Books published by Chronicle Books

Fowl Play

Chronicle Books | November 7, 2017 | 40 pages
Just what kind of monkey business has befallen Mr. Hound's shop? Luckily, our team of plucky detectives has been chomping at the bit to take on their first case. When Mr. Hound hires them to investigate, they hoof it to his shop. And once they get sleuthing, wild horses couldn't drag them away from... More Info
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An Atlas of Countries that Don't Exist

Chronicle Books | March 21, 2017 | 240 pages
What is a country? Acclaimed travel writer and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton brings to life the origins and histories of 50 states that, lacking international recognition and United Nations membership, exist on the margins of legitimacy in the global order. From long-contested lands like... More Info
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Nothing Rhymes with Orange

Chronicle Books | August 1, 2017 | 48 pages
We all know nothing rhymes with orange. But how does that make Orange feel? Well, left out! When a parade of fruit gets together to sing a song about how wonderful they are—and the song happens to rhyme—Orange can't help but feel like it's impossible for him to ever fit in. But when one... More Info

Mama, Do You Love Me?

Chronicle Books | July 1, 1998 | 24 pages
This beloved story of a child testing the limits of her independence, and a mother who reassuringly proves that a parents love is unconditional and everlasting is a perfect first book for toddlers.  More Info

Bad Girls Throughout History

Chronicle Books | September 6, 2016 | 216 pages
Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in... More Info

They All Saw a Cat

Chronicle Books | August 30, 2016 | 44 pages
In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.  More Info

Energy Balls

Chronicle Books | February 28, 2017 | 128 pages
This little cookbook packs a big punch with 100 delicious recipes for no-bake energy balls designed to deliver a targeted blast of energy for different activities at any hour. Crafted with whole ingredients, superfoods, and all-natural proteins, each vegan and gluten-free bite-size treat offers the... More Info

The Pharos Gate

Chronicle Books | March 29, 2016 | 60 pages
A love story for the ages, the tale of Griffin and Sabine is an international sensation that spent over 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and continues to beguile readers 25 years after its original publication. Here to celebrate that anniversary is the final volume in Griffin and... More Info

Big Bear Little Chair

Chronicle Books | October 6, 2015 | 36 pages
In this artful and deceptively simple book, master book creator Lizi Boyd is at it again. Using her inimitable style to expand upon a familiar concept, she has created a compendium of unexpected opposites that is also a charming and emotionally warm story about Big Bear, little bear, and the... More Info

Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook

Chronicle Books | July 14, 2015 | 256 pages
Despite a growing awareness of food waste, many well-intentioned home cooks lack the tools to change their habits. This handbook—packed with engaging checklists, simple recipes, practical strategies, and educational infographics—is the ultimate tool for reducing food waste. From a scientist at... More Info

A Christmas Carol

Chronicle Books | September 15, 2015 | 144 pages
Charles Dickens's beloved tale of the Christmas spirit is beautifully presented in this deluxe new illustrated edition. Contemporary artist and illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova has created enchanting artwork to accompany Dickens's classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past,... More Info

They Drew as They Pleased

Chronicle Books | September 8, 2015 | 208 pages
As the Walt Disney Studio entered its first decade and embarked on some of the most ambitious animated films of the time, Disney hired a group of "concept artists" whose sole mission was to explore ideas and inspire their fellow animators. They Drew as They Pleased showcases four of these early... More Info

Fantastic Cities

Chronicle Books | August 11, 2015 | 60 pages
This unique coloring book features immersive aerial views of real cities from around the world alongside gorgeously illustrated, Inception-like architectural mandalas. Artist Steve McDonald's beautifully rendered and detailed line work offers bird's-eye perspectives of visually arresting global... More Info
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Have a Little Pun

Chronicle Books | August 11, 2015 | 80 pages
Artist Frida Clements playfully combines colorfully detailed flora and fauna drawings with funny hand-lettered wordplay in this collection of beautifully illustrated puns. Honey, bee yourself! Gopher it. Don't be koi. Like puns? That's coo, says the pigeon. Hate puns? Birch, please. Bringing a... More Info

Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana

Chronicle Books | May 19, 2015 | 408 pages
Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana is required reading for a new generation of curious and sophisticated pot smokers. Presented in an eye-popping package and filled with hyperdetailed photography of individual buds, this essential guide to marijuana is smart, practical, and exceedingly beautiful.... More Info

Darth Vader and Friends

Chronicle Books | April 28, 2015 | 64 pages
In this funny and sweet new book in the bestselling Darth Vader™ series, Eisner Award–winning author Jeffrey Brown offers an intimate look at the friendships between best pals in the Star Wars universe, from Darth Vader and the Emperor to Leia and her Ewok pals, Han and Chewie, C-3PO and R2-D2,... More Info

At Large

Chronicle Books | March 10, 2015 | 192 pages
Internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is one of contemporary art's most newsworthy figures, noted for both his groundbreaking work and his outspoken stance on human rights, which ultimately resulted in his controversial 2011 detainment. In an astonishing new large-scale... More Info
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Polar Bear's Underwear

