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Door

Chronicle Books | October 2, 2018 | 56 pages
What's on the other side of the door? There's only one way to find out: You'll have to go through it. JiHyeon Lee's debut book, Pool, was lauded as a wordless masterpiece. Here she takes readers on another journey into an unexpected world. Delicate drawings transform from grays to vivid color as a... More Info
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The I Wonder Bookstore

Chronicle Books | February 12, 2019 | 104 pages
A delightful bestseller when first published in Japan, this charming illustrated book takes readers inside the magical realm of books, libraries, and bookstores. At The I Wonder Bookstore, customers come in and ask the owner countless variations on its namesake question ("I wonder if you have any... More Info

Bikes for Sale

Chronicle Books | April 2, 2019 | 40 pages
Maurice rides his bike to his shop every day. Lotta rides her bike to collect sticks every day. Both go about their separate routines, unaware of the friendship that awaits them just a few blocks away. But what happens when a branch and a lemon peel get in the way? This delightful falling-in-like... More Info
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Do Design

Chronicle Books | February 26, 2019 | 112 pages
In Do Design, artist, designer, and entrepreneur Alan Moore delivers wisdom on how good design can transform our lives—whether it's a carefully constructed table, innovative typography, or a thoughtfully engineered device. Here are entries on the power of curiosity, the importance of considering... More Info
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Guitar Genius

Chronicle Books | April 9, 2019 | 56 pages
This is the story of how Les Paul created the world's first solid- body electric guitar, countless other inventions that changed modern music, and one truly epic career in rock and roll. How to make a microphone? A broomstick, a cinderblock, a telephone, a radio. How to make an electric guitar? A... More Info
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Do Lead

Chronicle Books | February 26, 2019 | 112 pages
For those who dream of starting their own company, influencing decision-making, or expertly managing a team, here is an easy-to-follow guide to all aspects of leadership. Author Les McKeown draws on his decades of experience as a CEO and leadership consultant to deliver expert advice on what it... More Info
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Fox & Chick: The Quiet Boat Ride

Chronicle Books | March 5, 2019 | 56 pages
In the second book of this lauded series, Fox and Chick are off on three new adventures involving a boat ride, a mysterious box, and an early morning trip to see the sunrise. Despite the antics ensuing from their opposite personalities, the contradictory duo always manages to find a happy center.... More Info
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Do Preserve

Chronicle Books | February 26, 2019 | 176 pages
Written for home cooks of all skill levels, Do Preserve makes it easy to transform the delicious flavors of freshly picked seasonal produce into jams, sauces, pickles, and shrubs that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Filled with advice from a trio of farmers and cooks, here are more than 80... More Info
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TouchWords: Food

Chronicle Books | April 16, 2019 | 16 pages
TouchWords is a brand new extension to the beloved, ground-breaking TouchThinkLearn series now with raised letters that fit into die-cut shapes! This is a full hands-on, sensory experience, associating the tactile shapes of letters with the objects. Rilla Alexander executes a fresh design... More Info
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We Are the Change

Chronicle Books | May 7, 2019 | 48 pages
Sixteen award-winning children's book artists illustrate the civil rights quotations that inspire them in this stirring and beautiful book. Featuring an introduction by Harry Belafonte, words from Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. among others, this inspirational... More Info
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Little Letters for Lunch

Chronicle Books | March 5, 2019 | 75 pages
Brighten someone's lunchtime! These 75 tiny tear-out letters fold into adorably small envelopes, sealed with enclosed stickers. Tuck into a kid's lunch box or tape onto a loved one's baggie.  More Info
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The Future is Feminist

Chronicle Books | February 5, 2019 | 160 pages
A star-studded roster of iconic women write powerfully about what it means to be a feminist yesterday, today, and tomorrow. These poets, essayists, activists, actors, and professors address topics ranging from workplace harassment to resting bitch face. The results are by turns refreshing,... More Info
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A Friend for Henry

Chronicle Books | February 26, 2019 | 36 pages
In Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend. A friend who shares. A friend who listens. Maybe even a friend who likes things to stay the same and all in order, as Henry does. But on a day full of too close and too loud, when nothing seems to go right,... More Info
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Como te Llamas

Chronicle Books | April 16, 2019 | 160 pages
Artist Kristin Llamas (her real name) has been drawing adorably odd portraits of llamas for years. Inspired by a name and her affection for these delightfully expressive animals, she creates detailed, personality-rich portraits in her realistic and humorous black-and-white style. The results are... More Info
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Collect Moments Not Things

Chronicle Books | March 12, 2019 | 168 pages
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Vegetarian Dinner's in the Oven

Chronicle Books | March 19, 2019 | 224 pages
Whether you have only half an hour or an entire afternoon, the 75 recipes featured in Vegetarian Dinner's in the Oven are healthy, simple, and require minimal prep and cleanup. Easily prepared in one pan, these vegetarian and vegan recipes are organized into cooking times—from quick dishes... More Info

