Books published by Workman Publishing


Paint by Sticker Kids: Unicorns & Magic

Workman Publishing Company | April 30, 2019 | 34 pages
Paint by Sticker Kids has taken off! The four previous titles combined have 761,000 copies in print and are showing strong sales across a whole swath of retailers. Now introducing title number five, Paint by Sticker Kids: Unicorns and Magic, hitting the sweet spot of fantasy, this Paint by Sticker... More Info

How to Die Alone

Workman Publishing | April 16, 2019 | 144 pages
There’s an entire industry built on the idea of helping people to push hard and succeed in love, work, fitness, and finances. But what about those people who would so much rather stay home and eat pizza with the cat while binge-watching Netflix? Who’s telling them that it’s OK to be a couch... More Info

Damned If You Do . . .

Workman Publishing | May 14, 2019 | 416 pages
A perennial bestseller that begins with a warning: Proceed with caution. This book is only for those with a twisted imagination. Be prepared to leave conventional thought behind and join the ranks of the demented and insane. Previously published as Would You Rather . . .?, with 356,000 copies in... More Info

Keep Going

Workman Publishing | April 2, 2019 | 224 pages
The world is crazy. Creative work is hard. And nothing is getting any easier! In his previous books—Steal Like an Artistand Show Your Work!, New York Times bestsellers with over a million copies in print combined—Austin Kleon gave readers the key to unlock their creativity and then showed them... More Info

Know Yourself

Workman Publishing | April 2, 2019 | 208 pages
Incisive questions can inspire self-reflection, spark ideas, and, best of all, reveal surprising truths. From Flow, the champions of meditating on life’s simple pleasures, here’s a book of 165 creative questions, some sweet, some silly, some unexpectedly provocative, that will open the mind to... More Info

The Big Book of Less

Workman Publishing Company | April 2, 2019 | 224 pages
Celebrate the joys of living with less. Less stuff. Less stress. Less overthinking. Less judgment. Less excess. Combining the hands-on activity and beautiful production value that made A Book That Takes Its Time a bestseller, with 204,000 copies in print, The Big Book of Less presents a message... More Info

No One Does It Like You

Workman Publishing | April 2, 2019 | 160 pages
In a world that demands so much from women, every hour of every day, affirmations are a powerful part of self-care, a way of strengthening the self, quieting the noise, and finding inner peace. They are simple but potent words that, when spoken with intention as a daily practice, help us become our... More Info

Indestructibles: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Workman Publishing Company | April 30, 2019 | 12 pages
With over 4 million copies in print and continually growing sales, INDESTRUCTIBLES is becoming the trusted series for introducing little ones to story time. From artist Maddie Frost, here are three delightful additions to the series, each featuring lyrics from beloved children’s songs for a... More Info

Indestructibles: Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Workman Publishing Company | April 30, 2019 | 12 pages
With over 4 million copies in print and continually growing sales, INDESTRUCTIBLES is becoming the trusted series for introducing little ones to story time. From artist Maddie Frost, here are three delightful additions to the series, each featuring lyrics from beloved children’s songs for a... More Info

Indestructibles: The Itsy Bitsy Spider

Workman Publishing Company | April 30, 2019 | 12 pages
With over 4 million copies in print and continually growing sales, INDESTRUCTIBLES is becoming the trusted series for introducing little ones to story time. From artist Maddie Frost, here are three delightful additions to the series, each featuring lyrics from beloved children’s songs for a... More Info

My Book of Beautiful Oops!

Workman Publishing | May 30, 2017 | 52 pages
Every mistake is an opportunity to make something beautiful. This is the central idea of Beautiful Oops!, Barney Saltzberg’s beloved bestseller—and now My Book of Beautiful Oops!, an interactive journal for young artists, takes that principle into unexpected new directions. A hands-on journal... More Info

Creativity Takes Courage

Workman Publishing | August 21, 2018 | 208 pages
From the creative minds at Flow magazine, a practical and inspirational guide to finding the courage creativity requires: the courage to fail, the courage to step out of one's comfort zone, the courage to be bored, the courage to get started. Twelve creative "dares" are presented with text,... More Info

The Tiny Book of Tiny Pleasures

Workman Publishing | April 4, 2017 | 400 pages
Here's the sweetest reminder imaginable that it's the little things in life that make us happy. Little things like sharing tea with a friend. An ice cream cone with sprinkles. Parking the car in one go. Finding a forgotten item of clothing in the closet. The smell in the air right after a summer... More Info

The Quotable Ali

Workman Publishing | May 1, 2018 | 160 pages
The Greatest in his own unforgettable words. This collection of quotes is accompanied by family photographs and the stories behind the sayings by Ali's daughter and biographer, Hana Ali. A book of inspiration, humor, and Ali s inimitable way with words, it s a unique look at a unique and beloved... More Info

