGHT: 12" • 305mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER SPORTS • HISTORY ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3859-3 978-1-4197-3859-3 US $50.00 CAN $63.00 UK 5 5£40.00 000 9 781419 738593

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US Open ISBN 978-1-4197-3218-8 ISBN 978-1-4197-3218-8 US $50.00 CAN $63.00 UK £40.00

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We Are Knitters K N I T S P I R AT I O N TO TA K E A N Y W H E R E A N D E V E RY W H E R E

CRAFT

S E LLING POINTS ●● The new go-to guide if you’re

● ● BY A L B E R TO B R AVO A N D P E P I TA MARIN OF WE ARE KNITTERS

Beloved, easy-to-make patterns from the global knitting phenomenon

a beginner knitter, a fan of the brand, a style maven, or anyone in between ●● We Are Knitters pairs aspirational lifestyle photography with stylish patterns to create the perfect combination ●● Knitting is both therapeutic and relaxing, but needs only a few hours to achieve beautiful results

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s the DIY trend and slow fashion movement continue to build steam, more and more audiences are seeking new crafts and hobbies as a reprieve

from the busy, digitally focused world. Enter We Are Knitters: Knitspiration to

Take Anywhere and Everywhere. Building on their brand’s aspirational lifestyle and focus, this new book brings a global mind-set to knitting with beautiful photography from a variety of locations, including New York, Paris, Marrakech, Cartagena, and beyond. Featuring favorite patterns for hats, sweaters, blankets, tank tops, and more, this book has something for every knitter, everywhere. “All the happiness in a kit” is what We Are Knitters promises, and it’s what you’ll find here in their first book. Alberto Bravo is a cofounder and creative director of We Are Knitters. Pepita Marin is a cocreative director. Both live in Madrid, Spain, where We Are Knitters was founded.

S PECIFICATIONS 120 color photographs 176 pages WIDTH: 8½" • 216mm HEIGHT: 9½" • 241mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER CRAFT ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3612-4 978-1-4197-3612-4 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£18.99 499 9 781419 736124

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Crochet with London Kaye

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P R OJ E C T S A N D I D E A S TO YA R N B O M B YO U R L I F E ● ● BY LO N D O N K AY E

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A new take on crochet that’s artful, unique, and unexpected

●● This book expands your crochet knowledge with projects that are fun and challenging to make ●● Projects are beginner-friendly but go beyond the typical introduction to crochet with statement pieces, shapes, and more ●● Kaye teaches in an approachable, fun way that makes it exciting to learn this skill

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color photographs 160 pages WIDTH: 8½" • 216mm HEIGHT: 9½" • 241mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER

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CRAFT ull of tips and techniques on crochet, types of yarn bombing, and at-home projects for the beginner

and advanced crocheter, Crochet with London Kaye promises to engage and inspire crafty readers around the world. With beautiful photos of her most admired

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street art pieces, yarn artist London Kaye brings the lesser-known world of yarn bombing into focus, with the added bonus of more than a dozen of her most sought-after patterns: crochet covers for your sneakers,

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a vibrant floral case for that blue IKEA bag everyone has at home, or her signature eyeball that you can personalize and add to your own bag, jacket, or attire of your choosing. Her projects are unlike anything else you’ll find today, and this book is the only place you can find them. Yarn has always been a popular medium, but in the hands of artists like Kaye, it becomes a vibrant new

Crochet Therapy ISBN 978-1-4197-2111-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-2111-3 US $21.95 CAN $26.95 5 2 1 9 5

form for expression and personal creativity. 9 Crochet 781419 7 2 1Way 1 1 3 Stitch Every

London Kaye is an acclaimed artist whose unique style has attracted the attention of media outlets and an engaged social media following. Kaye lives in Los

Dictionary ISBN 978-1-4197-3291-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-3291-1 US $27.50 CAN $34.50 UK £19.99

Angeles.

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The Knit Vibe A K N I T T E R ’ S G U I D E TO L I F E , C R E AT I V I T Y, A N D W E L L- B E I N G

S E LLING POINTS ●● A fresh collection of never-beforepublished patterns from industry experts—plus mind, body, and spirit advice for knitters

● ● BY V I C K I E H O W E L L

A knitting adventure with projects, patterns, rituals, yoga, creative inspiration, numerology, knitting experts, astrology, community, and more

●● Howell hosts The Knit Show YouTube series, as well as the popular podcast Craft*ish, which has garnered 90+ five-starred reviews on iTunes and over 150,000 plays. She has a substantial fanbase on social media: 107,500+ followers on Facebook; 19,200 on Twitter; 23,400 on Instagram; and 128,000+ monthly views on Pinterest ●● Along with designer profiles

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ickie Howell, the DIY channel’s popular queen of fiber, pens a love letter to knitting with The Knit Vibe—a book like no other—with interviews, patterns, and an in-depth look at the knitting

community and the creative potential of knitting. Dive into a special section on the health benefits of the craft, catch a glimpse of knitting’s superstars in conversation with Howell, or try your hand at loads of how-tos and projects from the likes of Bristol Ivy, Kaffe Fassett, Diva Zappa, Amy Small, and many more. “Pick up some yarn, start where you are, get creative” is the message Howell weaves through the book and her online series, The Knit Show. Gathering inspiration from all facets of the knitting uni-

verse, the book offers chapters on The Makings (go-to knitted gifts), The Surroundings (cool projects for your knitting space), and The Intention (vibe-y rituals, yoga, and self-care all every knitter—and would-be knitter—craves).

and 24+ beautiful projects to make, this unique guide explores knitting numerology, knitting rituals, knitting astrology, and a whole universe of topics—for

Vickie Howell is a well-known craft expert, author, designer, instructor, founder of the subscription box business YarnYAY!, and broadcast personality in the DIY world. She lives in Austin, Texas.

a fun, vibey, all-in-one, knitting world adventure

S PECIFICATIONS 175 color photographs 208 pages WIDTH: 8½" • 216mm HEIGHT: 9½" • 241mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER CRAFT ISBN 978-1-4197-3279-9 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3279-9 US $29.99 CAN $37.95 UK 5 2£22.99 999 9 781419 732799

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Amy Herzog's Ultimate Sweater Book ISBN 978-1-4197-2670-5 ISBN-13: 978-1-4197-2670-5 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£18.99 499 9 781419 726705

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Loopy Mango Knitting

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Stylish, quick big-knit pieces from fashion brand Loopy Mango

●● A remarkable value, this book has more than 30 patterns ●● Unique styles in a variety of colors will compliment any wardrobe ●● Big knits are easy to make and take almost no time at all

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs 208 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER CRAFT ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3808-1 978-1-4197-3808-1 US $29.99 CAN $37.95 UK 5 2£22.99 999 9 781419 738081

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ashionable knitwear is wildly popular, as the New

York Fashion Week runways and pages of Vogue

will tell you. Loopy Mango Knitting offers one-of-a-kind statement pieces that you’ve seen in stores and can now make at home. With bold colors and chic styles, Loopy

Mango is always ahead of the trends, creating lasting designs that complement any wardrobe. And their big

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yarn makes the pieces easy to complete in a day! With beautiful photography, accessible instructions, and plenty of tips and techniques, new and experienced knitters alike will find a lot to love in Loopy Mango’s first book. Oejong Kim is a self-taught crocheter and the cofounder and head designer of Loopy Mango. She lives in Beacon, New York, where the Loopy Mango store is based.

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Slow Knitting ISBN 978-1-4197-2668-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-2668-2 US $29.99 CAN $35.99 UK 5 2£21.99 999 9 781419 726682

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S E LLING POINTS ●● There is an energetic resurgence in the traditional arts of knotting. The Year of Knots is both a

The Year of Knots M O D E R N P R OJ E C T S , I N S P I R AT I O N , A N D C R E AT I V E R E I N V E N T I O N ● ● BY W I N DY C H I E N

Instructions and projects that celebrate the diverse beauty and creative possibilities of macramé and knots

comprehensive knotting guide and a modern look at reinventing your career to pursue what you love ●● This is not a retro macramé handbook. No plant hangers grace its pages. Instead, the book celebrates the beauty, function, and history of knots, with more than 200 examples and instructions for creating contemporary, of-the-moment projects ●● The book is brimming with an array of things to make—from a simple knotted necklace to woven wall hangings large and small to the lovely (and hugely popular) ceiling-affixed Helix Light

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very day for a year, artist Windy Chien learned to tie a new kind of knot and then shared the results on

Instagram—revolutionizing knot art and reinventing her life and career in the process. In The Year of Knots, Chien

describes how her knot-making project led her on a path of discovery. The book combines projects, tutorials, and transformative personal stories, all aimed at inspiring

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readers to make knotting—and creativity in general—part of a meditative daily practice. The knots in the book are gorgeously documented step-by-step for the many knot- and macramé-obsessed readers out there wanting to try it them-

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selves. Knotted projects abound: a necklace, a key chain, a dog leash, along with wall hangings and a hanging light. At the heart of the story is the simple, empowering idea that a single year is all the time you need to make a life-changing creative leap.

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Windy Chien’s work has been featured in Wired, the New York Times, Martha Stewart, luxe, and the San Francisco Chronicle. It is displayed at The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She lives in San Francisco.

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Women on Food ● ● BY C H A R LOT T E D R U C K M A N

A provocative collection of food’s most distinctive female voices and subjects

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omen on Food unites the radical, diverging female voices of the food industry in this urgent collection of essays, interviews, questionnaires, illustrations,

quotes, and ephemera. Edited by Charlotte Druckman and written by esteemed food journalists and thinkers, including Soleil Ho, Nigella Lawson, Diana Henry, Carla Hall, Helen Rosner, Rachael Ray, and many others, this compilation illuminates the notable

and varied women who make up the food world. Exploring everyday issues from the #MeToo movement, the gender pay gap, and the underrepresentation of women of color in leadership, to cultural trends including reality shows, the intersection of fashion and food, and the evolution of food writing in the last few decades, Women on Food brings together food’s most vital female voices. Charlotte Druckman is a journalist, food writer, and creator of Food52’s Tournament of Cookbooks (a.k.a. The Piglet). She is the author of Stir, Sizzle, Bake and Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat & Staying in the Kitchen, and coauthor of Anita Lo’s Cooking Without Borders. Druckman resides in New York.

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Soulless

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T H E C A S E AG A I N S T R . K E L LY ● ● BY J I M D e R O G AT I S

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The essential account of R. Kelly’s actions and their consequences, a reckoning two decades in the making

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●● Along with Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein, one of the most important stories of the #MeToo era ●● Optioned for a documentary film directed by Lyric Cabral ([T]error),

n November 2000, after receiving an anonymous fax that alleged R. Kelly had a problem

and produced by Laura Poitras

with “young girls,” journalist Jim DeRogatis broke a shocking story wide open, publishing

(Citizenfour) and BuzzFeed

­allegations that the R&B superstar had groomed girls, sexually abused them, and paid them off. DeRogatis thought his work would have an impact; instead Kelly’s career flourished. No one seemed to care: not the music industry, not the culture at large, not the parents of numerous other young girls. But for more than 18 years, DeRogatis stayed on the story—he was the one sent the disturbing videotape that led to Kelly’s child pornography trial, he was the one whose window was shot out, he was the one who women trusted with their stories. Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly is DeRogatis’s masterpiece, a work of tenacious ­journalism and powerful writing. It is an outrageous, darkly riveting account of the life and actions of R. Kelly, and their horrible impact, by the only person to tell it.

Jim DeRogatis is an associate professor of instruction at Columbia College Chicago and the host, with Greg Kot, of the nationally syndicated public radio show Sound Opinions. The author of Let it Bleed: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs and other books, he spent 15 years as the pop music critic at the Chicago Sun-Times. He lives in Chicago.

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“There really isn’t anyone more qualified to write about the saga of R. Kelly

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than Jim DeRogatis. Jim has done the work. He’s built the relationships. He’s

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cared about the outcome for almost two decades. It’s clear that Kelly isn’t just his white whale but that he sees the humanity in the women who have survived R. Kelly. We really only need to hear from Jim.” —Tarana Burke

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“Jim DeRogatis heroically and doggedly pursued the story of R. Kelly’s predation on young women when the rest of the world simply would not care. For much of his career, Jim has been a music journalist, which means his livelihood depends

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on the good will and access to musicians and the music industry. All of which he jeopardized by revealing the darkest truths about one of its biggest stars. Give the man a Pulitzer, or something. Praise his name.” —Peter Sagal

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The Cider Revival D I S PATC H E S F R O M T H E O R C H A R D

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● ● BY JA S O N W I L S O N

Cider is having a major moment, and The Cider Revival charts its history, resurgence, and a year with the vanguard makers of heritage cider

●● Wilson writes regularly for the Washington Post and the New York Times ●● The Cider Revival is the first narrative book on this hot and

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rapidly developing subject

“A genial excursion.” —Eric Asimov,

●● Now a Certified Cider Professional, Wilson teaches

New York Times

classes on cider

“Funny, enlightening [and] prodigiously researched.” —San Francisco Chronicle “Godforsaken Grapes will make you want to live more adventurously and drink more curiously.” —Tom Bissell “A spirited, highly personal argument for drinking more adventurously.” —Punch “Wilson’s signature wit and wisdom returns.” —Imbibe

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ider is the quintessential American beverage. Drank by early settlers and founding fathers, it was ubiquitous and pervasive, but following Prohibition when orchards were destroyed and

neglected, cider all but disappeared. In The Cider Revival, Jason Wilson chronicles what is happening now, an extraordinary rebirth that is less than a decade old. Following the seasons through the autumn harvest, winter fermentation, spring bottling, and summer festival and orchard work, Wilson travels around New York and New England, with forays

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to the Midwest, the West Coast, and Europe. He meets the new heroes of cider: orchardists who are rediscovering long lost apple varieties, cider makers who have the attention to craftsmanship of natural wine makers, and beverage professionals who see cider as poised to explode in popularity. What emerges is a deeply rewarding story, an exploration of cider’s identity and future, and its cultural and environmental significance. A blend of history and

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travelogue, The Cider Revival is a toast to a complex drink. Jason Wilson is an award-winning journalist and the author of Boozehound and Godforsaken Grapes. The series editor for Best American Travel Writing since its inception in 2000, Wilson has also written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, The New Yorker, and many others. He lives in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World T H E T W I N TO W E R S , W I N D O W S O N T H E W O R L D,

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●● A smart work of food and cultural history that appeals to both

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foodies and history buffs ●● Includes a photo insert section with dozens of rare and original images

The remarkable story of a restaurant on top of the world—built by a legend, destroyed in tragedy—and an era in New York City it helped to frame

●● Based on 200 original interviews with Michael Lomonaco, Milton Glaser, Kevin Zraly, and Danny Meyer, among others

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ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3799-2 978-1-4197-3799-2 US $28.00 CAN $35.00 UK 5 2£20.00 800 n the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth, and an ineffective government. The city was falling apart, and even the newly constructed World Trade Center threatened to be a fiasco. But in

April 1976, a quarter-mile up on the 107th floor of the North Tower, a new restaurant called Windows

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on the World opened its doors—a glittering sign that New York wasn’t done just yet. In The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World, journalist Tom Roston tells the complete history of this incredible restaurant, from its stunning $14-million opening to 9/11 and its tragic end. There are stories of the people behind it, such as Joe Baum, the celebrated restaurateur, who was said to be the only man who could outspend an unlimited budget; the well-tipped waiters; and the cavalcade of famous guests, as well as everyday people celebrating the key moments in their lives. Roston also charts the changes in American food, from baroque and theatrical to locally sourced and organic. Built on more than 200 original interviews, The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World is the story of New York City’s restaurant culture and the quintessential American drive to succeed. A journalist for over 20 years, Tom Roston worked at The Nation and Vanity Fair, and was a senior editor at Premiere for a decade. His work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, and more. Roston writes about documentary films for PBS.org. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● The new Abrams Press

INTRODUCING THE ABR AMS PRESS

In Search of the Color Purple

Books About Books Series

T H E S TO RY O F A L I C E WA L K E R ’ S M A S T E R P I E C E

explores the literary history

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and cultural influence of critical titles in literature and appeals to readers of series such as Penguin Lives and Atlantic Monthly Press’ Books that

Mixing cultural criticism, literary history, biography, and memoir in an exploration of Alice Walker’s critically acclaimed and controversial novel, The Color Purple

Changed the World, as well as titles like Alain de Botton’s How

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Proust Can Change Your Life

“Salamishah Tillet is one of the

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most talented, committed, and

than five million copies and

rigorous feminist thinkers working

has been translated into 25

today.” —Michael Eric Dyson

languages

“Salamishah is an electrifying

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thinker and a gorgeous

has been recognized by Gloria

writer.” —Rebecca Traister

Steinem, Glamour, and the UN

“I’ve known Salamishah Tillet since I was a student at the University of

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proven to be a remarkable public

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scholar who understands deeply the intersection of popular culture with

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history and politics.” —John Legend

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lice Walker made history in 1982 when she became the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, both for The Color Purple. Published in the Reagan Era amid a

severe backlash to civil rights, the jazz age novel tells the story of an African-American woman haunted

by domestic and sexual violence. Prominent academic and activist Salamishah Tillet combines cultural criticism, history, and ­memoir to explore Walker’s epistolary novel, and shows how it has influenced and been informed by the zeitgeist of the time. The Color Purple received both praise and criticism upon publication, and the conversation it sparked around race and gender still continues today. It has been adapted for an Oscar-nominated film and a hit Broadway musical. Through interviews with Walker, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and others, as well as archival research, Tillet studies Walker’s life and the origins of her subjects, including violence, sexuality, gender, and politics. Reading The Color Purple at age 15 was a groundbreaking experience for Tillet. It continues to resonate with her—as a sexual violence survivor, as a teacher of the novel, and as an accomplished academic. Provocative and personal, In Search of the Color Purple is a bold work from an important public intellectual. Salamishah Tillet is a scholar, cultural critic, and activist. A professor at Rutgers University-Newark, she is a regular contributor to the New York Times. She lives in New Jersey.

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B O O KS A B O U T B O O KS S E R I E S

On 1984

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S E LLING POINTS ●● 2019 marks the 70th anniversary

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of 1984’s publication ●● D. J. Taylor is the author of the

From the author of the definitive biography of George Orwell, a captivating account of the origin and enduring power of his landmark dystopian novel

Whitbread Biography Awardwinning volume Orwell: The Life, considered the definitive biography of George Orwell. He is also a trustee of the Orwell Foundation

PRAISE FOR Orwell: The Life “Idiosyncratic and analytical . . . the standard biography.” —New York Times

●● In the age of “alternative facts,” 1984 has become prominent once again, revisited by tens of

“Taylor is an accomplished literary critic

thousands of readers and rising

and he illuminates Orwell’s work in the

to the top of bestseller lists

context of his life, elegantly and expertly charting his course from Grub Street to bestsellerdom.” —The Guardian “Taylor writes with such skill and aplomb that it’s impossible not to be swept along by the intelligence of his

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256 pages

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ince its publication nearly 70 years ago, George Orwell’s 1984 has been regarded as one of

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the most influential novels of the modern age. Politicians have testified to its influence on their

­intellectual identities, rock musicians have made records about it, TV viewers watch a reality show named

for it, and a White House spokesperson tells of “alternative facts.” The world we live in is often described as an Orwellian one, awash in inescapable surveillance and invasions of privacy. On 1984 dives deep into Orwell’s life to chart his earlier writings and key moments in his youth, such as his years at a boarding school, whose strict and charismatic headmaster shaped the idea of Big Brother. Taylor tells the story of the writing of the book, taking readers to the Scottish island of Jura, where Orwell, newly famous thanks to Animal Farm but coping with personal tragedy and rapidly ­declining health, struggled to finish 1984. Published during the cold war—a term Orwell coined—Taylor elucidates the environmental influences on the book. Then he examines 1984’s post-publication life, including its role as a tool to understand our language, politics, and government. In a current climate where truth, surveillance, censorship, and critical thinking are contentious, Orwell’s work is necessary. Written with resonant and reflective analysis, On 1984 is both brilliant and remarkably timely. D. J. Taylor is a British critic, novelist, and biographer. Taylor contributes to many newspapers including the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. Taylor resides in Norwich, England.

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Vanishing Fleece A DV E N T U R E S I N A M E R I C A N W O O L

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A fast-paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way

●● Perfect for wool and knitting aficionados, this book also appeals to fans of history and single-subject nonfiction such as Paper by Mark Kurlansky and Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert ●● Like Clara Parkes’s other work, this book launches from within the craft/textiles market and jumps into mainstream American culture. It is an intriguing story that knitters, non-knitters, and readers everywhere will embrace ●● Readers have demonstrated an appetite for information that brings meaning to consumption. This book ties directly into that passion by showing where American wool comes from and the journey it takes before becoming yarn and fabric

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oin Clara Parkes on a cross-country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and countless workers without whom our knitting needles would be empty, our

mills idle, and our feet woefully cold. Travel the country with her as she meets a flock of Saxon Merino

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sheep in upstate New York, tours a scouring plant in Texas, visits a steamy Maine dyehouse, helps sort freshly shorn wool on a working farm, and learns how wool fleece is measured, baled, shipped, and turned into skeins.

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In pursuit of the perfect yarn, Parkes describes a brush with the dangers of opening a bale (they can explode), and her adventures from Maine to Wisconsin (“the most knitterly state”) and back again; along the way, she presents a behind-the-scenes look at the spinners, scourers, genius inventors, and crazy-complex mill machines that populate the yarn-making industry. By the end of the book, you’ll be ready to set aside the backyard chickens and add a flock of sheep instead. Simply put, no other book exists that

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explores American culture through the lens of wool. Author of six books, including the New York Times-bestselling Knitlandia, Clara Parkes has dedicated her life to figuring out what

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makes yarn tick—and finding the right words to write about it. Through her writings, workshops, and appearances, Clara champions the notion of paying closer attention to what you knit and where it came from. She lives in Portland, Maine.

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Threads of Life

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A H I S TO RY O F T H E W O R L D T H R O U G H T H E E Y E O F A N E E D L E ● ● BY C L A R E H U N T E R

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A globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used a needle and thread to make their voices heard

●● This is a beautiful, expressive, captivating book ●● There is a growing trend in craftwork as a form of personal and political expression, and the

“Threads of Life is a beautifully considered book . . . Clare Hunter has managed to mix the personal `with the political with moving results.” —Tracy Chevalier, author of The Girl with a Pearl Earring

book’s themes will resonate with those who sew, embroider, quilt, and more ●● There are thousands of books about sewing but almost nothing on why people sew

“Compelling and beautifully written.” —The Bookseller

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n 1970s Argentina, mothers marched in headscarves embroidered with the names of their

“disappeared” children. In Tudor, England, when Mary, Queen of Scots, was under house arrest, her

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needlework carried her messages to the outside world. From the political propaganda of the Bayeux

Tapestry, World War I soldiers coping with PTSD, and the maps sewn by schoolgirls in the New World, to the AIDS quilt, Hmong story clothes, and pink pussyhats, women and men have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard, even in the most desperate of circumstances. Threads of Life is a chronicle of identity, protest, memory, power, and politics told through the stories of needlework. Clare Hunter, master of the craft, threads her own narrative as she takes us over centuries and across continents—from medieval France to contemporary Mexico and the United States, and from a POW camp in Singapore to a family attic in Scotland—to celebrate the age-old, universal, and underexplored beauty and power of sewing. Threads of Life is an evocative and moving book about the need we have to tell our story. Clare Hunter has sewn since she was a child. She has been a banner maker, community textile artist, and textile curator for over 20 years and established the community enterprise NeedleWorks in Glasgow. She was a recipient of a Creative Scotland Award in 2016. She lives near Stirling in Scotland.

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Overground Railroad T H E G R E E N B O O K A N D T H E R O OT S O F B L AC K T R AV E L I N A M E R I C A

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The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists

●● A first in African-American history: The first book about the Green Book ●● Promotional tie-in: Publishes to coincide with Black History Month (February 2020) ●● Media focus: There is growing awareness of the Green Book’s legacy witnessed by the 2018 film Green Book starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali ●● The Fall 2018 fashion collection of Jean-Raymond was inspired by the Green Book as reported by the New York Times in September 2018

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ublished from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the “black travel guide to America.” At that time, it was very

dangerous and difficult for African-Americans to travel because black travelers couldn’t eat, sleep, or buy gas at most whiteowned businesses. The Green Book listed hotels, restaurants, gas stations, and other businesses that were safe for black travelers. It was a resourceful and innovative solution to a horrific problem. It took courage to be listed in the Green Book, and

Overground Railroad celebrates the stories of those who put their names in the book and stood up against segregation. It shows the history of the Green Book, how we arrived at our present

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historical moment, and how far we still have to go when it comes to race relations in America. Candacy Taylor is an award-winning author, photographer and cultural documentarian. Her work has been featured in over 50 media outlets including the New Yorker and The Atlantic. She

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is the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants including The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

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Where I Come From

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L I F E L E S S O N S F R O M A L AT I N O C H E F ● ● BY A A R Ó N S Á N C H E Z

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America’s most prominent Latino chef shares the story behind his food, his family, and his professional journey

●● Celebrity chef Aarón Sánchez has been a staple on TV for nearly 20 years, starring as a judge on Food Network’s Chopped and Chopped Junior, and now as costar of FOX’s hit series MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. ●● A respected restaurateur, Sánchez founded the popular Mexican restaurant Johnny Sánchez in New Orleans in 2014 ●● Sánchez has a strong social media presence, with 386,000 followers on Instagram, 252,000 followers on Twitter, and 181,000 followers on Facebook ●● Sánchez’s story is an inspiration for other aspiring chefs of color, as well as Latinos across the country who don’t just view him as a successful chef, but as a cultural icon, and will especially resonate with those who grew up in single-parent households

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Hardcover with jacket efore Chef Aarón Sánchez rose to fame on shows like MasterChef and Chopped, he was a restless Mexican-American son, raised by a fiercely determined and talented woman who was

a successful chef and restaurateur in her own right—she is credited with bringing Mexican cuisine to the New York City dining scene. In many ways, Sánchez, who lost his father at a young age, was destined to follow in his mother Zarela’s footsteps. He spent nights as a child in his family’s dining room surrounded by some of the most influential chefs and restaurateurs in New York. At 16, needing direction, he was sent by his mother to work for renowned chef Paul Prudhomme in New Orleans.

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In this memoir, Sánchez delves into his formative years with remarkable candor, injecting his story with adrenaline and revealing how he fell in love with cooking and started a career in the fast‑paced culinary world. Sánchez shares the invaluable lessons he learned from his upbringing and his training—both inside and outside the kitchen—and offers an intimate look into the chaotic and untraditional life of a professional chef and television personality. This memoir is Sánchez’s highly personal account of a fatherless Latino kid whose talent and passion took him to the top of his profession. Aarón Sánchez is an award-winning chef, TV personality, cookbook author, and philanthropist. He is the costar of the hit series MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. and has starred and guest-starred on many television series on Food Network and Cooking Channel. He lives in New Orleans.

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The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit

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writers ranging from C. S. Lewis to J. K. Rowling

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The first major biography of the trailblazing and controversial children’s author E. Nesbit

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dith Nesbit (1858–1924) is considered the first modern writer for children and the inventor of the children’s adventure story. In The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit, award-winning biographer Eleanor

Fitzsimons uncovers the little-known details of her life, introducing readers to the Fabian Society

cofounder and fabulous socialite who hosted legendary parties and had admirers by the dozen, including George Bernard Shaw. Through Nesbit’s letters and archival research, Fitzsimons reveals “E.” to have been a prolific lecturer and writer on socialism and shows how Nesbit incorporated these ideas into her writing, thereby influencing a generation of children—an aspect of her literary legacy never before examined. Fitzsimons’s riveting biography brings new light to the life and works of this famed literary icon, a remarkable writer

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Eleanor Fitzsimons is a researcher, writer, and journalist specializing in historical and current feminist issues. Her work has been published in a range of newspapers and journals, including the Sunday Times and the Guardian. She is a regular radio and television contributor residing in Dublin, Ireland.

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The Good Neighbor

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THE LIFE AND WORK OF FRED ROGERS ●● Winner of the Goodreads Choice

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“King is a skilled storyteller who captures the essence of not only Rogers the person but also the very particular American scene that produced him.” —Washington Post “[King] makes insightful connections between Rogers’ childhood issues and his life’s work.” —San Francisco Chronicle “A superb, thoughtful biography.” —David McCullough

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development will be inspired.” —School Library Journal “Well-researched, insightful,

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and affectionately written.” —David Bianculli

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ISBN 978-1-68335-349-2 red Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality,

and kindness, fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously. The

Good Neighbor is the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers. Based on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, The Good Neighbor traces Rogers’s personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work. It includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce, discipline, mistakes, anger, and competition. The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure. Maxwell King is the CEO of the Pittsburgh Foundation. After a career in journalism, including eight years as editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, King served as president of the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Endowments for nearly a decade. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Monsters of the Week

See The X-Files: The Official Archives page 13

THE COMPLETE CRITICAL

Major Dudes A S T E E LY DA N C O M PA N I O N ● ● BY B A R N E Y H O S K Y N S

C O M PA N I O N TO T H E X- F I L E S ● ● BY Z AC K H A N D L E N A N D TO D D VA N D E R W E R F F  ●  F O R E W O R D BY C H R I S C A R T E R

“Compelling and revealing.” —Washington Post

“The X-Files is my favorite “Smart and slinky.”

show and Zack and Todd

—PopMatters

are my favorite reviewers of my favorite show and

“If I were teaching a class

this is my favorite quote

in writing about popular

about it.” —Kumail Nanjiani

music, this would be one of the required textbooks.”

“If Mulder and Scully had

—The Houston Chronicle

access to this terrific book, they would’ve solved every mystery of The X-Files in a single season. . . . The truth is in here!” —Damon Lindelof

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n Monsters of the Week: The Complete Critical Companion to The

X-Files, TV critics Zack Handlen and Todd VanDerWerff look back

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t its core a creative marriage between Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, Steely Dan recorded several of the cleverest

and best-produced albums of the 1970s, making them one of the most successful rock acts of the past 50 years. Major Dudes collects

at exactly what made the long-running cult series so groundbreaking.

some of the smartest and wittiest interviews Becker and Fagen have

Packed with insightful reviews of every episode—including the tenth

ever given, along with intelligent reviews of—and commentary on—

and eleventh seasons and both major motion pictures—Monsters of the

their extraordinary songs. Compiled by leading music critic Barney

Week leaves no mystery unsolved and no monster unexplained. This

Hoskyns, Major Dudes features contributions from the likes of Sylvie

crucial collection includes a foreword by series creator Chris Carter as

Simmons, Fred Schruers, and the late Robert Palmer; plus rare inter-

well as exclusive interviews with some of show’s stars and screenwriters,

views and reviews of Steely Dan’s early albums from Disc, Melody

including Carter, Vince Gilligan, Mitch Pileggi, James Wong, Robert

Maker, and Rolling Stone. With an introduction by Hoskyns and an

Patrick, Darin Morgan, and

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more. Monsters of the Week is the definitive guide to The X-Files—whether you’re a lifelong viewer or a new fan uncovering the conspiracy for the first time. Zack Handlen is a freelance writer whose work regularly appears online at The A.V. Club. He is also the author of If You Like Monty Python . . .  He lives in Maine. Todd VanDerWerff is the critic at large for Vox and The A.V. Club’s first TV editor. His work has appeared

obituary for Walter Becker by

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and Grantland. He lives in Los Angeles.

will be the centerpiece on every fan’s shelf.

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in the Los Angeles Times, Salon, 9 781419 732478

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The Downtown Pop Underground

8-Bit Apocalypse

N E W YO R K C I T Y A N D T H E L I T E R A RY P U N K S ,

● ● BY A L E X R U B E N S

TH E U NTO LD S TO RY O F ATA R I ’ S M I S S I LE CO M M A N D

RENEGADE ARTISTS, DIY FILMMAKERS, MAD P L AY W R I G H T S , A N D R O C K ' N ' R O L L G L I T T E R Q U E E N S W H O R E VO LU T I O N I Z E D C U LT U R E

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by video games. It will be fascinating to

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anyone interested in

long-gone New York City art

the cultural influence

scene.” —Publishers Weekly

of entertainment.” A Best Music Book of 2018

—Publishers Weekly

—Pitchfork.com “A fascinating story.” ★ “An important

—Geek.com

addition to the cultural history of New York and America.” —Booklist

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he Downtown Pop Underground takes a kaleidoscopic tour of the

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ith the advent of the arcade, Atari Inc. and its iconic game, Missile Command, were at the forefront of the industry’s

explosion, helping usher in both the age of the video game and

city during the 1960s and early ’70s and focuses on how deeply

the gamer lifestyle. In 8-Bit Apocalypse, tech insider Alex Rubens

interconnected all the alternative worlds were that flourished in one

delves into electronic history to tell of an era when arcade games

square mile of downtown. The pages give life to the offbeat artists,

were designed, written, and coded by individual designers. He

gonzo filmmakers, punk musicians, and rock-and-roll drag queens

interviews major figures including Atari founder Nolan Bushnell and

who created change, and while some aren’t well known, others like

Missile Command creator David Theurer, who suffered from frequent

Patti Smith, Andy Warhol, and

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in-depth, personal history

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of the era, 8-Bit Apocalypse

the book is largely fueled by the actual voices of many of the pivotal characters who broke down the entrenched cultural divisions between high and low, gay and straight, and art and commerce—and whose impact is still largely felt today.

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nightmares of nuclear holocaust as he worked on the game. The first

Debbie Harry did become icons.

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Kembrew McLeod is an awardwinning author and professor of

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communication studies at the 9 781419 738043 HC ISBN978-1-4197-3252-2 978-1-4197-3252-2 ISBN-13: US $27.00 CAN $34.00 5 2 7 0 0

University of Iowa whose writing has been featured in the New

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Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Slate, and Salon.

industry knowledge and experience as a gaming journalist to conjure the wild silicon frontier of the ’80s. Alex Rubens is a strategic partner manager at Google, managing content partnerships for YouTube’s eSports division. He has written articles on video game

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culture and development for outlets such as Complex and HuffPost, and for video game

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websites Polygon and IGN. He lives in Los Angeles.

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The Anna Karenina Fix

The Friendship Cure

L I F E L E S S O N S F R O M R U S S I A N L I T E R AT U R E

RECONNECTING IN THE MODERN WORLD

● ● BY V I V G R O S KO P

● ● BY K AT E L E AV E R “Groskop is . . . a delight,

“A lively, information-

a reader’s reader.”

packed book that’s

—Washington Post

as fun to read as it is informative . . . Read

“Only a true master of

it—then go call a friend.”

words, culture, life and

—Foreword Reviews

comedy could write

“The Friendship Cure

this.” —Electric Literature

is here to make us love

“This wonderfully

our girlfriends all over

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again . . . you’ll want

passionate, hilarious,

to buy it and give it

joyful love letter to

to all of your friends

Russian literature.”

immediately.” —The

—Allison Pearson,

Weekly Standard

The Telegraph

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s Viv Groskop knows from personal experience, everything that has ever happened to a person has already happened

in the Russian classics: from not being sure what to do with your

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espite our interconnectedness, we are stuck in the greatest loneliness epidemic of our time. Journalist Kate Leaver believes

that friendship is the essential cure for this modern malaise, and that, if

life (Anna Karenina), to being hopelessly in love with someone

treated as a priority, it could improve our physical health and emotional

who doesn’t love you back (Turgenev’s A Month in the Country), or

well-being. Drawing upon the research of academics, behavioral scientists,

being socially anxious about your appearance (all of Chekhov’s

psychotherapists, and the experiences of her friends, Leaver investigates

work). In The Anna Karenina Fix, Groskop mines these and other

what friendship is, why we need it, and what we can do to get the most from

works, as well as the lives of their celebrated creators and her own

it. She answers questions including: How do you “break up” with a toxic

experiences as a student

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of Russian, to answer the question “How should you live your life?” or at least be less miserable. This is a charming and fiercely intelligent book, a love letter to Russian literature.

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friend? Can men and women really be

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Viv Groskop is a journalist, author, cultural critic, and

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Cambridge University and the University College

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She lives in London.

help us live longer, better lives? The Friendship Cure is a fascinating blend of investigative journalism, science, pop culture, and memoir for anyone trying to navigate this lonely world, written with the wit, charm, and bite of a fresh voice. Kate Leaver is a journalist who writes

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London School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

platonic? How do you make friends as an adult? How can friendships

about women, pop culture, and mental health. Her work has been published in the Guardian, Glamour

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UK, British Vogue, and Refinery 29. She lives in London.


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Small Mouth Sounds A P L AY: O F F - B R OA D WAY E D I T I O N

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● ● BY B E S S W O H L

“Leaves you moved, refreshed and, yes, maybe even enlightened.”

●● Acclaimed play in productions around the country ●● A New York Times, Time Out

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magazine, and New York magazine Critic’s Pick ●● Learn more at smallmouthsounds.com

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n the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide

with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward and insightful humor, Bess Wohl’s beguiling and compassionate new play brilliantly captures the unique eloquence of a silent retreat

and asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us. A major hit of the 2015–16 Off Broadway season with two sold out extended runs, Small Mouth Sounds is “wry and observant . . . long on emotions and short on words” (Daily News). Bess Wohl’s plays include American Hero, Barcelona, and the original musical Pretty Filthy, in collaboration with The Civilians (Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk nominations for Outstanding Musical). She is an associate artist with The Civilians, an alumna of Ars Nova, and the recipient of commissions from Manhattan Theatre Club, Hartford Stage, and Lincoln Center. She is a graduate of Harvard and Yale School of Drama.

PRAISE FOR Small Mouth Sounds “A quiet gem of a play . . . the sound of silence on stage has rarely made such sweet music.” —Charles Isherwood, New York Times “Walks a razor’s edge between parody and profundity. Part of the play’s impressive cleverness is that it knows the members of the audience are on their own silent

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retreat, Small Mouth Sounds is funny as hell.” —Jeff Seroy, Paris Review “Flawless. Shattering.” —Variety “As entertaining as it is transcending.” —Jenna Scherer, Time Out magazine

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An atmospheric, strikingly original novel about obsession and self-delusion, soon to be a major film

●● Film adaption forthcoming by Fox Searchlight, directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) and starring Waititi, with Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, and Stephen Merchant ●● Sold in 20 countries ●● French edition shortlisted for the Prix Médicis étranger and the Prix du Roman FNAC

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A

PUB MONTH: AUGUST n avid member of the Hitler Youth in 1940s Vienna, Johannes Betzler discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl named Elsa behind a false wall in their home. His initial horror turns

to interest—then love and obsession. After his parents disappear, Johannes is the only one aware of

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Elsa’s existence in the house and the only one responsible for her survival. By turns disturbing and blackly comic, haunting and cleverly satirical, Christine Leunens’s ­captivating and masterful novel—sold in 20 countries and the basis for a major forthcoming film by

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Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, What We Do in the Shadows)—examines this world of truth and lies, laying bare the darkest corners of the human soul. Christine Leunens is the author of three novels translated into more than 15 languages. Her novel Caging Skies is an international bestseller, sold in 20 countries and the basis for a major new film by director Taika Waititi. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, she’s spent most of her life in Europe and now lives in New Zealand. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts in English and American literature and language from Harvard University. A former model, Leunens was the face of Givenchy, Paco Rabanne, Nina Ricci, and others.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● The Serrailler books have sold over 250,000 copies across all

The Comforts of Home A C H I E F S U P E R I N T E N D E N T S I M O N S E R R A I L L E R M YS T E RY ● ● BY S U S A N H I L L

formats

Simon Serrailler’s last case nearly killed him—and this next investigation proves to be equally treacherous

●● A television series based on the Simon Serrailler mysteries is in the works ●● Praise includes reviews from the New York Times, the New

“Hill knows how to keep

York Times Book Review, the

those pages turning.”

Washington Post, and Ruth

—Chicago Tribune

Rendell and P. D. James “Surprising and dark.” —Kirkus Reviews “The intelligence of this brooding series rivets a reader’s attention.” —Maureen Corrigan,

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effortless ability to terrify,

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trademark talent for the grotesque, the macabre, and the stunning.” —CrimeReads

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usan Hill returns with The Comforts of Home, the ninth book in one of the most acclaimed mystery series of our time. Following his near-fatal injury dealt by his last case, Chief Superintendent

Serrailler is recuperating on a remote Scottish island when the local police pull him into a murder inquiry: a newcomer has died in perplexing circumstances. Meanwhile, in Lafferton, site of his earlier mysteries, a second case arises. A woman whose daughter disappeared some years before still seeks closure. Chief Constable Kieron Bright, Serrailler’s new brother-in-law, calls him in to perform a cold case review. But when events take an unfavorable turn for the superintendent and an arsonist goes on a deadly rampage, Serrailler’s personal and professional lives intertwine in more

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complex and devastating ways than ever before. Susan Hill’s novels and short stories have won the Whitbread Book, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys Awards, the

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Yorkshire Post Book of the Year, and have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The play adapted from her famous ghost novel, The Woman in Black, has been running in the West End since 1989. She lives in the UK.

