Books published by Phaidon Press


Seeing Stars

Phaidon Press | November 19, 2018 | 216 pages
A graphically stunning, comprehensive introduction to the constellations This artful and accessible introduction to constellations equips readers with the information they need to locate, name, and explain all 88 internationally recognized constellations. Each cluster of stars is featured alongside... More Info

Moon Man

Phaidon Press | May 16, 2009 | 40 pages
A classic story by one of the world's best-loved and acclaimed storytellers, examining themes of loneliness, difference, understanding and acceptance  More Info

Hug This Book!

Phaidon Press | October 24, 2016 | 32 pages
An energetic, heartfelt, and humorous ode to book love You can spin and twirl and dance with this book. You can listen while someone else reads it. You can take your book to lunch. Just do not try to feed it. Expertly whimsical illustrations accompany this rhyming celebration of the printed book,... More Info

The Great Dixter Cookbook

Phaidon Press | March 20, 2017 | 240 pages
Seasonal recipes and expert planting guides from Great Dixter, Christopher Lloyd's quintessential English country garden The Great Dixter Cookbook features seventy simple and delicious seasonal recipes from the kitchen garden at Great Dixter, the historic house and garden located on the borders of... More Info

What Does Baby Want?

Phaidon Press | May 5, 2017 | 22 pages
This baby is not comforted by a teddy bear or toy. This baby wants only one thing: milk! When baby is hungry, neither his teddy bear, his ball, nor even his shiny tambourine will soothe him. This tribute to the nursing baby - and even more so, to the breastfeeding mother - will read as conventional... More Info

Animals Hide and Sneak

Phaidon Press | May 22, 2017 | 26 pages
One of these things is almost like the others... Inspired by the picture book Undercover, a sixty-four-page masterpiece of spot-the-odd-one-out published in 2016, comes a series of odd-one-out board books for the youngest readers. Bastien Contraire creates spreads with four to eight images each -... More Info


Phaidon Press | May 29, 2017 | 16 pages
Cook pizza from scratch in this fully interactive recipe book that allows readers mix the ingredients, knead the dough, spread the sauce, and more! STEP ONE: Stir the yeast and sugar into the warm water, and set aside until bubbly. STEP TWO: Combine the flour and salt in a large mixing bowl. STEP... More Info

Circle, Triangle, Elephant

Phaidon Press | May 8, 2017 | 22 pages
A clever and refreshing approach to learning about shapes, with a bit of silliness mixed in This unexpected take on shapes offers a breath of fresh air within this well-established toddler concept genre. With bright block-art visuals and a rhythmic, read-aloud text, this book begins by offering... More Info

Birds & Other Animals with Pablo Picasso

Phaidon Press | April 24, 2017 | 30 pages
A groundbreaking study of animals as captured in rarely seen sketches by legendary artist Pablo Picasso The masterful drawings of Pablo Picasso are used to teach animal recognition in this artful, read-aloud board book. Birds & Other Animals takes children through Picasso's series of... More Info

Art as Therapy

Phaidon Press | October 24, 2016 | 240 pages
Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperback This passionate, thought-provoking, often funny, and always-accessible book proposes a new way of looking at art, suggesting that it can be useful, relevant, and... More Info

Before & After

Phaidon Press | March 13, 2017 | 40 pages
An enticing collection of before-and-after scenarios, created by master artist and acclaimed author of This Is Not A Book Graphic artist Jean Jullien insightfully and comically depicts a set of clever and surprising before-and-after two-frame narratives, each progressed by a page turn. From pale... More Info


Phaidon Press | October 24, 2016 | 16 pages
Cook pancakes from scratch inside this interactive recipe book ? readers whisk the eggs, flip the pancakes, and more! Step one: mix together the flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Step two: whisk the eggs, milk, and butter. Step three: stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients to make... More Info

Cookbook Book

Phaidon Press | November 3, 2014 | 320 pages
Over 100 of the most beautiful, influential and informative cookbooks of the past 300 years. Compiled by a panel of experts in the fields of art, design, food and photography, Cookbook Book is an opus celebrating cookbooks of all shapes, sizes, languages and culinary traditions. From... More Info


Phaidon Press | October 27, 2014 | 704 pages
"All my life I have wanted to travel through Mexico to learn authentic recipes from each region and now I don’t have to – Margarita has done it for me!" – Eva Longoria The first truly comprehensive bible of authentic Mexican home cooking, written by a living culinary legend, Mexico: The... More Info

Chop, Sizzle, Wow

Phaidon Press | October 13, 2014 | 104 pages
Featuring 50 simple, speedy, and super tasty recipes, Chop, Sizzle, Wow is the first cookbook for young adults who are ready to move beyond take‐away pizza. Whether it’s starters like caponata and minestrone, or main courses such as linguine with pesto and spare ribs with polenta, or... More Info

Massimo Bottura: Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef

Phaidon Press | October 6, 2014 | 296 pages
"Massimo Bottura is the Jimi Hendrix of Italian chefs. . .he takes familiar dishes and classical flavors and techniques and turns them on their heads in a way that is innovative, boundary‐breaking, sky kissing, and entirely whimsical, but ultimately timeless, and most importantly,... More Info

What to Bake & How to Bake It

Phaidon Press | September 29, 2014 | 240 pages
A quintessential baking cookbook – with 500 step‐by‐step photographs – for both beginners and seasoned bakers, by Jane Hornby, author of the popular What to Cook and How to Cook It. What to Bake and How to Bake It is destined to be the new favorite cookbook of novice... More Info

A World of Your Own

Phaidon Press | September 15, 2014 | 48 pages
A beautiful picture book for children 5+ taking the reader on a journey through Laura Carlin’s own colorful and imaginative visual world.  More Info

The Game of Let's Go

Phaidon Press | March 30, 2011 | 14 pages
To play The Game of Let's Go!, close your eyes, place your finger on the magic line and take a journey through these pages and into the vast world of your imagination. What will your adventure be?  More Info

The Game of Sculpture

Phaidon Press | October 1, 2012 | 14 pages
The Game of Sculpture is the first interactive book of its kind on sculpture. Create colorful imaginative sculpture, adding your own creations. Fun for sharing, and the family, and a perfect gift for every child.  More Info

The Game in the Dark

Phaidon Press | October 1, 2012 | 14 pages
This book can only read in the dark. It has been printed with glow-in-the-dark ink and can be charged up by placing it under a light source which brings a magical universe to life.  More Info

The Game of Red, Yellow and Blue

Phaidon Press | October 1, 2012 | 14 pages
'The Game of Red, Yellow and Blue' provides a fun way of learning the basics of colour mixing for young children.  More Info