Life in the Sloth Lane

Workman Publishing | April 17, 2018 | 144 pages
Photos of adorable sloths illustrate a mindfulness book that reminds us to slow down and appreciate the small things.  More Info

In Vino Duplicitas

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 272 pages
Nobody can know them all, certainly not Rudy Kurniawan, who never set eyes on Burgundy. In the end, it was his imprecise knowledge of a particular domaine's history that tripped him up. It happened amid extreme merriment, one spring evening, in New York. The mistakes that he made, minuscule and... More Info

Random Illustrated Facts

Workman Publishing | October 17, 2017 | 208 pages
Trivia meets its match. Did you know that Napoleon was once attacked by rabbits? Or that the Mars Rover sang itself "Happy Birthday"? How about the odd ingredient Civil War soldiers used to make coffee? From Jupiter's diamond showers to why pirates wore eye patches to the delightful link between... More Info

How to Read Nature

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 160 pages
Nobody wakes up in the morning and decides to shut down their senses and stumble through each day in an oblivious bubble, and yet some people end up having much richer experiences than others. In How to Read Nature, natural navigator Tristan Gooley strives to reawaken our senses to help us... More Info

The Original Area Mazes

Workman Publishing | October 3, 2017 | 160 pages
The rules are simple . . . The math is easy . . .The puzzles get harder and harder! Once you match wits with area mazes, you'll be hooked! Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value. Just Remember: Area = length � width Use spatial reasoning to find helpful... More Info

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 416 pages
"An effervescent work, brimming with tales and confounding ideas carried in the 'epic poem in our cells.'"--Guardian In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our species--births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and a lot of sex. But those stories have always been locked... More Info


Workman Publishing | October 17, 2017 | 352 pages
What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine--yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison--was... More Info

Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me

Workman Publishing | October 3, 2017 | 176 pages
A book that will delight every cat lover, full of wise and unforgettable life lessons, each paired with the perfect photo. Cats are the ultimate savants, possessing intelligence, poise, and sass in equal measure. They know when to play it cool, and when to pounce; when to fly solo, and when to... More Info

Demagoguery and Democracy

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 144 pages
A clear-eyed guide to demagoguery: What it is, why it's dangerous, and how we can defeat it  More Info

The Trouble with Reality

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 96 pages
Reality. It used to seem so simple--reality just was, like the weather. Why question it, let alone disagree about it? And then came the assault, an unending stream of "fake news," "alternative facts," and lies disguised as truths that is overwhelming our notions of reality. Now we can't even agree... More Info

Every Body Yoga

Workman Publishing | April 4, 2017 | 224 pages
From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes. It's a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we. It's a book for readers already doing yoga,... More Info

Strong Is the New Pretty

Workman Publishing | March 7, 2017 | 256 pages
Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls being 100%... More Info


Workman Publishing | January 10, 2017 | 272 pages
A smart, funny, provocative guide to the hidden dangers of parentspeak those seemingly innocent phrases parents use when speaking to their young children, from Good job! to Can you say thank you? that advocates for a more conscious approach to parenting based on respect and love for the child as an... More Info

Body Kindness

Workman Publishing | December 27, 2016 | 256 pages
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417 More Games, Puzzles, & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

Workman Publishing | September 28, 2016 | 424 pages
Cross-train your brain! Exercising the brain is like exercising the body--with the right program, you can keep your brain young, strong, agile, and adaptable. And like the most effective exercise, you don't target just one area. This follow-up to the bestselling 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia... More Info

This Is Me

Workman Publishing | September 6, 2016 | 32 pages
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Boss Babes

Workman Publishing | September 6, 2016 | 96 pages
A playful and play-filled ode to strong women, BOSS BABES is a coloring and activity book filled with fun facts and whimsical black-and-white line drawings celebrating female powerhouses from Beyonce to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dolly Parton to Malala, Tina Fey to Serena Williams. On every page is a... More Info

Atlas Obscura

Workman Publishing | August 31, 2016 | 480 pages
A one-of-a-kind gift book celebrating the world's most wondrous and unusual places - from macabre museums to magical natural phenomena - in all corners of the globe.  More Info

Eek! Halloween!