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Green Day ● ● BY B O B G R U E N  ●  I L LU S T R AT I O N S BY AV I S P I VA K

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Celebrating 25 years of Green Day, from renowned photographer Bob Gruen

●● Anniversary: 2019 is the 25th anniversary of Green Day’s breakthrough album Dookie ●● Fully authorized: The book is authorized and has the full support of Green Day; bandmembers Billie Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool, and Mike Dirnt have contributed text and quotes ●● Noted photographer: Bob Gruen is known for his iconic images of John Lennon, Tina Turner, and the Clash

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t’s been 25 years since the breakthrough album Dookie put punk rock pioneers Green Day on the musi-

cal map, and renowned photographer Bob Gruen has

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been taking photos of the band ever since. Green Day includes behind-the-scenes photos as well as concert images from their international tours, many of which are previously unpublished—along with photos from their

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 2015 and the band’s 2009 hit Broadway play American Idiot (the soundtrack of which won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album). The book has the full support of the band, with quotes and commentary from Billie Joe

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Armstrong, Tré Cool, and Mike Dirnt throughout. Bob Gruen is one of the most famous rock-and-roll ­photographers of all time. For almost 50 years his

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images have appeared worldwide in every form—from T-shirts to postage stamps. He is the author of John Lennon: The New York Years, Rock Seen, and New York Dolls. He lives in New York City.

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Mixtape Potluck Cookbook

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● ● BY Q U E S T LOV E  ●   W I T H B E N G R E E N M A N A N D L AU R E N S C H A E F E R  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY M A R C U S M A D D OX  ●  F O R E W O R D BY M A R T H A S T E WA R T

What if Questlove threw a potluck dinner, and everybody came? He picked the guests. The guests picked the recipes. The result is the ultimate potluck cookbook

S E LLING POINTS ●● Features famed chefs and celebrities, including Daniel Humm, Padma Lakshmi, Maya Rudolph, and more ●● Questlove has an impressive online presence, with more than

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1.5 million Instagram followers and 3.5 million Twitter followers, uestlove is best known for his achievements in the music world, but his interest in food runs a close second. He has hosted a series of renowned Food Salons and conversations

with some of America’s most prominent chefs. Now he is turning his hand to creating a cookbook. In

Mixtape Potluck Cookbook, Questlove imagines the ultimate potluck dinner party, inviting more than fifty chefs, entertainers, and musicians—such as Eric Ripert, Natalie Portman, and Q-Tip—and asking them to bring along their favorite recipes. He also pairs each cook with a song that he feels best captures their unique creative energy. The result is not only an accessible, entertaining cookbook, but also a collection of Questlove’s diverting musical commentaries as well as an illustration of the fascinating creative relationship between music and food. With Questlove’s unique style of hosting dinner parties and his love of music, food, and entertaining, this book will give readers unexpected insights into the relationship between culture and food. Questlove is an American drummer, DJ, producer, designer, culinary entrepreneur, music educator,

as well as a significant presence online with @QuestLovesFood ●● Questlove launched a line around his love of popcorn with Williams Sonoma in November 2018 ●● Questlove is a five-time GRAMMY winner ●● Questlove is a James Beard Award-nominated author

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and bestselling author. He is also the cofounder of the Roots and the bandleader for The Tonight

55 recipes

Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He lives in New York.

100 color photographs 224 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER FOOD & DRINK • MUSIC • POP CULTURE ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3813-5 978-1-4197-3813-5 US $29.99 CAN $37.99 UK 5 2£22.99 999 9 781419 738135

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American Food A N OT- S O - S E R I O U S H I S TO RY

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A clever and whimsical illustrated history of the most iconic all-American foods from Ambrosia to Zucchini Bread

●● Rachel Wharton is an experienced, well-regarded, and sought-after food writer who is well-connected with influencers and the food media ●● Books about the amusing and odd history of food are irresistible to foodies and cooks, and the beautifully hand-drawn images make for a perfectly giftable package ●● Almost all of the alphabetical entries are connected to a company, public place, or museum, like the Heinz History Museum (Ketchup), Delmonico’s in New York (T-bone steaks and Eggs Benedict), or The Palace Hotel in San Francisco (Green Goddess salad dressing)

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color illustrations 176 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER FOOD & DRINK • HISTORY ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3814-2 978-1-4197-3814-2 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£14.99 999

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merican food is not quite a cuisine, but rather a ragtag inventory of dishes with native, national, and

international influences. This captivating and surprising tour

of America’s culinary canon celebrates the variety, lore, and charm of the food we love to eat. Every entry, from A to Z,

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delves into the history of a national classic or regional treat, accompanied by practical tips and recipes for you to prepare. These distinctly American dishes, from Blueberry Pancakes and Fortune Cookies to Pepperoni Pizza and Shrimp and Grits, have rich and complex back stories that reach well beyond the borders of the United States. American Food: A Not-SoSerious History is both topical and entertaining in its exploration of US food culture, eating local and well, and bringing a sense of whimsy and not too much fuss to the table. Rachel Wharton is a James Beard Award-winning food writer. Wharton is the author of Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook and co-author of Korean Home Cooking and F*ck, That’s Delicious with Action Bronson. She lives in New York. Kimberly Ellen Hall is an award-winning artist and art professor with a thriving illustration, print, and pattern studio, Nottene. She lives in Philadelphia.

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99 Bottles

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T H E W I N E S T H AT C H A N G E D M Y L I F E ( A N D C A N C H A N G E YO U R S TO O ) ● ● BY A N D R É M AC K   ●  I L LU S T R AT I O N S BY R O B D E B O R D E

A highly opinionated, vibrantly illustrated wine guide from one of the country’s most celebrated— and unorthodox—sommeliers and winemakers

S E LLING POINTS ●● Mack is a triple threat—an award-winning sommelier, winemaker, and wine-andbeverage educator—and one of the few African-American entrepreneurs in the industry ●● Gifty package, illustrated in a style that reflects Mack’s distinctive approach to graphic design ●● An insider’s perspective plus an approachable tone—perfect for wine novices and sommeliers alike

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n this entertaining, informative, and thoroughly unconventional

ISBN 978-1-4197-3457-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-3457-1 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK £18.99

wine guide, award-winning sommelier, winemaker, and wine edu-

cator André Mack presents readers with the 99 bottles that have most impacted his life. Instead of just pairing wines with foods,

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Mack pairs practical information with personal stories, offering up recommendations alongside reflections on being one of the only African-Americans to ever work at the top level of the American wine industry. The 99 bottles range from highly accessible commercial wines to the most rarefied Bordeaux on the wine list at The

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French Laundry, and each bottle offers readers something to learn about wine. This window into Mack’s life combines a maverick’s perspective on the wine industry with an insider’s advice on navigating wine lists, purchasing wine, and drinking more diverse and interesting selections at home. 99 Bottles is a one-of-a-kind exploration of wine culture today from a true trailblazer.

Rosé All Day ISBN 978-1-4197-2410-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-2410-7 US $24.95 CAN $29.95 UK 5 2£14.99 495

André Mack, one of the US’s top sommeliers, worked at both The French Laundry and Per Se. He is the founder of the Mouton Noir wine, annually producing 13 varietals in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, and he is also a graphic designer and visual artist. His first wine bar is slated to open in early 2019. Mack lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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How to Cure a Ghost ● ● BY FA R I H A R Ó I S Í N

S E LLING POINTS ●● In recent years, accessible poetry collections by marginalized authors have broken out and

A poetry compilation recounting a woman’s journey from self-loathing to self-acceptance, confusion to clarity, and bitterness to forgiveness

reached wide audiences ●● World-renowned poet Rupi Kaur (Milk and Honey) has endorsed Róisín’s work ●● A rising star in the poetry world, Róisín has a unique voice that will align closely with many progressive circles

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ollowing in the footsteps of such category killers as Milk and Honey and Whiskey Words &

a Shovel I, Fariha Róisín’s poetry book is a collection

of her thoughts as a young, queer, Muslim femme navigating the difficulties of her intersectionality. Simultaneously, this compilation unpacks the contentious relationship that exists between Róisín and her mother, her platonic and romantic heartbreaks, and the cognitive dissonance felt as a result of being so divided among her broad spectrum of identities. Fariha Róisín is an Australian-Canadian writer based in Brooklyn. Her writing often explores Muslim identity, race, pop culture, and film. It also examines the intersection of queerness and being a femme of color while navigating a white world.

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Tracey Cunningham: True Color ● ● BY T R AC E Y C U N N I N G H A M

The history, inspiration, and muses of hair color, as told by Hollywood’s top hair colorist

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Includes never-before-seen photographs and original interviews with major stars ●● Tracey Cunningham is the undisputed leader in hair color

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today. She is the co-owner of racey Cunningham: True Color is the first book by the world’s most celebrated and in-demand hair colorist. Cunningham’s work on Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and her influence on the

beauty industry are unparalleled. True Color will trace the history of hair color and offer a glimpse behind Hollywood’s global cultural influence and the biggest entertainment icons that have inspired

Cunningham’s work. The book will also serve as a practical manual and detail the nutrition habits that promote healthy, flowing follicles (the canvas of any good dye job) and your pre-salon visit checklist. To help unearth your dream inspiration, whether you’re a brunette, blonde, redhead, or even transitioning to natural silver, True Color will also feature exclusive interviews and personal, never-before-seen photos from some of Cunningham’s biggest clients. Tracey Cunningham is the leading Hollywood celebrity hair colorist and the co-owner of MÈCHE, her Los Angeles salon. Tracey lives in Los Angeles with her family and her beloved cats.

MÈCHE, the Los Angeles salon that is listed as a “Best Salon for Hair Color” by Allure and counts the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Garner, Drew Barrymore, and Jessica Biel as clients ●● Cunningham’s work and expertise has been featured in publications including Vogue, The Hollywood Reporter, and the New York Times ●● A social media icon, Tracey has more than 301,000 Instagram followers who engage with her content regularly

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color photographs 192 pages WIDTH: 7½" • 191mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: JANUARY HEALTH & BEAUTY ISBN 978-1-4197-3811-1 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3811-1 US $29.99 CAN $38.99 UK 5 2£22.99 999 9 781419 738111

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ISBN 978-1-4197-1796-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-1796-3 US $29.95 CAN $37.95 UK 5 £22.99 2995 9 781419 717963

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Lost Transmissions T H E U N TO L D H I S TO RY O F S C I E N C E F I C T I O N A N D FA N TA S Y

S E LLING POINTS ●● Science fiction and fantasy dominate film, TV, and literature, creating a larger possible

● ● BY D E S I R I N A B O S KOV I C H  ●  I N T R O D U C T I O N BY J E F F VA N D E R M E E R

A fascinating illustrated history of lost, overlooked, and uncompleted works of science fiction and fantasy

audience than has ever existed ●● Bestselling author and genre expert, Jeff VanderMeer, will write the book’s foreword and support it through social media and other efforts ●● These discoveries buried or

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cience fiction and fantasy reign over popular culture now. Lost Transmissions is a rich trove of forgotten and unknown, imagined-but-never-finished, and under-appreciated-but-influential

works from those imaginative genres, as well as little-known information about well-known properties.

Divided into sections on Film & TV, Literature, Art, Music, Fashion, Architecture, and Pop Culture,

hidden from view in the realms

the book examines Jules Verne’s lost novel; AfroFuturism and Space Disco; E.T.’s scary beginnings;

of pop culture will appeal to the

William Gibson’s never-filmed Aliens sequel; Weezer’s never-made space opera; and the 8,000-page

media and consumers

metaphysical diary of Philip K. Dick. Featuring more than 150 photos, this insightful volume will

●● The book will also include

become the bible of science fiction and fantasy’s most interesting and least-known chapters.

original content from highprofile contributors like Lev

Desirina Boskovich has written for Lightspeed, Tor, Weird Fiction Review, and the Huffington Post,

Grossman, Karen Joy Fowler, and

and she has contributed fiction to Clarkesword Magazine, and F&SF. She is the coauthor of The

Hugh Howey

Steampunk User’s Manual and lives in Nevada, Missouri. Jeff VanderMeer is the author of the New York Times bestselling Southern Reach Trilogy.

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs and illustrations 288 pages WIDTH: 7¼" • 184mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER POP CULTURE • SCIENCE FICTION • FANTASY ISBN 978-1-4197-3465-6 ISBN 978-1-4197-3465-6 US $29.99 CAN $37.95 UK £22.99

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The History of the World in Fifty Dogs

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● ● BY M AC K E N Z I L E E

An illustrated collection of stories about dogs that knew how to sit, stay, and witness history

●● New York Times bestselling author with a great track record ●● Lee’s essays effectively use dogs as a channel for discussing subjects like art, military, political, and social history ●● Perfect for readers who love history as much as they love their four-legged companions

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●● On trend with social media ost dog lovers know Balto and Laika, but how about Jofi, Sigmund Freud’s Chow Chow?

dog mania

Or Peritas, Alexander the Great’s trusted canine companion? As long as there have been

humans, those humans have had beloved companions—their dogs. From the ancient Egyptians mummifying their pups, to the Indian legend of the king who refused to enter the afterlife unless his

dog was allowed there too, to the modern meme and popularity of terms like the corgi sploot, humans are undeniably obsessed with their dogs. Told in short essays that are interspersed with both historical and canine factoids, The History of the World in Fifty Dogs brings to life some of history’s most memorable moments through the stories of the dogs that saw them happen. Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Simmons College. She is the New York Times bestselling author of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, which was awarded a 2018 Stonewall Book Award Honor. She is also the author of Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Women Who Changed to World. Lee currently works at an independent bookstore in Salt Lake City.

S PECIFICATIONS 176 color illustrations 176 pages WIDTH: 6" • 152mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER PETS • HISTORY • HUMOR ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-4006-0 978-1-4197-4006-0 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£14.99 999 9 781419 740060

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The Women of the 116th Congress ● ● BY T H E N E W YO R K T I M E S

●● After the 2018 midterm elections,

A celebration of the history-making women of the 116th Congress, who stand as a testament to what power looks and sounds like in 2019

an unprecedented 131 women are now serving in the United States Congress. This book celebrates this history-making Congress by profiling the incredible women who have changed the face of politics ●● The book is an extension of a

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he first woman Speaker of the House. The first female combat veteran. The first Native American women. The first Muslim women. The first openly gay member of the Senate. These are just

hugely popular feature from the

some of the remarkable firsts represented by the women of the 116th Congress, the most diverse and

newspaper that ran in January

inclusive in American history.

2019 and immediately went viral.

Just over a century ago, Jeannette Rankin of Montana won a seat in the House of Representatives,

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becoming the first woman ever elected to federal office. In 1917, 128 years after the first United States

New York Times to promote and

Congress convened, she was sworn into its 65th session.

market the title ●● The 131 women who make up the 116th Congress are among the most diverse and inclusive group of politicians in American history ●● The women who are profiled cross party lines and represent both Democrats and Republicans. The book celebrates women in Congress, from both sides of

One hundred and two years later, one has become 131—the number of women serving in both chambers of the 116th Congress as of 2019. For most of recorded American history, political power has looked a certain way. But the 2018 midterm elections brought a seismic change. This book, a collaboration between New York Times photo editors Beth Flynn and and Marisa Schwartz Taylor, and photographers Elizabeth D. Herman and Celeste Sloman, documents the women of the 116th Congress in their totality, photographed in the style of historical portrait paintings commonly seen in the halls of power to highlight the stark difference between how we’ve historically viewed governance and how it has evolved. The Women of the 116th Congress is a testament to what representation in the United States looks and sounds like in 2019—and the possibilities of what it may look like in the years to come.

the aisle

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs 208 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER CURRENT EVENTS • WOMEN’S STUDIES ISBN 978-1-4197-4246-0 ISBN: 978-1-4197-4246-0 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£17.99 499 9 781419 742460

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Small Doses

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● ● BY A M A N DA S E A L E S

Insightful essays, poignant life advice, and pithy pearls of wisdom from one of comedy’s brightest rising stars

S E LLING POINTS ●● Seales has a strong social media following, with 130,000 Twitter followers and 730,000 Instagram followers

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●● Book-buying audiences are eager to support smart, funny, omedian, writer, actress, and social media star Amanda Seales is a force of nature who has fearlessly and passionately charted her own course through life and career. Now, in her

one-of-a-kind voice that blends academic intellectualism, Black American colloquialisms, and pop culture fanaticism, she’s bringing her life’s lessons and laughs to the page. This volume of essays,

axioms, original illustrations, and photos provides Seales’s trademark “self-help from the hip” style of commentary, fueled by ideology formed from her own victories, struggles, research, mistakes, risks, and pay-offs. Unapologetic, fiercely funny, and searingly honest, Small Doses engages,

and personal books by black female comedians ●● Seales has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, The Root, Bazaar, and the Los Angeles Times

empowers, and enlightens readers on how to find their truths while still finding the funny! Amanda Seales is a stand-up comedian/actress/writer, with a masters in African-American studies from Columbia University. You know her as “Tiffany DuBois” on HBO’s Insecure and the creator/host of LA’s hit live black culture game show “Smart Funny & Black.” She released her debut stand‑up special, I Be Knowin, on HBO in January 2019, and speaks truth to change via her wildly

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popular Instagram and weekly podcast, Small Doses. A Jedi

30 illustrations and 30 color

Khaleesi with a patronus that’s a Black Panther with wings, she

photographs

keeps audiences laughing, thinking, and living in their truth!

192 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER SELF-HELP • POP CULTURE ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3450-2 978-1-4197-3450-2 US $26.00 CAN $33.00  5 2 6 0 0 9 781419 734502

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The Little Book of Bees A L I F E O F H O N E Y, H I V E S A N D H E X AG O N S

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● ● BY H I L L A RY K E A R N E Y   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY A M Y H O L L I DAY

A beautifully illustrated look at all things bee

●● Bees are fascinating, and there’s a wide audience eager for more information on these special creatures ●● A handy compendium for beerelated things, from recipes to conservation tips and more ●● A wealth of information makes this the perfect gift for yourself or any other bee fan

6-copy counter display ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-4029-9 978-1-4197-4029-9 US $101.94 CAN $ 131.941 0 1 9 4 9 781419 740299

S PECIFICATIONS 224 color illustrations 224 pages WIDTH: 5" • 127mm HEIGHT: 6" • 152mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER NATURE ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3868-5 978-1-4197-3868-5 US $16.99 CAN $21.99  5 1 6 9 9 9 781419 738685

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ees first appeared on Earth 270 million years ago. Since the time of the dinosaurs, evolu-

tion has taken our beloved bees on an incredible

journey—today, there are 20,000 species on the planet. The Little Book of Bees is a lovely, informative book of all things bee—from evolution and communication to honey, bee-keeping, and saving the bees—all in a beautifully illustrated gift book. Bees continue to fascinate and charm us all—from

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novice gardeners and nature-lovers to dedicated environmentalists—and today, bees need our help more than ever. Discover the story of these incredible creatures with The Little Book of Bees. Hilary Kearney is a full-time beekeeper in her

The Beekeeper’s Bible ISBN 978-1-58479-918-4 ISBN 978-1584799184 US $35.00 NCR 53500

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home town of San Diego, California. Her urban beekeeping business, Girl Next Door Honey, provides educational opportunities for hundreds of new beekeepers each year.

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▲ From The Art of Nothing


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Drawing Power W O M E N ’ S S TO R I E S O F S E X UA L V I O L E N C E , H A R A S S M E N T, A N D S U R V I VA L ( A C O M I C S A N T H O LO GY )

S E LLING POINTS ●● A compelling contribution to the

● ● E D I T E D BY D I A N E N O O M I N   ●  I N T R O D U C T I O N BY R OX A N E G AY

More than 60 female comics creators share their personal experiences with sexual violence and harassment through new and original comics

ongoing conversation around sexual violence and rape culture ●● Four percent of net profits will be donated to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti–sexual violence organization ●● Comics are a powerful medium with which to vividly tell these personal, emotional, and often complex stories ●● Contributors encompass a multitude of nationalities, races, orientations, and identities, making for a nuanced and intersectional collection ●● Editor and comics creator Diane Noomin is a veteran of the Underground Comix movement of the 1960s and ’70s

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nspired by the global #MeToo Movement, Drawing Power:

Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival is

a collection of original, nonfiction comics drawn by more than 60 female cartoonists from around the world. Featuring such noted creators as Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Ebony Flowers, MariNaomi, and

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Liana Finck, the anthology’s contributors comprise a diverse group of many ages, sexual orientations, and races—and their personal stories convey the wide spectrum of sexual harassment and abuse that is still all too commonplace. With a percentage of profits going

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to RAINN, Drawing Power is an anthology that stokes the fires of progressive social upheaval, in the fight for a better, safer world. Diane Noomin is the creator of the comics character DiDi Glitz, editor of the Twisted Sisters anthologies, and was one of the early contributors to Wimmen’s Comix. She has been nominated for

Why I March ISBN 978-1-4197-2885-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-2885-3 US $14.95 CAN $18.95 UK 5 1£11.99 495 9 781419 728853

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Harvey and Eisner Awards and received an Inkpot Award. Glitz-2-Go, a collection of Noomin’s art throughout her career, was published in 2013. Her work is included in the Library of Congress Print & Photographs collection. She lives in Connecticut.

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Parable of the Sower

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A G R A P H I C N OV E L A DA P TAT I O N ● ● W R I T T E N BY O C TAV I A E . B U T L E R   ●  A DA P T E D BY DA M I A N D U F F Y  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY J O H N J E N N I N G S

S E LLING POINTS ●● Renowned author Octavia

The follow-up to Kindred, the #1 bestseller, comes Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel

E. Butler is experiencing a resurgence in popularity ●● A TV adaptation of another Butler novel, Dawn, is being

PRAISE FOR Kindred ★ “A searing, painful, but necessary graphic novel adaptation of Butler’s classic sci-fi work . . . A compelling, masterly graphic novel for all libraries serving teens.” –School Library Journal ★ “I do not lightly give anything a 5-star rating, but this is the best graphic adaptation of a full novel that I have ever encountered . . .” –Icv2

produced by Ava DuVernay ●● Abrams’ previous Butler adaptation, Kindred, was an award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller ●● The Kindred team, Damian Duffy and John Jennings, return for Parable of the Sower ●● Kindred is currently in development for television

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GRAPHIC NOVEL • n this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the

Sower, by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team

behind the #1 bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the

author portrays a searing vision of America’s future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a preacher’s daughter living

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in Los Angeles, is protected from danger by the walls of her gated community. However, in a night of fire and death, what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny . . . and the birth of a new faith.

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Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006) was a renowned African-American author who was awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and PEN West Lifetime Achievement Award for her body of work. Since her death, sales of her books have increased enormously as the issues she addressed in her Afro-Futuristic, feminist novels and short fiction have only become more relevant. Damian Duffy, author of Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, is a cartoonist, scholar, writer, and teacher. He holds a MS and PhD in library and information sciences from the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, where he is on faculty. John Jennings, illustrator of Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, is a professor of media and cultural studies at the University of California at Riverside.

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The Art of Nothing 2 5 Y E A R S O F M U T T S A N D T H E A R T O F PAT R I C K M C D O N N E L L

S E LLING POINTS ●● 2019 marks the 25th anniversary

● ● BY PAT R I C K M c D O N N E L L  ●  I N T E R V I E W BY LY N DA B A R RY   ●   I N T R O D U C T I O N BY E C K H A R T TO L L E

Timed for the 25th anniversary of the comic strip Mutts, The Art of Nothing celebrates the work of author and illustrator Patrick McDonnell

of McDonnell’s celebrated and internationally published comic strip, Mutts ●● Includes rare and never-beforeseen artwork, proposals, and outtakes from the artist’s archive, along with contributions by

“Patrick McDonnell

Lynda Barry and Eckhart Tolle

is a compassionate

●● Also includes material from

champion for all

McDonnell’s most celebrated

animals, particularly

children’s books—Me . . . Jane,

dogs and cats, and

The Gift of Nothing, South, Just

through his comic

Like Heaven, Hug Time, and

strip, Mutts, he

Wag!, as well as Eckhart Tolle’s

captures magically the

Guardians of Being—all shot from

personalities of some of

the original art

our dearest friends.” —Jane Goodall

●● McDonnell’s awards include the Caldecott Honor, the Reuben Award, and five Harvey Awards for Best Comic Strip

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M

ooch, the curious cat, and Earl, the ever-trusting dog, are just two of the

characters who inhabit the world of Mutts. In The

WIDTH: 12" • 305mm

Art of Nothing: 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of

HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm

Patrick McDonnell, the award-winning author and

Hardcover with jacket

illustrator’s beloved comic strip is celebrated as

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well as his bestselling children’s classics, including

COMICS

Me . . . Jane, The Gift of Nothing, South, Just Like

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Heaven, Hug Time, and Wag!, all shot from the original art. Also included are rare and neverbefore-seen artwork, proposals, outtakes, and developmental work, along with autobiographical commentary, a brand-new, career-spanning interview conducted by artist Lynda Barry, and an introduction by Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s

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Purpose). Patrick McDonnell is the bestselling author, illustrator, playwright, painter, and creator of the comic strip Mutts, which appears in over 700 newspapers

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around the world. He has received numerous awards internationally, including the Reuben, the highest honor given by the National Cartoonists Society. He lives in New Jersey.

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Commute

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A N I L LU S T R AT E D M E M O I R O F F E M A L E S H A M E ● ● BY E R I N W I L L I A M S

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An intimate, clever, and ultimately gut-wrenching graphic memoir about the daily decision women must make between being sexualized or being invisible

●● Commute tackles questions that nearly every woman has asked herself when confronted with the hard realities of objectification ●● Compelling illustrations on every page help the reader visualize themselves in every situation ●● This book is sure to reinforce the sentiment that there is power gained when women share their stories

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WOMEN’S STUDIES n Commute, we follow author and illustrator Erin Williams on her daily commute to and from work,

punctuated by recollections of sexual encounters as

well as memories of her battle with alcoholism, addiction, and recovery. As she moves through the world

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navigating banal, familiar, and sometimes uncomfortable interactions with the familiar-faced strangers she sees daily, Williams weaves together a riveting collection of flashbacks. Her recollections highlight the indefinable moments when lines are crossed and a woman must ask herself if the only way to avoid being objectified is to simply cease to draw any attention to her physical being. She delves into the gray space that lives between consent and assault and tenderly explores the complexity of the shame, guilt, vulnerability, and responsibility attached to both. Erin Williams is a writer, illustrator, and researcher living in New York. She’s the coauthor of The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People and The Big Activity Book for Anxious People.

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Showtime at the Apollo T H E E P I C TA L E O F H A R L E M ’ S L E G E N DA RY T H E AT E R

●● Strong subject: Sheds light on one of the most influential theaters in African-American history and pop culture ●● Fascinating history: Since

● ● BY T E D F OX  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY JA M E S OT I S S M I T H

The legendary Harlem theater comes alive in this celebrated graphic novel—now available in paperback

1934, the theater has been the showcase for countless

★ “This graphic treatment adds a

performers, including Ella

new dimension to a music book that

Fitzgerald and James Brown.

was already hailed as a classic. . . . an

Readers will get an inside look

entertaining, lively narrative with profiles

not only at the history of the

that match the spirit, drawings that

theater, but also at the history

seem as musical as the music described

of popular music over the last

within the text. The renewal of spirit

85 years

through this striking collaboration reflects the way the Apollo has renewed itself through the decades.” —Kirkus “Smith’s exuberant lines ably transmit the book’s dense energy, as though the narrative is at risk of breaking

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its bounds . . . a vibrant, exultant, and

Two-color illustrations throughout

soulful history.” —Publishers Weekly

240 pages

“Music lovers and history buffs alike

WIDTH: 6" • 152mm

will delight in this updated classic, and

HEIGHT: 9¼" • 235mm

Smith’s stunning visuals will bring this

Paperback with flaps

important and exciting work to a whole

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new generation of readers.” —Bookish

GRAPHIC NOVEL •

“The graphic novel Showtime at the

MUSIC • SOCIAL SCIENCE

Apollo: The Epic Tale of Harlem’s

• AFRICAN‑AMERICAN

Legendary Theater is like a sprawling

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US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK £18.99

Hollywood biopic.” —New York Times

W

riter Ted Fox and artist James Otis Smith bring to life Harlem’s legendary theater in this celebrated graphic novel adaptation of

Fox’s definitive, critically acclaimed history of the Apollo—now available in paperback. Since its inception as an African-American theater in 1934, the

Apollo and the thousands of legendary entertainers who have performed there led the way in swing, bebop, rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, soul,

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funk, and hip hop–along with the latest in dance and comedy. Today, the Apollo enjoys an almost mythical status. With its breathtaking art, Showtime at the Apollo illuminates the theater’s significance in music history, African-American history, and urban culture. Ted Fox is the author of Showtime at the Apollo: The Story of Harlem’s World Famous Theater and In The Groove. He was also the longtime manager and producer of Grammy Award–winning artist Buckwheat Zydeco. Fox lives in Dutchess County, NY. James Otis Smith is a multitalented artist whose work spans illustration, comics, motion g ­ raphics, and video. Formerly a member of the Act-i-vate Comix collective, Smith lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Young Person’s Guide to Conquering the World

●● Fully supported by Teen Vogue,

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which has 3.4 million Twitter

● ● BY T E E N VO G U E   f  I L LU S T R AT E D BY J O N I M A J E R

followers, 2.4 million Instagram

The first guided journal from Teen Vogue, inspiring young adults to take charge of their lives and see themselves as leaders

followers, 5.9 million followers on Facebook, and more than 1 million subscribers on YouTube ●● Provides exactly what its target audience needs: a fun, offline space for young women to figure out who they are and what they want to say ●● Fully illustrated, packed with bold catchphrases, and includes quotes from celebrities such as Janelle Monáe, Solange Knowles, Troye Sivan, and more

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6-copy counter display ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-4031-2 978-1-4197-4031-2 US $101.94 CAN $ 131.94  10194

2-color illustrations throughout 160 pages WIDTH: 6" • 152mm

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HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Paperback with ribbon marker PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER GIFT & STATIONERY • ACTIVITY BOOK • INSPIRATION • YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION ISBN 978-1-4197-3394-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-3394-9 US $16.99 CAN $21.99

T

een Vogue is on a mission to be “the young person’s guide to conquering (and saving) the world” by elevating

the voices of teens and the issues that affect their daily lives.

This guided journal, the first in an exclusive partnership with Teen Vogue, provides an empowering space for teenagers to start the process of figuring out what they want, what their gifts are, and how they can impact the world. The journal is divided into thematic sections that tackle various facets of young people’s lives: their goals and ambitions, their relationships, their physical and emotional self-care, and their sense of higher purpose. Inspiring quotes from celebrities are paired with list-making, writing, and Mad Libs–style prompts. Illustrated throughout and representing diverse voices from the Teen Vogue editorial team, the journal’s overarching message is this: You are the boss of your own life, and the world needs your leadership. Teen Vogue is the destination for the next generation of influencers. Its mission is to educate, enlighten, and empower young women, arming them with everything they need to live stylish and informed lives.

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GUIDED JOURNAL

Start with a Word

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A J O U R N A L F O R F I N D I N G YO U R VO I C E S E LLING POINTS ● ● BY P E T E R H . R E Y N O L D S

●● A follow-up to Peter’s first guided

Find your inner creative writer with one simple suggestion—start with a word

journal, Start with a Dot, the Just Start series is designed to enable creative breakthroughs for adults and kids alike ●● Entirely original, creative exercises inspired by themes and concepts from the author’s bestselling books, such as The Word Collector ●● Author engages with his followers and is eager to promote on his various social media channels (10,000 likes on his Facebook page, 9,900 followers on Twitter and 13,700 on Instagram)

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Color illustrations throughout 160 pages WIDTH: 5¾" • 146mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Paperback with ribbon marker PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER GIFT & STATIONERY • ACTIVITY BOOK •

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INSPIRATION rom New York Times bestselling author Peter H.

ISBN 978-1-4197-3829-6 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3829-6 US $15.99 CAN $19.99 UK 5 1£14.99 599

Reynolds, Start with a Word is a guided journal that

takes you on a creative journey beginning with a basic

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element of self-expression: a word. This journal is perfect for those who love language and feel that they have something to say, but are perhaps blocked or don’t know where to start. Reynolds provides a series of activities that encourage you to interact with words in unique ways: by playing free-association games, recording new or interesting words from your daily life, organizing words into lists, and stringing words together in poetic juxtapositions. A wonderful expression of Reynolds’s

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own message and artistic practice, Start with a Word enables anyone to experience first-hand the creative magic espoused in his beloved books. Peter H. Reynolds is the renowned illustrator behind the bestselling books I Am Yoga, I Am Peace, and I Am Human, as well as many other bestselling and awardwinning picture books, including The Dot and Ish. He

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lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.

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NEW SERIES BY THE SAN FRANCISCO A collection of fill-in books from the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, authors of the bestselling 642 Things series

S E LLING POINTS ●● The San Francisco Writers’ Grotto authored the 642 Things series (Chronicle), a line of guided creative-writing journals that has

creative writing how-tos are

Writing Character

Writing Dialogue

strong performers in bookstores

A BOOK OF WRITING PROMPTS

A BOOK OF WRITING PROMPTS

● ● BY T H E S A N F R A N C I S C O

● ● BY T H E S A N F R A N C I S C O

W R I T E R S ’ G R OT TO 

W R I T E R S ’ G R OT TO 

f   F O R E W O R D BY

f  F O R E W O R D BY

C O N S TA N C E H A L E

SHANTHI SEK ARAN

sold hundreds of thousands of copies ●● A great gift for wordsmiths,

and gift stores with a literary or creativity focus ●● Bold and colorful design of all four titles makes a distinctive retail statement

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ach book in this new series begins with an informative and example-rich essay by a published writer, followed by roughly 40 prompts and space to write. Sharpen your observation of

people and capture them with well-chosen details in Writing Character. Practice mimicking speech

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patterns and creating believable conversations in Writing Dialogue. Propel your stories forward with action‑packed prose in Writing Action and find your comedic voice in Writing Humor. For seasoned and novice writers alike, these books are manageable in size, apply to all genres and styles of writing, and offer both inspiration and structure for a creative practice.


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Writing Action

Writing Humor

A BOOK OF WRITING PROMPTS

A BOOK OF WRITING PROMPTS

● ● BY T H E S A N F R A N C I S C O

● ● BY T H E S A N F R A N C I S C O

W R I T E R S ’ G R OT TO 

W R I T E R S ’ G R OT TO 

f   F O R E W O R D BY

f  F O R E W O R D BY

BONNIE TSUI

CHRIS COLIN

HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Paperback with flaps PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER GIFT & STATIONERY • ACTIVITY BOOK US $12.99 CAN $16.99 UK £10.99 Writing Character ISBN: 978-1-4197-3832-6 ISBN 978-1-4197-3832-6 51299 9 781419 738326

Writing Dialogue ISBN: 978-1-4197-3831-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-3831-9 51299 9 781419 738319

Writing Action ISBN: 978-1-4197-3830-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-3830-2 51299 9 781419 738302

Writing Humo ISBN: 978-1-4197-3833-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-3833-3 51299 9 781419 738333

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The San Francisco Writers’ Grotto is a community of writers that was founded in 1993. It now has more than 100 members who share workspace and teach classes in downtown San Francisco. Constance Hale is best known for her books on writing: Sin and Syntax and Vex, Hex, Smash, Smooch. She has taught at Harvard and the University of California at Berkeley. Shanthi Sekaran’s recent novel, Lucky Boy, was an NPR Best Book of 2017. She teaches creative writing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bonnie Tsui is a longtime contributor to the New York Times and the author of the award-winning American Chinatown. Chris Colin is the author most recently of What to Talk About, and the coauthor of This Is Camino, which was nominated for a James Beard Award.

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My Memory Library R E C O R D YO U R L I F E O N DAT E - S TA M P E D C A R D S

S E LLING POINTS ●● Customers value memories and My Memory Library offers a unique physical way to catalog and store experiences for anyone

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Create a time capsule of memories with a keepsake that can be shelved like a book and checked out later

to enjoy ●● Clean and unisex design makes this a great gift for any milestone occasion (birthday, retirement, graduation) for loved ones of all ages ●● Nostalgic gifts with a literary twist are perpetually strong sellers

S PECIFICATIONS WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 7" • 178mm Hinged-lid keepsake box with 60 2-color cards, date stamp, ink pad PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER GIFT & STATIONERY • INSPIRATION ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3900-2 978-1-4197-3900-2 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£18.99 999 9 781419 739002

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y Memory Library is for those who want to collect experiences rather than

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in one tangible place, this keepsake box (shaped like a book) contains a library date stamp, an ink pad, and 60 cards that are designed for creating a log of your life as it happens. Pull out a card, jot down the latest event, and stamp the date that it occurred. The subject-themed cards are divided into four different categories: accomplishments (milestones, awards, goals achieved); experiences (places visited, books read, people dated); superlatives (cards for making long notes about singular experiences); and miscellaneous (experiences that defy categorization). As the years go by, you’ll create a time capsule of memories that can be checked out later, without the overdue fees.

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GUIDED JOURNAL

99 Things I Want to Do

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A J O U R N A L F O R D R E A M S A N D G OA L S S E LLING POINTS ● ● BY A B R A M S N OT E R I E   f   I L LU S T R AT E D BY S T U D I O M U T I

A guided journal to inspire plans and daydreams—big and small

●● A follow-up to the bestselling 99 Things That Bring Me Joy that has sold nearly 40,000 copies since Spring 2016 ●● Perfect gift for the holidays (the season of New Year’s resolutions), birthdays, graduations, and for anyone with #goals ●● Beautiful packaging includes a textured paperback cover with flaps, foil stamping, and two ribbon markers; and features illustrations and lettering by MUTI, a creative studio with over 219,000 followers on Instagram

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 144 pages WIDTH: 5¼" • 133mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Paperback with flaps, 2 ribbon markers PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER GIFT & STATIONERY • ACTIVITY BOOK

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ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3827-2 978-1-4197-3827-2 US $12.99 CAN $16.99 UK 5 1£11.99 299 ore than a bucket list (a compilation of things you hope to do once), 99 Things I Want to Do

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prompts you to think about the mix of ongoing goals and

one-time accomplishments that fit your definition of a fulfilling life. Jot down a habit you’d like to break, a mentor or teacher you need to thank, books you plan to read, trips you hope to take, home projects you want to tackle, and more. With full-color illustrations throughout and entries designed for checking off as you complete them,

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this journal encourages you to find joy in the future and in all the possibilities it holds. Inspiring and motivational, 99 Things I Want to Do is the perfect gift for any dreamer or doer of any age. Studio MUTI, founded in 2011, is a creative team of illustrators and designers who are passionate about producing original and inspiring artwork, from lettering to icons, and digital painting to animation.

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UPLIFTING EDITIONS™ Transform these books into beautiful holiday decorations

●● Books transform into a Christmas tree and a menorah to display on your desk or shelf ●● A wonderful Christmas gift, stocking stuffer, or Secret Santa present ●● A perfect Hanukkah gift for a category that is highly underserved in terms of welldesigned gifts ●● Exciting extension of our

Christmas in a Book

Hanukkah in a Book

JAC K E T C O M E S O F F. O R N A M E N T S P O P U P. D I S P L AY A N D C E L E B R AT E !

JAC K E T C O M E S O F F. C A N D L E S P O P U P. D I S P L AY A N D C E L E B R AT E !

● ● BY A B R A M S N OT E R I E 

● ● BY A B R A M S N OT E R I E 

f   I L LU S T R AT E D BY A L L I E R U N N I O N

f  I L LU S T R AT E D BY C A R O LY N G AV I N

UpLifting Editions™ format

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Hanukkah in a Book ISBN 978-1-4197-3915-6 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3915-6 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£12.99 699 9 781419 739156

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novel way to usher in the holidays, Christmas in a Book transforms into a cheerfully

decorated tree that you can display on a desk, table, or mantle. The pages feature familiar lyrics from

“The Twelve Days of Christmas” along with pop-up

C

elebrate the eight days of the Festival of Lights with a unique book that transforms

into a menorah to display on a desk, table, or

branches decorated with ornaments representing

mantle. The pages feature traditional prayers and a

each of the twelve days. The pop-ups ultimately form

retelling of the history of Hanukkah recited during

a full Christmas tree, complete with ladies dancing,

the holiday, along with pop-up candles that you can

drummers drumming, and a partridge in a pear tree.

turn up each night until the menorah is fully “lit.”

Allie Runnion is a designer and illustrator living

Carolyn Gavin is a designer and illustrator living in

in Maine.

Toronto.


