Adult Books Fall/Winter 2010 by Chronicle Books

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tulipa xx 118 tulipa xx 119 the tulip anthology photographs by ron van dongen · foreword by anna pavord coveted by kings and admired by gardeners in ancient and modern times alike the tulip has nearly brought nations to moral and economic ruin the tulip anthology is a beautiful and comprehensive celebration of this most astonishing and beloved of flowers ron van dongen s lush color photography is paired with visual art from the last thousand years as well as writings on the mystery and wonder of the tulip from throughout human history a foreword by best-selling author and tulip expert anna pavord explores the bloom s rich cultural history and rounds out this vast and sumptuous anthology a deluxe gift for flower lovers this book rivals the beauty of the tulip itself ron van dongen s beloved photographs of flowers have been exhibited worldwide he lives in portland oregon anna pavord is the author of the new york times best-seller tulip the story of a flower that has made men mad she

includes photos by irving penn mario testino gilles bensimon steven meisel herb ritts bruce weber patrick demarchelier celebrities featured include madonna scarlett johansson stevie nicks kate moss naomi campbell sofia coppola lenny kravitz agness deyn anna sui by andrew bolton · preface by jack white · foreword by anna sui · introduction by steven meisel anna sui s trendsetting rock-and-roll looks have made her one of this decade s top five fashion icons time here in the first book to cover the entire scope of sui s twentyyear career fans get rare access to the designer s creative process this richly visual retrospective celebrates her influence from her first show that snared the support of supermodels naomi campbell linda evangelista christy turlington and kate moss to the role she s played in making the babydoll dress one of fashion s most iconic silhouettes with more than 400 photographs from legendary photographers this exquisite tome with a shimmering foil-stamped cover is

from seed to skillet contains everything the kitchen gardener needs to make the transit from vague dream to bountiful harvest and delicious meal michael pollan author of the omnivore s dilemma from seed to skillet a guide to growing tending harvesting and cooking up fresh healthy food to share with people you love by jimmy williams and susan heeger · photographs by eric staudenmaier jimmy williams learned all about vegetable gardening at the knee of his grandmother a south carolina native from a traditional gullah community whose members were descendents of caribbean slaves he pays homage to his family history in this inspiring step-by-step guide to designing and planting a backyard vegetable garden and growing one s own food with this essential garden manual home gardeners can learn how easy it is to plan a garden design and construct growing beds tend the crop without using harmful chemicals harvest gorgeous vegetables and cook a delicious feast using jimmy s favorite family

a heart-moving parable for our time from one of the graphic masters of our generation the present by bob gill the carefully wrapped present was perched half-hidden on his parents closet shelf arthur a little boy with a very large imagination feverishly tried to guess what it might contain a pet a shiny trumpet a new computer the possibilities were almost endless all for him and him alone until the doorbell interrupted his reverie what happened next is a remarkable and soul-satisfying reminder that the act of sharing is perhaps the greatest present of all a simple and timeless tale of spontaneous generosity told with understated humor a great warmth and a brilliantly direct graphic style which go to the very heart of the human experience with the gentle insight of a cup of christmas tea and the resonant innocence of the giving tree bob gill s book is destined to become a best-loved gift about gift-giving brooklyn-born bob gill s work as an artist and graphic designer has spanned

ultimately through the course of any life it is love that survives nurtures and endures humanity a celebration of friendship family love laughter ultimately through the course of any life it is love that survives nurtures and endures humanity a celebration of friendship family love laughter is a stunning collection of color and black-and-white photographs sourced from a major international photography competition to find extraordinary and geographically diverse photographs that celebrate humanity s moments of intimacy laughter and kinship featuring 150 images from around the world and complemented by heartwarming and inspiring quotes humanity a celebration of friendship family love laughter is a touching tribute to our most treasured relationships humanity $24.95 u.s edited by geoff blackwell humanity a celebration of friendship family love laughter by geoff blackwell 642 things to draw a rolling pin a robot a pickle a water tower a hammock a wasp a safety pin a kiss

includes poo pee farts and popular myths debunked happy hamster by mathijs van der paauw what s your poo telling you activity book by anish sheth m.d and josh richman illustrations by peter arkle and matt johnstone beloved by hamster aficionado mathijs van der paauw has created a truly unique collection of mini meals catered especially to pocket pets featuring fresh natural ingredients the recipes range from tiny tacos and micro pizzas to a pint-sized pasta bowl the book also covers hamster care tips and tricks never give one mustard and hamster statistics they love their treadmills even if you don t have a hamster you ll fall in love with the attention to detail and perfect presentation fully photographed for pages and pages of furry fun happy hamster is the ultimate in cute creatures and a hilarious new spin on the pocket pet craze mathijs van der paauw is the author and webmaster of he lives in the netherlands with his hamster lucy celebrate

creative inc the ultimate guide to running a successful freelance business by meg mateo ilasco and joy deangdeelert cho paper blossoms a book of beautiful bouquets for the table · by ray marshall as the hipster classic craft inc did for crafters this book will teach all types of creatives illustrators photographers graphic designers animators and more how to build a successful business doing what they love freelancing pros meg mateo ilasco and joy deangdeelert cho explain everything from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business accessible spunky and packed with practical advice creative inc is an essential for anyone ready to strike out on their own meg mateo ilasco started her freelance business mateo ilasco in 2005 and is the author of craft inc and the craft inc business planner meg lives in the san francisco bay area joy deangdeelert cho launched her design business oh joy in 2005 she works with clients nationwide and authors an

jack lenor larsen s longhouse by molly chappellet with jack lenor larsen · foreword by edward albee afterword by francis h cabot musical mathematics on the art and science of acoustic instruments · by cris forster internationally renowned for his weaving and textile design jack lenor larsen is also an accomplished and passionate gardener longhouse in east hampton new york is a diverse exhibition environment public garden and educational destination this book celebrates it as the living embodiment of larsen s personal and artistic philosophies photographer and long-time friend molly chappellet provides lush images and meditative text that highlight the interaction of art and nature both inside the house and throughout the gardens the book includes 220 photographs and a detailed image index containing art and horticultural information molly chappellet is a photographer writer designer and vintner she lives in napa california jack lenor larsen is an internationally known textile

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tote bag 2010 carry your books your groceries or just about anything in this handy take-along tote made entirely from recycled plastic bottles $2.99 us · £2.00 uk · 978-08118-7684-1 12 x 12 x 7½ inches · made from rpet 100 post-consumer recycled plastic bottles ently differ at at gift gift children s children s 680 second street san francisco ca 94107 to order call 1-800-759-0190 fax 1-800-286-9471 e-mail front cover photograph by angie dudley from cake pops uk and europe chronicle books uk the market building 72-82 rosebery avenue london ec1r 4rw distributed in canada by raincoast books 9050 shaughnessy street vancouver b.c v6p 6e5 · children s fall/winter 2010 · children s fall/winter 2010 · children s fall/winter 2010 · children s fall/winter 2010 see our gift and children s catalogs for additional exciting offerings from chronicle books 978-0-8118-8429-7 · · fall tirer 2010 fall w i nw en t