Workman Publishing | August 23, 2016 | 24 pages
Boynton celebrates Halloween! A new addition to the Boynton on Board series, with over 21 million copies sold, Eek! Halloween! is all treat and no tricks, a journey with Boynton and her nutty characters through the tradition of Halloween. It starts with an uh-oh--the chickens are nervous! Strange... More Info

Unlikely Friendships: Dogs

Workman Publishing | August 23, 2016 | 248 pages
A new book from the New York Times bestselling series. Enhanced with beautiful full-color photographs, these true stories of camaraderie, affection, and remarkable bravery are from the author of the New York Times bestsellers Unlikely Friendships, Unlikely Loves, and Unlikely Heroes, as well as... More Info

Peace & Parsnips

Workman Publishing | May 31, 2016 | 336 pages
Make way for a charming, creative, fun-loving vegan cookbook from a singularly talented chef here are recipes bursting with flavor, inspired by cuisines from around the world, for fully-fledged vegans and unrepentant carnivores alike Be amazed at the incredible flavors in over 150 recipes that... More Info

What to Expect When You're Expecting

Workman Publishing | May 31, 2016 | 656 pages
Offers advice, insight, and tips for moms and dads, discussing pregnancy and birthing practices, prenatal screenings, postpartum birth control, and nutrition.  More Info

The Vegetable Butcher

Workman Publishing | March 22, 2016 | 352 pages
The craft of butchery meets the pleasure of garden-fresh vegetables in this A-to-Z veggie primer packed with how-to prep info (with step-by-step photos) and more than 150 modern, exciting recipes featuring vegetables at the center of the plate.  More Info

Patterns of the Universe

Workman Publishing | December 1, 2015 | 144 pages
An ingenious coloring book that reveals math's hidden beauty--and contemplative power--as never before Publisher's note:This coloring book has also been published in the UK, under the title Snowflake, Seashell, Star and in somewhat different form. Patterns of the Universe is the North American... More Info

The Totally Irresponsible Science Kit

Workman Publishing | September 1, 2015 | 72 pages
Stand back--genius at work! Adapted from the bestselling Book of Totally Irresponsible Science and Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science, with 367,000 copies in print combined, here is a kit to perform 18 experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink. Included is a fully... More Info

One, Two, Three!

Workman Publishing Company | June 18, 1993 | 24 pages
A counting book featuring animals from one to ten. On board pages with a die-cut cover.  More Info

Perfect Piggies!

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 20 pages
From their wonderfully round noses to their curly little tails, piggies describe how perfect they are, how much they have in common, and how they differ, too.  More Info

Fifteen Animals!

Workman Publishing Company | June 18, 2019 | 24 pages
A boy describes his fifteen pets, almost all of which are named Bob. On board pages.  More Info

The Pocket Parent

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 379 pages
Presents advice for parents of two-to-five-year-olds, beginning with an overall approach to discipline, followed by an A-to-Z compendium of common problems and their solutions.  More Info

1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die

Workman Publishing | January 13, 2015 | 1008 pages
Features the tastes, ingredients, restaurants, dishes, and recipes from around the globe every food lover should try, including blood oranges from Italy, poutine from Canada, and piri-piri shrimp from Mozambique.  More Info

Kaleidoscopia Book and Kit

Workman Publishing Company | September 9, 2014 | 136 pages
"Scope it out: Here's a one-of-a-kind book of kaleidoscopes, plus a kit that contains everything you need to build your own. From Carolyn Bennett-author of The Kids' Book of Kaleidoscopes, with 185,000 copies in print-Kaleidoscopia! is the comprehensive update and revision loaded with kaleidoscope... More Info

Potato Chip Science

Workman Publishing | September 1, 2010 | 96 pages
Snack on science! Make a science of snacks! Potato Chip Science is the book and kit that's an irresistible introduction to science for 8- to 12-year-olds. Here are 29 incredible experiments--plus one edible project--that use potato chips, potatoes, potato chip bags, tubes, and lids.  More Info

The Kids' Book of Chess

Workman Publishing | January 1, 1990 | 96 pages
Traces the history of chess, describes the pieces and how they move, and discusses the strategy of the game.  More Info

Excavate! Dinosaurs

Workman Publishing | October 1, 2014 | 80 pages
The ultimate gift for dinosaur-loving kids ages 7 and up! With fun text and colorful illustrations, paleontologist Jon Tennant explains the anatomy, habits, and diet of 12 dinosaurs from the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic eras and then provides pop-out pieces of their skeletons for kids to... More Info

Beautiful Oops!

Workman Publishing | June 18, 2019 | 28 pages
Demonstrates the many ways that torn, crinkled, and smudged bits of paper can be transformed into various shapes and images.  More Info

Big Magic for Little Hands

Workman Publishing Company | November 3, 2014 | 96 pages
Kids love magic. They love to see it, and they love to do it. Enter Joshua Jay, who started doing magic when he was 7 and was named champion at the World Magic Seminar (the Olympics of magic) by the time he was 16. His Big Magic for Little Hands is packed with 25 astonishing illusions for kids ages... More Info