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Thinking of You ISBN 978-1-4197-2955-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-2955-3 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£14.99 699 9 781419 729553

Happy Day ISBN 978-1-4197-2954-6 ISBN 978-1-4197-2954-6 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£14.99 699 9 781419 729546

Birds in a Book ISBN 978-1-4197-3393-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-3393-2 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK £11.99

Succulents in a Book ISBN 978-1-4197-3751-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-3751-0 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£11.99 699 9 781419 737510

Party in a Book ISBN 978-1-4197-3734-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-3734-3 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£11.99 699 9 781419 737343

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Being in Your Body A J O U R N A L F O R S E L F - LOV E A N D B O DY P O S I T I V I T Y

S E LLING POINTS ●● First journal of its kind in a

● ● BY FA R I H A R Ó I S Í N   f   I L LU S T R AT E D BY M O N I C A R A M O S

booming category. Body

An illustrated journal filled with empowering writing practices for approaching your body with compassion

positivity is a hot-button topic right now, with many women engaging in the conversation on social media and beyond ●● Author is well-connected and endorsed by influencers such as Rupi Kaur (author of Milk

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and Honey, with over 1.8 million copies sold), Jenna Wortham (cohost of the New York Times podcast Still Processing with 709,000 Twitter followers), and more ●● Irresistible design and package; the journal is fully-illustrated by Monica Ramos, who has 46,300 followers on Instagram ●● Published simultaneously with Róisín’s Fall 2019 Abrams Image

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book, How to Cure a Ghost, providing opportunities to be merchandised together

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early every woman—of any age, size, shape, and color—deals with her own inner dialogue of self-

criticism. Body shame, reinforced by socially entrenched

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beauty norms and intensified by social media, is incredibly

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difficult to shake. In Being In Your Body, author Fariha Róisín

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prompts women to explore a new language for talking about

markers

their physical selves. Addressing concepts like compare-

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and-despair and the false connection between thinness and

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happiness, the journal walks women through the process of

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cultivating confidence in themselves, while advocating for

INSPIRATION

a broader definition of beauty for all. It features sumptuous

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illustrations throughout and quotes contributed by a diverse array of body positive advocates, writers, and influencers, including: Amanda de Cadnet, Alok Vaid Menon, Safia Elhillo,

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Vivek Shraya, and Jenna Wortham. Fariha Róisín is an Australian-Canadian writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, the Guardian, Vice, Fusion, the Village Voice, Vogue, BuzzFeed, Medium, and others. In 2012, she began cohosting the podcast Two Brown Girls, which highlighted black and brown voices in film and TV, emphasizing the importance of representation. She resides in Brooklyn, New York.

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GUIDED JOURNAL

Weekly Self-Care Journal

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5 2 P R AC T I C E S F O R B A L A N C E A N D W E L L- B E I N G S E LLING POINTS ● ● BY N A D I A N A R A I N A N D K AT I A N A R A I N P H I L L I P S  f   I L LU S T R AT E D BY M E L I N DA G R AY

Fifty-two journaling exercises that guide you to practice one small aspect of self-care each week

●● Extension to a series ●● Authors have two books on the Abrams Image list—Self-Care for the Real World (Fall 2018) and Rituals for Every Day (Spring 2019) ●● “Self-care” is the latest wellness trend—the hashtag #selfcare has over three million hits and there have been multiple pieces on the subject published by major national media outlets ●● Minimalistic and broadly appealing package with a textured cover, flaps and two ribbon markers

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GIFT & STATIONERY • elf-care isn’t just another trend, it’s an important practice to counterbalance the stresses, distractions,

and demands of everyday life. Based on the book Self-Care for the Real World by wellness pioneers Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips, this guided journal offers a weekly

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opportunity—with 52 tips and related prompts—to check in with yourself in small and meaningful ways. It offers exercises for coping with social media, replacing FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) with JOMO (Joy of Missing Out), embracing

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compromise and imperfection, setting boundaries, and feeling more grateful. You do not need to fill in the prompts in any particular order, and you can flip to any that speak to you in the moment. The journal doesn’t preach drastic life changes, but offers strategies and prompts that can have a cumulative influence on your life over the course of a year.

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Nadia Narain is every celebrity’s favorite yoga teacher, with a client list that reads like a who’s who. Her sister, Katia Narain Phillips, has been a health food pioneer since discovering the raw food scene in Maui nearly 20 years ago.

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They both live in London.

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The Antique Anatomy Tarot A DECK AND GUIDEBOOK FOR THE MODERN READER

S E LLING POINTS ●● Mysticism has gone mainstream, and practices like tarot are used as tools for self-care and personal growth

● ● BY C L A I R E G O O D C H I L D

A tarot kit for the modern mystic, creatively reimagined with antique botanicals and anatomical drawings

●● Like the bestselling Wild Unknown Tarot Guidebook by Kim Krans, the art in this deck is unique, trendy, and a perfect fit for stores carrying plants, crystals, natural specimens, and other spiritual accouterments ●● Claire Goodchild has a large social media and blog presence (76,000 followers on Instagram), has done product lines with Urban Outfitters, and has been featured on Refinery29 and other websites

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atural history meets witchy spirituality in The Antique

Anatomy Tarot, a beautifully conceived set of cards and

guidebook by author and artist Claire Goodchild. This displayworthy foil-stamped keepsake contains a standard 78-card tarot deck and accompanying reference book. The cards, which feature illustrations of vintage anatomical drawings collaged with botanical elements, offer highly creative interpretations of the tarot archetypes. The accompanying book explores the many uses of tarot—contemplation, readings, journaling, dream

analysis, meditation, and more—and provides insight into tarot history, spreads, and interpretation. The book also features exquisite overhead photography of the cards, styled with crys-

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tals and flower petals. Modern tarot users will love The Antique Anatomy Tarot for its visual intricacy and accessible text. Claire Goodchild is an award-winning artist specializing in tarot and astrology. Her company, Black and the Moon, has been featured in Flare Magazine, the acclaimed morning show BT

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Toronto, the AMEX 2017 Campaign, and Refinery 29. Goodchild was the 2016 Etsy Award winner in the illustration and paper category and her line of prints was carried exclusively by Urban Outfitters in 2016–2017. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

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Ballerina FA S H I O N ’ S M O D E R N M U S E

S E LLING POINTS ●● Reveals the lively intersection between ballet and haute couture throughout the 20th century. Authors include renowned dance critics and fashion curators

● ● T E X T BY PAT R I C I A M E A R S , L AU R A JAC O B S , JA N E P R I TC H A R D, R O S E M A RY H A R D E N , A N D J O E L LO B E N T H A L

A gorgeously illustrated look at the profound influence that classical ballet and the ballerina have had on high fashion

●● Features stunning archival photographs by Richard Avedon, Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Man Ray, Cecil Beaton, and other masters. Also highlights newly commissioned photographs of contemporary leading ballerinas, including New York City Ballet’s Lauren Lovette, wearing balletinfluenced couture ●● Features fashion by designers such as Balenciaga, Chanel, Dior, and Yves Saint Laurent ●● Accompanies an exhibition of the same name at The Museum at FIT in New York, February– April 2020

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allerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse is a revelatory, irresistible treat for dance aficionados and fash-

ionistas alike. Couturiers such as Balmain, Balenciaga,

Chanel, Schiaparelli, Charles James, Dior, and Yves Saint

288 pages

Laurent designed ballet-inspired dresses and gowns,

WIDTH: 9" • 229mm

many featuring the boned bodices and voluminous tulle

HEIGHT: 11" • 279mm

skirts of classical tutus. And ready-to-wear designers

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such as Claire McCardell found inspiration in ballet

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E XHIB ITION SCHE DULE Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse, The Museum at FIT, New York, NY, Feb–mid-April, 2020

leotards and other practice clothing, creating knitted separates, bathing suits, and wrap dresses. Written by fashion and ballet experts, the book is illustrated with archival photography by such masters as Richard Avedon, Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Man Ray, and Cecil Beaton, along with newly commissioned photography of contemporary ballerinas wearing ballet-influenced couture. Patricia Mears is deputy director of The Museum at FIT. Laura Jacobs is a dance critic, fashion writer, and novelist. Jane Pritchard is curator of dance, theatre and performance at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Rosemary Harden is manager of the Fashion Museum in Bath, England. Joel Lobenthal is a dance critic and historian.

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Bedtime

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I N S P I R AT I O N A L B E D S , B E D R O O M S & B O U D O I R S ● ● E D I T E D BY C E L I A F O R N E R   ●  F O R E W O R D BY G I A N LU C A LO N G O

Sleep beautifully: be inspired by hundreds of the most stylish, iconic, and simply fabulous beds and bedrooms ever designed

S E LLING POINTS ●● A perfect source book ●● Features iconic beds and bedrooms from such leading designers as Joe Colombo, Gio Ponti, Eileen Gray, Jean-Michel Frank, Emile Jacques Ruhlmann, and Philip Johnson to name a few ●● A guilty pleasure—this book

“My bedroom is my

also peeks into the bedrooms

sanctuary. It’s like a

of celebrities, historical figures,

refuge, and it’s where

artists, and writers from

I do a fair amount of

Josephine Bonaparte to Jean

designing—at least

Harlow and Salvador Dalí to

conceptually, if not

Peggy Guggenheim

literally.” —Vera Wang

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PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER ind fresh inspiration in this king-size source book, which showcases more beds and bedrooms than one could

possibly dream of and makes an invaluable addition to any

design collection. Bedtime is a visual journey into the sleepiest, yet most

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salacious, room of the house. Celia Forner leads you through the bedrooms of queens and emperors, designers and decorators, today’s most exclusive hotels, and even the most evocative fictional boudoirs from stage and screen. Taking us from Marie Antoinette to Elsie de Wolfe, Peggy Guggenheim to Karl Lagerfeld, Dinner at Eight to 2001: A Space Odyssey, and featuring rooms by some of the world’s best-known interior and furniture designers, Bedtime is a must-have for

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anyone who dreams of sleeping like a king or queen. Celia Forner is an art collector, jewelry designer, curator of the Portable Art exhibition at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery, and founder of ALLEVEN, a luxury beauty brand. Married with two children, she divides her time between London, New York, and Mallorca—much of it in bed. Gianluca Longo is a contributing editor for British Vogue, AD, and W magazines

Inspired Design ISBN 978-0-86565-356-6 ISBN 978-0-86565-356-6 US $75.00 CAN $94.00

and style editor of Cabana.

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Robert Stilin INTERIORS

S E LLING POINTS ●● Robert Stilin has been named

● ● T E X T BY R O B E R T S T I L I N   ●  E D I T E D BY M AY E R R U S  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY S T E P H E N K E N T J O H N S O N

The first profile of acclaimed designer Robert Stilin’s handsome, tailored interiors

in Elle Decor’s top 25 A-list Designers every year since 2010 and in the AD 100 list of top interior designers in 2016, 2018, and 2019 ●● He has more than 20,000 followers on Instagram ●● Robert Stilin is a member of the Director’s Council at the Whitney Museum of American Art

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he interiors of New York- and Hamptons-based designer Robert Stilin are renowned for their strong,

clean lines; warm, rich palette; antique and vintage furnishings; and custom upholstery—frequently combined with modern and contemporary art. Fifteen of his finest projects are featured in this lushly illustrated volume.

They range from city townhouses, apartments, and lofts to beach houses and country abodes. Whether the architec-

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ture is traditional or ultramodern, Stilin’s interiors exude a casual, comfortable elegance that he expertly tailors to the specific needs and taste of each client. Robert Stilin has run his own design firm for over 25 years. His work has been featured in Architectural Digest,

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Elle Decor, House Beautiful, W, and Hamptons Cottages

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of American Art. Mayer Rus is the West Coast editor of

and Gardens, as well as in design books, including The Big Book of the Hamptons. An avid art collector, he is a member of the Director’s Council at the Whitney Museum

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AD. He has been the design and culture editor of the Los Angeles Times, the design editor of House & Garden, and editor of Interior Design. Stephen Kent Johnson is an interiors, travel, and food photographer.

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Tom Scheerer

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M O R E D E C O R AT I N G ● ● T E X T BY TO M S C H E E R E R  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY F R A N C E S C O L AG N E S E

A trove of master interior designer Tom Scheerer’s latest projects in his signature style— sophisticated, yet relaxed and unpretentious

S E LLING POINTS ●● Scheerer is annually named on the AD 100 list of top interior designers and has more than 18,000 followers on Instagram ●● Scheerer’s first book, Tom Scheerer Decorates, has been widely acclaimed ●● Scheerer was named one of Elle Decor’s A-List designers in 2018

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INTERIOR DESIGN n Tom Scheerer’s second book, 16 of his latest projects are featured, including city houses and apartments in New York,

Dallas, Houston, and Paris; summer houses in Nantucket, the Hamptons, and Maine; and tropical houses in Harbour

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Island, Antigua, and Abaco. Each project exudes a serenity and a sense of comfort and ease that derives from its perfect proportions combined with fresh, unpretentious beauty. It all seems completely effortless, belying the fierce intelligence and impeccable eye behind every decorating decision. Illustrated with Francesco Lagnese’s luminous photographs, Tom Scheerer: More Decorating is a master class in interior design for aficionados and practiced professionals alike.

ALSO AVAIL AB LE Tom Scheerer began his decorating career in the mid-1980s and launched his own firm in 1995. His first book, Tom Scheerer Decorates, has been reprinted multiple times, and his work is regularly featured in Architectural Digest, Town + Country, House Beautiful, and Elle Decor. He lives in New York. Francesco Lagnese is an internationally acclaimed interiors and travel photographer whose work appears regularly in Condé Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, House Beautiful, Town + Country, and Architectural Digest. He resides in New York.

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Beige Is Not a Color T H E F U L L- S P E C T R U M W O R L D O F C A R LO S M OTA

S E LLING POINTS ●● Mota has been a style editor or feature producer for every major design, fashion, style, and travel publication, including

● ● T E X T A N D P H OTO G R A P H S BY C A R LO S M OTA

In this color-saturated volume, creative consultant Carlos Mota celebrates multihued manifestations of beauty, creativity, and individuality all over the world

Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, Interior Design, Vogue, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Travel + Leisure, and O ●● Mota has created environments for catalogs and ad campaigns for major companies and brands including Neiman Marcus, Saks, Bloomingdale’s, Estée Lauder, Max Mara, Nautica, and Pottery Barn ●● Mota has organized special events for such high-profile organizations and companies as DIFFA, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Condé Nast, Chanel, Valentino, and Missoni ●● Mota has more than 40,000 followers on Instagram

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land is anathema to Carlos Mota. As he travels the world—from Lisbon to Tangier, India to Santo

Domingo, New York to Paris—producing feature stories and

ad campaigns for countless publications and companies, he exults in every spark of originality and creativity he sees. Fortunately for us, he documents his sightings with his camera. In this volume, he has culled some 400 of his favorite images, all wholly different but all sharing one quality: the beauty of color, both literally and figuratively. There are interiors, table settings, fabric swatches, tiles, floral arrangements, sculptures, architectural ornamentation—whatever

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captures his discriminating eye. Peppered with quotes about color and beauty by a host of designers, Beige Is Not a Color is the antithesis of bland and as aspirational as it is inspirational. Carlos Mota is a creative consultant with extensive

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experience in styling, interior design, product design, and advertising campaigns. Formerly international style editor for Architectural Digest and editor at large for Elle Decor, he is the author of A Touch of Style. He lives in New York.

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Near & Far

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I N T E R I O R S I LOV E ● ● T E X T BY L I S A F I N E   ●  F O R E W O R D BY D E B O R A H N E E D L E M A N  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY M I G U E L F LO R E S -V I A N N A

Textile designer Lisa Fine shares the many sources of inspiration for her coveted hand-printed linens and her personal interior design aesthetic

S E LLING POINTS ●● Features the homes of designers John Stefanidis, Charlotte Moss, Katie Ridder, Penny Morrison, and Carolina Irving; tastemaker Lee Radziwell; and collectors Jamie Creel and Marco Scarani ●● Includes a foreword by Deborah Needleman, former editor in chief of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, WSJ, and Domino, and currently editor at large for Harper’s Bazaar ●● On Instagram, Lisa Fine and Deborah Needleman have 20,000 followers each, and Miguel‑Flores Vianna has 72,000 followers ●● Extensive multi-city author tour ●● National media coverage in leading shelter and lifestyle publications

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WIDTH: 10" • 254mm n Near & Far, Lisa Fine invites us into her homes in Dallas, New York, and Paris and then takes us along

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as she visits the places and people who have been

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her greatest sources of inspiration. Among her favored

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treasures are the Mughal palaces and gardens of India, the 18th-century home of Carl Linnaeus in Sweden, the

ISBN 978-0-86565-365-8 ISBN: 978-0-86565-365-8 US $60.00 CAN $75.00  5 6 0 0 0

whitewashed retreat of interior designer John Stefanidis on Patmos, the idyllic country house and garden of

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London-based designer Penny Morrison, and the storied house in the Tangier Casbah belonging to collectors Jamie Creel and Marco Scarani. Evocatively photographed by Miguel Flores-Vianna and with a foreword by style editor Deborah Needleman, Near & Far not only provides

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a trove of design ideas, but also offers advice for anyone interested in giving full expression to their personal style. Mississippi-born Lisa Fine is the founder of Lisa Fine Textiles, a line of hand-printed linens sold in showrooms worldwide. Miguel Flores-Vianna is the author and photographer of Haute Bohemians. His photography appears regularly in T: The New York Times Style Magazine,

At Home: Isabel López-Quesada ISBN 978-0-86565-355-9 ISBN 978-0-86565-355-9 US $55.00 CAN $69.00

Architectural Digest, the World of Interiors, and Cabana.

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Francis Sultana DESIGNS & INTERIORS

S E LLING POINTS ●● Sultana is consistently on the annual list of top 100 interior designers for Architectural Digest, Wallpaper and House & Garden

● ● TE X TS BY B RO N W Y N COSG R AV E , G I A N LU C A LO N G O, A N D B RO O K M A SO N  ●  F O R E W O R D BY YA N A P E E L

The complete spectrum of the work of celebrated Architectural Digest 100 interior decorator and furniture designer Francis Sultana

●● Sultana has 12,300 followers on Instagram ●● Foreword by Yana Peel, CEO of London’s Serpentine Galleries, two of the world’s leading art venues showing modern and contemporary art ●● Sultana is the Cultural Ambassador for his native Malta ●● Includes never-before-published exclusive interiors

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celebration of ten years of interior decoration and furniture design by Francis Sultana and his

eponymous London firm, this book features inspirations

and influences from Sultana’s private scrapbooks and illustrations to his own homes and collections, plus his most inspiring interior design projects, designed for art collectors, tastemakers, and titans around the world. Richly illustrated by the finest interiors photographers, this timely book examines the influence of Malta—Sultana’s birthplace—on his design aesthetic. It also explores his relationship with the Albany, the Georgian-era London apartment complex where he has lived since 2007. Finally, art journalist Brook Mason casts a discerning eye over

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Sultana’s acclaimed furniture collections. Brownyn Cosgrave is former features editor of British Vogue. She writes for the New York Times Style section and has authored critically acclaimed fashion history books. She lives in New York. Gianluca Longo is a con-

David Gill: Designing Art ISBN 978-0-86565-344-3 ISBN 978-0-86565-344-3 US$60.00 CAN$75.00

tributing editor at W and British Vogue and Cabana’s style editor-at-large. He resides in London. Brook Mason is US correspondent of the Art Newspaper and a contributing editor to Cultured. She lives in New York City.

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Manners Start at Breakfast

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M O D E R N E T I Q U E T T E F O R FA M I L I E S ● ● BY P R I N C E S S M A R I E - C H A N TA L O F G R E E C E

The essential guide to modern etiquette for children

S E LLING POINTS ●● An internationally renowned royal, Marie-Chantal has graced

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the pages of hundreds of international publications, from he founder of a successful children’s clothing line, author of an influential parenting blog, and mother of five children, Marie-Chantal of Greece is constantly asked how she manages to

do it all—raise her kids and run her business while leading an active social life. So many of these queries—about proper etiquette for children in our fast-paced, technology-centered world—led her to recognize the need for a modern handbook on children’s manners. Manners Start at Breakfast

addresses rules of etiquette, including basic table manners, social media, fashion dos and don’ts, and party conversation. Covering children from infants to teens, Manners Start at Breakfast is an essential guide for all parents concerned about raising self-assured, well-adjusted children who are equipped to thrive in society and develop into confident, successful adults. Illustrated with charming, specially commissioned watercolors and written in a lively, conversational style, it is certain to become a ­perennial and parental must-have resource.

Vogue to Vanity Fair ●● Her line of children’s clothing, Marie-Chantal, is sold throughout the world ●● She writes a widely read blog devoted to parenting, manners, and lifestyle ●● Marie-Chantal of Greece has more than 150,000 Instagram followers and 23,000 followers on Facebook

Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece, is the founder and creative director of Marie-Chantal, an international children’s-wear brand, and author of a parenting blog. Born in London, raised in Hong Kong, and schooled in Switzerland, Paris, and New York, she married Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, in 1995.

S PECIFICATIONS More than 100 color illustrations 240 pages WIDTH: 6” • 152mm HEIGHT: 9” • 229mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER FAMILY • ETIQUETTE ISBN 978-0-86565-371-9 ISBN: 978-0-86565-371-9 US $24.95 CAN $31.95  5 2 4 9 5 9 780865 653719

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A Wandering Eye ● ● T E X T A N D P H OTO G R A P H S BY M I G U E L F LO R E S -V I A N N A

Renowned photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna’s visual diary of his travels through 14 countries on 5 continents

S E LLING POINTS ●● Miguel Flores-Vianna has 72,000 followers on Instagram ●● His hugely successful book Haute Bohemians was named design book of the year by T: The New York Times Style Magazine ●● Flores-Vianna is a regular contributor to Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, and Cabana ●● Five-city national tour with multiple events in New York, Houston, and Los Angeles

S PECIFICATIONS 250 color photographs 288 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER PHOTOGRAPHY • TRAVEL ISBN 978-0-86565-367-2 ISBN: 978-0-86565-367-2 US $45.00 CAN $57.00  5 4 5 0 0 9 780865 653672

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hotographer Miguel Flores-Vianna’s childhood in Argentina was marked by two constants that he believes shaped

his life: travel and books. Most Argentines are born with a

good dose of wanderlust, and Flores-Vianna has a higher dose than normal. Books helped him discover places both literally and figuratively, creating romantic visions of lands he wanted to visit, and he has gone on to document his peripatetic life with his camera, recording places as he feels they should be rather than as they are. In this irresistible volume, Flores-Vianna shares some 250 of

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his favorite images—taken all over Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas—in the hope that viewers, seeing the world through his eyes, will learn to love these most wondrous of places as much as he does. Miguel Flores-Vianna has been a photographer, writer, and

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editor for more than 20 years. His first book, Haute Bohemians, was selected as the design book of the year by T: The New York Times Style Magazine. His photography is regularly published in Architectural Digest and Cabana. He lives in London.

The Vendome Press


Inside Tangier

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HOUSES & GARDENS ● ● T E X T BY N I C O LÒ C A S T E L L I N I B A L D I S S E R A  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY G U I D O TA R O N I  ●  F O R E W O R D BY H A M I S H B O W L E S

Interior designer Nicolò Castellini Baldissera joins forces with fashion and interiors photographer Guido Taroni to showcase the most beautiful homes Inside Tangier

S E LLING POINTS ●● Features interiors designed by Veere Greeney, Christopher Gibbs, Frank de Biasi and Gene Meyer, Umberto Pasti, Madison Cox, Jacquetta Wheeler, Yves Saint Laurent, and Pierre Bergé, to name a few ●● Entertaining text by Nicolò Castellini Baldissera, who writes for House & Garden and World of Interiors, among other interior design magazines. He has more than 5,000 followers on Instagram ●● Renowned Milan-based photographer Guido Taroni, a regular contributor to Architectural Digest and Cabana magazine, has 56,000 followers on Instagram

S PECIFICATIONS 300 color photographs 356 pages WIDTH: 9¼" • 235mm HEIGHT: 12" • 305mm

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Hardcover with jacket white-walled city perched between Morocco and

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Europe, Tangier was long a haven for the literary

INTERIOR DESIGN • TRAVEL

and artistic avant-garde—and black sheep—of Europe and America. Now a new generation of residents are

ISBN 978-0-86565-370-2 ISBN: 978-0-86565-370-2 US $75.00 CAN $94.00  5 7 5 0 0

blending color, pattern, and taste to create an interior aesthetic all their own. Inside Tangier explores a selec-

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tion of these exceptional properties and their eccentric inhabitants—from antiques dealer and collector Gordon Watson and interior designers Frank de Biasi and Veere Greeney to the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and antiques dealer Christopher Gibbs—providing rare insights into the sometimes bohemian, sometimes extravagant, but always stylish “Tangerine” lifestyle.

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Nicolò Castellini Baldissera is the great-grandson of renowned Italian architect Piero Portaluppi and an accomplished architect and interior designer in his own right. Based in London, he has had a home in Tangier for over a decade. Photographer Guido Taroni has collaborated with some of the most important fashion houses and contributed to leading fashion and interior

Cabana Anthology ISBN 978-0-86565-358-0 ISBN 978-0-86565-358-0 US $95.00 CAN $119.00

design magazines. He lives in Milan.

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Natural Elegance LU X U R I O U S M O U N TA I N L I V I N G

S E LLING POINTS ●● WRJ Design has won every

● ● BY R U S H J E N K I N S A N D K L AU S B A E R   ●  T E X T BY N A N C Y G R E Y S TO N E  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY W I L L I A M A B R A N O W I C Z

The refined rustic style of WRJ, the preeminent interior design firm in the Mountain West

major home-of-the-year award in Western contemporary design ●● WRJ Design has become the number-one design firm in the West ●● WRJ works with the AD 100 list of top architects and interior designers around the country, including Gil Shafer and BCJ ●● Rush Jenkins spent 20 years as the director of design at Sotheby’s New York

S PECIFICATIONS 250 color photographs 256 pages WIDTH: 10" • 254mm HEIGHT: 12" • 305mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER INTERIOR DESIGN ISBN ISBN: 978-0-86565-372-6 978-0-86565-372-6 US $60.00 CAN $75.00  5 6 0 0 0 9 780865 653726

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atural Elegance showcases the award-winning interiors of WRJ Design, headquartered in

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and led by Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer. The firm’s homes are set against the backdrop of dramatic western landscapes from the Rockies to the Pacific. Their interiors are infused with a unique elegance—one versed in the beauty of the wilderness combined with sophisticated contemporary design. Juxtaposing a warm palette with rugged elements, they create homes that have a deep connection to the natural world just outside the windows. Illustrated with photographs by the masterly William Abranowicz, the book features more than a dozen gloriously sited houses

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decorated in WRJ’s signature rustic yet refined style. Rush Jenkins, formerly director of design at Sotheby’s New York, and Klaus Baer, formerly head of international production teams for investment banking firms, relocated to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they established WRJ

American Originals ISBN 978-086565-359-7 ISBN 978-0-86565-359-7 US $65.00 CAN $79.00

Design. Nancy Greystone co-authored Barbara Barry’s Around Beauty and Tim Campbell’s Intentional Beauty. William Abranowicz’s most recent book is Vendome’s American Originals: Creative Interiors.

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Butter Passion

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H I S TO RY, C U LT U R E , A N D R E C I P E S F R O M B O R D I E R B U T T E R ● ● BY J E A N -Y V E S B O R D I E R

Enjoy the history, lore, and art of cooking with butter from a master French butter maker

S E LLING POINTS ●● More than 200 photographs reveal everything about butter, from its production to its use in cooking ●● Includes 40 recipes for cooking with butter, and instructions on how to make specialty butter ●● From a master French butter maker, winner of many awards ●● Bordier Butter is the number one preferred butter in the world

S PECIFICATIONS 40 recipes 180 color photographs 192 pages WIDTH: 8¼" • 210mm HEIGHT: 11" • 280mm

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Hardcover his book is dedicated to butter—an everyday yet noble food. Here is the history of butter, butter lore,

the stages of butter-making, butter’s properties, and

its uses in French cooking. You will learn that butter is a fantastic flavor enhancer. You will also come to know that it takes just six hours to make industrial butter but

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a full 72 hours to make artisanal butter that has a welldeveloped taste and bouquet. This book immerses you in the world of butter, from farm to plate, and includes 180 photographs and 40 recipes by Michelin-starred French chef Sylvain Guillemot. Enjoy Smoked Salt Butter,

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Chili Butter, Madagascar Vanilla Butter, and recipes for dishes of every variety. Bringing it all together is Jean-Yves Bordier, whose namesake brand is acclaimed worldwide. Above all a cheesemaker, like his parents, Jean-Yves Bordier is well-known for his unique and top-quality

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butter, both simple and compound. His butter is on sale in his boutiques in Saint-Malo, France, and throughout Europe. It is also served in many restaurants in France and on the best tables in the world. Learn more at lebeurrebordier.com. He lives in Saint-Malo.

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Tim Walker

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WONDERFUL THINGS ● ● E D I T E D BY T I M WA L K E R A N D S U S A N N A B R O W N

S E LLING POINTS

A behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of Tim Walker, one of the world’s most innovative and sought-after photographers

●● Tim Walker is fashion royalty—he has photographed Claire Foy for Vogue, Daniel Day Lewis for W Magazine, directed the “Blissing Me” video for Bjork, and shot the 2018 Pirelli Calendar, styled by Edward Enninful ●● Narrated by Walker himself, this

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journey through the unique creative mind of one of the world’s leading photographers, this book includes more than 100 new photographs by Tim Walker, inspired

by the Victoria and Albert Museum’s enormous and eclectic collection. Known for creating

is the first book to show his complete creative process from

fantastical images with elaborate staging, Walker collaborates with set designers, stylists, hair and makeup artists, models, and muses to bring his imaginative ideas to life. This book

inspiration to finished photos

celebrates their myriad talents and records Walker’s creative process, from his detailed

●● Includes contributions from a broad range of collaborators: set designers, prop makers, stylists,

research in the labyrinth of storerooms and galleries at the V&A and Museum of Childhood, preparatory sketches, and behind-the-scenes photographs to spectacular final pictures.

and models, including Tilda Tim Walker’s photographs have entranced the readers of Vogue, W, and Love magazines

Swinton and Karen Elson

for over two decades. His books include Tim Walker: Story Teller. He lives in London.

●● Walker was a recipient of

Susanna Brown is curator of photographs in the word and image department at the V&A.

the International Center of Photography Infinity Award for

She lives in London.

Applied / Fashion / Advertising Photography in 2009

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E XHIB ITION SCHE DULE Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Sept 21, 2019–March 2020

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Cars

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AC C E L E R AT I N G T H E M O D E R N W O R L D ● ● E D I T E D BY B R E N DA N C O R M I E R A N D E L I Z A B E T H B I S L E Y

Imagine a world without cars! From the Ford Model T to the VW Beetle to the GM Firebird, this design history zooms in on the impact of cars—past, present, and future

S E LLING POINTS ●● Since the early 20th century, the car is the single object that has had the largest impact on the world ●● This richly illustrated book analyzes the ways in which the car has influenced and impacted almost all fields of design, from graphic design and architecture to fashion and product design ●● Contains an essay from New York Times columnist Allison Arieff ●● Published to accompany the first major exhibition on cars at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, opening in Fall 2019

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Flexibind he car: it has profoundly reshaped the world we live in. It has altered the production and purchasing of

consumer goods; the shape of our cities, nations, and landscapes; and ultimately, our relationship with speed itself. Cars: Accelerating the Modern World presents the car

as a driving force that accelerated the pace of the 20th

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century. From the first moving assembly line at the Ford Motor Company in 1913 and the introduction of the annual model by General Motors in the 1920s to the renewed interest in electric cars after the energy crises of the 1970s and the recent move toward autonomous driving, this book takes an in-depth look at the history

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of the automobile and its impact on the design world. As we stand at a turning point in the design of the car today, this book and the exhibition it accompanies ask us to look back at its accelerated past to better understand where we want to go in the future. Brendan Cormier is a senior curator in the design, architecture and digital department at the V&A. He lives in London. Elizabeth Bisley is a former curator in the furniture, textiles and fashion department at the V&A. She lives in New Zealand.

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The Lives of Objects

Japanese Netsuke ● ● BY J U L I A H U T T  ●  F O R E W O R D BY E D M U N D D E WA A L

● ● E D I T E D BY T R I S T R A M H U N T

Now in paperback!

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ere, ten world-renowned curators from the Victoria and

Albert Museum in London tell the story of ten of the most

famous and curious objects acquired by the museum over its

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he netsuke is an object of wonder: a tiny utilitarian accessory to traditional Japanese dress that has become an art form in itself,

prized by collectors from East to West. Now in paperback, this book

history. Among these are “Tipu’s Tiger,” an almost life-size wooden

presents the Victoria and Albert Museum’s world-famous collection of

mechanical toy of a tiger mauling a European soldier; the “Great

netsuke, recording the evolution of materials and techniques and the

Bed of Ware,” a 10½-foot-wide Elizabethan bed; and a “Shakespeare

patterns of craftsmanship as this small toggle developed into an item

First Folio,” one of the few survivors of an estimated 750 that were

of high fashion. Illustrated with some of the very finest examples, this

originally printed. Learn too about collection building and how

volume includes a foreword by renowned ceramics artist Edmund de

careful curation and fortuitous optimism drive and change museum

Waal that sheds new light on the beauty and value of these miniature

priorities over time.

works of art.

Tristram Hunt is director of the Victoria and Albert Museum. A former

Julia Hutt is curator of Japanese art in the Asian department at the V&A.

member of Parliament for Stoke-on-Trent Central, he is the author of

Edmund de Waal is a world-renowned ceramics artist and author of the

several books on British history.

award-winning and bestselling The Hare with Amber Eyes.

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185 color and black-and-white

128 color and black-and-white

illustrations

illustrations

272 pages

112 pages

WIDTH: 7⅛" • 185mm

WIDTH: 8¼" • 210mm

HEIGHT: 8⅞" • 225mm

HEIGHT: 9⅝" • 245mm

Hardcover with jacket

Paperback with flaps

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ART

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Leonardo in Detail

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THE PORTABLE EDITION ● ● BY S T E FA N O Z U F F I S E LLING POINTS

A compact, affordable introduction to Leonardo da Vinci, revealing his works in stunning close-up detail

●● 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death ●● Museums worldwide, including the Uffizi and the Louvre, are holding da Vinci exhibitions ●● Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most important and famous artists of all time ●● Stunningly large close-up details reveal da Vinci’s paintings as never before ●● An accessible introduction to da Vinci’s life and work

S PECIFICATIONS 120 color illustrations 224 pages WIDTH: 6" • 150mm HEIGHT: 7.5" • 190mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER ART

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he Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Lady with an Ermine—these and other

masterpieces are just part of why Leonardo

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da Vinci (1452–1519) is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. A true Renaissance man, da Vinci was active in fields as diverse as astronomy, painting, sculpture, science, mathematics, engineering, cartography, and architecture. His painting was based on a deep understanding of the workings of the human body and the physics of light and shade. Here, in full and in stunning full-page

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close-up details, are the mere two dozen works that are attributed to the Florentine master, along with clear, insightful text by art historian Stefano Zuffi. Stefano Zuffi has authored more than 60 books, including How to Read Italian Renaissance Painting and Caravaggio in Detail.

Bruegel in Detail ISBN 978-1-4197-3347-5 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3347-5 US $19.99 CAN $24.99  5 1 9 9 9 9 781419 733475

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Flying Geese FOOLPROOF PATTERNS AND SIMPLE TECHNIQUES FROM BASIC BLOCKS

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● ● T E X T BY L E E C H A P P E L L M O N R O E

●● Author has an established

Explore multiple ways to cut and use flying geese in nine quilt designs, plus a block library of over 40 designs

pattern company, May Chappell, with more than 11,000 Instagram followers ●● Lee Chappell Monroe is also a BERNINA sewing machine ambassador and an established Craftsy instructor ●● Flying geese are an enormously popular design theme

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color illustrations 128 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Paperback with flaps PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER CRAFT ISBN 978-1-940655-31-4 ISBN: 978-1-940655-31-4 US $26.95 CAN $33.95  5 2 6 9 5 9 781940 655314

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lying geese are a quilt-making staple! At once a simple block, yet one that yields complex results, this mainstay

is the star of the show in Lee Monroe’s first book, Patchwork

Essentials: Flying Geese. The book features a series of nine patterns, all based in tradition but with a modern twist. Patchwork Essentials: Flying Geese is organized into three main sections: multiple techniques for making flying geese blocks; nine quilt patterns progressing from quick and simple to challenging and complex; and 40 flying geese blocks and a sample quilt in which to feature them. The final

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chapter features small projects to make from the half-square triangles that remain after trimming the geese for each project—from a pillow to a quilt back. Lee Chappell Monroe, who comes from a long line of quilters, has been creating since she discovered crayons

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at age two. Trained as a graphic designer, she brings a clean, fresh look to her projects. She teaches a Craftsy course and her work has appeared in Modern Patchwork, Quiltmaker, and other publications. She lives in North Carolina. Follow her blog maychappell.com.

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The Quilter’s Field Guide to Color

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●● Handy envelope provided in the

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back of the book to store the 150

Cut up the included color card, start one of the 14 exercises, and let’s play!

color cards ●● Author’s blog, stitchedincolor.com, has 12,000 followers, and she has nearly 7,600 Instagram followers ●● Rachel Hauser is the founder of do. Good Stitches, which organizes and donates quilts to a variety of international and national charities ●● A one-of-a-kind resource for modern quilters

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he number one complaint of quilters? Mastering effective color combinations. The Quilter’s Field Guide to Color

teaches readers just how to create them. Each of the 14

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exercises is a new approach to color theory, challenging quilters to use their color cards (included) to explore a variety of possible combinations. Using the colors selected during each of Rachel Hauser’s inspirational themes, such as Seasons and How to Determine Your Style, quilters sew up a Bear Paw block or two as they progress through the workbook. This collection of blocks can all be combined to create any of the three quilt patterns provided. Forget the dry color theory! This book is fun, conversational, practical, and beautifully inspiring. Rachel Hauser’s blog, Stitched in Color, has evolved to include quilt-alongs, fabric mosaic contests, and Instagram challenges. Along with her blog, her emphasis has remained on providing a resource and community that hosts many popular online e-courses for sewists. This is her first book. She lives in The Netherlands.

Color Swatch Library 1

White

2

Pearl

3

Milk

4

Cream

5

6

Sand

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Greige

9

Coyote

Natural

46

Strawberry

47

Autumn

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Apple

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Ruby

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Wine

96

51

Watermelon

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Flamingo

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Cranberry

54

Raspberry

55

Cherry

101

Robin Egg

97

Pool

Ice

102

98

Azure

Aqua

103

99

Peacock

Bahama

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100

Mineral

Turquoise

105

Malachite

Pebble

8

10

Parsley

56

Primrose

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Eraser

58

Peony

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Rouge

60

Pomegranate

106

Surf

107

Seafoam

108

Sea Turtle

109

Jade

110

Teal

11

Shell

12

Fawn

13

Taupe

14

Chestnut

15

Cloves

61

Ballet

62

Rose

63

Fuchsia

64

Magenta

65

Chinaberry

111

Pistachio

112

Mint

113

Aloe

114

Emerald

115

Jungle

16

Buff

17

Camel

18

Oak

19

Coffee

20

Chocolate

66

Orchid

67

Petunia

68

Boysenberry

69

Eggplant

70

Raisin

116

Parakeet

117

Fern

118

Clover

119

Forest

120

Hunter

21

Meringue

22

Lemon

23

Pineapple

24

Gold

25

Cinnamon

71

Thistle

72

Mauve

73

Opal

74

Plum

75

Mulberry

121

Honeydew

122

Celery

123

Lime

124

Apple Green

125

Grass

26

Cornmeal

27

Banana

28

Sunflower

29

Sunrise

30

Rust

76

Lilac

77

Violet

78

Wisteria

79

Blackberry

80

Iris

126

Pear

127

Asparagus

128

Pickle

129

Moss

130

Seaweed

31

Corn

32

Goldfish

33

Orange

34

Tiger

35

Flame

81

Lavender

82

Periwinkle

83

Blueberry

84

Royal

85

Midnight

131

Chartreuse

132

Pea

133

Spring

134

Olive

135

Army

36

Flesh

37

Peach

38

Coral

39

Papaya

40

Amber

86

Pigeon

87

Hydrangea

88

Cornflower

89

Storm

90

Cadet

136

Dove

137

Silver

138

Gray

139

Pewter

140

Slate

41

Blush

42

Salmon

43

Paprika

44

Cayenne

45

Chili Pepper

91

Cloud

92

Sky

93

Bluebird

94

Sapphire

95

Denim

141

Shadow

142

Smoke

143

Graphite

144

Raven

145

Black

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Mini Masterpieces L E A R N H O W TO Q U I LT ! A W O R K B O O K O F 1 2 E S S E N T I A L B LO C K S & T E C H N I Q U E S

S E LLING POINTS ●● Shops asked, we listened! This skill-building book is designed to be taught at quilt classes or guilds, making a quilt- or blockof-the-month with a fabulous

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Small quilts, big results! Catch the mini-quilt mania with Alyce Blyth’s fresh, modern beginner quiltmaking book, loaded with inspiration

finish every time ●● Mini Masterpieces is designed so that quilters of all skill levels can conquer a new skill and create a bite-size block, a full mini-quilt, or even mix-and-match blocks to create a large sampler quilt

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ini Masterpieces is a quilting master class. Readers can follow along, beginning with a fresh new take on

basic blocks and increase to complex curves and colorwork,

expanding sewing skills at each step. International quilting teacher Alyce Blyth provides tips and advice throughout, learned through years of quilting and teaching students from all over the world. Mini-quilts are the perfect solution for sewists who want to do something new but can’t take on a big project: easy to finish, fun to make, perfect for gifting, or hanging on a studio wall. Quilters will have fun knowing they can complete any of the projects included in just one afternoon. Alyce Blyth started dabbling in quilting in 2011, but it was her family’s move to Japan in 2012 that really got her going as she realized the community and friendships that came with quilting. She soon discovered that designing and teaching quilting internationally was her passion and Blossom Heart Quilts became the place for doing just that. Blyth’s tutorials, patterns, and projects can be found at blossomheartquilts.com. She lives in Australia.