Chronicle Books | March 3, 2015 | 32 pages
Polar Bear has lost his underwear! Where could it be? There's only one thing to do: Remove the book's underwear-shaped bellyband to find the missing pair! Is that Polar Bear's underwear? No, it's Zebra's—see the colorful stripes? What about that itty-bitty pair? No, those belong to Butterfly! And... More Info

Mastering Homebrew

Chronicle Books | February 10, 2015 | 384 pages
From internationally recognized beer-brewing authority Randy Mosher comes the ultimate guide to the craft, for beginners and advanced brewers alike. Featuring plainspeaking, fun-to-read instructions, more than 150 colorful graphics and illustrations of process and technique, and 30 master recipes... More Info

Greens + Grains

Chronicle Books | November 18, 2014 | 124 pages
People are eating more greens and grains and feeling virtuous about the abundant vitamins and minerals and invaluable protein and fiber. Best of all, these foods are utterly delicious! The 45 creative recipes in this book combine greens and grains in dishes for all meal occasions that burst with... More Info

I Didn't Do My Homework Because...

Chronicle Books | March 4, 2014 | 44 pages
How many excuses are there for not doing homework? Let us count the ways: Giant lizards invaded the neighborhood. Elves hid all the pencils. And then there was that problem with carnivorous plants.... The excuses go on and on, each more absurd than the next and escalating to hilarious heights.... More Info

Homeland Revealed

Chronicle Books | October 14, 2014 | 160 pages
An American soldier presumed killed in Iraq returns home eight years after disappearing. This is the premise of the award-winning and highly addictive Homeland. Known for its heart-pumping plot and phenomenal acting, Homeland has garnered fabulous reviews and legions of devoted fans. This richly... More Info

Marijuana for Everybody!

Chronicle Books | October 28, 2014 | 160 pages
Marijuana is more widely available and accepted than ever before, with more people coming to the plant every day for a range of reasons. From the experts at High Times magazine—the world's most trusted name when it comes to getting stoned—here is an authoritative, accessible guide to marijuana,... More Info

All My Friends Are Dead

Chronicle Books | June 30, 2010 | 96 pages
If you're a dinosaur, all of your friends are dead. If you're a pirate, all of your friends have scurvy. If you're a tree, all of your friends are end tables. Each page of this laugh-out-loud illustrated humor book showcases the downside of being everything from a clown to a cassette tape to a... More Info

Round is a Mooncake

Chronicle Books | September 16, 2014 | 40 pages
A little girl's urban neighborhood becomes a discovery ground for all things round, square, and rectangular in this lyrical picture book. Most items are Asian in origin, others universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and the boxes that the pizzas come in, rectangular Chinese... More Info

A Good Home for Max

Chronicle Books | September 9, 2014 | 40 pages
In a little shop in a little town, lives a little mouse named Tabi. Each night Tabi tidies the shop, puts out new merchandise, and plays with his animal friends. But when, day after day, Tabi's best friend Max the Dog doesn't find a good home, Tabi realizes he has a bigger job to do. In this sweet,... More Info

Word Dominoes

Chronicle Books | August 19, 2014 | 42 pages
From the minds behind the bestselling Haikubes, this creative new twist on an old favorite invites players to create words and phrases by linking images. Match what other players are thinking to win! With 42 sturdy dominoes, 84 images, and unlimited connections, every game is packed with unexpected... More Info

Ivy and Bean Take the Case

Chronicle Books | August 12, 2014 | 136 pages
Watch out, you diabolical masterminds! There's a new detective on Pancake Court: Bean! She laughs at danger! She solves even the most mysterious mysteries! What? There aren't any mysteries? Then Bean and her assistant, Ivy, will make some!  More Info

Flashlight

Chronicle Books | August 12, 2014 | 40 pages
Inside a tent it's cozy. But what is going on outside? Is it dark? Is it scary? Not if you have your trusty flashlight! Told solely through images and using a spare yet dramatic palette, artist Lizi Boyd has crafted a masterful exploration of night, nature, and art. Both lyrical and humorous, this... More Info

Slow Cooker

Chronicle Books | December 9, 2009 | 544 pages
Presents hundreds of easy-to-prepare slow cooker recipes for dishes ranging from soups and roasts to cobblers and puddings.  More Info

This Is Ridiculous This Is Amazing

Chronicle Books Llc | May 13, 2014 | 144 pages
Blogging sensation and family man Jason Good delivers a laugh-out-loud reminder that everything is easier and more fun when approached with a sense of humor—especially parenting. Each list captures a perfect (or perfectly terrible) aspect of parenthood while wholeheartedly embracing every moment:... More Info

The Meaning of Maggie

Chronicle Books Llc | May 6, 2014 | 224 pages
Eleven-year-old Maggie Mayfield is an A-plus student with big plans for herself, but at this moment she is also facing a lot of problems--like starting middle school and figuring out how to help her father who is out of work and in a wheelchair.  More Info

Juice It!