You Are New

Chronicle Books | March 12, 2019 | 52 pages
A world of being new is waiting for little ones and the grown-ups who love them in this warm and funny book perfect for baby showers. From napping to crying, cuddling to playing, this book introduces the world with humor, honesty, and unmitigated sweetness. Award-winning author and artist Lucy... More Info

Ten Little Rabbits

Chronicle Books | July 1, 1998 | 24 pages
Weaving, fishing, and storytelling are all part of this spirited book that celebrates Native American traditions as it teaches young children to count from one to ten. Ideal for storytime or bedtime, and now perfectly sized for toddlers, Ten Little Rabbits is sure to leave children counting rabbits... More Info
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I'm a Baked Potato!

Chronicle Books | May 7, 2019 | 32 pages
When a baked potato–loving lady adopts a dog, she adores him unconditionally—and given the pup's small, round frame and warm, brown coat she can't help but call him "Baked Potato"! But what happens when a dog who thinks he's a baked potato gets lost? Will he find his lady? And more importantly,... More Info

Season

Chronicle Books | October 2, 2018 | 272 pages
There are few books that offer home cooks a new way to cook and to think about flavor—and fewer that do it with the clarity and warmth of Nik Sharma's Season. Season features 100 of the most delicious and intriguing recipes you've ever tasted, plus 125 of the most beautiful photographs ever seen... More Info
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I Hate My Cats (A Love Story)

Chronicle Books | August 14, 2018 | 44 pages
Ginger is the weird one. She plays with peas, purrs at artichokes, and has a strange fondness for chicken (but only the neighbor's chicken). Then there's Fred. His greatest talent? Sleeping. Oh, and hiding. And when he's not hiding, he's conspiring with Ginger to destroy the house! Such is life... More Info
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Do Purpose

Chronicle Books | September 4, 2018 | 160 pages
This empowering handbook delivers authoritative advice on how to build a purpose-driven company, motivate employees, and connect with consumers. Written by entrepreneur and marketing expert David Hieatt, these pages offer an engaging combination of practical tips, rousing quotes from business... More Info

The ABCs of Parenthood

Chronicle Books | August 29, 2017 | 64 pages
A wise, warm, and witty gift for new (and gently used) parents seeking to raise positive, thoughtful children, this alphabet book brims with the advice only those who've been there can give. From "D is for Dog" (get one) to "P is for Praise" (do it often but appropriately) to "R is for Romance"... More Info

The Brilliant Deep

Chronicle Books | April 3, 2018 | 48 pages
All it takes is one: one coral gamete to start a colony, one person to make a difference, one idea to change the world. The ongoing efforts to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs—with hammer and glue, and grafts of newly grown coral—are the living legacy of Ken Nedimyer, founder of the... More Info

How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps

Chronicle Books | May 1, 2018 |
With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented... More Info

Night of the Moon

Chronicle Books | April 17, 2018 | 36 pages
Now in paperback, this sweet tale follows Yasmeen, a seven-year-old Pakistani-American girl, as she celebrates the Muslim holidays of Ramadan, "The Night of the Moon" (Chaand Raat), and Eid. With lush illustrations that evoke Islamic art, this beautiful story offers a peek into modern Muslim... More Info

Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets

Chronicle Books | April 10, 2018 | 32 pages
From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes—and traditions—of the Muslim world. Sure to inspire questions and observations about world religions and cultures, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets is equally at home in a... More Info

Everything You Need for a Treehouse

Chronicle Books | April 10, 2018 | 40 pages
Featuring beautiful images and a lyrical text with an exquisitely readable cadence, this book gives life and meaning to all the requisite elements of a treehouse, from time, timber, and rafters to ropes of twisted twine that invite visitors to sprawl out on a limb and slide back down again. For... More Info

Legendary Ladies

Chronicle Books | April 3, 2018 | 128 pages
From the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world. Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality. Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home. Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune... More Info

We're Going to the Farmers' Market

Chronicle Books | March 4, 2014 | 16 pages
In this story, readers get to visit local farmers, fill baskets with fresh fruits and vegetables, and then head home to cook a feast, all with goodies from the farmers' market! Featuring Stefan Page's graphic art, this delightful board book is filled with bold splashes of color and unique patterns.  More Info

My Mom Is a Foreigner, But Not to Me

Chronicle Books | August 27, 2013 | 40 pages
Bestselling author and award-winning actress Julianne Moore pays homage to all the Muttis, Mammas, and Mamans who are from another country. A foreign mom may eat, speak, and dress differently than other moms— she may wear special clothes for holidays, twist hair in strange old-fashioned braids,... More Info

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

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

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

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