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The Building Blocks of Free-Motion Quilting C O M B I N I N G B A S I C D E S I G N S I N TO K N O C K- O U T C U S TO M Q U I LT I N G ● ● T E X T BY K AT H L E E N R I G G I N S

Learn to create the most popular basic steps— one design at a time—and combine them into complex renderings of blue-ribbon quilting

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S E LLING POINTS ●● In-demand subject matter: Quilting books outsell patchwork books at a ratio of two to one ●● Renowned author: Kathleen Riggins is an award-winning quilter and a well-established, in-demand instructor based in Canada ●● Social media presence: Riggins has a large, loyal social media following for Kathleen Quilts of more than 13,000 followers on Instagram and 2,800 followers on Facebook

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CRAFT n no time at all, Kathleen Riggins takes you from simple quilting designs to stunning custom quilting

combinations. Explore everything from the simple swirl to feathers to pebbles, as you learn not just the basics

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of each design but also how to combine free-motion quilting motifs into complex-looking custom quilts. Knowing some basic designs is one thing, but knowing how to combine them in interesting ways can open a whole new world—without having to learn new designs! Join Riggins as she walks you through some of her favorite ways to combine designs and helps you create stunning quilts. Whether you are working with large spaces to fill, sampler quilts to separate by block, or sections of quilts that achieve different emphasis, you’ll learn it all! Kathleen Riggins has been sewing for as long as she can remember and hanging out at her parents’ store, Quilting from the Heart, in Camrose, Alberta, Canada. She has taught longarm quilting and free-motion quilting all over the world. Visit kathleenquilts.com

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Hong Kong ●

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P H OTO G R A P H Y BY A B E KO G A N

The third in the Split Seconds series featuring evocative black-and‑white photography that captures the timeless beauty of iconic cities

photography evokes the repetitive and striking beauty of a dense mega-city ●● Appeal to photography aficionados, architecture buffs, fans of Hong Kong, and armchair travelers

S PECIFICATIONS Over 100 black-and-white photographs 176 pages WIDTH: 11" • 279mm HEIGHT: 13¾" • 349mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER PHOTOGRAPHY • TRAVEL ISBN 978-1-944903-80-0 ISBN: 978-1-944903-80-0 US $85.00 CAN $107.00 5 8 5 0 0 9 781944 903800

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ong Kong provides a stunning backdrop for Abe Kogan’s skillfully rendered black-and-white

photography. The third in the Split Seconds series,

following Havana and Florence, Hong Kong explores the city famous for its dense urbanism and high-rise marvels. The towering obelisks and repetitive facades of the modern megacity stand in stark contrast to its complex cultural roots—a city born of compromise between

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Chinese tradition and British influence. Kogan’s strikingly evocative images showcase this intersection of influence with intimate portraits of bustling street life, iconic skylines, claustrophobic residential areas, maritime hubs, rugged coastline, and the parks and public spaces that provide a respite from the unrelenting vigor of the city.

Split Seconds: Florence ISBN 978-1-944903-44-2 ISBN 978-1-944903-44-2 US $85.00 CAN $107.00

Abe Kogan is an international entrepreneur, as well as a writer, photographer, FIA Historic Formula One Class A champion racing driver, and film producer. His latest film,

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Matra Racing—The Rebirth, is now in worldwide circulation. Kogan is on a unique mission to photojournalize a sequence of countries and cities, each for their particular attributes within the nature of time and change.

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Rick Baker

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M E TA M O R P H O S I S , VO L . 1 : 1 9 5 0 – 1 9 8 9, VO L . 2 : 1 9 9 0 –2 0 1 9 ●

BY J . W. R I N Z L E R   ●   C O N S U LT I N G E D I TO R : B R A N D O N A L I N G E R

E S S AY S BY J O H N L A N D I S , P E T E R JAC K S O N , A N D D I C K S M I T H

This deluxe two-volume set explores seven-time Academy Award–winner Rick Baker’s 40-year journey as a special makeup effects artist

S E LLING POINTS ●● Includes never-before-seen behind-the-scenes photos of more than 70 film and television productions ●● Definitive two-volume set reveals Baker’s makeup and animatronics secrets and captures rare stories from his unparalleled career ●● Baker’s films include The Exorcist, Star Wars: A New Hope, An American Werewolf in London, Planet of the Apes, and the Men in Black franchise ●● Features over 1,000 four-color photographs, as well as personal letters and ephemera

S PECIFICATIONS More than 1,000 color illustrations 720 pages WIDTH: 10½" • 267mm HEIGHT: 13¼" • 337mm Two-volume set, jacketed hardcover with slipcase PUB MONTH: OCTOBER PERFORMING ARTS • FILM ISBN ISBN: 978-1-944903-43-5 978-1-944903-43-5 US $250.00 CAN $313.00  25000

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rom the gory zombies of Michael Jackson’s Thriller and the

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staggeringly lifelike Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons

to the creative builds in Men in Black and the groundbreaking

effects in An American Werewolf in London, Rick Baker’s special effects, makeup, and prosthetics count among some of Hollywood’s most enduring achievements. This deluxe, two-volume set is replete with more than 1,000 four-color images and original sketches. It covers the makeup artist’s 40-plus year career in which he’s earned seven Academy Awards, one Emmy, and three British Academy Film Awards, among numerous others. J. W. Rinzler, former executive editor at Lucasfilm Ltd., is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Making of Star Wars, and the Times (London) bestseller The Complete Making of Indiana Jones. He also wrote The Star Wars, the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel, adapted from George Lucas’s original rough draft.

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Cameron + Company is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Museum of the

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African Diaspora (MoAD), San Francisco, on a series of art books. This exciting collaboration celebrates MoAD’s mission as a contemporary art museum that celebrates Black cultures, ignites challenging conversations, and inspires learning through the global lens of the African diaspora.

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Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold

exhibition at the Museum of the

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●● Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold

African Diaspora in San Francisco, opening in May 2019

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●● Features the work of nine distinguished artists: Angel Otero, Adler Guerrier, Phillip Thomas, Leonardo Benzant, Lucia Hierro, Lavar Munroe, Andrea Chung, Ebony Patterson,

An exploration of the Caribbean identity through the work of 10 contemporary artists

Didier William, and Firelei Báez ●● Includes essays by Dexter Wimberly and Larry Ossei-Mensah

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he legacy of European colonialism in the Caribbean is explored through the work of 10 contemporary artists:

Angel Otero, Adler Guerrier, Phillip Thomas, Leonardo Benzant, Lucia Hierro, Lavar Munroe, Andrea Chung, Ebony Patterson, Didier William, and Firelei Báez. Their work is inspired by products that have historically been produced in and exported

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from the Caribbean. The book, published to accompany a traveling exhibition opening at San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora, explores the complexity of the “postcolonialism paradox”—in which colonizers often felt superior and productive as they claimed territory for themselves while subjugating indigenous people and exploiting their land. Whether connected to the Caribbean by birth or by choice, the

A Matter of Fact: Toyin Ojih Odutola ISBN ISBN: 978-1-944903-68-8 978-1-944903-68-8 US$19.95 CAN$24.95 5 1 9 9 5

artists use their work as a means of examining the relationships within the power structure. Dexter Wimberly organizes exhibitions that explore contempo-

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rary culture, American history, economics, and power dynamics. Larry Ossei-Mensah is a Ghanaian-American independent curator and cultural critic who has organized numerous exhibitions. Both live in New York City.

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Letters to 87

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FA N S R E M E M B E R T H E L E G AC Y O F D W I G H T C L A R K ● ● E D I T E D BY M AT T M A I O C C O  ●  P H OTO G R A P H S BY M I C H A E L Z AG A R I S A N D B R A D M A N G I N   ●  E S S AYS BY J O E M O N TA N A , E D WA R D J . D e B A R TO LO J R . , R O N N I E LOT T, A N D OT H E R S

Rare photos and heartfelt letters from fans of San Francisco 49ers hero Dwight Clark

S E LLING POINTS ●● A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Golden Heart Fund, a nonprofit that supports former 49er players ●● Companion book to the NBC Sports documentary of the same name ●● Dwight Clark, who passed away in June 2018, was one of the most significant figures in the history of the 49ers franchise ●● Matt Maiocco hosts the 49ers Insider podcast and has 98,000 followers on Twitter and 17,000 followers on Instagram ●● Michael Zagaris is a photojournalist who has captured iconic images of the 49ers ●● Brad Mangin is a sports photographer with 103,000 followers on Instagram

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PUB MONTH: AUGUST ootball fans will always remember “The Catch” as the moment a dynasty was born. When Dwight Clark

received the touchdown pass that sent the 49ers to their

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first Super Bowl in 1982, an indelible moment was etched into the history of the NFL. Later, as Clark battled ALS, he

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and sportswriter Matt Maiocco put out a call to friends and fans, asking them to share their memories of this moment. The letters that Clark and Maiocco received tell the story of how the man who wore number 87 brought together a city and a franchise. Matt Maiocco, beat reporter for NBC Sports Bay Area, has covered the San Francisco 49ers for over a decade. Michael Zagaris, legendary sports, music, and fashion photojournalist, has served as team photographer for the San Francisco 49ers since 1973. Brad Mangin is a photographer who, since 1987, has captured the biggest stars in professional sports. All three reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Accessible format that celebrates the rich diversity of feminist art ●● Showcases the work of some of

A Little Feminist History of Art ● ● BY C H A R LOT T E M U L L I N S

A short and pithy introduction to the most important feminist artworks from the late 1960s to the present

the world’s most renowned and inspirational female artists ●● International in scope, featuring works from a range of artists who expanded the definition of art for more inclusivity ●● Includes drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation, and performance art ●● Perfect gift for anyone interested

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merging in the late 1960s as women artists struggled to “de-gender” their work to

compete in a male-dominated arena, the feminist art movement has played a leading

role in the art world over the last five decades. Using the “female gaze” to articulate socially relevant issues after an era of aesthetic “formalism,” feminist artists, working in a variety

of media, have brought attention to ideas surrounding gender, identity, and form. They have critiqued and altered our thinking about the cultural expectations and stereotyping of women, women’s struggle for equality, and the treatment of the female body as a commodity. Fifty outstanding works reflect women’s lives and experience, the changing position of

in feminism and the history of

women artists, and the impact of feminist ideals and politics on visual culture. This book is

sexuality and gender

a ­celebration of one of the most ambitious, influential, and enduring artistic movements to

●● Includes works by renowned

emerge from the 20th century.

artists, including Yayoi Kusama, Miriam Shapiro, Ana Mendieta, Judy Chicago, Cindy Sherman,

Charlotte Mullins is an art critic, writer and broadcaster. She was arts editor of The Independent on Sunday, and the editor of Art Review, V&A Magazine, and Art Quarterly. She

Lorna Simpson, and Carrie

has also written over 10 books, including two art books for children published under the pen

Mae Weems

name Charlie Ayres.

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Keith Haring

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An energetic introduction to the work of iconic American visual and graffiti artist Keith Haring

S E LLING POINTS ●● Keith Haring’s art has remained not only popular but influential in the decades since his death in 1990 ●● Explores the artist’s work in the context of key issues of his lifetime, particularly the AIDS crisis and the Cold War ●● Features an illustrated timeline linking Haring and his work to the political and social events of the era ●● Nearly 30 years after Haring’s death, his official Instagram has 84,000 followers

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color illustrations 128 pages WIDTH: 7⅜" • 189mm HEIGHT: 9¾" • 246mm Paperback PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER ART ISBN ISBN: 978-1-84976-627-2 978-1-84976-627-2 US $24.99 CAN $31.99  5 2 4 9 9

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his vibrant book explores extraordinary artist Keith

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Haring’s work in the context of key issues of his life-

Tate Liverpool, Jun 14–Nov 10, 2019

time—the AIDS crisis, the Cold War, racism, the excesses

of capitalism, and environmental degradation. Haring (1958–1990) is widely recognized for his colorful paintings, drawings, sculptures, and murals. Haring exploded onto the early 1980s New York art scene with his vivid graffiti-inspired drawings, many of which found exposure in public, such as the Times Square billboard “broadcast” of his famous Radiant Child in 1982. Featuring some 70 works supplemented by rarely seen photography and film stills, this accessible book not only introduces Haring to a new audience, but it also throws fresh light on an artist whose work remains emblematic of the subcultural and creative energy of 1980s New York. Darren Pih is the exhibitions and displays curator at Tate Liverpool.

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Dorothea Tanning ● ● E D I T E D BY A LYC E M A H O N  ●  W I T H C O N T R I B U T I O N S BY I D O I A M U R G A C A S T R O A N D A N N C OXO N

S E LLING POINTS ●● The most accessible and highly illustrated introduction to Dorothea Tanning’s work published to date

A major retrospective of the seven-decade career of Dorothea Tanning, the multifaceted artist who pushed the boundaries of surrealist art

●● Made in close collaboration with the artist’s estate and The Destina Foundation in New York, allowing for the inclusion of rare archival materials and writings from the artist’s diaries ●● Documents Tanning’s entire career and demonstrates her influence among contemporary artists ●● Includes a selection of Tanning’s short stories and poems ●● Accompanies a major exhibition at Tate Modern

S PECIFICATIONS 100 color and 25 black-and-white illustrations 208 pages WIDTH: 8" • 205mm HEIGHT: 10¼" • 260mm Paperback with flaps AVAILABLE NOW ART ISBN 978-1-84976-643-2 ISBN: 978-1-84976-643-2 US $40.00 CAN $50.00  5 4 0 0 0 9 781849 766432

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merican artist Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012) redrew the boundaries of surrealism. She first encountered the

movement in New York in the 1930s, and in the 1940s, she married

fellow painter Max Ernst and moved to the Arizona desert. Although surrounded by a vast landscape, her paintings from this time depict

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claustrophobic domestic spaces.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, Oct 3, 2018–Jan 7, 2019

abstract. In the 1960s, she created uncanny soft sculptures featur-

Tate Modern, London, Feb 27–Jun 9, 2019

est in music and dance. In Dorothea Tanning, Alyce Mahon provides

From Paris in the 1950s, Tanning’s paintings became more ing contorted and intertwined bodies, connecting her lifelong intera comprehensive overview of Tanning’s multilayered career. Idoia Murga Castro considers Tanning’s love of ballet, and Ann Coxon explores Tanning’s influence today. Alyce Mahon teaches modern and contemporary art history at the University of Cambridge. Idoia Murga Castro is a tenured researcher at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas in Madrid. Ann Coxon is curator of displays and international art at Tate Modern in London.

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Natalia Goncharova

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Discover Russian avant-garde artist Natalia Goncharova’s exceptional art and life

S E LLING POINTS ●● Accompanies a major exhibition at Tate Modern—the first ever to cover all aspects of Goncharova’s

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wide-ranging artistic practice atalia Goncharova (1881–1962), a key figure of the modernist art movement, gained ­international fame for her trailblazing experiments in painting and design. Early in her career,

across her entire career ●● Goncharova was considered one

she established herself as a leader of the Russian avant-garde with a major show in Moscow in 1913.

of the iconic members of the

In France, Goncharova’s talents were noticed by Sergei Diaghilev; soon, she was designing costumes

Russian avant-garde

and backdrops for Ballets Russes performances in major cities throughout Europe. Goncharova’s artistic output traces, influences, and transcends the art movements of the

●● Lavishly illustrated, with essays by leading experts of art history

20th century. She paraded through the streets of Moscow displaying futurist body art, yet worked on r­ eligious murals; she participated in avant-garde cinema and created stage designs; she even ­illustrated socialist newspapers. This book, along with the exhibition it accompanies, explores her diverse sources and influences, from Russian folk art and textile designs to the latest trends in modernism and beyond. Insightful essays and lavish illustrations bring Goncharova’s work to a new audience. Matthew Gale is head of displays at Tate Modern. Natalia Sidlina is curator of international art at Tate Modern.

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Frank Bowling

Dóra Maurer

● ● E D I T E D BY E L E N A C R I P PA

● ● E D I T E D BY J U L I E T B I N G H A M

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orn in Guyana in 1936, Frank Bowling arrived in Britain in his late teens and studied painting at the Royal College of Art

alongside David Hockney. Since he started painting in the late 1950s, Bowling has pursued a relentless exploration of the properties and

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reated in close association with the artist and published to accompany a 2019 exhibition at Tate Modern this book

examines the career of Hungarian artist Dóra Maurer (b. 1937), spanning over four decades of her experimental practice from the 1960s

possibilities of paint, experimenting with stitching, staining, pouring,

to the present. It surveys her early graphic works, photographs, and

and dripping. Ambitious in scale, Bowling’s work is described in

films. This book also explores the evolution of her “displacement”

terms of its colorful and luminous quality, and the energetic applica-

canvases and most recent large-scale paintings that examine how

tion or accrual of paint. Figuration, abstract elements, and popular

geometric forms are affected by color and color perception. This

and autobiographical references can also be found in his paintings.

richly illustrated publication reveals Maurer’s persistent experimenta-

Bowling also demonstrates an interest in social and political imagery.

tion with production processes and her innovative take on traditional

Accompanying the first large-scale exhibition to address Bowling’s

techniques.

entire oeuvre, this publication explores an extraordinary international career spanning 60 years.

Juliet Bingham is curator of international art at Tate Modern.

Elena Crippa is curator of modern and contemporary British art at Tate Modern.

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75 color and black-and-white

120 color illustrations

illustrations

208 pages

96 pages

WIDTH: 9" • 230mm

WIDTH: 9" • 231mm

HEIGHT: 10¾" • 275mm

HEIGHT: 9" • 231mm

Paperback

Hardcover

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Takis

The Ghost

● ● E D I T E D BY G U Y B R E T T A N D M I C H A E L W E L L E N

A C U LT U R A L H I S TO RY ● ● BY S U S A N O W E N S

Now in paperback

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ne of the most playful, innovative, and eccentric artists of postwar Europe, Takis (b. 1925) was a catalyzing figure in

the artistic and literary circles of Paris, London, and New York from the 1950s onward. Pioneering a variety of sculpture, painting, and musical structures,

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ow in paperback, this is a new cultural history of the ghost—one of the most popular and pervasive subjects

worldwide. Spanning from the medieval period to today, the book

Takis’s works harness invisible natural forces. Most notable are his

includes a wide range of artists and writers, including Hogarth, Blake,

innovative “telemagnetic” works, begun in the late 1950s, which

Rossetti, Shakespeare, Pepys, Shelley, and Dickens. Contemporary

float everyday metallic objects in space through the use of magnets.

figures such as Muriel Spark, Hilary Mantel, and Jeremy Deller are

These investigations and his fierce individualism won him the admira-

also featured. The enduring popularity of ghosts in literature, art,

tion of Beat writers such as Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs

folklore, and film attests to their continuing power to fascinate, terrify,

and inspired arguments with his artistic contemporaries Yves Klein,

and inspire. Our conceptions of ghosts—the fears they provoke, the forms they take—are connected to the conventions and beliefs of

Alberto Giacometti, and Jean Tinguely. This is the first book in English to introduce this key figure of Europe’s postwar avant-garde and cultural underground. Through

each particular era, from the marauding undead of the Middle Ages to the psychologically charged presences of our own age.

new essays and primary sources, it foregrounds the artist’s influence Susan Owens is an art historian and curator. Former curator of

in contemporary art since the 1960s.

paintings at the Victoria and Albert Museum, she writes and lectures

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Guy Brett is one of the UK’s foremost art writers

widely on British art.

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100 color and black-and-white

and curators of kinetic art.

illustrations

Michael Wellen is curator

70 color and black-and-white illustrations

128 pages

of international art at Tate

288 pages

WIDTH: 7½" • 190mm

Modern, London.

WIDTH: 6⅛" • 156mm

HEIGHT: 9¾" • 246mm

HEIGHT: 9¼" • 234mm

Flexibound

Paperback

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ART

LITERATURE • ART

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Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience ● ● BY W I L L I A M B L A K E   ●  I N T R O D U C E D BY R I C H A R D H O L M E S

●● A stunning clothbound reissue of

A beautiful new edition of William Blake’s masterpiece

Blake’s eternal classic ●● Internationally recognized as a masterwork of poetry, Songs of Innocence and Experience also holds a key position in the history of Western art ●● Poetry is enormously popular today ●● Published to accompany a major exhibition at Tate Britain, London

S PECIFICATIONS 32 color illustrations 64 pages WIDTH: 4⅜" • 110mm HEIGHT: 6¼" • 161mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER ART • POETRY ISBN 978-1-84976-633-3 ISBN: 978-1-84976-633-3 US $17.95 CAN $22.95  5 1 7 9 9 9 781849 766333

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his beautiful, hardcover gift edition allows Blake to communicate with his readers as he intended,

reproducing his illuminations and lettering from the

finest existing example of the original. In this way readers can experience the mystery and beauty of Blake’s poems as he created them. This unique edition is essential for those who love Blake’s work, and also offers an ideal entrance into his visionary world for those encountering him for the first time. Richard Holmes is an award-winning biographer from London.

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Elegant gift books, celebrating the themes of the winter season and romantic love through art

WINTER

LOVE

● ● BY K I R S T E E N M c S W E I N

● ● BY A L E X P I LC H E R

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S E LLING POINTS ●● A new series of gift books, perfect for holiday presents or anytime ●● Beautifully and elegantly presented, these books are also pocket-sized guides to the treasures of Tate’s collections ●● Love captures the myriad expressions of romantic love created throughout art history—as seen through the eyes of Auguste Rodin, Wolfgang Tillmans, and Felix GonzalezTorres, among many others ●● Winter embraces the holidays with views of snowy scenes and festive frolics, featuring works by Turner, Millais, and Warhol, among others ●● Art books for all ages to enjoy

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selection of the most beautiful, emotive, and amusing expressions of the winter

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his charming book features a selection of the most touching and transformative

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expressions of romantic love in Tate’s collections.

50 color & black-and-white

into key themes—seasonal landscapes, religious

Divided among key themes such as courtship,

illustrations

imagery, and “celebration and festivity”—each of

passion, symbolism, enduring love, and even

96 pages

the works of art included has been individually

loss, each of the 50 works of art has been

WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm

selected for the ways in which the artist has

selected for the way in which the artist has

HEIGHT: 6¾" • 173mm

sought to capture this special time of year.

attempted to capture the ineffable, affirmative,

Hardcover

season drawn from the Tate’s collection. Divided

Works of art include paintings, drawings, sculptures, illustrations, and installations.

and devotional aspects of love. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, illustrations,

They are punctuated by brief captions adding

and installations are punctuated by brief cap-

background detail about the art, artists, and

tions adding background detail about the art,

their subjects. These works of art are sometimes

artists, and their subjects.

traditional, sometimes contemporary, and often

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Sometimes chaste, sometimes frenzied, often

revealing. Seen together, these beautiful images

passionate, and occasionally heartbreaking,

create an enlightening journey through the visual

placed together, these beautiful images create

portrayal of winter and the holiday season in

a fascinating and enlightening journey through

Western art.

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the visual portrayal of love and sexuality in

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Kirsteen McSwein is assistant curator for interpretation at Tate Britain and is author of Tate

Alex Pilcher is the author of A Queer Little

Britain: Highlights.

History of Art (2017), also published by Tate.

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Olafur Eliasson ● ● E D I T E D BY M A R K G O D F R E Y

S E LLING POINTS ●● Accompanies a major exhibition

An illustrated guide to the work of world-renowned installation artist Olafur Eliasson

at Tate Modern, London ●● Eliasson’s work engages with an astonishing range of issues, from ecology, economics, and migration to energy, technology, and sustainability ●● The new work featured here includes mirrors, colored lights, illuminated mist creating indoor rainbows, inverted waterfalls, and penetrable kaleidoscopic structures ●● Eliasson is best known for his 2003 transformation of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall into the “Big Sun.” In 2008, he built waterfalls on New York City’s East River near the Brooklyn Bridge ●● Contributors include: American artist/rapper/filmmaker Fred Brathwaite (Fab 5 Freddy); Marcus Engman, head of design at IKEA; Jonsí, musician with the Icelandic band Sigur Rós; Mariana Mazzucato, economist and author of The Value of Everything; and others

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onceived as an illustrated a “field guide” to the work of Danish artist Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967),

this stunningly produced book features a substantial

240 pages

conversation between the artist and Tate curator Mark

WIDTH: 7½" • 192mm

Godfrey, as well as a collection of short dialogues with

HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm

a strikingly varied range of people working both inside

Paperback, exposed binding

and outside the arts—from anthropology, economics,

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political science, and biology to architecture and urban-

ART

ism, dance, music, and food.

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Eliasson builds such conversations into his daily life and work. They help him not only to understand other people’s unique fields of knowledge, but also to ask, “What does my understanding of your knowledge do to my understanding of the world?” The interweaving of these texts with stunning photography of his remarkable

Tate Modern, London, July 11, 2019–Jan 6, 2020

and immersive works provides an insight into what

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the world.”

Eliasson calls his ongoing aim of “reaching out into

Mark Godfrey is senior curator, international art, Tate Modern.

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Rembrandt ● ● BY T Y P E X

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A graphic biography of the Dutch master

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●● Commissioned by the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Rembrandt is a meticulously researched graphic biography of the greatest painter of the Dutch Golden Age ●● Rembrandt’s paintings are in the

Andy ISBN 978-1-910593-58-5 ISBN 978-1-910593-58-5 US $34.99 CAN $43.99 UK £24.99 Basquiat ISBN 978-1-910593-65-3 ISBN 978-1-910593-65-3 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£14.99 999

collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the J. Paul Getty Museum in LA, and other major museums around the world ●● Typex’s Rembrandt has received

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praise from The Observer and Betsy Wieseman, former curator of Dutch and Flemish paintings at London’s National Gallery, among others

Dalí ISBN 978-1-910593-15-8 ISBN 978-1-910593-15-8 US $19.95 CAN $23.95 UK 5 1£12.99 995

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ISBN 978-1-910593-27-1 ISBN 978-1-910593-27-1 US $19.95 CAN $23.95 UK 5 1£12.99 995 embrandt van Rijn (1606–1669) is a towering figure in European art history: a virtuoso

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Color illustrations throughout 240 pages WIDTH: 7½" • 190mm HEIGHT: 10¼" • 245mm Paperback

painter, draftsman, and etcher whose enduring influ-

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ence can be seen in the work of artists from J. M. W.

GRAPHIC NOVEL • ART •

Turner to Francis Bacon and beyond. A prolific self-

BIOGRAPHY

portraitist, Rembrandt is a deeply familiar figure—and yet little is known of his life and character. In this first graphic biography of the Dutch master,

Magritte ISBN 978-1-910593-37-0 ISBN 978-1-910593-37-0 US $14.99 CAN $17.99 UK5£9.99 1499

Typex pieces together the facts that are known about Rembrandt’s life to weave a captivating story about a miller’s son who, after a brief spell of fame, suffered the fate of so many artists: financial ruin. It is a story about life and death, love and bereavement, success and loss.

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ISBN 978-1-906838-69-0 ISBN: 978-1-906838-69-0 US $29.99 CAN $37.99 UK 5 2£19.99 999 9 781906 838690

ISBN 978-1-910593-12-7 ISBN 978-1-910593-12-7 US $24.95 CAN $29.95 UK 5 2£16.99 495 9 781910 593127

Commissioned by Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, home of the world’s largest and most important Rembrandt collection, this landmark graphic biography brings to life a complex and contradictory character—a vain man who celebrated human imperfection, and an arrogant genius who painted

Pablo ISBN 978-1-906838-94-2 ISBN 978-1-906838-94-2 US $27.50 CAN $33.50 UK £16.99 52 750

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Typex is a Dutch comics artist. His graphic novels include Andy: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol. He lives in Amsterdam.

ISBN 978-1-906838-79-9 ISBN 978-1-906838-79-9 US $19.95 CAN $21.95 UK5 £12.99 1995 9 781906 838799

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At the Mountains of Madness ● ● BY H . P. LOV E C R A F T   ●   A DA P T E D BY I . N . J . C U L B A R D

A dark, dazzling adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s best-known tale is back in print

S E LLING POINTS ●● Lovecraft has influenced writers from Stephen King to Neil Gaiman, and he maintains a devoted readership, especially among comics fans ●● I.N.J. Culbard is well known for his adaptations of classics—from The King in Yellow to The Picture of Dorian Gray—as well as his work for publishers including Vertigo, BOOM! Studios, and 2000AD ●● The Observer called At the Mountains of Madness “Cunningly boiled down [with] superb ligne claire drawings,” while Boing Boing said of Culbard’s adaptation of The Case of Charles Dexter Ward—“This is really the best way to enjoy Lovecraft”

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 128 pages WIDTH: 6½" • 165mm HEIGHT: 9½" • 241mm Paperback with flaps PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER GRAPHIC NOVEL • HORROR ISBN ISBN: 978-1-906838-12-6 978-1-906838-12-6 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£14.99 999 9 781906 838126

“For a second we gasped in admiration . . . and then vague horror began to creep into our souls.”

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eptember 1930. A scientific expedition embarks for the frozen wasteland of Antarctica. But the secrets

they unearth there reveal a past almost beyond human

comprehension—­and a future too terrible to imagine. By taking scientific fact so seriously, At the Mountains of Madness (1936), H.P. Lovecraft’s classic take on the “heroic age” of polar exploration, helped to define a new era in

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20th‑century science-fiction. H.P. Lovecraft was one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th century. I.N.J. Culbard is an award-winning artist widely known for his graphic novel adaptations of the classics. He collaborated on a critically acclaimed Sherlock

Celeste ISBN 978-1-906838-76-8 ISBN 978-1-906838-76-8 US $24.95 CAN $27.95 UK 5 £15.99 2495 9 781906 838768

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Holmes series with Ian Edginton and worked on The New Deadwardians for Vertigo, Dark Ages for Dark Horse, and Brass Sun for 2000AD. His first original graphic novel, Celeste, was nominated for the British Comic Award.

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Isadora

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● ● W R I T T E N BY J U L I E B I R M A N T   ●   A R T BY C L É M E N T O U B R E R I E

A graphic biography of the pioneering, free-spirited “Mother of Modern Dance”

S E LLING POINTS ●● An authoritative, compelling graphic biography of the revolutionary American dancer and free spirit Isadora Duncan

“There was never a place

●● From the same team that

for [Isadora Duncan] in the

created the acclaimed graphic

ranks of the terrible, slow

biography Pablo

army of the cautious. She ran

●● Modern dance performances—

ahead, where there were no

many of them still drawing

paths.” —Dorothy Parker

directly from the choreography of Isadora Duncan—continue to be popular throughout North America

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GRAPHIC NOVEL • n 1899, performing in the drawing rooms of London’s elite, Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) was already laying

the foundations for modern dance. Her performances

were visceral, free-flowing, and expressive; she danced barefoot. The 22-year-old from California was shattering

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the conventions of traditional ballet and, in doing so, enchanting high society. In Isadora, Julie Birmant and Clément Oubrerie capture the astonishing life and scandalous times of the so-called “Mother of Modern Dance” from her arrival in Europe to her tragic death in 1927. This extraordinary graphic novel spans Duncan’s meetings with Auguste Rodin and Loie Fuller, her dazzling on-stage career, and

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the development of a style of dance—inspired by natural forms and Greek sculpture—that would become her enduring legacy. Julie Birmant is a writer and filmmaker. She lives in Paris. Clément Oubrerie is a French comic book artist. His books include the Eisner-nominated graphic novel Aya: Life in Yop City (with Marguerite Abouet) and the biography Pablo (with Julie Birmant).

Josephine Baker ISBN ISBN: 978-1-910593-29-5 978-1-910593-29-5 US $22.95 CAN $27.95 UK 5 2£14.99 295 9 781910 593295

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Mozart in Paris ● ● BY F R A N T Z D U C H A Z E AU

A crucial episode from the life of the great composer—rendered in graphic novel form

S E LLING POINTS ●● Mozart’s six-month stay in Paris was marked by tragedy and frustration, but it was crucial to the development of his career ●● A compelling snapshot of the composer’s formative years that will appeal to Mozart aficionados as well as newcomers to classical music ●● Follows in the footsteps of SelfMadeHero’s other successful graphic biographies, including Pablo and Vincent

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 96 pages WIDTH: 7½" • 190mm HEIGHT: 10¼" • 260mm Paperback PUB MONTH: OCTOBER GRAPHIC NOVEL • BIOGRAPHY • MUSIC ISBN ISBN: 978-1-910593-72-1 978-1-910593-72-1 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£14.99 499 9 781910 593721

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n 1778, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791) leaves Salzburg for Paris. The French capital promises to liberate the 22-year-

old from the suffocating grip of his father and from a city that is unable to accommodate his genius. But there is no grand entrance for the former child prodigy. When Mozart arrives in Paris, he is cash-strapped, unknown, and his French is limited. His mentor, the critic Baron von Grimm, introduces him to a number of Parisian nobles. With these contacts, recognition is still hard-won; the French court appears indifferent to Mozart’s talents and disapproving of his spontaneity at times. Tracing the composer’s six-month stay in the city of lights,

Mozart in Paris dramatizes the confrontation between a brighteyed genius and everyday reality. Frantz Duchazeau spotlights a frustrating yet formative period of the composer’s life—and in doing so creates a living, breathing portrait of one of history’s most gifted musicians. Frantz Duchazeau is a French comics artist.

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The ABC of Typography

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● ● W R I T T E N BY DAV I D R AU LT   ●  A R T BY S E Y H A N A R G U N , A S E Y N , F R A N Ç O I S AY R O L E S , H E R V É B O U R H I S , A L E X A N D R E C L É R I S S E , O L I V I E R D E LOY E , L I B O N , D E L P H I N E PA N I Q U E , JA K E R AY N A L , A N N E S I M O N , A N D S I N G E O N

For the first time, the history of typography is told in comic strip form

S E LLING POINTS ●● A fascinating, surprising, and endlessly insightful graphic guide to the history of typography ●● A nonfiction graphic novel for anyone interested in the history of design and visual culture ●● Will appeal to anyone who enjoyed the bestselling book Just My Type and the acclaimed film Helvetica

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ypography confronts us everywhere: in books and

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newspapers, on road signs, in product packaging, and

on political leaflets. It is ubiquitous to the point of mundanity. But while the typeface might be secondary to the message, it remains crucial to the way we respond. Fonts spark emotions; they evoke eras and ideologies. Some, like Edward Johnson’s for the London Underground, have become iconic. Others, like

Comic Sans, are loathed. Each one has its own place in history. The ABC of Typography traces 3,500 years of type

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from Sumerian pictographs through Roman calligraphy to Gutenberg, the Bauhaus, and beyond. Brimming with insight and anecdote, this witty and well-informed graphic guide explores the historical, technological, and cultural shifts that have defined the look of the words we read. David Rault is a graphic designer, photographer, and writer. He is the author of numerous books about typography. He lives in Nuremberg, Germany.

Klimowski Poster Book ISBN ISBN: 978-1-910593-46-2 978-1-910593-46-2 US $24.99 CAN $27.95 UK 5 2£14.99 499 9 781910 593462

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The Master and Margarita ● ● BY M I K H A I L B U LG A KOV  ●  A DA P T E D BY A N D R Z E J K L I M O W S K I A N D DA N U S I A S C H E J B A L

S E LLING POINTS ●● The only graphic novel

A graphic adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s cult classic

adaptation of this masterpiece of 20th-century Russian literature ●● The Master and Margarita is studied by high school and college students throughout North America ●● The UK edition of Klimowski and Schejbal’s graphic novel was praised by The Times of London, The Guardian, Design Week, and many others

S PECIFICATIONS Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout 128 pages WIDTH: 6½" • 165mm HEIGHT: 9½" • 241mm Paperback with flaps PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER GRAPHIC NOVEL ISBN ISBN: 978-0-9558169-2-5 978-0-9558169-2-5 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£12.99 499 9 780955 816925

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he Devil arrives in Moscow, accompanied by a bizarre band of acolytes: a witch, an assassin, and a talking cat.

Together, they systematically wreak havoc in the Russian capital. Caught up in the chaos are two lovers: the Master, a writer broken by criticisms of his novel about Pontius Pilate, and Margarita, for whom the Devil has his own plans. At once a love story, a meditation on the nature of good and evil, and a brilliant satire of mid-20th-century Soviet life,

The Master and Margarita was initially banned by the very bureaucracy it criticized. In this captivating, beautifully drawn

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graphic novel, Andrzej Klimowski and Danusia Schejbal bring to vibrant life the masterpiece that has since become the defining work of 20th-century Russian literature. Andrzej Klimowski is emeritus professor of illustration at London’s Royal College of Art. His graphic novels include The

The Communist Manifesto ISBN 978-1-910593-49-3 ISBN 978-1-910593-49-3 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£12.99 999 9 781910 593493

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Depository, The Secret, and Horace Dorlan. Danusia Schejbal is a painter and graphic novelist. She has collaborated with Andrzej Klimowski on the graphic novels Robot, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Behind the Curtain. Both live in London.

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Mikel

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● ● W R I T T E N BY M A R K B E L L I D O  ●  A R T BY J U D I T H VA N I S T E N DA E L

A powerful, provocative, and politically charged fictionalized memoir

S E LLING POINTS ●● A gripping and emotive graphic novel based on the author’s experiences protecting politicians from the armed separatist group ETA ●● A timely exploration of the impact of violence, separatism, and political turbulence on everyday life ●● Judith Vanistendael’s previous graphic novel, When David Lost His Voice, was praised by The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, Salon.com, and many others

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 368 pages WIDTH: 6½" • 170mm HEIGHT: 9½" • 240mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER GRAPHIC NOVEL

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ikel lives with his wife and two children in Costur, an idyllic Spanish town surrounded by hills. He has a

job selling candy, but Mikel is a dreamer, not a businessman,

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and money is tight. What’s more, the ordinariness of smalltown life is preventing him from fulfilling a life-long dream: to become a writer. Seeking both drama and financial security, Mikel takes a job as a bodyguard. His family is soon uprooted to the Basque Country, where Mikel is charged with protecting politicians from the armed separatist group ETA. It is a job that provides drama worthy of the page—but only at the cost of fear, uncertainty, and family breakdown.

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In Mikel, author Mark Bellido draws on his own experiences to create a powerful and provocative story about a man who risks everything in the pursuit of a dream. Mark Bellido is a Belgian novelist and graphic novel writer. He spent four years protecting Basque politicians from ETA. Judith Vanistendael is a Belgian comics artist. Her books include When David Lost His Voice and Dance by the Light of the Moon.

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I Am Peace

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A BOOK OF MINDFULNESS ● ● BY S U S A N V E R D E   f  I L LU S T R AT E D BY P E T E R H . R E Y N O L D S

The companion to I Am Yoga that celebrates mindfulness—now available as a board book!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Bestselling team: Susan Verde and Peter H. Reynolds are the incredible pair behind the success of I Am Yoga, I Am Peace, and I Am Human ●● Inspiring message: Teaches selfempowerment while focusing on the power of imagination and self-expression ●● Stress relief: Expresses how mindfulness can relieve stress

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and anxiety

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 22 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 7" • 178mm Board book PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES UP TO 5 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3152-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-3152-5 US $8.99 CAN $11.99 UK5£6.99 0899 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 132 525

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hen the world feels chaotic, find peace within through an accessible mindfulness practice

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from the picture book dream team that brought us I Am Yoga and the #1 New York Times

bestseller I Am Human. Express emotions through direct speech. Find empathy through imagination.

Connect with the Earth. Wonder at the beauty of the natural world. Breathe, taste, smell, touch, and be present. Perfect for the ­classroom or for bedtime, Susan Verde’s gentle, concrete narration and Peter H. Reynolds’s ­expressive watercolor illustrations bring the tenets of mindfulness to a kid-friendly level. Susan Verde is the author of many picture books for children, including

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I Am Yoga, Rock ‘N’ Roll Soul, and The Water Princess. She is a licensed yoga instructor and lives in East Hampton, New York. Peter H. Reynolds is the renowned illustrator behind the bestselling Judy Moody and Stink series, as well as many other award-winning picture books, including The Dot and Ish. He lives in

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Dedham, Massachusetts.