Chronicle Books Llc | April 15, 2014 | 132 pages
Juicing is cold off the press! Filled with 65 vibrant recipes for turning fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthful juices, this refreshing cookbook offers essential guidance for utilizing the increasing number of juicers and high-performance blenders popping up in home kitchens.... More Info

Decorate With Flowers

Chronicle Books Llc | April 8, 2014 | 144 pages
In this gorgeous and unique book, Decorate author Holly Becker teams up with stylist Leslie Shewring to offer practical know-how and colorful inspiration for decorating the home with florals. Beginning with the basics of flower arranging and progressing on to decorating ideas for a range of... More Info

F this Test

Chronicle Books Llc | March 18, 2014 | 128 pages
From the same hilarious wellspring of failure as the bestselling F in Exams and F for Effort comes this all-new collection of inventively wrong—yet totally real—test responses by students who don't know the answer, but come up with something better instead.  More Info

Make Map Art

Chronicle Books Llc | February 18, 2014 | 30 pages
This creative tool kit includes everything map lovers need to create custom frame-worthy map art. The instructional booklet includes projects ranging from personalized party invitations to a road map to happiness, all easily crafted from the fill-in map templates, legends, and icons included. The... More Info

If I Were a Book

Chronicle Books Llc | March 25, 2014 | 64 pages
This sweet celebration of the magic and wonder of books will delight readers of all ages through André Letria's whimsical illustrations of a book as a kite, a tent, a ship, and more are paired with José Jorge Letria's thoughtful musings on the joys of reading. In the hands of this internationally... More Info

Matchmaker

Chronicle Books Llc | January 21, 2014 | 72 pages
A sexy twist on the classic matching game, this X-rated version features 72 cards (36 pairs) with a variety of naughty "pictures" to inspire and racy "commands" to act out. Matchmaker guarantees that every flip of the cards will titillate!  More Info

Hello, New York

Chronicle Books Llc | March 18, 2014 | 144 pages
Anyone who hearts New York will love this illustrated homage to the city. Artist, author, and New Yorker Julia Rothman brings humor and tenderness to an eclectic assortment of historical tidbits (how the New York Public Library lion sculptures got their names), idiosyncratic places to visit (where... More Info

The Rooftop Beekeeper

Chronicle Books Llc | February 25, 2014 | 176 pages
The number of urban beekeepers has escalated with more than 25 percent increases year over year in the United States and the United Kingdom. From a go-to authority on beekeeping and backyard farming, The Rooftop Beekeeper is the first handbook to explore the ease and charm of keeping bees in an... More Info

Green Is a Chile Pepper

Chronicle Books Llc | February 18, 2014 | 40 pages
A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.  More Info

Ivy and Bean Make the Rules

Chronicle Books | August 13, 2013 | 144 pages
Bean's older sister is going to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp, where she will do Crafts and Music and First Aid and other secret things that Bean will never know about because girls have to be eleven to go to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp. Wait a second! Bean and Ivy can make their own camp, their own better... More Info

Heroes of the Environment

Chronicle Books | August 12, 2009 | 109 pages
Tells the stories of 12 people across North America who are helping to protect the environment.  More Info

Olive the Other Reindeer Notecard Set

Chronicle Books Llc | November 1, 2009 | 16 pages
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The Fresh & Green Table

Chronicle Books Llc | June 20, 2012 | 224 pages
In this follow-up to the popular Fast, Fresh & Green, which shared simple techniques for achieving delicious vegetable side dishes, Susie Middleton offers up a whole new cook's repertoire by shifting the focus to vegetables as the main course of the meal. Brimming with strategies, techniques,... More Info

On a Beam of Light

Chronicle Books | April 23, 2013 | 56 pages
A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived. From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert... More Info

Peekaboo!

Chronicle Books | April 23, 2013 | 16 pages
It's more than a book—it's a mask! Every spread includes a funny fact about featured creatures, from bears to robots. And young readers will squeal in surprise to find that when this board book is opened, the eye-sized die-cuts allow each spread to become a mask! Kids will have a blast posing as... More Info

Round Is a Tortilla

Chronicle Books LLC | February 1, 2013 | 40 pages
A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood.  More Info

Yiddish Wisdom

Chronicle Books | February 19, 2013 | 96 pages
Decade after decade, Yiddish proverbs continue to capture the humor, warmth, and traditions of Jewish life. Now, the beloved Yiddish Wisdom (more than 100,000 copies sold) has been expanded with even more proverbs and fresh illustrations to be cherished by a new generation.  More Info

Maddie on Things

Chronicle Books LLC | April 2, 2013 | 160 pages
Maddie is a sweet-tempered coonhound who accompanied her owner, Theron, on a yearlong, cross-country trip while he worked on a photojournalism project. In his spare time, Theron took photos of Maddie doing what she does best: standing on things. From bicycles to giant watermelons to horses to... More Info

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