Books published by Workman Publishing

How to Read Nature

Workman Publishing | October 20, 2017 | 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 | October 20, 2017 | 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

Quackery

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
$14.95

Demagoguery and Democracy

Workman Publishing | October 20, 2017 | 144 pages
A clear-eyed guide to demagoguery: What it is, why it's dangerous, and how we can defeat it  More Info
$13.95

The Trouble with Reality

Workman Publishing | October 20, 2017 | 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
$24.95

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
$26.95

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
$22.95

ParentSpeak

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 | October 20, 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 | October 20, 2017 | 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 | October 20, 2017 | 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 | October 20, 2017 | 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 | October 20, 2017 | 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

Peanuts

Workman Publishing Company | September 23, 2014 | 10 pages
An addition to the popular print-book animation series features 10 memorable scenes from The Peanuts, including Snoopy fighting the Red Baron, Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown, Sally dancing with Linus and more, each paired with an inspirational quote.  More Info

The Bunny Rabbit Show!

Workman Publishing Company | September 1, 2014 | 24 pages
Introduces ten rabbits who like to dance, sing, jump, and wiggle their noses in unison to entertain their audience, but anyone is welcome to join the chorus line after donning a pair of bunny ears.  More Info

Star Wars Workbook: 2nd Grade Math

Workman Publishing Company | June 17, 2014 | 96 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Star Wars Workbook: 1st Grade Math

Workman Publishing Company | June 17, 2014 | 96 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Star Wars Workbook: Kindergarten Phonics and ABCs

Workman Publishing Company | June 17, 2014 | 112 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Star Wars Workbook - Preschool Shapes, Colors, and Patterns

Workman Publishing | June 17, 2014 | 95 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Kindergarten Writing & ABCs

Workman Publishing | June 17, 2014 | 93 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Kindergarten Math Skills

Workman Publishing | June 17, 2014 | 90 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Star Wars Workbook: Preschool ABC Fun

Workman Publishing Company | June 17, 2014 | 128 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Star Wars Workbook, Preschool Number Fun

Workman Publishing | June 17, 2014 | 95 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

2nd Grade Reading

Workman Publishing | June 17, 2014 | 91 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Star Wars Workbook: 1st Grade Writing Skills

Workman Publishing Company | June 17, 2014 | 96 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

1st Grade Reading

Workman Publishing | June 17, 2014 | 91 pages
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the BRAIN QUEST Workbooks. Twelve titles launch the... More Info

Pocket Piggies Colors!

Workman Publishing | February 25, 2014 | 16 pages
Introduces young readers to colors using simple text and colorful photographs of teacup pigs.  More Info

Pocket Piggies Numbers

Workman Publishing Company | February 25, 2014 | 16 pages
Could there be a cuter way to learn colors and numbers? Announcing a new line of board books featuring the irresistible Teacup Pigs of Pennywell Farm. Small enough to hold in the palm of your hand, the Pennywell pigs are an adorable lot. They're also naturals in front of the camera—especially the... More Info

Show Your Work!

Workman Publishing Company | October 20, 2017 | 240 pages
A guide to self-promotion explains how to become more known by letting other artists glean inspiration from one's original work, sharing illustrations, quotes and stories that demonstrate key strategies in generosity-based self-promotion. By the best-selling author of Steal Like an Artist.... More Info

Keep Your Brain Alive

Workman Publishing Company | March 11, 2014 | 228 pages
Over 40? Getting forgetful? Having trouble learning new things, or remembering that actress's name without reaching for your smartphone? Neurobics are simple, unique brain exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime. Now, the Neurobics bestseller How to Keep Your Brain Alive is repackaged in a... More Info

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