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All Aboard! The Airport Train ● ● I L LU S T R AT E D BY A N D R E W KO L B   f  W R I T T E N BY N I C H O L E M A R A

S E LLING POINTS ●● Popular subject: Trains, planes,

Hop on board to explore the airport in this accordion-style book with flaps to lift on every page

and anything transportationrelated are strong subject matters for children up to three years of age ●● Developmental: Accordion-style pages and gatefold panels reinforce hand-eye coordination, while the seek-and-find and counting elements encourage early math and object identification skills ●● Appealing illustrations: Andrew Kolb’s bright, charming illustrations hold lots of great kid appeal

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 10 pages WIDTH: 6" • 152mm HEIGHT: 11" • 279mm Board book, accordion fold with flaps PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3678-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-3678-0 US $9.99 CAN $12.99 UK5£7.99 0999 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 624 780

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ll aboard! This accordion-style book folds out car by car, taking readers on a tour of an airport train—inside and out. Readers are asked to help a girl bound for summer camp find her

missing plane ticket, and as they search, they are introduced to all the passengers on the train. There

are vacationing penguins, glamorous movie stars, traveling musicians, and other silly surprises sure to delight on every read. When readers flip the book over, they’ll discover a panoramic view of the

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airport—the control tower, runways, and parking lots—dotted with objects for readers to find and count. A fun, interactive ride from beginning to end! Illustrator Andrew Kolb first garnered attention with his illustrated version of David

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Bowie’s Space Oddity. Since then, he has created illustrations for clients including ­chickaDEE Magazine, the Toronto Zoo, and Pixar. He is also the author of Edmund Unravels and the illustrator of All Aboard!: Let’s Ride a Train and All Aboard!: The Christmas Train. He lives in Ontario, Canada.

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Monsters Come Out Tonight!

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● ● BY F R E D E R I C K G L A S S E R  f   I L LU S T R AT E D BY E D WA R D M I L L E R

Trick-or-treat! Open the doors to find monsters getting ready for a night of Halloween fun

S E LLING POINTS ●● Halloween hook: This not-toospooky trick-or-treat story is perfect for seasonal promotions ●● Interactive features: Doors on each spread open to reveal a different monster friend ●● Developmental: Reinforces getting-ready concepts including getting dressed, brushing teeth, and combing hair ●● Eye-catching: A fifth color of neon orange will grab attention!

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 18 pages WIDTH: 6½" • 165mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Board book with flaps and a fifth color PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 3 TO 5 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3722-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-3722-0 US $8.99 CAN $11.99 UK5£6.99 0999 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY:38 737220

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ll of the monsters are getting ready for the big Halloween bash in this rhyming board book. Lift the flaps to reveal Dracula brushing his fangs, witches combing their hair, and more silly

surprises! Quirky illustrations hold plenty of details that will be sure to tickle readers’ funny bones and

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get them in the Halloween spirit. Frederick Glasser has worked in editorial for Viking Penguin Children’s Books, and in publicity, advertising, and marketing for the Random House Juvenile Division. He is currently sales director at Barron’s Educational Series. This is his first book for young readers. He lives in New York City. Edward Miller has illustrated numerous children’s books, including a series written by David A. Adler. His books have received a number of starred reviews from SLJ, Kirkus, PW, and Booklist. Miller was ­associate art director at Knopf Juvenile Books. He lives in Mineola, New York.

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Happy Halloween! (A Changing Faces Book) ISBN 978-1-4197-2967-6 ISBN 978-1-4197-2967-6 US $7.95 CAN $9.95 50795 9 781419 729676

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Look! B A B I E S H E A D TO TO E

S E LLING POINTS ●● Developmental: Introduces babies to the names of their different body parts

● ● BY R O B I E H . H A R R I S   f  I L LU S T R AT E D BY A N O O S H A S Y E D

An adorable book introducing the youngest readers to the names of their body parts, from head to toe!

●● Successful author: Robie H. Harris’s books about growing up have sold more than a million copies ●● Inclusive: Features babies from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 20 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 7" • 178mm Board book PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3203-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-3203-4 US $7.99 CAN $9.99 UK £5.99 50799 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 240 034

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ook! Babies Head to Toe is an exuberant introduction to the parts of the body and the senses. Filled with fun, repetitive sounds and a melodic voice, this book will captivate babies and

­toddlers. It’s the perfect follow-up to Harris’s first board book, Who?: A Celebration of Babies. Robie H. Harris is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed ­children’s book author. Her board books and picture books center on the ups and downs of the daily lives of infants, toddlers, and young children. Robie lives in New York City. Anoosha Syed is a Pakistani-Canadian

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­illustrator and concept artist for animation who loves to draw cute and whimsical characters. She has illustrated many books for young readers, including Bilal Cooks Daal and Disney Daring Dreamers Club. In her spare time, she also cohosts a podcast called The Art Corner. She lives in Toronto, Canada. Find her on social media @foxville_art.

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Baby Loves

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A F I R S T B O O K O F FAVO R I T E S ● ● BY A B R A M S A P P L E S E E D

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An interactive photographic board book all about the things babies love most!

●● Seasonal hook: With a heart‑shaped die-cut on the cover, this book is perfect for Valentine’s Day and all year-round! ●● Irresistible photos: As one of the leading photographers in the industry, Molly Magnuson’s work elevates this fun project ●● Developmental: Highlights learning to point, a key communication skill for babies not yet ready to talk—along with vocabulary building, matching, and play ●● Inclusive: Features babies from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds

S PECIFICATIONS Color photographs throughout 14 die-cut pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 7" • 178mm Board book PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3736-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-3736-7 US $7.99 CAN $9.99 UK £5.99 50799 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY:48 737367

ISBN 978-1-68335-607-3

When the baby is chilly . . .

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she loves her cozy sweater. Can you find the sweater?

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his bold, playful board book introduces a variety of familiar objects for babies to identify, including a banana, a sippy cup, a ball, and a puppy! Each is introduced with a variety of other objects

in the same category, and readers are asked to pick out the featured object from the rest. The very last spread reveals what babies love most . . . being loved! This new board book is the ideal follow-up to Making Faces, which features the same photographer’s playful photos.

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Making Faces ISBN 978-1-4197-2383-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-2383-4 US $7.95 CAN $9.95 UK £5.99 50795 9 781419 723834

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Apple ● ● BY N I K K I M c C LU R E

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

S E LLING POINTS ●● Timely release: Available in time for apple-picking season and a perfect read as the seasons change

Now in board book!

●● Environmental angle: Offers an accessible example of cyclical patterns in nature, and of the importance of renewable

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resources ●● Highly praised art: McClure’s

★ “Solid, soothing

art has been featured in

storytelling.”

major shows. Her illustrations

—Kirkus Reviews

have been lauded by Kirkus,

“Sprinkled with

Publishers Weekly, and the

welcome surprises.”

Chicago Tribune

—New York Times

●● New format: Now available in a

Book Review

sturdy board book format and

“A useful classroom

lower price point

and library addition.” —School

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Library Journal

Color illustrations throughout 30 pages WIDTH: 7½" • 191mm HEIGHT: 7½" • 191mm Board book PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 3 TO 5 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3631-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-3631-5 US $8.99 CAN $11.99 UK5£6.99 0899 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 626 315

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his board book, featuring Nikki McClure’s signature papercuts, follows the journey of a bright red apple—the only splash of color in the otherwise black-and-white illustrations—as it travels from

tree to harvest to snack to compost and, finally, to sprout. In the opening spread, a ripe, red apple falls

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from a tree, and a man gathers it to take home. His daughter takes the apple to school for lunch, but mistakenly drops it after taking a bite. Left on the ground, we see the apple buried as the seasons change and children come and go on the playground above. On the final spread, the buried apple has produced an apple tree sprout. A single word complements each illustration, urging early readers to reflect on each stage in the apple’s life.

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Nikki McClure is a self-taught cut-paper artist who illustrates gift products as well as many books for children. She is the author and illustrator of Collect Raindrops, How to Be a Cat, Mama, Is It Summer Yet?, and To Market, To Market, among many others. She lives in Olympia, Washington.

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Farmblock

RIGHTS: WORLD ENGLISH

● ● BY C H R I S TO P H E R F R A N C E S C H E L L I   f  A R T BY P E S K I M O

Explore life on a farm in this addition to the bestselling Block Book series!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Strong subjects: Farms and animals are hot topics for this age group, as are the seasons ●● Highly anticipated follow-up: The Block series continue to exceed expectations with over 830,000 copies sold ●● Original art style: Renowned design team Peskimo once again brings a fresh edge to a popular category ●● High perceived value: 90 board pages in a small-trim block creates an inviting, chunky package perfect for little hands

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 92 pages WIDTH: 5¼" • 133mm HEIGHT: 6¼" • 159mm Board book with die-cuts and gatefolds PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3825-8 ISBN 978-1-4197-3825-8 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£12.99 699 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 818 258

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readers are introduced to what life is like on the farm. Like the previous titles, Farmblock explores a

Cityblock ISBN 978-1-4197-2189-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-2189-2 US $16.95 CAN $21.95 UK 5 1£12.99 695

concept—in this case, seasons. From a rooster crowing at the crack of dawn to picking pumpkins for Halloween, there is so much to do all year-round! In keeping with the rest of the series, Farmblock features die-cut pages, gatefolds, and the charming art of British design team Peskimo.

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Christopher Franceschelli is a seasoned publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. He ­currently runs Chronicle’s Handprint imprint and the SmartInk packaging company. A born-and-raised New Yorker, Franceschelli lives with his family in Brooklyn. Peskimo is a husband-andwife illustration and design team. They live in Bristol, England.

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ISBN 978-1-4197-0936-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-0936-4 US $16.95 CAN $21.95 UK 5 1£11.99 695 9 781419 709364

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The Cutest Thing Ever ● ● BY A M Y I G N ATO W  f   I L LU S T R AT E D BY H S I N P I N G PA N

An adorable and hilarious picture book filled with the cutest things imaginable

S E LLING POINTS ●● Novelty aspect: The mirror on the final page of the book is a fun, loving surprise for young readers ●● Evergreen topic: Kids love cute animals. From cats in hats, to unicorns, to a parade of koalas, there’s something in here for every young reader

Includes a mirror!

●● Perfect pairing: Ignatow has written many beloved middlegrade novels, and this is her debut picture book. Pan is the bestselling illustrator of Big Words for Little Geniuses by Susan and James Patterson

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 9" • 229mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover, mirror bound in on last page PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 3 TO 5 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3357-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-3357-4 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£12.99 699 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 332 574

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his wacky, imaginative picture book sets out to answer a big question: Wanna see the cutest thing EVER? Just when you think you’ve seen it, there’s more! Is it a kitten? A unicorn? Bunny

astronauts? These things are cute, but are they really the cutest thing ever? After being paraded through a colorful world of cuteness, young readers will discover a mirror on the final page, which reflects the actual cutest thing ever and makes them shout—it’s me! With charming illustrations and laugh-out-loud text, The Cutest Thing Ever is a fun read-aloud for parents and children to share together. Amy Ignatow is the author of the Popularity Papers series and the Odds series. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two kids, and on rare occasions she enjoys sleeping. Hsinping Pan is an award-winning ­animator and illustrator. She has worked on everything from commercials to movies, music videos, magazines, and children’s books. She lives in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Vegetables in Holiday Underwear ● ● BY JA R E D C H A P M A N

Celebrate your favorite holiday traditions in this silly romp that’s sure to make kids giggle (and want new undies!)

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Holiday promotions: This new picture book is stuffed with holiday fun! ●● Anticipated follow-up: The delicious follow-up to Vegetables in Underwear and Fruits in Suits! ●● Popular art style: Jared Chapman’s animation-influenced art style boasts an appeal similar to Bob Shea, Mo Willems, and other “of the moment” artists

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 40 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 3 TO 7 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3654-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-3654-4 US $14.99 CAN $18.99 UK 5 1£10.99 499 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 634 544

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here’s underwear for every day of the week and every month of the year. But come December, Pea proclaims to everyone who will listen that it’s his favorite time of the year! There’s underwear

for all of the best holiday activities—playing in the snow, hanging the lights, and baking cookies. Plus, underwear makes the perfect gift! Everyone wants new undies, even . . . Santa?! With the same snappy humor that made Vegetables in Underwear a hit with the preschool set, Jared Chapman’s latest makes the perfect stocking stuffer. Jared Chapman was born in Louisiana, grew up in Texas, went to college in Georgia, lived in Austin, and now calls the piney woods of northeast Texas his home. He and his young brood prefer silly underwear to serious, and broccoli to celery.

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A HELLO!LUCKY BOOK RIGHTS: WORLD

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Christmas Is Awesome! ● ● BY H E L LO ! LU C K Y

Christmas is for everyone—even grumpy Lump of Coal—in this whimsical story from Hello!Lucky

●● Powerhouse illustrations: Hello!Lucky’s striking designs are proven winners with the recent successes of My Mom Is Magical! and My Dad Is Amazing! ●● Holiday hook: Filled with festive illustrations, this story is perfect for holiday promotions ●● Humor even a Grinch will love: Loaded with Hello!Lucky’s signature puns and surefire laughs

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 24 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 7" • 178mm Board book PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3427-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-3427-4 US $7.99 CAN $9.99 UK £5.99 50799 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 436 274

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n this whimsical holiday romp, everyone’s getting in on the festive fun, including a grumpy but ­adorable lump of coal. Celebrate all of the things that make Christmas special as the trees are

trimmed, the stockings are hung, and the ugly sweater contest gives out the grand prize. Hello!Lucky lends their winning illustrations and pun-derful voice to this charming holiday read.

My Dad Is Amazing ISBN 978-1-4197-2961-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-2961-4 US $7.99 CAN $9.99 UK £5.99 50799

Hello!Lucky is all about using creativity to spread joy, fun, and kindness. Founded by sisters Eunice and Sabrina Moyle in 2003, Hello!Lucky is an award-winning letterpress greeting card and design studio working with

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­dozens of partners to create products including Abrams’ pun-derful children’s books: My Mom Is Magical!, My Dad Is Amazing!, Super Pooper and Whizz Kid, and Kindness Rules!. They also offer bedding, ceramics, socks, stationery, custom photo albums, and more. Hello!Lucky is based in San Francisco.

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My Magical Dragon

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● ● I L LU S T R AT E D BY Y UJ I N S H I N

ENGLISH

With interactive elements on every page, follow a dragon through his magical land!

AND POSSESSIONS,

S E LLING POINTS ●● Popular subject matter: Dragons continue to enchant readers with their mystical appeal ●● Special novelty elements: Includes an interactive element on every page, and sparkly holographic foil on the cover ●● Developmental: The use of tactile elements invites the reader to participate in the story and hones fine motor skills

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 10 pages WIDTH: 7⅛" • 181mm HEIGHT: 7⅛" • 181mm Board book, interactive elements, holographic foil on cover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3731-2 US $8.99 NCR CARTON QTY: 20

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eet the sparkly dragon who brightens the world wherever he goes! Push, pull, spin, and slide your way through his enchanted land as he takes a prince and princess for a ride, stops for

tea, and plays with his dragon friends. Readers spin a wheel to animate the character on the front

cover, and holographic foil creates a truly impressive effect as the dragon’s body flows with magic. With gentle rhymes, bright colors, and a bit of sparkle and shine, this novelty board book is sure to delight! Yujin Shin grew up surrounded by art, as her mother ran an art institute. Yujin worked for Samsung Publishing and Sigong Junior Publishing for around 10 years before embarking on a career in freelance illustration. She lives with her family in South Korea.

My Magical Unicorn ISBN 978-1-4197-3729-9 US $8.99 NCR My Magical Mermaid ISBN 978-1-4197-3730-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-3730-5 US $8.99 NCR 50899 9 781419 737305

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A CHANGING FACES BOOK RIGHTS: NORTH AMERICA

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I Love You, Elephant! ● ● I L LU S T R AT E D BY C A R L E S B A L L E S T E R O S

With the turn of each page, young readers share the love Monkey feels for his friends!

●● Novelty element: Using a Venetian blind-like element, the animals transform with a turn of the page ●● Developmental: Reinforces an understanding of cause and effect, and fosters an understanding of language patterns ●● Seasonal: A joy to read aloud and ideal for Valentine’s Day

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 18 pages WIDTH: 5⅝" • 143mm HEIGHT: 5⅝" • 143mm Casebound board book PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER AGES UP TO 3 • BOARD BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3882-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-3882-1 US $7.99 CAN $9.99  50799 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 832 821

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Meet Happy Bear ISBN 978-1-4197-2474-9 ISBN-13: 978-1-4197-2474-9 US $7.95 CAN $9.95  50795 9 Don’t 7 8 1 4Wake 1 9 7 the 2 4 7Tiger! 49

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love you!” is the refrain on each spread of this joyful story. Readers will delight in seeing new faces appear and then change when the page is turned, thanks to the magical Venetian blind element

built into the book. This sweet novelty board book is great fun to read aloud, and the perfect addition to our Changing Faces series. Carles Ballesteros is a Spanish-born illustrator living and working in Santiago, Chile. He

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is a member of The Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia (APIC). Ballesteros uses a mixture of traditional drawing skills and digital techniques to create his work. He is also the illustrator of Building Machines and other titles in the Changing Faces series, including Is That Your Dad?, Don’t Wake the Tiger!, and Meet Happy Bear.

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Where Is My Pink Sweater?

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● ● BY N I C O L A S L AT E R

Follow Rudy as he searches for his favorite pink sweater in this interactive board book

S E LLING POINTS ●● Novelty elements: Fun flaps and playful-but-sturdy die-cuts ●● Gentle educational hook: A light counting element runs throughout, from the TEN tumbling cats in Rudy’s closet to the ONE thief who has his sweater ●● Terrific illustrator: Nicola Slater’s bright and commercial art has been featured in a growing number of children’s books

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udy is looking for his favorite pink sweater. It’s a little small—he’s growing out of it—yet he can’t help but treasure it! The nine jiving llamas haven’t seen it, and neither have the eight prima

pigerinas. Lift the flaps and peek through the die-cuts as Rudy follows a trail of pink yarn from his bedroom to the kitchen to the backyard and everywhere in between. This sweet, adventurous story is

filled with bold and humorous illustrations, plus a fun counting element along the way. Nicola Slater is a professional illustrator from the wild and windy north of England. She has published numerous books in the UK and the US, and lives in Manchester with her family.

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● ● BY A N D R E A B E AT Y  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY DAV I D R O B E R T S

●● Three cheers for the

In the newest picture book in the mega-bestselling Questioneers series, Sofia Valdez fights for change and finds her voice as a community leader!

Questioneers: From picture books, to activity books, to the new chapter book series, there are big things in store for the Questioneers ●● Bestselling series: The picture books have sold over 1.7 million copies to date!

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but Sofia liked better. very morning, Abuelo walks Sofia to school . . . until one day, when Abuelo hurts his ankle at a local landfill and he can no longer do so. Sofia misses her Abuelo and wonders what she can do

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about the dangerous Mount Trashmore. Then she gets an idea—the town can turn the slimy mess into a park! She brainstorms and plans and finally works up the courage to go to City Hall—only to be told by a clerk that she can’t build a park because she’s just a kid! Sofia is down but not out, and she sets out to prove what one kid can do. Andrea Beaty is the author of the bestselling Questioneers series, among other children’s titles. She lives just outside Chicago. David Roberts has illustrated many children’s books, including the bestselling Questioneers series. He lives in London.

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Yummy Yoga P L AY F U L P O S E S A N D TA S T Y T R E AT S

S E LLING POINTS ●● Bestselling author: Joy Bauer has 12 New York Times bestselling titles, along with a huge fan base from her TV

● ● BY J OY B AU E R  ●  P H OTO G R A P H Y BY B O N N I E S T E P H E N S

A wildly imaginative introduction to yoga and nutrition by bestselling author, professional nutritionist, and beloved TV personality Joy Bauer

appearances ●● Popular topic: Worldwide statistics show that more than 300 million people (including over 36 million Americans) practice yoga! ●● Topical issues: With childhood obesity and anxiety on the rise, this book’s focus on exercise, relaxation, and healthy eating will be welcomed by parents and educators

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ritten by beloved health expert Joy Bauer, Yummy Yoga is a fun and fresh introduction to yoga and nutrition. Playful photographs feature a diverse group of kids demonstrating yoga poses. On

the opposite sides of the spreads, imaginatively sculpted fruits and vegetables mirror the same poses! Lift the gatefold flaps to find simple, child-friendly recipes incorporating all of the healthy ingredients featured

in each photo. Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, CDN is one of the nation’s leading health authorities and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. She is host of NBC’s hit show Health + Happiness, and the health and nutrition expert for the Today show. She is also the founder of Nourish Snacks, a monthly columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, and the official nutritionist for the New York City Ballet. Bauer is the creator of JoyBauer.com and lives in New York City. Bonnie Stephens has been a professional photographer for more than 25 years, gathering accolades from the Washington Post travel section, PBS photo ­contests, corporate clients, and magazines and newspapers in the Washington, DC, metro area. She lives on a horse farm in Fairfax County, Virginia.

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I Am Love

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A B O O K O F C O M PA S S I O N ● ● BY S U S A N V E R D E   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY P E T E R H . R E Y N O L D S

A celebration of love and connection for young readers

S E LLING POINTS ●● Bestselling team: Susan Verde and Peter H. Reynolds make an incredible pair; I Am Yoga, I Am Peace, and I Am Human have

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sold over 280,000 copies across formats ●● Inspiring message: Grounded in mindfulness and wellness, I Am Love emphasizes the transformative power of acting with compassion toward all ●● Seasonal hook: This title is primed for holiday opportunities, including Valentine’s Day, with its celebration of love

I have compassion. I act with tenderness. I am love.

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usan Verde and Peter H. Reynolds continue their collaboration with the fourth book in their bestselling wellness series. A celebration of love in all its forms, I Am Love asks readers to

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look inward when they feel afraid. Love allows us to act with compassion and kindness, to live with

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gratitude, and to take care of ourselves by practicing self-love.

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Susan Verde is the author of many picture books for children, including I Am Yoga, Rock ‘N’ Roll Soul, and The Water Princess. She is a licensed yoga instructor and lives in East Hampton, New York. Peter H. Reynolds is the renowned illustrator behind the bestselling Judy Moody and Stink series, as well as many other award-winning picture books, including The Dot and Ish. He lives in

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Critically adored: Nikki’s books consistently garner rave reviews ●● Triumphs the DIY lifestyle:

What Will These Hands Make? ● ● BY N I K K I M c C LU R E

A lyrical picture book that celebrates community and creativity from acclaimed cut-paper artist Nikki McClure

Celebrates the simple joys of creating something with one’s own hands and marvels at the many handmade objects we encounter every day ●● Gorgeously illustrated: An attractive package sure to appeal to McClure’s many fans, indies, museums, and special markets

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his lyrical picture book from beloved creator Nikki McClure follows a family through one day and muses in the possibilities that one day holds—from enjoying treats at the bakery, to admiring

handmade goods from local artisan shops, to observing the new construction in town. Illuminating themes of community, creativity, and collaboration, What Will These Hands Make? dares the reader to

dream up everything they can be and all the ways they can leave their little corner of the world better than they found it.

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Nikki McClure is a self-taught cut-paper artist and the author-illustrator of many books for children, including In; To Market, To Market; Waiting for High Tide; and Mama, Is It Summer Yet? She lives in Olympia, Washington.

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How Do You Dance?

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● ● BY T H Y R A H E D E R

A playful picture book that urges readers to bop, bounce, and shake from the author of Fraidyzoo

S E LLING POINTS ●● Renowned illustrator: Previous honors include starred reviews, an E. B. White Honor, and two ALA Notable Books ●● Mind and body connection: Explores how physical movement affects our moods ●● Laugh-out-loud humor: Narration takes clever twists reminiscent of Shel Silverstein ●● Inspires dance: Readers will be encouraged to get moving regardless of skill

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here’s no wrong way to dance! You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts! You can dance because you’re happy or because you’re sad. You can dance on warm days or rainy days, at

the supermarket, or on a break. You can dance because you scored a goal or because you’re eating something really, really yummy. In this playful picture book, author-illustrator Thyra Heder explores the who, what, where,

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when, why, and how of dance in a celebration that will inspire young readers and get them moving! With Thyra’s trademark wit, a hilarious narrator feeds the audience different dance ideas, and one particularly dance-resistant boy keeps shooting the suggestions down . . . until a surprise reveal shows that even the grumpiest among us can’t resist the power of dance. Thyra Heder is the author of Fraidyzoo, The Bear Report, and Alfie. She is also an ­illustrator and storyboard artist for film and advertising. She lives in Brooklyn.

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The Golden Rule D E LU X E E D I T I O N

S E LLING POINTS ●● New package: The deluxe edition includes a beautiful new package and a foreword from John Green, the New York Times bestselling

● ● BY I L E N E C O O P E R   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY G A B I S W I AT KO W S K A  ●  F O R E W O R D BY J O H N G R E E N

Bestselling author John Green provides a foreword to this deluxe edition of the beloved classic

author of The Fault in Our Stars ●● Beloved bestselling classic: This is a classic book with a universal message that parents can get behind ●● International appeal: Provides a worldwide perspective and features the phrase in many languages and from many cultures ●● Kindness rules!: A great way to start a conversation with kids that also fits well into the “values curriculum” that children are taught in school

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ith a gorgeous new package and a foreword from bestselling author John Green, the deluxe edition of The Golden Rule spreads the message of kindness to a new generation. But,

what does it really mean? And how do you follow it? A grandfather explains to his grandson that the

Golden Rule means you “treat people the way you would like to be treated. It’s golden because it’s so valuable, and a way of living your life that’s so simple, it shines.” The book reveals versions of the Golden Rule found in many cultures and religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam. Following the Golden Rule is something everyone can do, which means that every person—old or young, rich or poor—can help make the world a better place. Ilene Cooper is the award-winning writer of many acclaimed children’s books, including Jewish Holidays All Year Round, A Woman in the House (and Senate), and Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice. She lives in Highland Park, Illinois. Gabi Swiatkowska is an illustrator, author, and musician. She has received many awards for her work, including a Caldecott nomination, the ALA Notable Children’s Book list, and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award. She travels often and alternates between living in Savannah, Georgia, and France.

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Mama’s Work Shoes

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● ● BY C A R O N L E V I S   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY VA N E S S A B R A N T L E Y- N E W TO N

A humorous picture book about the adjustment a toddler makes when her single mother returns to work

S E LLING POINTS ●● Emotional milestone: This picture book depicts a mother’s return to the workforce—a relatable milestone for many families—with tenderness and compassion ●● Multigenerational family: Perry’s grandmother takes care of her while her mother is away at work, showing strong female role models and family units

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ISBN 978-1-68335-612-7 erry knows all of Mama’s shoes. She knows that the zip-zup shoes are for skipping and swinging in the park. She knows that the pat-put shoes are for splishing and splashing in the rain. And

she knows that no-shoes are for bath time and bedtime. But, one morning Mama puts on click-clack shoes, and Perry wonders what these new shoes are for. When Mama drops Perry at Nan’s house,

and the click-clack shoes take Mama away for the whole day, Perry decides she hates these shoes! Perry later hides the click-clack shoes . . . and all of Mama’s shoes, just in case. Mama then explains

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that the click-clack shoes bring her to work in the morning, and they will also bring her home to Perry every single evening—clickety-clack fast! Caron Levis is the author of several picture books for children, including Ida, Always, which won a Christopher Award. She is an adjunct professor and the coordinator for The New School Writing for Children/YA MFA ­program. Caron lives in New York City. Vanessa Brantley-Newton is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Mary Had a Little Glam. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.

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Peanut Butter & Santa Claus A ZO M B I E C U L I N A RY TA L E

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● ● W R I T T E N BY J O E M c G E E  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY C H A R L E S S A N TO S O

When Santa gets snowed in at the North Pole, it’s up to three heroes from Quirkville to save the day—but they’re in for an ooey-gooey surprise!

●● Follow up to a success: “With witty illustrations of zombies that all somehow look like children in zombie Halloween costumes, this book amusingly unites the seemingly unrelated contemporary obsessions of zombies and food,” said the New York Times ●● Holiday promotions: The North Pole setting and appearance of Santa and his elves make Peanut Butter & Santa Claus perfect for holiday promotions

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eginald (the zombie), Zarfon (the alien), and Abigail Zink (the human) are all preparing for

Christmas in Quirkville when the terrible news breaks: CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED! Santa is

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snowed in at the North Pole. The three friends hatch a plan to save the day. They load into Zarfon’s spaceship—along with lots of peanut butter for a surprise Christmas delivery to his home planet later

on—and head straight for the North Pole. When they arrive, they find that Santa and his elves are trapped, not by snow, but by a marshmallow cream explosion. With a little bit of creativity, a little bit of Christmas spirit, and one big KA-POW!, the pals from Quirkville save Christmas and inadvertently

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create a delicious treat! Joe McGee holds an MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His fiction and poetry have been published

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in both print and online journals, and he is the author of Peanut Butter & Brains. He lives in Frenchtown, New Jersey. Charles Santoso is a concept artist and illustrator currently living in Singapore. His work has been exhibited in North America, Australia, and France.

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Caveboy Crush

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● ● W R I T T E N BY B E T H F E R RY  ●   I L LU S T R AT E D BY J O S E P H K U E F L E R

A prehistoric celebration of first crushes!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Picture book dream team: Beth Ferry is the New York Times bestselling author of Stick and Stone, and Joseph Kuefler’s debut, Beyond the Pond, received a starred review from PW. Here, they team up to make picture book gold! ●● Valentine’s Day: A clever take on the boy-meets-girl tale, this picture book is perfect for Valentine’s Day promotions ●● Fresh take on girl power: Even in this prehistoric setting, a young cavegirl is independent and (literally) “crushes” the idea of being put on a pedestal

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eander is a young caveboy. He spends his days doodling on cave walls, chasing mammoth butterflies, and playing with his pet rock, Rock. But one day, he meets Neanne—and he’s

CRUSHED! She’s short, she’s hairy, she’s perfect! Neander does everything he can think of to get Neanne’s attention. He picks a bouquet for her from the Field of the Bees. He fetches a conch shell for her from the Waves of Salt. As Neander’s gestures get grander and grander, Neanne remains unimpressed. But then Neander hatches the grandest gesture of all, and it’s Neanne’s turn to do some crushing. From Beth Ferry and Joseph Kuefler comes this sweet celebration of first love—perfect for

Valentine’s Day and read-alouds all year long. Beth Ferry is the New York Times bestselling author of Stick and Stone as well as many other books for young readers. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Joseph Kuefler is the author-illustrator of many picture books, including Beyond the Pond and The Digger and the Flower. He lives in the Twin Cities of Minnesota with his family.

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The Twelve Days of Winter S E LLING POINTS ●● Added value: The book includes a punch-out paper snowman, and outfits for it to wear

A SCHOOL COUNTING BOOK ● ● BY D E B O R A H L E E R O S E  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY C A R E Y A R M S T R O N G - E L L I S

A counting book that highlights the wonders of winter

●● Promotional tie- in: This book is perfect for winter and Christmas promotions

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t’s wintertime! The time for snow, mittens, and 12 days of surprises. In this high-energy, curious classroom, the teacher introduces her students to a new winter activity every day—from making

paper snowflakes, to building sugar cube igloos, to playing with jingling bells. As the days get colder

and the gifts add up, the classroom is transformed into wintery chaos. Inspired by the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” this book uses accumulative verse as readers count to 12 along with the class and explore the funny, intricate illustrations. It includes a punch-out snowman paper doll that

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young readers can dress up and use to decorate their own winter wonderland! Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published author whose awardwinning books are among the New York Public Library’s 100 Books to

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Read and Share. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area. Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis is the author and illustrator of Ten Creepy Monsters and the illustrator of the bestselling Twelve Days of Kindergarten series and The Spelling Bee Before Recess. She lives in Cape Neddick, Maine.

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Christmas Is Coming!

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C E L E B R AT E T H E H O L I DAY W I T H A R T, S TO R I E S , POEMS, SONGS, AND RECIPES S E LLING POINTS ● ● PU B LI S H E D I N CO N J U N C TI O N W ITH TH E M E TRO P O LITA N M US EU M O F A RT

From The Metropolitan Museum, this Christmas treasury of stories, poems, recipes, and songs is sure to light up the holiday season

●● Celebrated institution: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is one of the most popular museums in the world, with approximately 7 million visitors each year ●● Holiday tie-in: Christmas is of course the biggest gift-giving season ●● New material: Along with holiday favorites are specially commissioned poems and recipes, making this a great gift for the holiday season

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ALSO AVAIL AB LE t’s the most wonderful time of the year, and this richly illustrated treasury celebrates everything there is to love about the holiday season! It’s filled with favorite Christmas stories, such as “ ’Twas

the Night Before Christmas” and “Little Women, A Merry Christmas,” and songs as well as original

poems from Lee Bennett Hopkins, Naomi Shihab Nye, and others; original recipes from Erin Gleeson, Yvette van Boven, and Yotam Ottolenghi; and other holiday trappings. All the artwork is from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection, ranging from religious paintings depicting the Nativity, to 20th-century illustrations showing Santa Claus, to wintry scenes of snowy landscapes and ice skaters. With beautiful art and joyful text, this is a wonderful book for the entire family to share. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere and the world’s most encyclopedic art museum. Founded in 1870, the Museum embraces more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present, in all artistic media, and at the highest levels of creative excellence.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Movie tie-in: A behind-thescenes look at the making of

Little Women: The Official Movie Companion ● ● BY G I N A M c I N T Y R E

Little Women featuring exclusive

Go behind the scenes with the March sisters in this in-world guide to Little Women, as adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig

interviews with the cast and crew, along with breakdowns of the key props, sets, and scenes that went into the making of the film ●● Exciting package: The in-world design and full-color

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photography throughout make this great for gift-giving ●● Crossover appeal: Perfect for long-time fans of Little Women, younger readers just discovering Louisa May Alcott’s timeless story, and fans of Oscar-winning director Greta Gerwig

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reta Gerwig’s 2019 adaption of Little Women is bringing new fans to Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, and this comprehensive, in-world guide follows the making of this

highly anticipated film, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern,

Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, and Chris Cooper. Readers will see the character sketches and costumes that brought these cherished characters to life; the real-life locations that were transformed into iconic sets for the film, how storyboards took key scenes from page to screen, and more! Gina McIntyre is a veteran entertainment journalist who has covered movies, TV, and music for the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, and Entertainment Weekly. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down, as well as Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times and The Art of Ready Player One. Her writing has also appeared in Rolling Stone online. She lives with her

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husband and daughter in Riverside, Illinois.

Color illustrations throughout 192 pages WIDTH: 7½" • 190mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER AGES 10 AND UP • MIDDLE‑ GRADE NONFICTION • ENTERTAINMENT ISBN 978-1-4197-4068-8 ISBN: 978-1-4197-4068-8 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£17.99 499

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You Are My Friend

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T H E S TO RY O F M I S T E R R O G E R S A N D H I S N E I G H B O R H O O D ● ● BY A I M E E R E I D   ●   I L LU S T R AT E D BY M AT T P H E L A N

A heartwarming picture book that celebrates the work of Mister Rogers and carries on his legacy of kindness

S E LLING POINTS ●● Movie tie-in: A film about Fred Rogers starring Tom Hanks is set to premiere in October 2019 ●● Evergreen topic: Mister Rogers’s messages of kindness and the importance of talking about your feelings still resonate with young readers today ●● Popular television show: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood taped 895 episodes and touched the lives of many Americans, both young and old. It continues to run in syndication

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ISBN 978-1-68335-618-9 ister Rogers is one of the most beloved television personalities, but before he was the man who brought us Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was just little Freddie Rogers. Though he

was often sick and had trouble making friends as a child, his mom and grandfather encouraged him to ask for help and explore the world. With their support, he learned how to better say what he was

feeling and see the beauty around him. As he grew up, he realized he could spread the message of compassion, equality, and kindness through television. You Are My Friend is a gentle homage to Fred

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Rogers and shows how his simple message still resonates with us today: “There’s no person in the world like you and I like you just the way you are.” The book includes a short biography of Fred’s life and a bibliography. Aimee Reid has written picture books, but You Are My Friend is her first nonfiction venture. She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her family. Matt Phelan is an award-winning author and illustrator. He received the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction and has been nominated for five

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Eisner Awards. He lives in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Exciting format: As you turn the pages of this innovative book, the illustrations on the unique pop-out accordion fold

The Saga Unfolds

seamlessly move forward to tell the story of Star Wars

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●● Movie moment: Timed to publish around Star Wars: Episode IX, which is scheduled to release in December 2019—just in time for the gift-giving season ●● Crossover appeal: The unique format and eye-catching illustrations make this perfect for both longtime fans and younger

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his groundbreaking storybook brings the saga to life like never before. As you turn the pages, one epic and seamlessly captivating illustration, printed on an

accordion fold, moves forward with you—each section transitioning into the next to

readers who are new to the

tell the story of a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Saga Unfolds spans the series,

galaxy far, far away

and is perfect for young padawans, their Jedi Masters, and everyone in between.

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THE MOVIEMAKING MAGIC OF

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S E LLING POINTS ●● 20 special elements: Including six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps, these interactive elements reveal the magic behind the movie with concept sketches, molds, digital imagery

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and more! ●● Collector’s item and gift appeal: With interviews, explanatory text, captions and Force Facts, this is an excellent gift for Star Wars fans, collectors, and film fanatics of every age!

● ● BY L A N D RY WA L K E R

Go behind the scenes in this interactive book to see how favorite vehicles—from the Millennium Falcon to Imperial AT-ATs—were created and used in legendary scenes like the Battles of Endor and Hoth

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MIDDLE‑ GRADE NONFICTION • o behind the scenes of the biggest movie franchise of all time in this immersive and interactive book to see how favorite vehicles—

from X-Wings and TIE fighters to AT-ATs and the Death Star—were created

and used in the films. This collectible book includes special interactive elements, including six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps that reveal the magic behind the movie with concept sketches, molds, digital

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imagery and more!

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Soldier For Equality J O S É D E L A LU Z S Á E N Z A N D T H E G R E AT WA R

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Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh brings to life the story of a Mexican-American war hero

●● Award-winning author-illustrator: Duncan’s previous books have received numerous accolades including the Sibert Award and multiple Pura Belpré Medals and Honor awards ●● Inspiring figure: Luz fought for the rights of Mexican-Americans and helped create the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which continues its mission today ●● Promotional tie-in: National Hispanic Heritage Month is September 2019 ●● Need for diversity: Perfect for the #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement

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osé de la Luz Sáenz (1888–1953)—or Luz—believed in fighting for what was right. Although he was born in the United States, he and his family experienced prejudice because of their Mexican

heritage. When World War I broke out, Luz volunteered to join the fight. Because of his ability to

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quickly learn languages, he became part of the Intelligence Office in Europe. However, despite his hard work and intellect, Luz often didn’t receive credit for his contributions. Upon his return to the US, he joined other Mexican-Americans whom he had met in the army to fight for equality. His ­contribution, along with others, ultimately led to the creation of the League of United Latin American

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Citizens (LULAC), which is the oldest Latino civil rights organization. Soldier for Equality is based in part on Luz’s diary during the war. It includes a biography of Luz’s later years, an author’s note, a timeline, a bibliography, and an index. Duncan Tonatiuh was born in Mexico City and grew up in San Miguel de Allende. His books have received many awards over the years. He currently lives in San Miguel with his wife and children but travels to the US often.

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A Ride to Remember

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A C I V I L R I G H T S S TO RY ● ● BY SHARON LANGLEY AND AMY NATHAN  ●  ILLUSTRATED BY FLOYD COOPER

The true story of how a ride on a carousel made a powerful Civil Rights statement

S E LLING POINTS ●● Popular location: The carousel today resides on the National Mall in Washington, DC, where more than 24 million people visit each year ●● Promotional tie-in: A great book for Black History Month in February 2020 ●● Need for diversity: This story is perfect for the #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement ●● Award-winning illustrator: Floyd Cooper is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Book Award along with other prestigious awards

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 40 pages WIDTH: 9" • 229mm HEIGHT: 11" • 279mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: JANUARY AGES 6 TO 9 • NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3685-8 ISBN 978-1-4197-3685-8 US $18.99 CAN $23.99 UK 5 1£14.99 899

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Ride to Remember tells how a community came together—both black and white—to make a change. When Sharon Langley was born in the early 1960s, many amusement parks were

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segregated, and African-American families were not allowed entry. This book reveals how in the ­summer of 1963, due to demonstrations and public protests, the Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in

Maryland became desegregated and opened to all for the first time. Author Sharon Langley was the first African-American child to ride the carousel. This was on the same day of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Langley’s ride to remember demonstrated the ­possibilities of King’s dream. This book includes photos of Sharon on the carousel, authors’ notes, a timeline, and a bibliography.

ALSO AVAIL AB LE Sharon Langley became known around the country in 1963 as the first African-American to ride the carousel at Gwynn Oak Amusement Park. She lives in Los Angeles. Amy Nathan is an award-winning author. Her awards and honors include a

Clarion Award and a Washington Post Book of the Week. She lives in Westchester County, New York. Floyd Cooper has won the Coretta Scott King Award and Honor multiple times. He was twice ­nominated for the NAACP Image Award and has received numerous other awards including the Bank Street College Book of the Year Honor. He lives in Easton, Pennsylvania.

