Books published by Running Press

The Blue Songbird

Running Press | April 4, 2017 | 40 pages
It's springtime and a young songbird hears the joyous songs of her siblings and desperately wants to sing along—only she doesn't yet know what special tune she can add to their chorus. Encouraged by her mother to leave the nest, the songbird flies off on a quest to find the song that only she can... More Info

36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You

Running Press | October 17, 2017 | 288 pages
Inspired by the real psychology study popularized by the New York Times and its "Modern Love" column, this contemporary YA is perfect for fans of Eleanor and Park. Two random strangers. Two secrets. Thirty-six questions to make them fall in love. Hildy and Paul each have their own reasons for... More Info

Happy Little Accidents

Running Press | May 2, 2017 | 128 pages
“Anything we don't like, we'll turn it into a happy little tree or something; we don't make mistakes, we just have happy accidents.” Bob Ross, the soft-spoken artist painting happy clouds, mountains, and trees has captivated us for years with the magic that takes place on his canvas in... More Info

The Seven Princesses

Running Press Kids | May 24, 2016 | 40 pages
No summary available.

I Love My Computer Because My Friends Live in It

Running Press | April 4, 2017 | 240 pages
I Love My Computer Because My Friends Live in It is tech analyst Jess Kimball Leslie's hilarious, frank homage to the technology that contributed so significantly to the person she is today. From accounts of the lawless chat rooms of early AOL to the perpetual high school reunions that are... More Info

Sesame Street: The Monster at the End of this Book

Running Press | April 4, 2017 | 24 pages
The Monster at the End of This Book is a classic, adored by toddlers and adults alike. This collectible kit includes a mini book version of The Monster at the End of this Book, featuring the full text and illustrations from the original classic story, and a plush Grover backpack clip. Journey with... More Info

The Master Plants Cookbook

Running Press | August 25, 2016 | 296 pages
Food isn't just food, it can be medicine! A plant-based, whole food diet can help prevent and even reverse chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, while also promoting a healthy weight. Far from being a fad, knowing the health benefits of certain foods have become "must-have"... More Info

What a Beautiful Morning

Running Press | August 9, 2016 | 40 pages
No summary available.


Running Press Kids | September 22, 2015 | 72 pages
Featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and the whole PEANUTS gang, this 3-book pocket-sized holiday box set offers the cherished wisdom from the popular Schulz comics and three bestselling books to kick off the holidays:Be Joyful, Be Thankful, and Be Awesome. For those that celebrate Christmas... More Info

Starry Night, Hold Me Tight

Running Press Kids | August 25, 2015 | 18 pages
Baby Bear has much to learn before he goes off on his own. Lucky he has Momma Bear to teach him important lessons, like sharing with friends, putting away toys, and that throwing snowballs at Momma is not polite! With gentle, wintry illustrations and soft, lyrical verse, Starry Night, Hold Me Tight... More Info

Wildlife Heroes

Running Press | August 19, 2019 | 264 pages
Profiles the work of 40 of the leading conservationists and the animals and causes they are committed to saving, including Belinda Low (zebras), Doublas Hamilton (elephants), Karen Eckert (sea turtles) and S.T. Wong (sun bear). (This book was previously listed in Forecast.) Original. 25,000 first... More Info

Dogs with Old Man Faces: Portraits of Crotchety Canines

Running Press | October 1, 2013 | 144 pages
There's just something easy to love about those dogs with old man faces, with mugs weathered by experience and wisdom.  More Info


Running Press Kids | August 27, 2013 | 256 pages
While in a coma, a teen girl faces comic book demons and her inner most secrets in her subconscious.  More Info


Running Press | October 30, 2012 | 437 pages
A companion book to the History Channel series The History of Mankind covers the worldwide history of human beings and is augmented by 300 full-color photos, illustrations, maps and charts. Original. 75,000 first printing.  More Info

Mac & Cheese

Running PressBook Pub | September 11, 2012 | 192 pages
Presents eighty variations on macaroni and cheese adapted from restaurants across the country, featuring such options as truffled mac and cheese, Chesapeake crab mac and cheese, and macaroni with pecan caramel mascarpone.  More Info

Feminist Ryan Gosling

Running PressBook Pub | August 14, 2012 | 125 pages
Based on the blog of the same name, a humorous book pairs 120 steamy, full-color photos of Ryan Gosling with favorite feminist theories.  More Info

The Sand Bucket List

Running PressBook Pub | May 1, 2012 | 128 pages
Describes hundreds of things that parents can do with their children, including building a fort in the dining room, making a lemonade stand, playing in the rain, writing and publishing a book together, planning an all-chocolate dinner, turning the home into a haunted house and more.  More Info


Running Press | March 27, 2012 | 272 pages
Citing the numerous health and environmental benefits of consuming fresh produce, a color-organized reference combines sumptuous photographs with narrative essays and dozens of recipes for enjoying a strategic diet of common fruits and vegetables.  More Info

Mort Drucker

Running PressBook Pub | October 23, 2012 | 272 pages
Selected by the artist himself, this collection highlights the best work of the award-winning caricaturist who spent 55 years drawing satirical cartoons and parodies of TV shows and movies for MAD magazine. 15,000 first printing.  More Info

Dancing With Jesus

Running PressBook Pub | October 9, 2012 | 26 pages
Features humorous dances inspired by the tenets of Christianity and the life of Jesus Christ, including the temptation tango, the Judas hustle, and the Last Supper stomp.  More Info

Food in Jars

Running PressBook Pub | May 22, 2012 | 224 pages
A comprehensive guide to home preserving and canning in small batches provides seasonally arranged recipes for 100 jellies, spreads, salsas and more while explaining the benefits of minimizing dependence on processed, store-bought preserves.  More Info

Peanuts: Snoopy Loves to Doodle

Running Press Kids | August 9, 2011 | 64 pages
What is Snoopy drawing on his easel? Where is Charlie Brown going to kick the football? And what is Lucy's advice booth going to look like? Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the Peanuts gang are up to their usual antics in this fun-filled doodle book. One-color drawings and simple prompts... More Info

Doodle Zoo

Running Press Kids | July 26, 2011 | 64 pages
Packed with pandas, loaded with lions, and bursting with baboons, this new Doodle book is no walk in the park! With a variety of animals from around the world to doodle and color, Doodle Zoo is the perfect way for kids to explore and learn about animals in an original and interactive way. Doodlers... More Info