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Capital Days ISBN 978-1-4197-0733-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-0733-9 US $21.95 CAN $24.95 UK 5 2£13.99 195 9 781419 707339

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Feed Your Mind A S TO RY O F AU G U S T W I L S O N

S E LLING POINTS ●● Innovative structure: In a nod to Wilson’s work, Feed Your Mind is told in two acts, and Jen Bryant’s

● ● BY J E N B RYA N T   ●   I L LU S T R AT E D BY C A N N A DAY C H A P M A N

A celebration of August Wilson’s journey from a child in Pittsburgh to one of America’s greatest playwrights

lyrical prose pulls readers into Wilson’s world ●● Award-winning author: Jen Bryant is the author of two Caldecott Honor books and has won a Robert F. Sibert Medal, a Schneider Family Book Award, and an Orbis Pictus Award ●● Popular culture: The film version of Wilson’s play Fences (2016), starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, won an Oscar and a Golden Globe ●● Debut picture book illustrator: Cannaday Chapman’s highly original work has been featured in the New York Times and on covers of The New Yorker ●● Promotional tie-in: A great book for Black History Month ●● Charity: The author pledges a portion of the earnings to the Daisy Wilson Artist Community to restore August Wilson’s childhood home in the Hill District and provide a creative community space

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his whole world opened up. After facing intense prejudice at school from both students and some

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ugust Wilson (1945–2005) was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who had a particular talent for capturing the authentic, everyday voice of black Americans. As a child, he

read off the soup cans and cereal boxes in the pantry, and when his mother brought him to the library, teachers, August dropped out. However, he continued reading and educating himself independently.

He felt that if he could read about it, then he could teach himself anything and accomplish anything. Like many of his plays, Feed Your Mind is told in two acts, revealing how Wilson grew up to be one of

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the most influential American playwrights. The book includes an author’s note, a timeline of August Wilson’s life, a list of Wilson’s plays, and a bibliography.

ISBN 978-1-68335-624-0 Jen Bryant is the author of the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book River of Words and many other picture books for children. Cannaday Chapman is an illustrator whose work has been featured in the New York Times and on the cover of The New Yorker. Feed Your Mind is his first picture book.

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The Apartment

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A C E N T U RY O F R U S S I A N H I S TO RY ● ● BY A L E X A N D R A L I T V I N A  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY A N N A D E S N I T S K AYA  ●  T R A N S L AT E D BY A N TO N I N A W. B O U I S

20th-century Russian history comes to life through six generations of a family in their Moscow apartment

S E LLING POINTS ●● Interactive element: Hidden objects in the detailed spreads encourage readers to play a seek-and-find game throughout the story ●● Renowned translator: Antonina W. Bouis is one of the leading translators of Russian literature

INCLUDES SEARCH-AND -FIND GAME WITH HUNDREDS OF OBJECTS TO DISCOVER!

working today ●● In the news: Russia is in the news almost every day, and curious readers will want to know more about its history

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 64 pages WIDTH: 9⅝" • 244mm HEIGHT: 13⅜" • 340mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER AGES 8 TO 12 • NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3403-8 ISBN 978-1-4197-3403-8 US $24.99 CAN $31.99 UK 5 2£18.99 299 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 416 038

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ISBN 978-1-68335-622-6 he Apartment: A Century of Russian History explains the true history of 20th-century Russia through the fictitious story of a Moscow family and their apartment. The Muromtsev family have

been living in the same apartment for more than a century, generation after generation. Readers

are taken through different rooms and witness how each generation actually lived alongside the larger social and political changes that Russia experienced. A search-and-find element has readers looking for objects from page to page to see which items were passed down through the generations. Beautifully illustrated with minute details, this book helps readers engage with Russia’s history in an all new way. The book includes a timeline, glossary, bibliography, and index. Alexandra Litvina studied at Moscow State University and at the Gorky Institute of World Literature in Moscow. She has written a number of history books for children. She lives in Russia. Anna Desnitskaya is an author and illustrator who has been nominated for a number of awards, including the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, which is the world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature. She lives in Russia. Antonina W. Bouis is one of the leading translators of Russian literature working today and was called the best literary translator by Publishers Weekly. She lives in New York City.

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Manhattan M A P P I N G T H E S TO RY O F A N I S L A N D

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The 400+ year history of Manhattan Island, in dazzling maps!

●● Groundbreaking format: Told almost entirely in maps, this volume covers centuries of history in a highly accessible format with additional sidebars, fun facts, and a timeline ●● Crossover appeal: This new picture book is stunningly illustrated and packed full of historical information about New York City. Educational and engaging, it will appeal to both young readers and adults

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 64 pages WIDTH: 10" • 254mm HEIGHT: 13" • 330mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 8 TO 12 • NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3655-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-3655-1 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£14.99 999 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 616 551

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rom before its earliest settlement to the vibrant metropolis that exists today, the island of Manhattan

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has always been a place of struggle, growth, and radical transformation. Humans, history, and

natural events have shaped this tiny sliver of land for more than 400 years. In Manhattan, travel back in time to discover how a small rodent began an era of rapid change for the island. Learn about immigration, the slave trade, and the people who built New York City. See how a street plan projected the city’s future,

and how epic fires and storms led to major feats of engineering above and below ground. Through

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dramatic illustrations, informative sidebars, and detailed maps inspired by historic archives, Manhattan explores the rich history that still draws people from all around the world to the island’s shores today. From The Battery downtown up to Inwood, every inch of the island has a story to tell. Jennifer Thermes is a map illustrator and the author-illustrator of books for children, ­including Charles Darwin’s Around-the-World Adventure and Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail. She lives in Connecticut.

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Who Am I? A P E E K-T H R O U G H - PAG E S B O O K O F E N DA N G E R E D A N I M A L S ● ● BY T I M F L AC H

Gorgeous nature photography introduces readers to endangered species in this picture book from Tim Flach

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Stunning visuals: Tim Flach’s extraordinary nature photography is showcased here, adapted from Endangered on the Abrams adult list ●● Developmental: Readers will learn about endangered species in an age-appropriate way via a guessing game format, with six die-cut pages to peek through ●● Educational: Backmatter offers extended information about each animal, and it suggests ways readers can be involved in protecting endangered species and supporting wildlife in their own neighborhoods

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ho is that peeking through the page? Is it a giant panda munching on bamboo? Or perhaps a yellow-eyed tree frog hiding in a tropical forest? Who Am I? uses clever riddles and stunning

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images by esteemed photographer Tim Flach (taken from his Abrams adult book Endangered) to introduce ten vital species-at-risk to readers. With its engaging and timely message, this beautifully

crafted picture book is perfect for the youngest animal enthusiasts. Tim Flach’s previous books with Abrams include Endangered (2017), More Than Human (2012), Dogs (2010), and Equus (2008). He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. He lives and works in London.

Be Our Guest! ISBN 978-1-4197-2930-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-2930-0 US $17.99 CAN $22.99 UK 5 1£12.99 799 9 781419 729300

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THE MAKING OF AMERICA S E LLING POINTS ●● Popular figure: Abraham Lincoln is arguably the most famous and

Abraham Lincoln ● ● BY T E R I K A N E F I E L D

beloved of our presidents

The story of Abraham Lincoln, widely considered America’s greatest president

●● Classroom appeal: Schools teach the Civil War from elementary to high school—and this book fits perfectly into any curriculum

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●● Promotional tie-in: Presidents’ Day is February 17, 2020

“This easy-reading book

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unfolds like a story.”

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demonstrates how America

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developed from a small agrarian

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country to a global superpower

balanced narrative encapsulates the life and legacy of one of the country’s most important leaders.” —Kirkus Reviews “Giv[es] readers a sense

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—School Library Journal

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he third installment of the Making of America series, Abraham Lincoln follows one of our most popular presidents. Even though he grew up on the frontier without a formal education, Abraham

Lincoln (1809–1865) worked his way up in the government. He was elected to the Illinois House of

Representatives, then to the US House of Representatives, and then he became the 16th president of the United States. During his presidency, he led the United States through the Civil War, brought about the emancipation of the enslaved, and strengthened the federal government. Unlike other biographical works, the Making of America series goes beyond individual narratives and links influential

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figures to create an overarching story of America’s growth. The books can be read on their own and are also a way to entice young readers to study American history. The book includes selections from Lincoln’s writings, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index. Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and the award-winning author of The Girl from the Tar Paper School, The Extraordinary Suzy Wright, the Making of America series, and more. She lives in San Luis Obispo, on the central California coast.

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THE MAKING OF AMERICA

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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The inspiring story of one of America’s greatest presidents

●● Classroom appeal: Children in the US study the American presidents extensively from elementary school to high school, and this book fits perfectly into the curriculum ●● Promotional tie-in: Presidents’ Day is February 17, 2020 ●● Author track record: Kanefield has written numerous highly praised children’s books about American history, including The Girl from the Tar Paper School

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he fifth book in the Making of America series, Franklin D. Roosevelt examines the life of

America’s 32nd president: his birth into one of America’s elite families, his domineering mother,

his marriage to Eleanor Roosevelt, his struggle with polio, and his political career. A Democrat,

Roosevelt (1882–1945) won a record four presidential elections and is the longest-serving US

Alexander Hamilton ISBN 978-1-4197-2943-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-2943-0 US $7.99 CAN $9.99 UK £5.99 50799 9 Andrew 7 8 1 4 1 Jackson 9 729430

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­president. During his time in office, he led the country through the Great Depression and World War II. He helped to redefine the role of the US government with the New Deal. Scholars often rate him as one of the three greatest US presidents along with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The book includes selections from FDR’s writings, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index. Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and the award-winning author of The Girl from the Tar Paper School, The Extraordinary Suzy Wright, the Making of America series, and more. She lives in San Luis Obispo, on the central California coast.

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China: A History S E LLING POINTS ●● Promotional tie-in: Chinese New Year is January 25, 2020 (Year of the Rat)

● ● BY C H E RY L B A R D O E  ●   I N A S S O C I AT I O N W I T H T H E F I E L D M U S E U M

One of the world’s most influential superpowers— China—is brought to life by the Field Museum

●● Classroom must-have: Comprehensive yet detailed—the perfect companion for history

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lessons ●● Need for diversity: Perfect for

“A well-written and

the #WeNeedDiverseBooks

substantiated look at the

movement

long history of China.” —School Library Connection

●● Authoritative: The Field Museum’s curatorial expertise

“An excellent resource and

and extensive collections draw

a beautifully presented,

in one and a half million visitors

nuanced introduction to

annually

pre-20th-century Chinese history.” —Kirkus Reviews

S PECIFICATIONS Color and archival images throughout 176 pages WIDTH: 7" • 178mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Paperback PUB MONTH: JANUARY AGES 10 TO 14 • HISTORICAL NONFICTION ISBN ISBN 978-1-4197-3680-3 US $10.99 CAN $13.99 UK 5 1£7.99 099 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 620 803

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hina: A History traces the 7,000-year story of this diverse land. Young readers learn about prehistoric China, follow the rise of emperors and the fall of dynasties, and come to understand

how China became the world powerhouse for trade that it is today. The book also explores the role of

children and women in everyday life as well as how religion, politics, and economics shaped the deep traditions and dynamic changes of modern China. Inspired by the Cyrus Tang Hall of China at the Field Museum, Chicago, the book includes full-color maps, photos, and illustrations. This is a go-to resource for young readers looking to learn more about this powerful nation. It includes a timeline, a bibliography, and an index.

The Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes ISBN 978-1-4197-2542-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-2542-5 US $17.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£12.99 799

Cheryl Bardoe is a former senior project manager of exhibitions at the Field Museum in Chicago. She is the author of Gregor Mendel and Mammoths and Mastodons, and lives in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice

S E LLING POINTS ●● Rave reviews: The hardcover received great praise, including

H E R I M PAC T O N T H E C I V I L R I G H T S M OV E M E N T,

two starred reviews

THE WHITE HOUSE, AND THE WORLD

●● Classroom use: Ideal for educators and students looking

● ● BY I L E N E C O O P E R

The riveting story of the most influential first lady in American history: Eleanor Roosevelt

for a different perspective on the civil rights movement and aspects of early 20th century US history ●● Girl power: A fresh take on the

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story of one of America’s best female role models

★ “An eye-opening journey through Eleanor Roosevelt’s life, career, and social justice work.” —School Library Journal ★ “Engaging and thought provoking.” —School Library Connection

S PECIFICATIONS Archival images throughout 192 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Paperback PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 10 TO 14 • HISTORY •

See The Making of America: Franklin D. Roosevelt page 165

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leanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers a different side of the former first lady.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962) was a politician, activist, diplomat, and the longest-serving first

lady of the United States. But she was more than that. She was a protector and advocate for those with-

out a voice, speaking out on the labor movement and civil rights. Though now seen as a cultural icon,

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she was a woman who was deeply insecure about her looks and her role in the world. She recognized her own prejudices and constantly strove to overcome them. Eleanor Roosevelt set the standard for the role of the first lady, and this biography gives young readers a fresh perspective on her extraordinary life. It includes an excerpt of one of her speeches, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index. Ilene Cooper has written many acclaimed children’s books, including Jewish Holidays All Year Round, The Golden Rule, and A Woman in the House (and Senate). She lives in Highland Park, Illinois.

A Woman in the House (and Senate) ISBN 978-1-4197-1036-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-1036-0 US $24.95 CAN $29.95 UK 5 2£15.99 495 9 781419 710360

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The launch of an exciting new series that puts young readers most extraordinary people

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Series launch: The start of an exciting new biography series

FIRST NAMES #1

that’s fantastically funny and

Harry Houdini

packed with facts—perfect for fans of Who Was? or Nathan Hale ●● Unique read: Hilarious text

● ● BY K JA R TA N P O S K I T T   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY G E R A I N T F O R D

and a mix of spot illustrations

Discover the man behind the magic and see how Houdini pulled off his most daring escapes

and short comics make history accessible for the most reluctant readers and set this biography series apart ●● Perennially popular: Kids of all ages love magic tricks, and many kids want to learn more about Harry Houdini—whether it be for a book report or to try his magic tricks themselves

S PECIFICATIONS Black-and-white illustrations throughout 160 pages WIDTH: 5" • 127mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 8 TO 12 • HISTORY • MIDDLE‑GRADE NONFICTION • BIOGRAPHY ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3862-3 978-1-4197-3862-3 US $9.99 CAN $12.99  5 0 9 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 852 623

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efore Harry Houdini (1874–1926) became the greatest magician in the world, he was just little Ehrich Weisz, a Hungarian-born immigrant who moved to America with his family and performed

stage tricks for a little extra cash. He started off with card tricks and then eventually began performing

the escape acts that would make him famous. Known for his daring and death-defying illusions, he would do some of the greatest tricks ever: escaping from a milk can, being buried alive, and being locked inside a crate and thrown into a river. He conquered each of these seemingly impossible feats and showed the world the power of a little magic. Fun, fast-paced, and highly illustrated, Harry Houdini tells the story of the curious boy who became the world’s greatest magician and reveals how Houdini did some of his most stunning escapes. It includes a timeline, glossary, and index. Kjartan Poskitt is an award-winning author who has written more than 80 ­children’s books. He lives in York, England, with his wife, four daughters, and a whole array of musical i­nstruments. Geraint Ford is an illustrator who has worked on everything from magazines, to comics, to children’s books. He lives in England.

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highly illustrated middle‑grade on a first‑name basis with the in history and today!

RIGHTS: NORTH AMERICA

S E LLING POINTS ●● Series launch: The start of a

FIRST NAMES #2

new biography series that’s

Amelia Earhart

with facts—perfect for fans of

● ● BY A N D R E W P R E N T I C E  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY M I K E S M I T H

See how Amelia Earhart went from a little Kansas tomboy to a high-flying feminist icon

fantastically funny and packed Who Was? or Nathan Hale ●● Unique read: Hilarious text and a mix of spot illustrations and short comics make history accessible for the most reluctant readers and set this biography series apart ●● Girl power: Amelia Earhart is a feminist figure who many children learn about in school— and this is a fresh, approachable look at her life

S PECIFICATIONS Black-and-white illustrations throughout 160 pages WIDTH: 5" • 127mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 8 TO 12 • HISTORY • MIDDLE‑GRADE NONFICTION • BIOGRAPHY ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3741-1 978-1-4197-3741-1 US $9.99 CAN $12.99  5 0 9 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 752 411

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ISBN 978-1-68335-574-8 efore Amelia Earhart (1897–1939) became a world-famous pilot, she was a little tomboy from Kansas with a taste for adventure. When she visited an airfield and took a short plane ride, she

knew she had to be a pilot. She signed up for flying lessons and cropped her hair short so that the

other pilots would take her seriously. She became the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. With each flight she took and each record she broke, Amelia became more and more of a celebrity. Her final flight was intended to be a trip around the whole world, but her plane disappeared after takeoff—and her disappearance is still a mystery today. Inspirational, highly illustrated, and full of adventure, Amelia Earhart tells the story of the feminist icon who changed the world of aviation. It includes a timeline, glossary, and index. Andrew Prentice is the author of a number of children’s books. He lives in England with his wife, three daughters, and dog. Mike Smith is the author and illustrator of a number of children’s books and the winner of the Macmillan Prize for children’s book illustration. He lives in Cambridge, England.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Stylish illustrations: Steven

The Hundred and One Dalmatians ● ● BY D O D I E S M I T H   ●  A DA P T E D BY P E T E R B E N T LY  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY S T E V E N L E N TO N

Lenton’s hip illustrations

Dodie Smith’s classic tale adapted into a playful and stylish new picture book

introduce his own unique twist to this familiar story ●● Pups in peril: Not one, not two, but 101 adorable dalmatians await heroic rescue in this picture book. They are sure to steal the hearts of readers everywhere

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 9⅝" • 244mm HEIGHT: 10⅞" • 276mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 4 TO 8 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3632-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-3632-2 US $16.99 CAN $21.99  5 1 6 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 632 322

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almatians Pongo and Missis live in London with their beloved owners. When Missis finds out she’s going to have puppies, they’re all thrilled! But, Missis doesn’t just have one puppy . . . or

two . . . or three . . . she has fifteen! When the puppies go missing, Pongo and Missis know that there’s

only one woman who can be behind the dognapping: the notorious Cruella de Vil. They strike out across the city and—with a little help from the street dogs of London—rescue their pups and many, many more from a terrible fate. Dodie Smith was an English children’s novelist and playwright best known for the novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1956). Peter Bently is the award-winning author of many picture books, i­ncluding The Prince and the Porker. He lives in Devon, England. Steven Lenton is the illustrator of many books for children, including the Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series. He lives in Brighton, England.

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▲ From Mammal Takeover!


MIRANDA AND MAUDE #3 RIGHTS: WORLD

S E LLING POINTS ●● Popular category: Perfect for fans of Judy Moody, Clementine, and Ivy and Bean

Recess Rebels ● ● BY E M M A W U N S C H  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY J E S S I K A VO N I N N E R E B N E R

A princess and a revolutionary form an unexpected friendship in this charming, illustrated chapter book series

●● Princess power: Princesses are a perennially popular subject

Encourages readers to look

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beyond perceived differences

“Brilliantly relevant,

●● Message of empathy:

playful, and

●● Fully illustrated: Includes 50

compassionate.”

interior illustrations

—Abby Hanlon, author of Dory Fantasmagory “A totally delightful story guaranteed to please young readers.” —School Library Connection “This unlikely combination of

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royalty and social

Black-and-white illustrations

justice delivers fun,

throughout

learning, and laughs.”

144 pages

—Kirkus Reviews

WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER

See Miranda and Maude #2 paperback page 202

AGES 7 TO 10 • CHAPTER BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3737-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-3737-4 US $12.99 CAN $16.99 UK 5 1£9.99 299 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 740 374

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he girls and boys of 3B aren’t getting along. It starts with a game of tag and ends with a tug of war. In between, there are sneak attacks, a girls-only newspaper, a doughnut filled with cheese,

and one stolen Frizzle chicken. Maude gets lots of opportunities to protest, but in the end, it’s Miranda who learns to stand up for what she believes in.

The Princess and the Absolutely Not a Princess (Miranda and Maude #1) ISBN 978-1-4197-3374-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-3374-1 US $6.99 CAN $8.99 UK £4.99 50699 9 781419 733741

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Emma Wunsch is the author of the Miranda and Maude chapter book series and The Movie Version, a young adult novel. She lives in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Visit her online at emmawunsch.com. Jessika von Innerebner is an artist who’s worked with clients including Disney, Nickelodeon, Highlights for Children, and Fisher-Price. She lives in Kelowna, Canada. Visit her online at jessvoni.com.

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DIDI DODO, FUTURE SPY #2

Robo-Dodo Rumble

RIGHTS: WORLD

● ● BY TO M A N G L E B E R G E R   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY JA R E D C H A P M A N

A chapter-book series spin-off from Inspector Flytrap by New York Times bestselling author Tom Angleberger!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Spin-off to success: The Inspector Flytrap books have sold over 150,000 copies ●● Powerhouse author: Angleberger is a force in the children’s book world whose books have sold millions of copies ●● Popular category: This hilarious illustrated series will appeal to fans of Captain Underpants and the Chicken Squad

See Didi Dodo, Future Spy #1 paperback page 201

S PECIFICATIONS Two-color illustrations throughout 112 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 6 TO 9 • CHAPTER BOOK ISBN 978-1-4197-3688-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-3688-9 US $12.99 CAN $16.99 UK 5 1£9.99 299 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 644 889

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his hilarious chapter book mystery series stars Didi Dodo, the daring spy-in-training, and Koko Dodo, Didi’s reluctant sidekick. In Robo-Dodo Rumble, Koko Dodo’s cookie shop is facing some

stiff competition from an evil robotic dodo (a Robo Dodo). The Robo Dodo is selling its cookies for

only a penny! Why? To put Koko’s shop out of business! And if that weren’t bad enough, a giant sea monster starts destroying the town! But don’t worry. Didi Dodo has a daring plan.

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From the mind of the inimitable Tom Angleberger, this wacky caper promises high-speed chases and big belly laughs. The book takes place in the same world as Inspector Flytrap but does not require knowledge of the previous series. Tom Angleberger is the New York Times bestselling author of the Origami Yoda series as well as many other books for kids. He lives with his family in Virginia. Jared Chapman is the author-illustrator of the bestselling Vegetables in Underwear as well as Fruits in Suits and Pirate, Viking & Scientist. He lives in Texas.

Didi Dodo, Future Spy #1: Recipe for Disaster ISBN 978-1-4197-3370-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-3370-3 US $12.99 CAN $16.99 UK 5 1£8.99 299 9 781419 733703

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The Red Zone A N E A R T H Q UA K E S TO RY

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● ● BY S I LV I A V E C C H I N I A N D S UA L ZO

An Italian town deals with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake

●● Timely topic: Compelling story that deals with the rising threat of natural disasters ●● Appealing format: Graphic novel style attractive to reluctant readers ●● Prize-winning: Winner of the Attilio Micheluzzi Award for 2018 Best Graphic Novel for Kids

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 144 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 13 AND UP • GRAPHIC NOVEL ISBN 978-1-4197-3368-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-3368-0 US $15.99 CAN $19.99 UK 5 1£11.99 599 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 326 680

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atteo, Guilia, and Federico have ordinary lives: they spend time with friends, help out their families, go to school, and deal with the many mood swings

that come with growing up. Then, in a single night, everything changes. The ground shakes. An earthquake devastates their town and their security. But after everything

is gone, life must go on. Anger and fear affect everyone in the community, but each of them must find a way to begin again. In the aftermath, the roots for stronger friendships can be laid amid the rubble. This graphic novel provides a look at how natural disaster can strike and forever change a community. Silvia Vecchini is an Italian author who writes picture books, novels, poetry, and comics for children. She runs workshops for schools, libraries, and bookshops and also holds creative writing classes. Sualzo is an author and highly acclaimed comics illustrator working with many Italian publishing houses. He won the Festi’DB di Moulins in 2009 for best screenplay and was a finalist for the Attilio Micheluzzi Prize in 2010.

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EARTH BEFORE US #3

Mammal Takeover!

RIGHTS: WORLD

J O U R N E Y T H R O U G H T H E C E N OZO I C E R A S E LLING POINTS ● ● BY A B BY H O WA R D

●● Series going strong: Dinosaur

The nonfiction graphic novel series that explores the flora and fauna of pre-historic Earth

Empire! was a Junior Library Guild selection ●● Popular format: This four-color graphic novel will appeal to

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reluctant readers and science fans alike ●● STEM: Features a female

★ “Fast-moving exploration

scientist who encourages young

of how scientists have

readers to pursue paleontology

come to understand life.” —Publishers Weekly

●● Hot topics: Explains evolution and climate change simply

“A great addition to graphic novel or dinosaur collections.” —School Library Journal “Dinosaur nuts (and there are many) will eat it up.” —Booklist

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128 pages WIDTH: 6" • 152mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 8 TO 12 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE NONFICTION • GRAPHIC NOVEL ISBN 978-1-4197-3624-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-3624-7 US $15.99 CAN $19.99 UK 5 1£11.99 599 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 628 247

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ISBN 978-1-68335-635-6 fter the dinosaurs died out, Earth was by no means empty. There were still some little resourceful critters around who, without big predators

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to hunt them down, survived and thrived. Who were these scrappy creatures?

Early mammals, our ancestors! In the Cenozoic Era, m ­ ammals rose to dominance and spread over the globe, resulting in woolly mammoths, sabertoothed tigers, and eventually all of humankind. In this adventure, Ronnie will meet the three kinds of ­mammals—monotremes, marsupials, and placental mammals—as well as the other amazing ancient beasts they shared the Earth with during the Cenozoic Era. The text will track Earth’s history from 66 million years ago to present day, ending with an impassioned yet hopeful discussion

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of climate change. 9 Ocean 7 8 1 4 1Renegades! 9 723063

Abby Howard is the creator of the comic website Junior Scientist Power Hour. Before becoming a full-time artist, Howard studied evolutionary biology at McGill University. She lives in Boston.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Halloween hit: Starring a lovable, not-so-scary zombie this will be the perfect fit for Halloween

Ghoulia and the Mysterious Visitor ● ● BY B A R B A R A C A N T I N I

Book two in this fun and not-so-spooky chapter book series

promotions. Although it features the same cast as Book One, Book Two can be read as a stand-alone mystery ●● Appealing format: A short hardcover POB at a low price point, this series features full-color illustrations throughout along with bonus activities for added content

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ne dark and stormy night, Ghoulia’s cousin Dilbert comes to visit her at

Crumbling Manor. She’s confused—she didn’t invite him, and it turns

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out that Dilbert’s a real grouch. He complains about everything! When Ghoulia tries to track down Auntie Departed to find out why she invited Dilbert, she finds that Auntie has vanished. Ghoulia can’t find her. And the doorbell won’t stop ringing. One after another, Ghoulia’s friends arrive—all with the same mysterious invitation in hand. As the gang searches Crumbling Manor for Auntie Departed, one of their own goes missing. Finally, Dilbert inadvertently solves the mystery in

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the greenhouse when he finds himself face-to-face with the sinister Chatterbox Ivy. Clue meets Little Shop of Horrors in this fun romp, which includes full-color illustrations and kid-friendly activities. Barbara Cantini is the illustrator of numerous books for young readers. The Ghoulia series is her first author-illustrated project. She lives in the Tuscan countryside with her husband, their two daughters, three cats, and a slightly daft hamster.

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A FLOUR SHOP KID ADVENTURE

Magical Land of Birthdays ● ● BY A M I R A H K A S S E M

RIGHTS: WORLD ENGLISH

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The first in a delicious new middle-grade series by Flour Shop owner Amirah Kassem, authority on the sweeter side of life!

●● Celebrity author: As the owner of Flour Shop, Amirah Kassem is one of today’s hottest celebrity bakers. Kassem and Flour Shop combined have almost 250,000 Instagram followers ●● Common bonds of diverse characters: This series introduces readers to diverse but relatable birthday customs and traditions, supporting the message that

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even though we’re all different, fter receiving a magical cookbook and baking her special birthday cake, 10-year-old—wait, make that almost 11-year-old—Amirah is transported to the Magical Land of Birthdays, where

we’re all the same in many ways ●● Middle-grade for the slightly

she meets three of her birthday buddies from different corners of the world—kids who share her exact

younger set: With spot

birthday and are also about to turn 11. In the Magical Land of Birthdays, a place filled with wonder and

illustrations throughout, this

whimsy (and plenty of cake!), you can celebrate your birthday every moment of every day. As they

book is perfect for readers who

explore the land, Amirah and her new friends learn about each other and the special bond they share,

have just graduated from chapter

and discover exciting and wonderful birthday traditions from around the world.

books but aren’t quite ready to tackle a 300-page novel

New York–based baker and Flour-ist Amirah Kassem is an artist at heart and cake is her medium. She grew up baking and sculpting with her mother in Mexico, where she ­discovered an appreciation for fine ingredients—and mastered the art of multisensory experiences.

S PECIFICATIONS Black-and-white illustrations throughout 144 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 8 TO 12 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE FICTION ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3743-5 978-1-4197-3743-5 US $14.99 CAN $10.99 UK 5 1£10.99 499 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 752 435

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Smackdown Town ● ● BY M A X N I C O L L A N D M AT T S M I T H

A boy’s wish to be a star wrestler is granted in this wacky middle-grade fantasy

S E LLING POINTS ●● Vibrant voice: The authors have a fresh, funny style that will appeal to fans of Captain Underpants ●● Boy-friendly: Commercial and action-packed, Smackdown Town is sure to find fans in male middle- grade readers ●● Cinematic: Big collides with the WWE in this pacey twist on the superhero trope, written by two budding screenwriters

O

llie and his older brother, Hollis, have wrestling in their blood: Their mom was a pro whose dreams of stardom were dashed by a devious opponent. Now

she’s an overworked, ­underpaid ref at Smackdown Town, the local arena. Ollie’s goal

in life is to win the golden c­ hampionship belt for his mom—immediately followed by his other goal: to hang his bully of a brother from the roof by his tightie-whities. But there’s one problem: Ollie inherited their estranged dad’s puny frame, while Hollis got their mom’s brawn. Thus Ollie has resigned himself to a fate of wrestling mediocrity and wet willies . . . until the day Hollis gifts him a piece of stale gum and forces him to chew it. Ollie soon discovers that the gum—bought on eBay and formerly chewed by a wrestling legend—has an unusual side effect: the ability to physically transform Ollie into a pro wrestler. As Big Chew, Ollie’s finally able to put Hollis in his place and be a

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star. But when trouble befalls his family, being Big Chew gets a lot more complicated.

Black-and-white spot illustrations

In the end, Ollie knows he can’t have it all; and it’s only when he asks himself who he

throughout

really is that he learns what it means to be a champion.

224 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm

Max Nicoll and Matt Smith are writing partners, screenwrit-

HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm

ers, and g ­ raduates of The School of Visual Arts.

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Alien Superstar

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● ● BY H E N RY W I N K L E R A N D L I N O L I V E R

From Emmy Award-winning actor Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver comes a new out-of-this-world middle-grade series

S E LLING POINTS ●● Superstar team: Emmy-winning Henry Winkler has been a household name for decades, and Winkler and Oliver’s Hank Zipzer series was a bestseller ●● Author expertise: Though neither author has visited another star system, between the two of them, they’ve made hundreds of TV shows and will infuse their Hollywood expertise into this hilarious story ●● Exciting new series: Highly illustrated and packed with laughs, this new middle-grade series is perfect for fans of Tom Angleberger and Mac Barnett

S PECIFICATIONS 40 black-and-white illustrations 240 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 8 TO 12 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE FICTION ISBN 978-1-4197-3369-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-3369-7 US $14.99 CAN $18.99 UK 5 1£10.99 499 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 336 697

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o one is shocked by the six-eyed alien strolling around the Universal back lot. The tourists just think he’s part of the show. It doesn’t take long for Buddy to land a role on a popular TV show,

playing (of course) an alien. He becomes an overnight heartthrob and is suddenly faced with legions

of adoring fans, rides in glamorous limos, and appearances at “all-the-shrimp-you-can-eat” red carpet parties. But can Buddy maintain his secret identity while in the spotlight? Lin Oliver is a writer and producer who has worked on TV, film, and children’s books. She is currently the executive director of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Henry Winkler is an Emmyaward-winning actor, writer, director, and producer who has created some of the most iconic TV roles, including the Fonz in Happy Days and Gene Cousineau in Barry. They both live in Los Angeles.

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Selling Points ●● Bestselling series: A consistent fixture on the New York Times bestseller list for over 600 weeks! A #1 bestseller on the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and IndieBound lists since publication ●● Wide social-media reach: 5+ million Facebook likes, 3+ million YouTube views, 50,000+ Twitter followers, and 40,000+ Instagram followers ●● Global phenomenon: With

OVER

200 MILLION

millions of books sold around the world in 71 editions and 60 languages, Wimpy Kid has turned millions of kids into readers ●● Evergreen brand: Bestselling book series, national and global

BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE! Available boxed sets

partnerships, licensed products, a Greg Heffley character balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and four live-action movies cement Wimpy Kid’s popularity and permanence in the marketplace

NATIONA L MARKETI NG AN D PUB LICIT Y CAM PAIG N:

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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal ISBN 978-1-4197-4027-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-4027-5 US $13.99 CAN $16.99 5 1 3 9 9 9 781419 740275

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1 # M O R F L W A N NE O I R T O A H N T R U E A T N G I IN   L L E S ! ST Y E E B N N I    K F JEF      Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14 Stay tuned

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350 black-and-white illustrations Jeff Kinney is the #1 USA Today, New York Times, and Wall

224 pages

Street Journal bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid

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series and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner

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for Favorite Book. The Meltdown, book 13, was published in

Hardcover

October 2018, and was a #1 bestselling book. His latest book,

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Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson’s Journal,

AGES 8 TO 12

was published in April 2019. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time’s 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.

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MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION ISBN 978-1-4197-3903-3 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3903-3 US $14.99 CAN $17.99 5 1 4 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 932 033

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LUMBERJANES BOOK #4 RIGHTS: WORLD

S E LLING POINTS ●● Comics phenomenon: Lumberjanes is a bestselling series that has sold more than

Ghost Cabin ● ● BY M A R I KO TA M A K I   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY B R O O K LY N A L L E N

Based on the bestselling graphic novels, this series of middle-grade novels contains all-new adventures

1 million copies ●● LGBTQ+-friendly: Features a

PRAISE FOR Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes #1)

broad spectrum of genders and identities ●● Dream team: Tamaki’s This One Summer was a Printz Award

★ “This middle-grade

winner, and Brooklyn is the

charmer can make

original illustrator and cocreator

even the coldest,

of the Lumberjanes series

bleakest day feel like a sunny day at summer

●● Illustrated throughout: Includes

camp.” —Kirkus Reviews

two-color art

“A smart, silly, fast-paced adventure that will bring even more readers

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into the Lumberjanes

Two-color illustrations throughout

fan club.” —School

208 pages

Library Journal

WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 8 TO 12 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE FICTION ISBN 978-1-4197-3361-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-3361-1 US $14.99 CAN $18.99 UK 5 1£10.99 499

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elcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin—Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley—love their

summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy

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their no-nonsense counselor Jen . . . and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella’s, where the woods contain endless mysteries. Book four, the last book of the novel series, will shine the spotlight on inseparable couple Mal and Molly, who find an extra cabin at camp, one that’s full of ghosts!

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Mariko Tamaki is a writer known for her graphic novel This One Summer, a Caldecott Honor Book and Printz Award winner, cocreated by her cousin Jillian Tamaki, among other notable works. Visit her at marikotamaki.

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blogspot.com. She lives in Oakland, California. Brooklyn Allen is a cocreator and the original illustrator of the Lumberjanes series and a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and can be found online at brooklynaallen.tumblr.com.

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THE BACKSTAGERS BOOK #3

The Backstagers and the Final Blackout

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Star author: Andy Mientus is a

● ● BY A N DY M I E N T U S  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY R I A N S YG H

young star who is well-loved in

Based on the show-stopping graphic novels, the Backstagers return for more action-packed, paranormal theater adventures!

the Broadway community and has an impressive reach on social media ●● LGBTQ+-friendly: The series features a cast of LGBTQ+ characters and will especially appeal to young readers in this community ●● Momentum: The series will build on the success of the first two books and will continue the exciting partnership with BOOM! Studios

S PECIFICATIONS 20 two-color spot illustrations 208 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 10 TO 14 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE FICTION ISBN ISBN: 978-1-4197-3865-4 978-1-4197-3865-4 US $14.99 CAN $18.99 UK 5 1$10.99 499 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 840 654

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he Backstagers are back for a thrilling third act! They’ve dealt with the ghost haunting their theater and

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faced off against the sinister siblings trying to steal the famous Designer’s Journal during their production

of Tammy, but now, a mysterious masked man has taken all the ancient theater artifacts that they’ve collected.

They don’t know what he wants or how to stop him—but the Backstagers will have to use all their skills and know-how to solve the mystery and save the day! Each Backstager brings their own unique skills to the team: Mischievious Sasha can always spare a smile; no-nonsense Aziz keeps everyone on task; over-caffeinated Beckett is organized like no other; flirtatious Hunter is their official stage manager and unofficial leader; sweet Jory can work his way through any problem; and clever Reo is an expert on all things spooky. Effortlessly inclusive and full of fun, The Backstagers and the Final Blackout is sure to get a standing ovation! Andy Mientus is an actor, singer, and songwriter who is known for his roles in Spring Awakening, Wicked, and Les Misérables on Broadway, and Smash and The Flash on television. He lives in New York City. Rian Sygh is a comic artist and cocreator, along with James Tynion IV, of the award-winning Backstagers comics. He lives in Glendale, California.

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The Backstagers and the Ghost Light (#1) ISBN 978-1-4197-3120-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-4197-3120-4 US $14.99 CAN $18.99 UK 5 1£10.99 499 9 The 7 8 1Backstagers 4 1 9 7 3 1 2 0and 4 the Theater

of the Ancients (#2) ISBN 978-1-4197-3365-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-3365-9 US $14.99 CAN $18.99 UK 5 1£10.99 499 9 781419 733659

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Bestselling series: Many books in the series hit the New York Times graphic novel bestseller list—and the series gets more popular with each book ●● Teacher and librarian appeal: Teachers and librarians love the series. Features backmatter to supplement classroom discussion

BOOK #9

most fascinating true facts from

Major Impossible

American history and transforms

● ● BY N AT H A N H A L E

●● Great stories: Hale has found the

textbook lessons into wild romps

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon

through history ●● Continuing series: Readers can collect all nine stories, with many more to come

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ohn Wesley Powell (1834–1902) always had the spirit of adventure in him. As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring. When the Civil War began, Powell

went to fight for the Union, and even after he lost most of his right arm, he continued to fight

128 pages

until the war was over. He then embarked on the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition, which

WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm

became the first official US government-sponsored passage through the Grand Canyon. Over

HEIGHT: 7½" • 191mm

the course of three months, the explorers lost their boats and supplies, nearly drowned, and

Hardcover

were in peril on multiple occasions. However, they made it through, and Powell would come

PUB MONTH: DECEMBER

to be known as one of the most epic explorers in history! Equal parts gruesome and hilarious,

AGES 8 TO 12 •

this latest installment in the bestselling series takes readers on an action-packed adventure

GRAPHIC NOVEL

through American history.

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Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series. He also wrote and illustrated the graphic novels One Trick Pony and Apocalypse Taco. Nathan lives in Utah. Learn more at nathanhaleauthor.com.

ISBN 978-1-68335-632-5

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ISBN 978-1-4197-2556-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-2556-2 US $12.99 CAN $15.99 UK 5 1£9.99 299 9 Lafayette! 7 8 1 4 1 9 (#8) 725562

ACCOLADES AND PRAISE FOR THE Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales SERIES #1 New York Times bestseller Texas Bluebonnet Award master list Eisner Award nominee ★ “A first-choice selection for any children’s library.” —School Library Journal “An innovative approach to history that will have young people reading with pleasure.” —Kirkus Reviews

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NATHAN HALE’S HAZARDOUS TALES #6

Alamo All-Stars: Texas‑Sized Edition

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● ● BY N AT H A N H A L E

●● The bigger, the better: The new

This bestselling Hazardous Tale is back— bigger and better than ever!

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format and 16 pages of additional backmatter make this the perfect collector’s item for fans and will help new readers fall in love with the series ●● Bestselling series: Five books in the series have hit the New York Times graphic novel bestseller list—and the series gets more popular with each book ●● Teacher and librarian appeal: Engaging nonfiction and backmatter that supplements classroom discussion ●● Great stories: Hale’s books transform textbook lessons into wild romps through history

S PECIFICATIONS Two-color illustrations throughout 144 pages WIDTH: 7½" • 191mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 8 TO 12 • GRAPHIC NOVEL ISBN 978-1-4197-3794-7 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3794-7 US $19.99 CAN $24.99 UK 5 1£14.99 999 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 714 947 COVER NOT FINAL

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or the first time ever, the Hazardous Tales get BIG! This special edition of Alamo All-Stars, the

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sixth entry in the bestselling series, features a larger trim size and 16 pages of bonus m ­ aterial,

including research photos, sketches, and notes from the author. “Remember the Alamo!” That rallying cry has been a part of Texas lore for generations. But who

was the ragtag group of adventurers behind the famous slogan, and how did they end up barricaded in a fort against a Mexican army? This book tracks the Lone Star State’s bloody fight for independence from the Mexican government. It features the exploits of the notorious Jim Bowie, Stephen Austin, Davy Crockett, and other settlers and soldiers who made the wild frontier of Texas their home. Gruesome and hilarious, this book will get the most reluctant readers interested in American ­history—

Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales 3-Book Box Set (#1, #4, #5) ISBN 978-1-4197-2820-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-2820-4 US $38.00 CAN $49.00 UK 5 3£30.00 800

and prove that everything is bigger in Texas! Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series. He also wrote and illustrated the graphic novels One Trick Pony and Apocalypse Taco. Nathan lives in Utah. Learn more at

9 Nathan 7 8 1 4 1Hale’s 9 7 2 8Hazardous 204 Tales

Second 3-Book Box Set (#2, #3, #6) ISBN 978-1-4197-3408-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-3408-3 US $38.00 CAN $49.00 UK £30.00

nathanhaleauthor.com.

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Village of Scoundrels ● ● BY M A R G I P R E U S

Newbery Honor recipient Margi Preus tells the incredible true story of a group of French teenagers who helped save refugees in WWII

S E LLING POINTS ●● Evergreen subject: Stories about World War II and Jewish fugitives continue to engage and enlighten young readers ●● Well-researched: Preus visited the village in France where the story takes place and interviewed survivors in Los Angeles and Queens, New York ●● Great for reluctant readers: A fast-paced story with wild chases, narrow escapes, and life-threatening adventures

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ISBN 978-1-61312-507-6

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ased on the true story of the French villagers in WWII who saved thousands of Jews, this novel tells how a group of young teenagers stood up for what is right. Among them is a young

Jewish boy who learns to forge documents to save his mother and later goes on to save hundreds

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of lives with his forgery skills. There is also a girl who overcomes her fear to carry messages for the Resistance. And a boy who smuggles people into Switzerland. But there is always the threat that they will be caught: A policeman is sent to keep an eye on them, German soldiers reside in a local hotel, and eventually the Gestapo arrives, armed with guns and a list of names. As the knot tightens, the young people must race against time to bring their friends to safety.

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Margi Preus is the author of West of the Moon, Shadow on the Mountain, and Heart of a Samurai, which was a Newbery Honor book. She also writes for a variety of theater companies. She lives in Duluth, Minnesota.

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Little Women

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T H E O R I G I N A L C L A S S I C W I T H P H OTO S F R O M T H E M A J O R M OT I O N P I C T U R E S E LLING POINTS

● ● BY LO U I S A M AY A LC OT T

●● Movie tie-in: Features movie

Louisa May Alcott’s timeless text, illustrated with movie stills from Greta Gerwig’s star-studded film adaptation is perfect for a holiday gift

stills from the 2019 Greta Gerwig film adaptation, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, and Chris

See Little Women: Official Movie Companion page 154

Cooper ●● Enduring favorite: 150 years after its initial publication, Louisa May Alcott’s classic story continues to captivate readers around the globe

R

●● Gift appeal: The film’s scheduled eaders have been falling for the March family for over 150 years, and Greta

release of Christmas 2019 makes

Gerwig’s film adaptation is bringing the childhood classic to the big screen for

this a perfect holiday gift for fans

a new generation of fans in 2019. Illustrated throughout with movie stills from the

of the book and film alike

­production—starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, and Chris Cooper—this edition of Little Women tells the timeless story of sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they navigate hardship and ­adventure in post-Civil War Concord, Massachusetts. Louisa May Alcott was an American writer and feminist, best known for her ­enduring childhood classic, Little Women. First published as a serial in the 1860s, the semi‑autobiographical text tells the story of her years spent with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts.

S PECIFICATIONS Black-and-white photographs throughout 512 pages WIDTH: 5½” • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼” • 210mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER AGES 8 TO 12 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE FICTION • ENTERTAINMENT ISBN 978-1-4197-4120-3 ISBN: 978-1-4197-4120-3 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£12.99 699 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 4 116 203

© 2019 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.

ISBN 978-1-68335-759-9

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The Last Human ● ● BY L E E B AC O N

In a future when humans are believed to be extinct, what will one curious robot do when it finds a girl who needs its help?

S E LLING POINTS ●● Innovative form: Includes binarycoded chapters and one robot who only speaks in emojis ●● A story of acceptance: Robots will have to overcome their prejudices against humans to help a girl in need ●● Robot revolution: From The Wild Robot to Wall-E to the continuous advances in today’s technology, kids love robots ●● One-of-a-kind voice: Narrated by a robot who has an original way of looking at the world

S PECIFICATIONS 272 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 8 TO 12 • MIDDLE‑ GRADE FICTION ISBN 978-1-4197-3691-9 ISBN 978-1-4197-3691-9 US $16.99 CAN $21.99 UK 5 1£12.99 699 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 632 919

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n the future, robots have eliminated humans, and 12-year-old robot XR_935 is just fine with that. Without humans around, there is no war, no pollution, no crime. Every member of society has a

purpose. Everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Until the day XR discovers something impossible:

a human girl named Emma. Now, Emma must embark on a dangerous voyage with XR and two other

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robots in search of a mysterious point on a map. But how will they survive in a place where rules are never broken and humans aren’t supposed to exist? And what will they find at the end of their journey? Humorous, action-packed, and poignant, The Last Human tells a story about friendship, technology, and challenging the status quo no matter the consequences. It’s not just about what it means to be a robot—it’s about what it means to be a friend.

Fuzzy ISBN 978-1-4197-2968-3 ISBN 978-1-4197-2968-3 US $8.99 CAN $11.99 UK5£6.99 0899

Lee Bacon is the author of the Legendtopia series and the Joshua Dread series. The Joshua Dread series was an ABA Fall 2012 New Voices Pick and a 2014 Spirit of Texas Reading Program Selection. Lee grew up in Texas and now lives in New Jersey.

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THE FLASH CROSSOVER CRISIS BOOK 1

Green Arrow’s Perfect Shot ●

BY B A R RY LYG A

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It’s the crossover event fans have been waiting for, as The Flash joins forces with Green Arrow!

●● Brand new crossover event: A must-read, original story for fans of The Flash and Arrow, introducing a multiverse-wide threat that will take all of the

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heroes from Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow to stop ●● Exciting series: The first installment in a brand new trilogy by bestselling author Barry Lyga ●● Hotter than ever: The Flash just won two 2018 Teen Choice Awards—Choice Action TV Show and Choice Action TV Star. This crossover event launches just in time for the new seasons of The Flash and Arrow on The CW

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Barry Allen is out the door in a flash. But as The Flash saves the day with his friends on

Team Arrow, a huge dimensional rift appears over his hometown of Central City—and thousands of refugees with superspeed come pouring out. Can the combined skills of Team Arrow and The Flash’s friends at S.T.A.R. Labs manage the chaos long enough to stop the rift from tearing their universe apart? This exciting first installment in the new crossover trilogy promises to be one of the most action-packed reads of the season. Supergirl, Superman, and the heroes from DC’s Legends of

Tomorrow will be joining in on the fun in books two and three of this can’t-miss trilogy. Barry Lyga is the author of the New York Times bestselling I Hunt Killers series and many other titles for young adults. A self‑proclaimed Flash fanatic, Lyga hosts podcasts near New York City where he lives with his family. Follow him online at barrylyga.com.

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The (Other) F Word

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A C E L E B R AT I O N O F T H E FAT & T H E F I E R C E ● ● E D I T E D BY A N G I E M A N F R E D I

The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance

S E LLING POINTS ●● Topical theme: Fat acceptance and body positivity are everywhere from Instagram accounts to the big screen; it’s a talking point that’s here to stay ●● Needed content: The first of its kind—a design-heavy anthology written and compiled by and for fat people ●● Built-in audience: The author is a prominent librarian, wellconnected in the school and library arena

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hubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories. The (Other) F Word combines personal essays, prose, poetry, fashion tips, and art

to create a relatable and attractive guide about body image and body positivity. This YA crossover

anthology is meant for people of all sizes who desire to be seen and heard in a culture consumed by a narrow definition of beauty. By combining the talents of renowned fat YA and middle-grade authors, as well as fat influencers and creators, The (Other) F Word offers teen readers and activists of all ages a guide for navigating our world with confidence and courage. Angie Manfredi is a librarian and writer who owns every season of Law and Order on DVD and sends over 150 handwritten Valentines every year. She has spent the last 11 years working directly with children and teens of all ages in a public library and now works in library consulting on all things youth services. Angie is fat and not sorry about it. She is a passionate advocate for literacy, diversity, and decolonizing the discourse surrounding children’s literature.

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Blood Countess ● ● BY L A N A P O P OV I C

A historical YA horror novel based on the infamous real-life inspiration for Countess Dracula

S E LLING POINTS ●● Notorious legacy: Buzzed about on podcasts and the inspiration for books and films, the Blood Countess is of perennial fascination ●● Author connection: Lana Popovic lived in Hungary and feels a personal tie to the country’s gruesome lore ●● Popular genre: When horror works, it works very well, and Blood Countess works—fans of horror are rabid!

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n 17th century Hungary, Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a scullery maid for the young and glamorous Countess Elizabeth Báthory. When Elizabeth takes a liking to Anna, she’s vaulted to the

dream role of chambermaid, a far cry from the filthy servants’ quarters below. She receives wages generous enough to provide for her family, and the Countess begins to groom Anna as her friend and confidante. It’s not long before Anna falls completely under the Countess’s spell—and the Countess takes full advantage. Isolated from her former friends, family, and fiancé, Anna realizes she’s not a friend but a prisoner of the increasingly cruel Elizabeth. Then come the murders, and Anna knows it’s only a matter of time before the Blood Countess turns on her, too. Lana Popovic is the author of Wicked Like a Wildfire and Fierce Like a Firestorm. Born in Serbia, she lived in Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania before moving to the US, where she studied psychology and literature at Yale University, law at Boston University, and ­publishing and writing at Emerson College.

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Minor Prophets

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● ● BY J I M M Y C A J O L E A S

After their mother’s death, two siblings must navigate the strange world of the occult in this thrilling YA mystery

S E LLING POINTS ●● Rave reviews: Cajoleas’s YA debut, The Good Demon, received three starred reviews, and Kirkus called it “eerie and compelling” ●● Horror with heart: Minor Prophets has the smarts of John Green in the atmosphere of True Detective

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●● Author’s experience: Cajoleas grew up in the South and has first-hand experience with cults— he is a masterful storyteller with a unique worldview ●● Cross-promotion: This will be published alongside the paperback of Good Demon, which will include a teaser chapter of Minor Prophets

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ee has always seen visions: cats that his mother promises aren’t really there, a homeless man who he’s convinced is out to get him, and three men who give him ominous warnings in the

woods. His mother and his sister Murphy try to keep him grounded in the real world. But when his mother dies in a car accident and her horrible boyfriend tries to adopt them, Lee and Murphy flee to their grandmother’s ranch, which they’ve only heard about in stories. But is there a reason why their mother never brought them there? And what horrid truths lurk behind Lee’s haunting visions? Thrilling, twisty, and poignant, Minor Prophets will keep readers guessing until the final page. Jimmy Cajoleas grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. He spent years traveling the country and playing music before earning his MFA from the University of Mississippi. His debut YA novel, The Good Demon, received three starred reviews, from Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus, who called it “eerie and compelling.” He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Iron Will of Genie Lo ● ● BY F.C . Y E E

The fate of the heavens is at stake in this hilarious and highly-anticipated sequel to the The Epic Crush of Genie Lo

S E LLING POINTS ●● A star is born: Epic Crush earned a dazzling 4 starred reviews; School Library Journal called it “hilarious and action-packed.” ●● Stunning package: Designed with an even bolder, more beautiful, and more sophisticated look ●● Indie favorite: Epic Crush was chosen as an Indies Introduce Pick ●● Expanded fan base: With F. C. Yee also writing the Avatar: Kyoshi novels, his rabid audience is ever-increasing

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enie Lo thought she was busy protecting the Bay Area from demons. But now, as a Heavenappointed Guardian, even the well-being of demons is her responsibility—and their numbers

are multiplying. Guanyin and Quentin are doing their best to help; but what they really need is for the

Jade Emperor to get off his butt and deal with the crisis. While he’s AWOL, Genie nominates Guanyin to fill in his shoes, unaware that the role will go to the god who can defeat a mysterious threat to the

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supernatural order. Along with a few other contenders for the throne, including a former enemy, Genie and her friends embark on a Heavenly quest to an in-between world. But when faced with true danger, the group realizes that what will save the universe this time is sacrifice, not strength.

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F. C. Yee grew up in New Jersey and now calls Denver, Colorado, home. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed The Epic Crush of Genie Lo and the forthcoming, Avatar, the Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi.

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This Train Is Being Held

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● ● BY I S M É E W I L L I A M S

Family and class differences threaten the love of two teens in this contemporary YA romance

S E LLING POINTS ●● Commercial hook: This poignant love story has strong commercial appeal ●● #ownvoices: Ismée Williams is a Latin-American author whose experiences helped shape her narrative ●● Critical acclaim: Williams’s first novel, Water in May, received a starred review and was designated a Best Book of 2017 by Kirkus

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hen private school student Isabelle Warren first meets Dominican-American Alex Rosario on the 1 train, she remembers his green eyes and gentlemanly behavior. He remembers

her long ballet dancer’s legs and untroubled happiness, something he feels belongs to all rich kids.

As the two grow closer in and out of the subway, Isabelle learns of Alex’s father, who is hell-bent on Alex being a contender for the major leagues despite Alex’s desire to go to college and become a

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poet. Alex learns about Isabelle’s Havana-born mother, Eliza, a woman with a prejudice against Latino men, who pressures her daughter to stay away from him. When Isabelle’s father loses his job and her older brother struggles with his mental health, her relationship with Alex falters. But fate—and the 1 train—throw them together when Isabelle needs him the most. Ismée Williams is a pediatric cardiologist by day and an accomplished author by night. Her first book with Abrams, Water in May, was released in 2017 to critical acclaim. She lives in New York City.

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We Used to Be Friends ● ● BY A M Y S PA L D I N G

Two best friends grow up—and grow apart— in this innovative contemporary YA novel

S E LLING POINTS ●● Unique form: This innovative story structure will set the story apart from others in the genre—it’s ambitious storytelling, and it works flawlessly ●● Inclusive contemporary YA: Funny, heartfelt YA with LGBTQ+ representation is incredibly popular, and Spalding’s poignant writing is perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli and Maurene Goo ●● Evergreen topic: Navigating changing friendships and growing apart from someone are topics that are incredibly relatable to teens

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old in dual timelines—half of the chapters moving forward in time and half moving backward—

We Used to Be Friends explores the most traumatic breakup of all: that of childhood besties. At

the start of their senior year in high school, James (a girl with a boy’s name) and Kat are inseparable,

but by graduation, they’re no longer friends. James prepares to head off to college as she reflects on the dissolution of her friendship with Kat while, in alternating chapters, Kat thinks about being newly in love with her first girlfriend and having a future that feels wide open. Over the course of senior year, Kat wants nothing more than James to continue to be her steady rock, as James worries that everything she believes about love and her future is a lie when her high-school sweetheart parents announce they’re getting a divorce. Funny, honest, and full of heart, We Used to Be Friends tells of the pains of growing up and growing apart. Amy Spalding is the author of several novels for teens, including Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) and The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles), which earned a starred review from Kirkus. She lives in Los Angeles.

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This Is 18

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● ● E D I T E D BY J E S S I C A B E N N E T T F O R T H E N E W YO R K T I M E S

A stunning celebration of girlhood around the world, from the New York Times

S E LLING POINTS ●● Sourced from the New York Times: A striking and gifty expansion of the interactive feature, edited by NYT Gender Editor Jessica Bennett ●● Girl power: This empowering project shines a spotlight on the young women both in front of and behind the camera ●● International appeal: Stretching across 12 time zones and 15

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languages, This Is 18 explores the lives of young women all across

eaturing and photographed by young women, This Is 18 is an immersive look at what it

the globe

means to be on the cusp of adulthood around the world and across cultures. Twenty-one

empowering and uniquely personal profiles, expanded from the New York Times interactive feature and curated by Gender Editor Jessica Bennett, give teen readers a rare glimpse at the realities and interests of their contemporaries. With stunning photography and a gifty design,

This Is 18 is a perfect tribute to girlhood for readers of all ages.

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Color photographs throughout

Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace.

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Red Mantle ● ● BY M A R I A T U R T S C H A N I N O F F

Introducing the third and final installment in the celebrated Red Abbey Chronicles trilogy

●● Stars galore: The first two books received dazzling starred reviews; Red Mantle features the same rich, enthralling writing ●● Girl power: Feminists will respond to this fresh spin on the “strong female protagonist” trope ●● Twisty, satisfying ending: This final installment will keep readers on their toes while still answering lingering questions from the Red Abbey world

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ed Mantle is the gripping conclusion to the critically acclaimed first two installments in the Red Abbey Chronicles, Maresi and Naondel. An epistolary novel, Red Mantle is told through

the letters Maresi writes back to her friends and mentors at the Abbey. The novel continues the story

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of Maresi as she leaves the Abbey at Menos and returns home to the small, oppressed province of

9 The 7 8 1The 4 1 9Red 7 2Abbey 6 9 8 9 Chronicles:

Maria Turtschaninoff has been writing fairy tales since the age of five. She has been

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Rovas. There, Maresi is determined to spread the knowledge she has gained and start a school—but in the end, she will learn just as much as she teaches.

awarded the Finlandia Junior Prize, the Swedish YLE Literature Prize, and the Society of Swedish Literature Prize, the latter on two occasions. She has also been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Turtschaninoff has a Master of Arts in human ecology and works full-time as a writer. She lives in Finland.

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Poems to Live Your Life By

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● ● BY C H R I S R I D D E L L

A gorgeously illustrated collection of poems for every walk of life

S E LLING POINTS ●● Wonderful package: With foil on the cover and a beautiful POB package, this is a great gift for young artists and fans of poetry ●● International acclaim: Riddell’s work on The Edge Chronicles and his deluxe editions of J. K. Rowling’s and Neil Gaiman’s books are beloved around the world ●● The power of poetry: With breakout hits like milk and honey, more and more young people are enjoying poetry, both on their own and in the classroom

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urated by artist and writer Chris Riddell, Poems to Live Your Life By is a beautifully illustrated collection of poems for readers young and old to carry with them as they grow. The book

includes favorites, both old and new—from selections of Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets to original

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poems by Neil Gaiman to lyrics to an indie rock song by Phoebe Bridgers. It is divided into different subjects and includes poems about youth, love, imaginings, and endings. Brought to life by Chris Riddell’s striking artwork, Poems to Live Your Life By is the kind of book that readers can return to again and again at different moments in their life. Chris Riddell is an accomplished artist, a political cartoonist for The Observer, and the 2015–2017 UK Children’s Laureate. He has written a number of UK bestsellers for ­children, and he has won a number of major prizes, including the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and the Costa Children’s Book Award. He lives in Brighton, UK, with his family.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Classic, hit brand: CLUE has been synonymous with murder mystery since 1949; the brand

In the Hall with the Knife ●

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A murderer could be around every corner in this thrilling YA trilogy based on the board game CLUE!

boasts over 90% awareness in key markets ●● Perfect for fans of Riverdale: The classic CLUE characters have been vividly reimagined as edgy teens with plenty of secrets ●● Top genre: Mysteries continue to top bestseller lists in YA fiction

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hen a storm strikes at Blackbrook Academy, an elite prep school nestled in the woods of Maine, a motley crew of students—including Beth “Peacock” Picach, Orchid McKee,

Vaughn Green, Sam “Mustard” Maestor, Finn Plum, and Scarlet Mistry—are left stranded on campus with their headmaster. Hours later, his body is found in the conservatory and it’s very clear his death was no accident. With this group of students who are all hiding something, nothing is as it seems, and everyone has a motive for murder. Fans of the CLUE board game and cult classic film will delight in Diana Peterfreund’s modern reimagining of the brand, its characters, and the dark, magnificent old mansion with secrets hidden within its walls. Diana Peterfreund is the author of 12 books for adults, teens, and children, including the Secret Society Girl series, the Killer Unicorn series, For Darkness Shows the Stars, and Omega City. She has received starred reviews from Booklist, School Library Journal, and VOYA, and her books have been named in Amazon’s Best Books of the

Year. She lives outside of Washington, DC, with her family.

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HASBRO and its logo, CLUE and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2019 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

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DIDI DODO, FUTURE SPY #1

Recipe for Disaster

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A chapter-book series spin-off from Inspector Flytrap, by New York Times bestselling author Tom Angleberger!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Spin-off to success: The Inspector Flytrap books have sold over 150,000 copies ●● Powerhouse author: Tom is a force in the children’s book world whose books have sold millions of copies ●● Popular category: This hilarious illustrated series will appeal to fans of Captain Underpants and the Chicken Squad ●● Bonus chapter: Includes sample of Book Two

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n this series opener, Koko Dodo, the cookie chef, has a big problem.

Today is the day of the royal cookie contest, and someone has stolen

his top-secret fudge sauce! Luckily, a spy enters the scene just in time

(or rather, crashes in on her roller skates): Didi Dodo! This might be Didi’s

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first case ever, but she has a daring plan to help Koko. Koko would prefer a safe, simple, sure-to-work plan, but without another option, he and the amateur sleuth take off on a wacky caper full of high-speed chases and big belly laughs that could only come from the mind of the inimitable Tom Angleberger. Each book in the series will focus on a food-related mystery. Tom Angleberger is the New York Times bestselling author of the Origami Yoda series, as well as many other books for kids. He lives with his family in Virginia. Jared Chapman is the author-illustrator of the bestselling Vegetables in Underwear, Fruits in Suits, and Pirate, Viking & Scientist. He lives in Texas.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Popular category: Perfect for fans of Judy Moody, Clementine, and Ivy and Bean

Banana Pants! ● ● BY E M M A W U N S C H  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY J E S S I K A VO N I N N E R E B N E R

A princess and a revolutionary form an unexpected friendship in this charming, illustrated chapter-book series

●● Princess power: Princesses are a

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perennially popular subject ●● Message of empathy: Encourages readers to look

“Brilliantly relevant,

beyond perceived differences

playful, and

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compassionate.”

interior illustrations

—Abby Hanlon, author of Dory Fantasmagory

●● Bonus chapter: Includes an excerpt from the next book in the

“A totally delightful

series

story guaranteed to please young readers.” —School Library Connection “This unlikely combination of royalty and social

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50 black-and-white illustrations

learning, and laughs.”

160 pages

—Kirkus Reviews

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rincess Miranda and Not-a-Princess Maude are total opposites and totally best friends! Fed up with nonstop testing, Miranda and Maude’s teacher makes a surprise announcement: They are

going to put on a school play! And, the class decides, it will be called Banana Pants! School is finally

a joy, and the project inspires the girls to fight for more positive change. Maude decides to wage a campaign against Styrofoam lunch trays, but Miranda would rather focus on her own good cause: love! The girls can’t seem to see eye to eye, and in pursuing their good causes separately, they go way too far, resulting in the friendship’s first-ever fight.

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Emma Wunsch is the author of the Miranda and Maude chapter book series and The Movie Version, a young adult novel. She lives in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Visit her online at emmawunsch.com. Jessika von Innerebner is an artist who’s worked with clients including Disney, Nickelodeon, Highlights for Children, and Fisher-Price. She lives in Kelowna, Canada. Visit her online at jessvoni.com.

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EARTH BEFORE US #1

Dinosaur Empire!

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●● Hardcover success: The

A graphic novel adventure back through time to learn about the creatures of the Mesozoic Era

hardcover got a starred review from PW and is a Junior Library Guild selection ●● Popular topic: Dinosaurs are an

PRAISE FOR Dinosaur Empire! ★ “Fast-moving exploration of how scientists have come

evergreen topic among children ●● Popular format: Uses full-color illustrations and humorous storytelling ●● Bonus content: Will include a

to understand life.”

sample of the next book in the

—Publishers Weekly

series, Ocean Renegades!

“A great addition to graphic novel or dinosaur collections.” —School Library Journal “Dinosaur nuts (and there are many) will eat it up.” —Booklist

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ISBN 978-1-68335-113-9 onnie is just a normal fifth-grader trying to pass her science class’s impossible quiz on the history of dinosaurs . . . until she runs into her neighbor—Ms. Lernin—a retired paleontologist.

Ronnie and Ms. Lernin travel back through time to experience the age of the dinosaurs firsthand.

They visit three important time periods of the Mesozoic Era: the Triassic, the Jurassic, and the Cretaceous. Along the way, Ronnie finds herself face-to-face with real-life dinosaurs and reptiles, like

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Stegosauruses, Velociraptors, and Thalattosaurs. She learns the differences between herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores, as well as between dinosaurs, insects, and reptiles. This hilarious and fact-filled graphic novel brings the age of the dinosaurs to life and shows the important effects this era had on our world today. Abby Howard is the creator of the comic website Junior Scientist Power Hour. Before becoming a full-time artist, Howard studied evolutionary biology at McGill University. She lives in Boston.

Ocean Renegades! (Earth Before Us #2) ISBN 978-1-4197-3136-5 ISBN 978-1-4197-3136-5 US $15.99 CAN $19.99 UK 5 1£11.99 599 9 781419 731365

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The Terrible Two’s Last Laugh ● ● BY M AC BA R N E T T A N D J O RY J O H N  ●  I L LUS TR ATE D BY K E V I N CO R N E L L

The fourth and final installment of the New York Times bestselling series!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Powerhouse authors: Barnett is a bestselling author whose works have won two Caldecott Honors, and John cowrote the bestseller

PRAISE FOR The Terrible Two series

All My Friends Are Dead and several picture book hits

● Texas Bluebonnet Award

●● Smashing series success: Spent a collective 16 weeks on the New

● E. B. White Read

York Times bestseller list

Aloud Award Honor

●● Illustrated throughout: Will

“A double helping of

appeal to fans of Wimpy Kid and

fun and mischief!” —Jeff

Origami Yoda

Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series “Hilarious.” —Dav Pilkey, author of the Captain Underpants series “This book is terrible! Terribly funny, terribly full of pranks, and

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terribly wonderful.” —Jon

Black-and-white illustrations

Scieszka, author of The

throughout

Stinky Cheese Man and

224 pages

the Frank Einstein series

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t’s Miles and Niles’s final year at Yawnee Valley Science and Letters Academy, and the Terrible

Two have one goal: an epic prank. Something that will leave a lasting legacy at their school. Which

should be easy-peasy for these experts. But their smooth sailing gets downright bumpy when they find out that the new superintendent

is none other than Bertrand Barkin, their principal’s father . . . and their sworn enemy. Now that former Principal Barkin is Acting Superintendent Barkin, he has a first order of business: his long-promised revenge on the Terrible Two.

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This rollicking finale to the bestselling series by Mac Barnett and Jory John will settle once and for all who—between quick wits and powerful fists—will have the last laugh. Mac Barnett’s bestselling children’s books include the 2013

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Caldecott Honor Book Extra Yarn. He lives in Berkeley, California. Jory John writes picture books and coauthored the bestselling All My Friends Are Dead. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Kevin Cornell is the illustrator of many children’s books. He lives in Philadelphia.

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BIG FOOT AND LITTLE FOOT #3

The Squatchicorns

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Book Three in Ellen Potter’s chapter-book series about the friendship between a boy and a Sasquatch PRAISE FOR Big Foot and Little Foot ★ “This warm­ hearted new series . . . promises

●● Critical acclaim: The series has collected glowing reviews, including a starred review from Booklist ●● Seasoned author: Ellen Potter is a veteran author of two popular chapter book series: Piper Green and Olivia Kidney ●● Timely themes: Gently explores

more laughs and

the themes of otherness and

exploits.” —Booklist

acceptance

“Established chapter book author Potter delivers another

●● Charming illustrations: Whimsical black-and-white illustrations throughout

winner.” —School Library Journal “A charming friendship story and great setup for future books.” —Kirkus Reviews “The easy-to-follow plot is engaging, humorous, and sweet.” —School Library Connection

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ISBN 978-1-68335-478-9 hen a tribe of Sasquatches flee from a mysterious curse, they take refuge in Hugo’s home, Widdershins Cavern. These new Sasquatches look a bit . . . odd. For example, they all have

unicorn horns on their heads! Always open to meeting new creatures, Hugo befriends one of these

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strange squidges, Nobb. Nobb offers to escort Hugo though the North Woods so that Hugo can attend the birthday party of his human friend, Boone. Having never been inside a Human house, Hugo finds the experience confusing and somewhat disastrous. Just when it looks like Hugo may have ruined Boone’s birthday, they set out on a mission to put an end to the troubling curse in Nobb’s cavern. Ellen Potter is the award-winning author of many books for children,

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including the Olivia Kidney series, Slob, The Kneebone Boy, and most recently, the Piper Green series. She lives in Maine. Visit her at ellenpotter.com. Felicita Sala is an illustrator of many books for children, including Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament, My Father Is a Polar Bear, and I Don’t Draw, I Color! Felicita

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lives in Rome. Visit her at felicitasala.com. 9 781419 733864

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Wicked Nix ● ● BY L E N A C OA K L E Y   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY JA I M E ZO L L A R S

A visually stunning middle-grade classic in the making about Nix, the foulest fairy of all

S E LLING POINTS ●● Eye-catching package: Illustrated throughout, this lush fantasy is the perfect gift

distinct, lyrical voice elevates

PRAISE FOR Wicked Nix

the text, lending this project a

“A sharp, startling,

timeless feel

wondrous story.”

●● Strong voice: Lena Coakley’s

—Kelly Barnhill,

●● Popular characters: Novels

Newbery medalist

featuring fairies continue to be popular and successful in the

for The Girl Who

marketplace

Drank the Moon “A rare and enchanting

●● Adoption angle: Themes of loss and finding family permeate

book.” —Jonathan

the book

Auxier, New York Times bestselling author of The Night Gardener ★ “[Coakley] strikes a thoughtful balance

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between fairy tales

20 black-and-white illustrations

and the realistic

176 pages

feelings of loss and

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love.” —Booklist

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ischievous woodland fairy Nix is up to no good. His beloved fairy queen has gone away, ­leaving him with a very important job. He must protect the forest from a most dangerous

enemy: humans. When a determined invader trespasses on Nix’s territory, putting his skills to the test, the prideful fairy boasts of all the wicked tricks he’ll use to chase the sorry fellow away. But, the

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reader soon learns, this sprite is not at all what he seems. This kid-friendly fairy tale explores the timeless bonds of family and the joy of finding home in unexpected places. Lena Coakley is the author of Witchlanders and Worlds of Ink and Shadow. She concentrated in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and now

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lives in Toronto, Canada. To learn more, visit the author online at lenacoakley.com. Jaime Zollars is inspired by fairy tales, Flemish painters, and flea market photographs. Among other things, she is an illustrator of children’s books and book covers. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Sweep

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T H E S TO RY O F A G I R L A N D H E R M O N S T E R ● ● BY J O N AT H A N AU X I E R

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From the New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Auxier comes an enchanting standalone novel about the power of friendship and the beauty of finding home

●● Beloved author: Jonathan Auxier’s The Night Gardener is a New York Times bestseller and Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard received four starred

PRAISE FOR Sweep ★ “Wondrous.” —Booklist ★ “Dazzling.” —Publishers Weekly

reviews. Kirkus said of it, “This novel should be in the hands of every human young enough at heart to be enchanted by the written word” ●● Critically acclaimed: Sweep has received a dazzling SIX starred

★ “Magical.” —Bulletin

reviews. Kirkus called it “vivid

for the Center of

and engaging”

Children’s Books ★ “Lyrical.” —Kirkus Reviews ★ “Hopeful.” —Horn Book

●● Historical context: Includes extensive backmatter that unpacks the real history that inspired the story, making Sweep a perfect fit for classrooms

★ “Readers will be entranced.” —School Library Connection

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to beat the deadly odds time and time again. But when she gets stuck in a chimney fire, it seems the

end has come. Instead, she awakens to find herself unharmed in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature—a golem—made from soot and ash. Together, these two outcasts carve out a new life—saving each other in the process. Lyrically told by one of today’s most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of

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Jonathan Auxier is the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Gardener, Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard, and Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, which the Wall Street Journal called “as delightful a magical story as readers . . . will hope to find.” He lives in Pittsburgh with his family.

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Based on the bestselling, cult-favorite graphic novels, this series of middle-grade novels follows the five campers on totally new, action-packed adventures ● ● BY M A R I KO TA M A K I   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY B R O O K LY N A L L E N

●● Comics phenomenon: The New York Times bestselling comics

LUMBERJANES #1

series has sold more than

Unicorn Power!

1 million copies ●● LGBTQ+ diversity: Features a broad spectrum of genders and identities ●● Dream team: Tamaki’s This One Summer was a Printz Award

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hen challenge-loving April leads the girls on a hike up the TALLEST mountain they’ve ever

seen, things don’t go quite as planned. For one, they

winner, and Allen is the original

didn’t expect to trespass into the lands of the ancient

illustrator and cocreator of the

Cloud People, and did anyone happen to read those

Lumberjanes series

ominous signs some unknown person posted at the

●● Bonus chapter: Includes a sample from the sequel

bottom of the mountain? Also, unicorns. This hilarious, rollicking adventure series brings the beloved Lumberjanes characters into a novel format

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with brand-new adventures.

Two-color illustrations throughout WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm

See Lumberjanes #4 page 182

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LUMBERJANES #2

The Moon Is Up

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elcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for

Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke

cabin—Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley—love their

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summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen . . . and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella’s, where the woods contain endless mysteries. As the camp gears up for the big Galaxy Wars competition, Jo and the gang get some help from an unexpected visitor—a Moon Pirate! Book Two focuses on Jo, the ingenious inventor of the group who also happens to be transgender.

Mariko Tamaki is a writer known for her graphic novel This One Summer, a Caldecott Honor Book and Printz Award winner, co-created by her cousin Jillian Tamaki, among other notable works. Visit her at marikotamaki.blogspot.com. She lives in Oakland, California. Brooklyn Allen is a co-creator and the original illustrator of the Lumberjanes series and a g ­ raduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and can be found online at brooklynaallen.tumblr.com.

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Fans of the hit CW TV shows won’t want to miss this exciting, all original middle-grade series, now in paperback! THE FLASH BOOK 2

RIGHTS: US AND CANADA, ENGLISH

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Johnny Quick

●● Built-in fanbase: Fans will adore these new, original adventures

● ● BY B A R RY LYG A   ●  B A S E D O N T H E H I T T V S E R I E S T H E F L A S H

based on one of the CW’s toprated TV series with millions of

B

ased on the hit CW TV show, this second title in The Flash

middle-grade series follows Barry

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Allen as he continues his mission to protect Central City from the sinister Hocus Pocus—but this time, a new evil lurks beneath

viewers each week ●● Ongoing series: The second titles in a three-book series ●● Brand-new adventures: This original story takes place within the timeline of The Flash and Supergirl TV series ●● Tie-in: Timed to release just after

the city streets . . . Written by New York Times–bestselling author

the season finale

Barry Lyga, this brand-new, original adventure builds

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upon the world of The Flash. This is one fans won’t want to miss!

WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm Barry Lyga is the author of the New York Times bestselling I Hunt Killers series and many other middle-grade and young adult titles. A self-­proclaimed

Flash fanatic, Barry lives and podcasts near New York City with his family. Follow him online at barrylyga.com.

SUPERGIRL BOOK 2

HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER AGES 8 TO 12 MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION The Flash Book 2 ISBN 978-1-4197-3607-0 ISBN: 978-1-4197-3607-0 US $8.99 CAN $11.99  5 0 8 9 9 9 781419 736070

Curse of the Ancients

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256 pages

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ara Danvers, also known as Supergirl, is back in the second title of this new middle-grade

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series, featuring original adventures not seen on

TV. This second title in a planned three-book series

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the world of the TV show, as Supergirl continues her mission to protect National City. Written by author Jo Whittemore, this is one series fans won’t want to miss! Jo Whittemore is the author of numer-

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ous middle-grade humor and fantasy novels and is part of the Texas Sweethearts & Scoundrels. She writes from a secret lair in Austin, Texas, that she shares with her husband. Visit her online at jowhittemore.com. THE FLASH and SUPERGIRL and all related characters and elements are © and ™ DC Comics. WB SHIELD: & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (f19)

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Beneath the Citadel ● ● BY D E S T I N Y S O R I A

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A sweeping fantasy about four teens and a fateful prophecy from the acclaimed author of Iron Cast—now in paperback!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Breakout book: Destiny Soria’s epically drawn world and her expert prose result in a novel that’s poised to be the next big hit

novels are perennially popular

PRAISE FOR Beneath the Citadel

and Soria’s universal themes

★ “The dynamics of

will strike a chord with readers

friendship, nuanced

everywhere

LGBTQIA+ characters,

●● International appeal: Fantasy

and political story

●● Critically acclaimed author: Iron Cast, Soria’s debut novel,

lines will encourage

received three starred reviews

readers to read to the very end.” —School Library Journal “A thrilling adventure story.” —Kirkus Reviews “This tale of

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friendship, political

480 pages

intrigue, power,

WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm

and love is a

HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm

delight.” —Booklist

Paperback

“Get lost in this

PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER

strange, dark world

AGES 13 AND UP •

where a really smart

YOUNG ADULT FICTION •

girl and her friends

FANTASY

may save the future,

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or the past.” —School Library Connection

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n the city of Eldra, people are ruled by ancient prophecies. For centuries, the high council has stayed in power by virtue of the prophecies of the elder seers. After the last infallible

prophecy came to pass, growing unrest led to murders and an eventual rebellion that raged

for more than a decade. In the present day, Cassa, the orphaned daughter of rebels, is determined to fight back against the high council, which governs Eldra from behind the walls of the citadel. Her only

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allies are no‑nonsense Alys, easygoing Evander, and perpetually underestimated Newt, and Cassa struggles to come to terms with the legacy of rebellion her dead parents have left her—and the fear that she may be inadequate to shoulder the burden. But by the time Cassa and her friends uncover the mystery of the final infallible prophecy, it may be too late to save the city—or themselves.

Iron Cast ISBN 978-1-4197-2192-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-2192-2 US $17.95 CAN $21.95 UK £10.99 51 795

Destiny Soria lives and works in the shadow of the mighty Vulcan statue in Birmingham, Alabama. Destiny’s first book, Iron Cast, was published in 2016 to critical acclaim.

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Giant Days

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● ● BY N O N P R AT T

An original YA novel about three college freshmen— based on the hit comics series from BOOM! Studios

S E LLING POINTS ●● Successful graphic novels: The comic book series, written and created by John Allison, was

PRAISE FOR Giant Days “A rollicking grrrl-centered good time . . . Great fun.” —Kirkus Reviews

nominated for two Eisners and four Harvey Awards ●● Friendship story: A refreshing portrayal of rich, rewarding female friendship ●● YA goes to college: YA is growing

“Fans of Julie Murphy’s

up and ready for stories about

Dumplin’ or Lance

dorm life

Rubin’s Denton Little’s Deathdate will find this equally enjoyable.”

●● British YA gem: Non Pratt has received commercial and critical acclaim in her native UK

—School Library Journal “The idiosyncratic characters are endearing, and the power and strength of female bonding comes through loud and clear.” —Booklist

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ased on the hit graphic-novel series from BOOM! Studios, and the creator of Lumberjanes,

Giant Days follows the hilarious and heartfelt misadventures of three college freshmen: Daisy,

the innocent homeschooled girl; Susan, the sardonic wit; and Esther, the vivacious drama queen.

While the girls seem very different, they become fast friends during their first week of college. And it’s a good thing they do, because in the giant adventure that is college, a friend who has

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your back is key—something Daisy discovers when she gets a little too involved in her extracurricular club, the Yogic Brethren of Zoise. When she starts acting strange and life around campus gets even stranger (missing students, secret handshakes, monogrammed robes everywhere . . .), Esther and Susan decide it’s up to them to investigate the weirdness and save their friend. Non Pratt is a British author whose debut novel, Trouble, was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize and the Branford Boase Award, and long-listed for the Carnegie Medal. Her other books include Remix, Unboxed, and Truth or Dare. She lives in London.

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The Good Demon ● ● BY J I M M Y C A J O L E A S

S E LLING POINTS ●● Rave reviews: The hardcover of The Good Demon received three starred reviews

True Detective meets The Exorcist in this gripping YA mystery about one girl’s exorcism—and her desperate quest to reunite with her demon

●● High-concept horror: Tells of the bond between a girl and her

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demon—there’s not another book like this

★ “Eerie and

●● A personal touch: Cajoleas was

compelling. Fast track

born and raised in the South,

to the top of the TBR

where many believe in demons

pile.” —Kirkus Reviews

and exorcisms, so he’s uniquely

★ “Cajoleas builds a

qualified to tell this story

wonderfully macabre

●● Cross-promotion: The paperback

mood.” —Booklist

will release alongside Cajoleas’s ★ “As gently ominous

new book, Minor Prophets, and

as a silent car coasting

include a teaser chapter

over a road on a hot, humid summer night.” —Publishers Weekly

S PECIFICATIONS 4 full-page black-and-white illustrations and illustrated chapter heads 336 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Paperback PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 14 AND UP •

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lare has been miserable since her exorcism. The preacher that rid her of evil didn’t understand that her demon—simply known as “Her”—was like a sister to Clare. Now, Clare will do almost

anything to get Her back. After a chance encounter with the son of the preacher who exorcised her,

Clare goes on an adventure through the dark underbelly of her small southern town, discovering its deep-seated occult roots. As she searches for Her, she must question the fine lines between good and evil, love and hate, and religion and free will. Vivid and sharp, The Good Demon tells the unusual story of friendship amid dark gothic horror.

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Jimmy Cajoleas grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. He spent years traveling the country and playing music before earning his MFA from the University of Mississippi. His debut YA novel, The Good Demon, received three starred reviews. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Stain

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● ● BY A . G . H O WA R D

Bestselling author A. G. Howard’s Princess and the Pea–inspired fantasy—now in paperback!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Bonus content: A. G. Howard’s fans anticipated Stain for two years; it can now reach even more readers in paperback with exclusive bonus content ●● Epic world: Arguably Howard’s most ambitious fantasy to date, Stain weaves in nods to familiar fairy tales against a complex and highly original backdrop ●● Stunning cover: Fans and newcomers will vie to own this collectible package ●● Stellar reviews: Trade reviewers have called Stain “a decadent fantasy” and “emotionally complex”

S PECIFICATIONS 544 pages WIDTH: 6" • 152mm HEIGHT: 9" • 229mm Paperback PUB MONTH: JANUARY AGES 13 AND UP • YOUNG ADULT FICTION • FANTASY ISBN 978-1-4197-3707-7 ISBN 978-1-4197-3707-7 US $9.99 CAN $12.99 UK5£7.99 0999 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 724 077

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fter Lyra—a princess incapable of speech or sound—is cast out of her kingdom of daylight by her wicked aunt, a witch saves her life, steals her memories, and raises her in an

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enchanted forest . . . and disguises her as a boy known only as “Stain.” Meanwhile, in Lyra’s rival kingdom, the prince of thorns and night is dying, and the only way for him to break his curse is to wed the princess of daylight—for she is his true equal. As Lyra finds her way back to her identity,

an ­imposter princess prepares to steal her betrothed prince and her crown. To win back her kingdom, save the prince, and make peace with the land of the night, Lyra must be loud enough to be heard without a voice, and strong enough to pass a series of tests—ultimately proving she’s everything a traditional princess is not. A. G. Howard is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of RoseBlood and the Splintered series. She lives and writes in Amarillo, Texas.

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The Curses ● ● BY L AU R E E V E

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Summer Grace tells her side of the story in this spine-tingling sequel to The Graces—now in paperback!

wrote, “The Graces demands to be read twice,” and Kirkus called it “vivid, immediate, precise. . . powerful” in a starred review ●● Hot new angle: Summer’s perspective gives readers a behind-the-scenes peek into the seductive life of the Grace family ●● Epic paranormal face-off: Fans will be dying to know if River can be accepted back into the coven ●● Sexier and scarier: Laure Eve has upped the stakes, atmosphere, and glitz to create a bewitching sequel

S PECIFICATIONS 336 pages WIDTH: 5½" • 140mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 210mm Paperback PUB MONTH: JANUARY AGES 13 AND UP • YOUNG ADULT FICTION ISBN 978-1-4197-3210-2 ISBN 978-1-4197-3210-2 US $9.99 CAN $12.99  5 0 9 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 4 1 9QTY: 7 3 236 102

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icking up the pieces after the chilling events of the previous year isn’t easy, but the Grace ­siblings are determined. Wolf is back after a mysterious disappearance, and everyone’s eager

to return to normal—except Summer, the youngest Grace. Summer has a knack for discovering the truth, and something is troubling her. But exposing secrets is a dangerous game, and it’s not one she

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can win alone. At Summer’s behest, the coven comes back together, drawing their erstwhile friend River back into the fold. But as the coven’s powers magnify, Wolf’s behavior becomes u ­ npredictable— and Summer must ask herself whether the friend she loves is planning her family’s ultimate demise. This riveting sequel to The Graces is saturated with magic, the destructive cost of power, and the nature of forgiveness.

The Graces ISBN 978-1-4197-2722-1 ISBN 978-1-4197-2722-1 US $9.99 CAN $12.99 50999

Laure Eve was born in Paris and currently lives in London. She is also the author of The Graces as well as Fearsome Dreamer and The Illusionists (both published in the UK). Find out more on Twitter, @LaureEve, and on her website, laureeve.co.uk.

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Cameron Kids Tate Publishing Getty Publications The Museum of Modern Art New York


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Matchy Matchy ● ● W R I T T E N A N D I L LU S T R AT E D BY E R I N M c G I L L

Maria always matches, but Maria doesn’t want to be so matchy matchy. One day she mixes it up in this colorful and quirky picture book

S E LLING POINTS ●● For quirky, fashionable kids: The book will appeal to readers who love clothing and fashion, and it is quirkier and edgier than Pinkalicious and Fancy Nancy—Maria is no princess ●● Fun patterns and textures: Collage-style illustrations feature actual clothing colors, patterns, and textures ●● Rising author: Erin McGill is an up-and-coming author-illustrator

Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 9" • 229mm HEIGHT: 10½" • 267mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 5 TO 7 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-944903-72-5 ISBN: 978-1-944903-72-5 US $16.95 CAN $21.95  5 1 6 9 5 9 CARTON 7 8 1 9 4 4 QTY: 9 0 3 736 25

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hanks to Mom, everything about Maria matches—her clothes, her socks, her ­underwear, her backpack, and her lunchbox. Maria even matches the dog, the

duvet, and the doilies. But Maria doesn’t want to be so matchy matchy. She wants to mix it up! Feathers and fringe! Pom-poms and plaid! Spikes and spots! Leopard and lace!

Tie-dye and tutus! One day she does just that and asserts her very own unique style. Erin McGill earned a BFA from Pratt Institute, where she discovered her love of patterns, textiles, and collage, just like Maria. She lives in New York City.

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The President Sang Amazing Grace

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● ● WRIT TEN BY ZOE MU LFORD  ●  I LLUSTR ATED BY JEFF SCHER

Lyrical account of the day President Obama sang with a grieving nation following the 2015 shooting in a black church in Charleston, South Carolina

S E LLING POINTS ●● Powerful song: The story features lyrics from the song “The President Sang Amazing Grace,” written by Zoe Mulford and recorded by Joan Baez on her Grammy-nominated album ●● Popular video: The illustrated

“I was driving when I heard ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace,’ and I had to pull over to make sure I heard whose song it was, because I knew I had to sing it.” —Joan Baez

video for the song has over 400,000 views on YouTube ●● Historical documentation: Includes excerpts from President Barack Obama’s moving eulogy for the nine victims of the shooting, as well as brief biographies of all those who died, along with their portraits ●● Sheet music included: Sheet music from the original song is provided ●● Informative backmatter: Backmatter provides historical context for the event

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 40 pages WIDTH: 10" • 254mm HEIGHT: 12" • 305mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 5 TO 7 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-944903-84-8 ISBN: 978-1-944903-84-8 US $18.95 CAN $23.95  5 1 8 9 5

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hen nine people were killed in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015,

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the nation grieved as one, and when President Barack Obama sang “Amazing Grace” during

his eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, it was acknowledged as one of the most powerful moments

of his presidency. Singer/songwriter Zoe Mulford was so moved that she wrote the song “The President Sang Amazing Grace,” which was then illustrated by filmmaker and painter Jeff Scher for a video that has been viewed countless times. This book presents the lyrics to the song, Scher’s paintings, excerpts from Obama’s eulogy, biographies of those who were killed, historical context, and sheet music. Zoe Mulford is a singer/songwriter. She is based in Philadelphia and Manchester, UK. Jeff Scher is an Emmy Award–winning filmmaker, animator, and painter whose work is in the collections of major museums. He resides in New York City.

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Terrible Times Tables ● ● W R I T T E N BY M I C H E L L E M A R K E L  ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY M E R R I L E E L I D D I A R D

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A modern multiplication primer that tackles the terrors of a typical school year. Learning math has never been this much fun!

●● Educational and fun: The fun, gross humor will appeal to the most reluctant readers learning their multiplication tables ●● Notable authors: Award-winning author and up-and-coming illustrator ●● STEM appeal: Math made fun for all children ●● Reference: Includes full multiplication tables

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 80 pages WIDTH: 6¾" • 171mm HEIGHT: 8¼" • 209mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 6 TO 9 • PICTURE BOOK • POETRY ISBN 978-1-944903-75-6 ISBN: 978-1-944903-75-6 US $17.95 CAN $22.95  5 1 7 9 5 9 CARTON 7 8 1 9 4 4 QTY: 9 0 3 730 56

LUNCHTIME 5 × 1 is 5  A roach—and it’s alive! 5 × 2 is 10  Mystery meat again.

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5 × 3 is 15  My nose has grown a bean. nspired by a Victorian math primer, Terrible Times Tables is a modern take on learning one’s ­multiplication tables, from numbers 2 to 10, featuring elementary school themes of homeroom, field

trips, cafeteria food, holidays, and recitals. Featuring a reluctant narrator and a few unwitting critters, learning math has never been so much fun or amusing. Michelle Markel is a writer, journalist, teacher, and author of several award-winning, star-reviewed picture books. She lives in Los Angeles. Merrilee Liddiard is an author and illustrator. She blogs about kid’s design, crafts, and DIY at mermagblog.com. She resides in Springville, Utah.

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Poop

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● ● BY P O P P Y C H A M P I G N O N   ●   I L LU S T R AT E D BY M A R K H O F F M A N N

A funny picture book about the ever-popular word poop

S E LLING POINTS ●● Funny and fun: What’s the funniest word to say? Poop. Kids will want to read this again and again, and adults will find it funny and pleasing, too ●● Bathroom humor: It’s never out of fashion! ●● Charming author/illustrator team: Mark Hoffmann is a delightful up-and-coming illustrator, and both he and Poppy Champignon are publishing professionals

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 10¾" • 273mm HEIGHT: 8" • 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: AUGUST AGES 5 TO 7 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-944903-74-9 ISBN: 978-1-944903-74-9 US $14.95 CAN $18.95  5 1 4 9 5 9 CARTON 7 8 1 9 4 4 QTY: 9 0 3 736 49

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dmit it: You love saying the word poop. It’s so much fun to say, much to your polite friend’s dismay. Poop. Poop. Poop. It’s all fun and games until you lose your triple-chocolate ice cream

scoop and discover the true meaning of the word, and suddenly, it’s not so funny anymore. Or is it? Poppy Champignon is a publishing professional based in Petaluma, California, who happens to love the word poop. Mark Hoffmann is a ­children’s book author-illustrator, editorial illustrator, fine artist, and ­illustration professor. He grew up in Minnesota and currently lives in southern New Hampshire with his lovely wife, goofy son, two crazy kitties, and a lazy dog.

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Oak Leaf ● ● W R I T T E N A N D I L LU S T R AT E D BY J O H N S A N D F O R D

An artistic picture book about an autumn leaf’s journey that beautifully evokes the season

S E LLING POINTS ●● Perennial: This seasonal title will endure from year to year ●● Classic, beautiful illustrations: Painterly illustrations make this a timeless book

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 40 pages WIDTH: 9½" • 241mm HEIGHT: 10½" • 267mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 5 TO 7 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-944903-73-2 ISBN: 978-1-944903-73-2 US $16.95 CAN $21.95  5 1 6 9 5 9 CARTON 7 8 1 9 4 4 QTY: 9 0 3 730 32

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lone autumn leaf falls and flies away on a breeze. It travels up and over the world and down again—where it finally lands on the page of a little girl’s open book and becomes a keepsake. John Sandford has illustrated over 60 children’s books. He earned a gold medal from the Parents’ Choice Awards, a best book selection from the Children’s Book Council, and star reviews from Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal, among other ­honors. Sandford has worked in children’s publishing for more than 30 years and is the

art director for Cricket magazine. He lives in Chicago with his wife, Frances, and daughter, Eleanor.

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The Big Little Thing

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● ● BY B E AT R I C E A L E M AG N A

From the award-winning illustrator Beatrice Alemagna, this beautiful book explores the pure pleasure of savoring the little things in life

S E LLING POINTS ●● Charming story: An endearing exploration of the splendor of happiness, and how it enters our lives and changes our outlook on the world ●● Distinctive illustrations: Beatrice Alemagna’s award-winning collages are one-of-a-kind ●● Beloved author: Alemagna is the bestselling author of A Lion in Paris ●● Large format: Oversize format offers readers the chance to immerse themselves in the beautiful illustrations

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 11" • 280mm HEIGHT: 15" • 380mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 3 TO 5 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-84976-645-6 ISBN: 978-1-84976-645-6 US $19.95 CAN $24.95  5 1 9 9 5 9 781849 766456

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t unexpectedly arrived. It brushed passed someone in the street. It weaves its way in and out of people on the street. It catches people completely unawares. But what is this It?

They call It . . . happiness! In this outstanding book, award-winning illustrator and author Beatrice Alemagna captures the pure pleasure of embracing the small things in life. Following in the footsteps of A Lion in Paris, the striking and poignant illustrations bring this sensitive story to life. Beatrice Alemagna is the winner of many international awards and prizes. She is the illustrator and author of more than 20 books for children, ­translated into 13 languages. Her artwork has been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions in major museums. Her books include What is a Child? and A Lion in Paris. She lives in France.

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Stars & Poppy Seeds ● ● BY R O M A N A R O M A N Y S H Y N A N D A N D R I Y L E S I V

The charming story of a girl’s greatest ambition—to count all the stars in the sky

S E LLING POINTS ●● Inspiring message: A story about our ability to achieve anything we put our mind to ●● Striking illustrations: The highly detailed images will absorb readers of all ages ●● Authors on the rise: Debut picture book in English from an award-winning Ukrainian illustration team ●● STEM backmatter: Includes lots of famous mathematicians and related museums and observatories

S PECIFICATIONS Illustrated throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 9¼" • 235mm HEIGHT: 10¼" • 260mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 3 TO 5 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-84976-620-3 ISBN: 978-1-84976-620-3 US $16.99 CAN $21.99  5 1 6 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 8 4 9 QTY: 7 6 6 240 03

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s the daughter of well-known mathematicians, Flora loves to count more than anything in the world. She counts all the things around her—the animals, grains of sand on the beach, and

letters in her dad’s newspaper. When Dora looks at the Milky Way, she begins to wonder how to count

the mesmerizing number of stars. Is it even possible? Is the night sky so full of stars that even all the numbers she knows would not be enough to count them? Dora soon learns that she needs to deal with such a complicated task by starting with the simplest of steps, and who knows, maybe one day she will achieve her dream. Romana Romanyshyn and Andriy Lesiv are husband/wife illustrators from Ukraine. Graduates of the Lviv National Academy of the Arts, they have received many accolades for their work, including the 2018 Bologna Ragazzi Award.

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How to Put a Whale in a Suitcase

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● ● BY R AU L G U R I D I

A thought-provoking and striking new title from Raul Guridi that explores the theme of migration

●● Emotional, touching story: Follows the tale of a boy who has to leave everything he knows behind ●● Simple and striking artwork: Guridi’s bold illustrations will draw in reluctant readers ●● Approachable introduction to a relevant topic: A sensitive exploration of migration

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 6⅝" • 168mm HEIGHT: 9⅜" • 240mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 3 TO 5 • PICTURE BOOK • CURRENT EVENTS ISBN 978-1-84976-623-4 ISBN: 978-1-84976-623-4 US $14.99 CAN $18.99  5 1 4 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 8 4 9 QTY: 7 6 6 240 34

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hat happens if you suddenly have to leave your home and put everything you love into one suitcase? How do you begin to fit everything in? As the boy in the book tries to squeeze his

whale into a suitcase, it becomes clear that the whale symbolizes something much larger. Raul Guridi, the author-illustrator of Once Upon a Time, studied painting and drawing at the University of Seville, Faculty of Fine Arts. His children’s books have been translated into a dozen languages.

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Incredible You ● ● BY R H YS B R I S E N D E N   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY N AT H A N R E E D

An inspiring picture book to help each child remember: you are unique and amazing!

S E LLING POINTS ●● Perfect for any child just starting school: A heartwarming rhyming text to inspire confidence in readers of all ages ●● Colorful and fun: Humorous, bold, and stylish illustrations ●● Inspirational picture book: Builds on the legacy of Dr. Seuss’s aspirational Oh, the Places You’ll Go for a new generation ●● Debut picture book: Talented new author-illustrator pairing

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 10¾" • 275mm HEIGHT: 10¾" • 275mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 4 TO 8 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-84976-626-5 ISBN: 978-1-84976-626-5 US $17.99 CAN $22.99  5 1 7 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 8 4 9 QTY: 7 6 6 234 65

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ver had a bad day and wished that you were someone else? Perhaps a mountain gorilla?

Or a fierce tiger?

But wait . . . just think of all the amazing things that you can do! You can sing, you can write,

and you can dream. And never stop being incredible you! This picture book brings a breath of fresh air for young children, filled with positivity, zest, and energy. Rhys Brisenden currently works for Penguin Random House UK. This is his debut picture book. Nathan Reed is a British illustrator whose books include How to Write Your Best Story Ever and Samson the Mighty Flea. Both reside in London.

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The Magic Hour

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● ● BY I A N B E C K

Inspired by the world-famous John Singer Sargent painting, Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, this charming book brings the Victorian subjects to life

S E LLING POINTS ●● Enchanting story: A magical tale of adventure ●● Artistic connection: The beautiful and classical-style illustrations reveal Sargent’s inspiration ●● Acclaimed illustrator: Ian Beck is known for his work on the cover of Elton John’s album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road ●● Important artist: American painter John Singer Sargent has works in major museums, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Dallas Museum of Art, and many more

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 32 pages WIDTH: 9⅝" • 245mm HEIGHT: 9⅝" • 245mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 3 AND UP • PICTURE BOOK • ART ISBN 978-1-84976-624-1 ISBN: 978-1-84976-624-1 US $16.99 CAN $21.99  5 1 6 9 9 9 781849 766241

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ne long, hot summer, Lily and Rose are playing in the garden of a large country house when they spot a strange light. It must be fairies! Determined to catch them, they sneak out at

sunset to find the fairies. However, things aren’t always what they seem. Will Lily and Rose be disappointed or will they find something that’s magic in its own way? Based

on the world-famous John Singer Sargent painting Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, Ian Beck brings the subjects to life and reveals an inspirational world behind the painting. Ian Beck is an illustrator and author living in London. He was the illustrator of the album cover of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and has written and illustrated ­numerous titles for children including The Teddy Robber, Tom Trueheart, Pastworld, and The Jungle Books.

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Fun, creative, and engaging introductions to popular artists

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MEET THE ARTIST

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variety of art-related projects ●● Includes fine art reproductions: Showcases works by

eet the Artist: Peter Blake is packed with inspiring activities for budding artists.

Children can create their own bold pop art imagery

internationally renowned artists

using collage and different paintbrush techniques inspired by Peter Blake—an English pop artist best known for co-creating the album-cover design for the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The book includes a brief introduction to the artist’s life, followed by a series of activities that

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explore prominent themes and ideas in Blake’s work. Featuring beautiful reproductions of key artwork and

Color illustrations throughout 32 pages

illustrated by a leading contemporary illustrator—the

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artist’s daughter, Rose Blake—this book, like all titles

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in the Meet the Artist series, encourages children to

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use art as an avenue for exploring ideas and express-

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ing their own experiences.

AGES 5 TO 7 • ACTIVITY BOOK • ART Peter Blake ISBN 978-1-84976-625-8 ISBN: 978-1-84976-625-8 US $12.95 CAN $16.95  5 1 2 9 5

Rose Blake is an illustrator and artist educated at Kingston University and the Royal College of Art in London. She was awarded the Design and Art Direction Best New Blood Award and has been nominated for other important awards, including The World Illustration Award. She is also the illustrator of Meet the Artist: David Hockney. Blake resides in London.

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Frank Bowling ISBN 978-1-84976-630-2 ISBN: 978-1-84976-630-2 US $12.95 CAN $16.95  5 1 2 9 5 9 CARTON 7 8 1 8 4 9 QTY: 7663 02 40

ALSO AVAIL AB LE IN THE ME ET THE ARTIST S E RIE S David Hockney ISBN 978-1-84976-446-9 ISBN-13: 978-1-84976-446-9 US $12.95 CAN $15.95 5 1 2 9 5 9 Alberto 7 8 1 8 4Giacometti 9 764469

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MEET THE ARTIST

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tep into the colorful world of Guyana-born British-American abstract artist Frank

Bowling! This book is bursting with wonderful

activities and ideas for budding young artists. Join Tate curator Zoé Whitley and illustrator Hélène Baum on a vibrant journey through the works of Frank Bowling, and make your own artwork along the way! American-born Zoé

9 J.M.W. 7 8 1 8 4Turner 9 765084

Whitley is curator of international art at Tate

ISBN 978-1-84976-518-3 ISBN 978-1-84976-518-3 US $12.95 CAN $15.95 9 0 0 0 0

Modern in London and coauthor of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of

9 The 7 8 1Pre-Raphaelites 849 765183

ISBN 978-1-84976-591-6 ISBN 978-1-84976-591-6 US $12.95 CAN $15.95  5 1 2 9 5 9 781849 765916

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Black Power, which accompanied a landmark exhibition at Tate Modern that travels to the Broad, Los Angeles, in March–Sept. 2019. She resides in London. Hélène Baum is a German-born illustrator.

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Two new books offer fun and creative ideas for family fun time—Crafternoons

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DIY AFTERNOON

DIY AFTERNOON

S E LLING POINTS

Paper

Recycling

●● Craft activities: The easy-

● ● BY T E R R A I N S VAG U E S

● ● BY M A R I E - L AU R E PH A M ‑ BOU RW E N S A N D S TE FFI E B ROCO LI

to-understand projects are beautifully photographed to inspire any young crafter ●● Variety of projects: Goes beyond crafts to include instructions for toys and landscapes and backgrounds for them, to inspire imaginative play ●● Environmental message: Recycling promotes discussion around environmental issues and reuse of materials in a fun and engaging way ●● Lay-flat binding: The books stay open and have a durable spine, making them easy to use over and over again

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 56 pages WIDTH: 6½" • 165mm HEIGHT: 9⅜" • 240mm Hardcover, rounded corners PUB MONTH: OCTOBER AGES 5 TO 7 • ACTIVITY BOOK • ART Paper ISBN 978-1-84976-651-7 ISBN: 978-1-84976-651-7 US $14.99 CAN $18.99  5 1 4 9 9 9 781849 766517

Recycling ISBN 978-1-84976-652-4 ISBN: 978-1-84976-652-4 US $14.99 CAN $18.99  5 1 4 9 9

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ight creative activities—each with up to four simple steps—teach

children to create a pop-up card, a mix-

A

book jam-packed with eight creative

recycled everyday materials, each requiring just

and-match card game, an accordion, and

three simple steps and including variations that

many other 100% paper creations.

offer ideas for additional projects.

Terrains Vagues is an art collective made

Marie-Laure Pham-Bourwens is an architect and

up of three young artists: Ambre, Marisol,

crafter/editor for who contributes to Handmade

and Elsa. The three work together in their

Charlotte and HelloWonderful, among other pub-

Strasbourg, France-based atelier. They

lications. She is based in New York. Paris-based

love working with children because of the

Steffie Brocoli is an illustrator with a background

way they see the world.

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activities to make beautiful objects from

in graphic design and engraving. She also runs craft workshops for children.

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Award-winning author: Julie Berry’s The Passion of Dolssa was a 2017 Michael L. Printz Honor book, and All the Truth That’s in Me was on YALSA’s Top

Don’t Let the Beasties Escape This Book! ● ● BY J U L I E B E R RY   ●  I L LU S T R AT E D BY A P R I L L E E

It’s no ordinary day at the castle! This beautifully illustrated, silly picture book is a fun introduction to the medieval world and the illuminated bestiary

10 Best in Fiction list in 2014 ●● Charming illustrations throughout: April Lee’s beautiful illustrations will captivate readers of all ages ●● Hot topic: The medieval world is experiencing a resurgence of popularity in books, television and movies ●● Silly story: Reminiscent of Good Night, Gorilla, the protagonist spends most of the story humorously oblivious to the main action

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 40 pages WIDTH: 8" • 203mm HEIGHT: 10" • 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 5 TO 7 • PICTURE BOOK ISBN 978-1-947440-04-3 ISBN: 978-1-947440-04-3 US $17.99 CAN $22.99  5 1 8 9 9 9 CARTON 7 8 1 9 4 7 QTY: 4 4 0 030 43

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odfrey, a peasant boy who works for the lord and lady of the castle, finds a bestiary, or illustrated book of beasts, on the way to do his chores one morning.

He begins inventing his own story, placing “Sir Godfrey” at the center of numerous heroic

deeds. Sir Godfrey battles a lion, tames a unicorn, defeats a griffin, conquers a bonnacon, and triumphs over a dragon. Godfrey does not realize that each time he says the name of an ­animal, it magically emerges from the book, causing mayhem and inadvertently ­accomplishing his chores. The laughs pile up and the tension mounts: When will Godfrey realize that all this outrageous stuff is going on? This book also contains engaging backmatter with information on life in the Middle Ages and a mini-bestiary drawn from original 13th-century manuscripts. Don’t Let the Beasties Escape This Book! is a humorous introduction to the medieval world. Julie Berry is the author of the 2017 Michael L. Printz Honor book The Passion of Dolssa, set in medieval France; the YALSA award–winning All the Truth That’s In Me, and more. She lives in Temple City, California. April Lee is an illustrator, character animator, and 2D special-effects animator. She resides in Encino, California.

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Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag ● ● TE X T BY MICHELLE MI LL AR FISHER  ●  I LLUSTR ATIONS BY K AT KUANG

The remarkable story of how artist Gilbert Baker and his friends created the iconic Rainbow Flag in 1978

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S E LLING POINTS ●● Iconic symbol: The Rainbow Flag is an international symbol of freedom, inclusivity, tolerance, and love ●● Design history: The story focuses on the creation of the Rainbow

F

Flag and its importance as a graphic symbol, and introduces lags are brilliant and clever works of art and design, and they bring people together under a common banner. This colorful story follows a group of

friends who helped dye and sew strips of cloth to create the first Rainbow Flags for the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade in 1978. Led by a young artist named Gilbert Baker, the friends set out to create a flag that people could march behind during the Pride Parade. They knew the flag needed to be bright, in order to be seen by everyone as they marched. It needed to be bold, to lead the crowd. And it needed to be beautiful, like the love celebrated by the parade! The result is an iconic flag that has become an international symbol

of the gay pride movement. Michelle Millar Fisher is a curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a former curator at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. She comes from Scotland and lives with her husband and her very smart Siamese cat, Harry, in Philadelphia. Kat Kuang is an artist and illustrator based in San Francisco.

young readers to the concepts of design and vexillology (the art of flag making) ●● LGBTQ+-friendly: The book will especially appeal to young readers in the LGBTQ+ community ●● Artistic collaboration: This is the first book to highlight the collaborative nature of the design of the Rainbow Flag, and the many volunteers who helped dye, sew, and fly the first two flags in 1978 ●● Drawn from interviews: Author Michelle Millar Fisher interviewed Gilbert Baker extensively before his death in 2017

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout 40 pages WIDTH: 9" • 229mm HEIGHT: 11¾" • 298mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER AGES 4 TO 8 • PICTURE BOOK • ART • LGBT INTEREST ISBN 978-1-63345-078-3 ISBN: 978-1-63345-078-3 US $19.95 CAN $24.95  5 1 9 9 5 9 781633 450783

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CREDITS FRONT COVER

 INDEX

Illustration by Nikki McClure BACK COVER Photograph by Caroline Cuse

INSIDE FRONT COVER

Illustrations by Rob Deborde PAGE 8 Photograph by Taylor Jewell (top); Photograph

by Michael Stewart (middle); Photograph by Daniel Jackson (bottom); Courtesy of Prabal Gurung (left) PAGE 9

8-Bit Apocalypse  51 99 Bottles  61 99 Things I Want to Do (Guided Journal)  81

Jean‑Philippe Delhomme PAGE 11 Liya Kebede, Vogue Paris May 2002. Photograph by Inez and

Vinoodh (top); Imaan Hamman, Dilone, and Aamito Lagum, Allure April 2017. Photograph by Patrick Demarchelier (middle); Pat Cleveland, unpublished. Photograph by Ron Galella (bottom) PAGE 12 IT, IT Chapter 2 and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19) PAGE 15 Courtesy of HollywoodHistoricPhotos.com (top right) PAGE 17 Erin Gleeson PAGE 18 Gerry Speirs (food photos) and Emma Feil (people) PAGE 20 Emily Dorio PAGE 22 Author photo by Oof Verschuren PAGE 24 Jenné Claiborne (top); Ashley Melillo (recipe for The Jackfruit Company, middle); REBBL (bottom) PAGE 28 Peggy Wong PAGE 39 author photo ©Marty Perez PAGE 45 Author photo: ML Photography & Design. Creative-ml.com PAGE 55 Author photo by Axel de Maupeou d’Ableiges PAGE 61 Rob Deborde PAGE 69 Copyright Patrick McDonnell PAGE 70 © Soizick Jaffre (cover); © Mary Fleener (top); © Rachel Ang (middle); © Lenora Yerkes (bottom) PAGE 71 Copyright John Jennings and Damian Duffy PAGE 72 Copyright Patrick McDonnell PAGE 73 Art by Erin Williams PAGE 74 Copyright James Otis Smith PAGE 88 Top to bottom: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Photography by Walter Owen, Courtesy of New York City Ballet; Photography by Isabel Magowan PAGE 89 Top to bottom: Photography by Simon Upton; Photography by Eric Roberts/Getty Images; Photography by Fritz von der Schulenburg/TIA PAGE 90 Photography © Stephen Kent Johnson PAGE 91 Photography © Francesco Lagnese PAGE 92 Top to bottom: Photography by Nicolas Mathéus; Photography by François Halard; Photograph courtesy of Studio Peregalli PAGE 93 Photography © Miguel Flores-Vianna PAGE 94 Top to bottom: Artwork by Francis Sultana; Photography by Eric Roberts/Getty

The ABC of Typography  125 Abraham Lincoln (The Making of America)  164 Alamo All-Stars: Texas-Sized Edition (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #6)  185 Alien Superstar (Book #1)  179 All Aboard! The Airport Train  130 Amelia Earhart (First Names #2)  169 American Food  60 The Anna Karenina Fix  52 The Antique Anatomy Tarot Kit  86 The Apartment: A Century of Russian History  161 Apple  134 Architectural Digest at 100  25 The Art of Nothing  72 At the Mountains of Madness  122 Avedon Advertising  6

Images; Photography by Simon Upton/AD PAGE 95 Illustrations by Lydia Starkey PAGE 96 Photography © Miguel Flores-Vianna PAGE 97 Photography © Guido Taroni PAGE 98 Photography © William Abranowicz PAGE 100 Model: Radhika Nair. Fashion: Halpern, Earrings: Dolce & Gabbana. Wyke Manor, Pershore, Worcestershire, 2018. © Tim Walker, 2018 PAGE 101 Jacket image: © Laurence Blair, © General Motors PAGE 102 Images © Victoria and Albert Museum, London PAGE 108 Photographs © Abe Kogan PAGE 109 Photos © Rick Baker PAGE 110 All images courtesy Museum of the African Diaspora PAGE 111 Top and middle: Photographs © Michael Zagaris; Photograph © Brad Mangin (bottom) PAGE 112 Sarah Lucas. Self Portrait with Fried Eggs, 1996. Photo: ©Tate (left); Linder, Untitled, 1976 (right) PAGE 115 Natalia Goncharova. Peasants Picking Apples, 1911. © The State Tretyakov Gallery PAGE 148 Ilene Cooper photo by Jeff Cohen Photography PAGE 152 Deborah Lee Rose photo by Ellen Smith; Carey F. ArmstrongEllis photo by Erin A. Ellis PAGES 154 AND 187 © 2019 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved. PAGE 155

Aimee Reid photo by vineimages.ca PAGES 156 AND 157 © & ™ 2019 Lucasfilm, LTD. All rights reserved.

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Author photo by Miles Vidor PAGE 159 Floyd Cooper photo by Jacob Bickenstaff PAGE 167 Author photo

by Jeff Cohen Photography PAGE 168 Kjartan Pokskitt photo by Ian Baker PAGE 169 Mike Smith photo by Caroline Smith PAGE 180–181 ™ and © 2019, Wimpy Kid, Inc. PAGES 182 AND 208 Lumberjanes created by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson & Brooklyn Allen. Lumberjanes ™ & © 2019 Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Noelle

Baby Loves  133 The Backstagers and the Final Blackout (Backstagers #3)  183 Ballerina  88 Banana Pants! (Miranda and Maude #2)  202 Bedtime  89 Beige Is Not a Color  92 Being in Your Body (Guided Journal)  84 Beneath the Citadel  210 The Big Little Thing  221 Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience  118 Blood Countess  192 The Building Blocks of FreeMotion Quilting  107 Butter Passion  99

Stevenson & Brooklyn Allen. All rights reserved. PAGE 183 Backstagers created by Rian Sygh & James Tynion IV. Backstagers™ & © 2019 Rian Sygh & James Tynion IV. All rights reserved.; Andy Mientus photo by Luke Fontana PAGE 188

Author photo by Grace Brown PAGES 189 AND 209 THE FLASH and SUPERGIRL and all related characters

and elements are ©, and ™ DC Comics. WB SHIELD: ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (f19) PAGE 196 Author photo by Robyn Von Swank PAGE 199 Author photo copyright Macmillan Publishers International Ltd PAGE 200 HASBRO and its logo, CLUE and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2019 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. PAGE 211 Giant Days ™ & © John Allison. Giant Days created by John Allison.

Abrams®, Abrams Press®, Abrams Image®, Abrams Noterie®, Abrams ComicArts®, Abrams Appleseed®, Amulet®, Amulet Paperbacks®, and Making of America® are registered trademarks of Harry N. Abrams, Inc. UpLifting Editions, the UpLifting Editions logo, and UpLifting Editions book format are trademarks of Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

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Caging Skies  55 Cars  101 Caveboy Crush  151 Chanel: The Making of a Collection  9 China: A History  166 Christmas in a Book (UpLifting Editions)  82 Christmas Is Awesome! (A Hello!Lucky Book)  138 Christmas Is Coming!  153 The Cider Revival  40 Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold  110 The Comforts of Home  56 Commute  73 Crochet with London Kaye  33 The Curses  214 The Cutest Thing Ever  136


Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book #14  180-181 Didi Dodo, Future Spy: Recipe for Disaster (Didi Dodo, Future Spy #1)  201 Didi Dodo, Future Spy: RoboDodo Rumble (Didi Dodo, Future Spy #2)  173 Dinosaur Empire! (Earth Before Us #1)  203 DIY Afternoon: Paper  227 DIY Afternoon: Recycling  227 Don’t Let the Beasties Escape This Book!  228 Dóra Maurer  116 Dorothea Tanning  114 Down to Earth  27 The Downtown Pop Underground  51 Drawing Power  70 Eat for the Planet Cookbook  24 Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice  167 Farmblock  135 Feed Your Mind  160 The Flash: Johnny Quick  209 The Forest Feast Travels  17 Francis Sultana  94 Frank Bowling  116 Franklin D. Roosevelt (The Making of America)  165 The Friendship Cure  52 From Scratch  23 The Ghost  117 Ghoulia and the Mysterious Visitor (Book #2)  176 Giant Days  211 Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag  229 The Golden Rule  148 The Good Demon  212 The Good Neighbor  49 Green Arrow’s Perfect Shot (The Flash Crossover Crisis)  189 Green Day  58 Hanukkah in a Book (UpLifting Editions)  82 Harry Houdini (First Names #1)  168 The History of the World in Fifty Dogs  65 Home Made in the Oven  22 How Do You Dance?  147 How to Cure a Ghost  62 How to Put a Whale in a Suitcase  223 The Hundred and One Dalmatians  170 I Am . . . A Box of Goodness  145 I Am Love  145

I Am Peace  129 I Can Cook Vegan  19 I Love You, Elephant! (A Changing Faces Book)  140 In Search of the Color Purple  42 In the Hall with the Knife  200 Incredible You  224 Inside Tangier  97 The Iron Will of Genie Lo  194 Isadora  123 Japanese Netsuke  102 Keith Haring  113 The Knit Vibe  34 The Last Human  188 Leonardo da Vinci  4 Leonardo in Detail  103 Letters from Hollywood  15 Letters to 87  111 The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit  48 The Little Book of Bees  68 A Little Feminist History of Art  112 Little Women: The Official Movie Companion  154 Little Women: The Original Classic with Photos from the Major Motion Picture  187 The Lives of Objects  102 Look!  132 Loopy Mango Knitting  35 Lost Transmissions  64 LOVE  119 Lumberjanes: Ghost Cabin (Lumberjanes #4)  182 Lumberjanes: The Moon Is Up (Lumberjanes #2)  208 Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes #1)  208 The Magic Hour  225 Magical Land of Birthdays (A Flour Shop Kids Adventure)  177 Major Dudes  50 Major Impossible (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #9)  184 Mama’s Work Shoes  149 Mammal Takeover! (Earth Before Us #3)  175 Manhattan  162 Manners Start at Breakfast  95 The Master and Margarita  126 Matchy Matchy  216 Meet the Artist: Frank Bowling  226 Meet the Artist: Peter Blake  226 Mikel  127 Mini Masterpieces  106 Minor Prophets  193 Mixtape Potluck Cookbook  59 Monsters Come Out Tonight!  131 Monsters of the Week  50

The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World  41 The Moviemaking Magic of Star Wars: Ships & Battles  157 Mozart in Paris  124 My Magical Dragon  139 My Memory Library (Kit)  80 Natalia Goncharova  115 Natural Elegance  98 Near & Far  93 NFL: 100 Years  31 Oak Leaf  220 Oaxaca  21 Olafur Eliasson  120 On 1984  43 The (Other) F Word  191 Overground Railroad  46 Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation  71 Patchwork Essentials: Flying Geese  104 Peanut Butter & Santa Claus  150 Poems to Live Your Life By  199 Poop  219 Prabal Gurung  8 The President Sang Amazing Grace  217 The Quilter’s Field Guide to Color  105 Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion 7 Recess Rebels (Miranda and Maude #3) 172 Reclaimed Wood 26 Red Mantle (The Red Abbey Chronicles) 198 The Red Zone 174 Rembrandt Art Masters Series 121 Rembrandt by Rembrandt 5 Rick Baker 109 A Ride to Remember 159 Robert Stilin 90 The Saltwater Table 20 The Scentual Garden 29 Showtime at the Apollo 74 Smackdown Town 178 Small Doses 67 Small Mouth Sounds 54 The Smoothie Project 18 Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) 143 Soldier for Equality 158 Soulless 39

Split Seconds: Hong Kong 108 The Squatchicorns (Big Foot and Little Foot #3) 205 Stain 213

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Stanley Donwood: There Will Be No Quiet  3 Star Wars: The Saga Unfolds  156 Stars & Poppy Seeds  222 Start with a Word (Guided Journal)  77 Supergirl: Curse of the Ancients  209 Supreme Models  11 Sweep  207 Takis  117 Terrible Times Tables  218 The Terrible Two’s Last Laugh  204 This Is 18  197 This Train Is Being Held  195 Threads of Life  45 Tim Walker  100 Tom Scheerer  91 Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin  2 Tracey Cunningham: True Color  63 Travel Home  28 TV Noir  16 The Twelve Days of Winter  152 Vanishing Fleece  42 Vegetables in Holiday Underwear  137 Village of Scoundrels  186 Vogue on Location  10 The X-Files: The Official Archives  13 A Wandering Eye  96 Waves  30 We Are Knitters  32 We Used to Be Friends  196 Weekly Self-Care Journal (Guided Journal)  85 What Will These Hands Make?  146 Where I Come From  47 Where Is My Pink Sweater?  141 Who Am I?  163 Wicked Nix  206 WINTER  119 The Women of the 116th Congress  66 Women on Food  38 Writing Action  79 Writing Character  78 Writing Dialogue  78 Writing Humor  79 The Year of Knots  36 You Are My Friend  155 You’ll Float Too  12 The Young Person’s Guide to Conquering the World (Guided Journal)  76 Yummy Yoga  144

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