Chronicle Books Spring 2017 Frontlist Catalogue by Raincoast Books

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comes with its own library checkout card inside the cover the card catalog books cards and literary treasures by the library of congress • foreword by carla hayden the library of congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards first edition book covers and photographs from the library’s magnificent archives this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of the world’s most famous libraries and the brilliant catalog system that has kept it organized for hundreds of years packed with engaging facts on literary classics— from ulysses to the cat in the hat to shakespeare’s first folio to the catcher in the rye—this package is an ode to the enduring magic and importance of books the library of congress is an unparalleled world resource based in washington d.c the library holds

floret farm’s cut flower garden grow harvest and arrange stunning seasonal blooms by erin benzakein with julie chai • photographs by michèle m waite from erin benzakein a leader in the locaflor farm-tocenterpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned floret flower farm cut flower garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season this beautiful guide to growing harvesting and arranging gorgeous blooms yearround gives readers vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create showstopping arrangements with irresistible photos of erin’s flower farm that showcase exquisite blooms tips for growing in a variety of spaces and climates as well as step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands airy centerpieces and romantic floral décor for every season floret farm’s cut flower garden informs and entices

go forth a d u lt go forth is the perfect dose of positivity and kick-inthe-pants motivation to get out and get living making and doing chock-full of uplifting text-based art with an emphasis on being brave courageous and authentic it’s the perfect gift for grads travelers or anyone else in need of inspiration as they embark on a new adventure think everything is going to be ok and you are so loved with an audacious new look—bold rather than sweet—fit for the contemporary reader go forth also available $12.95 us hc • 978-1-4521-5510-4 5 x 7 in 96 pp full-color images photographs throughout unjacketed rights w inspiration/gift books pub month april advice from my 80-year-old self $16.95 hc 978-1-4521-3993-7 everything is going to be ok $12.95 hc 978-0-8118-7877-7 whatever you are be a good one $14.95 hc 978-1-4521-2483-4 30 p 8 0 0 7 5 9 019 0 f 8 0 0 2 8 6 9 471

from the creators of the #1 new york times bestseller goodnight goodnight construction site mighty mighty construction site by sherri duskey rinker and tom lichtenheld at last—here from the team behind the beloved international bestseller comes a companion to goodnight goodnight construction site all of our favorite trucks are back on the construction site—this time with a focus on team-building friendship and working together to make a big task seem small down in the big construction site the crew faces their biggest job yet and will need the help of new construction friends to get it done working as a team there’s nothing they can’t do the millions of fans of goodnight goodnight construction site are in for a mighty good time more than 1.5 million copies sold in the series mighty/goodnight construction site 16-copy filled display $271.84 978-1-4521-8826-3 includes 12 copies of mighty mighty construction site and 4 copies of goodnight goodnight

spanish l anguage mix it up has sold more than 250,000 copies ¡mézclalo bien yo no hice mi tarea porque mix it up spanish language edition • by hervé tullet i didn’t do my homework because spanish language edition by davide cali • illustrated by benjamin chaud accept hervé tullet’s invitation to mix it up in a dazzling adventure of color and tones follow the artist’s simple instructions and suddenly colors appear mix splatter and vanish in a vivid world powered only by the reader’s imagination tullet sets readers on an extraordinary journey of color motion and interactivity without ever relying on the bells and whistles of technology this spanish-language edition joins presiona aquí press here in bringing tullet’s whimsy and wonder to an ever-widening audience children’s hervé tullet is known as “the prince of preschool.” a former ad agency art director and magazine illustrator he is the

praise for previous books by jeff mack good news bad news h“flat-out hilarious.” —publishers weekly starred review h“an instructive and entertaining primer on the art of friendship and the complexity of joy.” —kirkus reviews starred review ah ha h“a story that’s as funny as it is fraught with incident it’s gorgeous too.” —publishers weekly starred review h“terrific for children just learning their letters and a stellar read-aloud.” —shelf awareness starred review mine by jeff mack start with one rock add two mice the end result a neverending battle or is it using only one word along with many brightly colored and lively illustrations jeff mack brings his hallmark humor to this rollicking book that will have readers of every age reconsidering whether “mine!” is the best answer children’s jeff mack has illustrated more than a dozen children’s books several of which he

new in paperback “[a comedic gem.” more than 120,000 —parents’ choice foundation copies sold in hardcover the night i followed the dog more than 150,000 copies sold in hardcover “budding entomologists will fly to this book like bees to honey will be a hit at storytime.” —school library journal bugs bugs bugs by nina laden by bob barner “i have a dog nothing exotic or special just an ordinary dog.” or so this little boy thinks—until one morning when he opens the door a little early and sees his dog jump out of a limousine that night he decides to follow his dog and that’s when the fun starts in a nighttime romp around town where he learns what adventures dogs get up to while their humans are fast asleep a terrific read-aloud and true “comedic gem” parents’ choice nina laden’s story will have everyone captivated by the coolest dog around “budding entomologists will fly to this book

happiness is travel a journal by lisa swerling and ralph lazar for the adventure enthusiast or armchair traveler this delightful journal is the perfect place to jot down favorite recollections from journeys near and far just the right size to pack in a carry-on or jacket pocket when it’s filled it becomes a sweet travel keepsake of the happiest memories $9.95 us • 978-1-4521-4841-0 paperback journal 5 x 5 in 252 pp lined and unlined pages 2-color illustrations throughout elastic band closure rights w journals/travel pub month march see p.36-37 and 172-173 in the chronicle books complete backlist catalog for other titles in the happiness is series lisa swerling and ralph lazar are famed illustrators authors of the new york times bestseller me without you and the creators of the internationally beloved brand happiness is they live in marin county california travel journal coastal getaway by sukie this retro-looking journal from celebrated uk– based design

tropical fruit journals playful journals for those who dream of summertime all year long new format so sweet you’ll want to take a bite these journals mimic two delicious tropical fruits with bold designs clever die-cut covers and colored pages vibrant and playful they’ll add a pop of color and summer fun to every day pineapple journal by erin jang $12.95 us • 978-1-4521-4261-6 hardcover 5 x 7 in 144 pp die-cut cover colored and gridded pages rights w journals pub month march watermelon journal by erin jang $12.95 us • 978-1-4521-4260-9 hardcover 5 x 7 in 144 pp die-cut cover colored pages 1-color spot illustration repeating throughout rights w journals pub month march erin jang is an illustrator graphic designer and owner of the design studio the indigo bunting she lives in new york city pizza party 12 notecards envelopes die-cut notecards that look like pizza yes with a choice of cheese pepperoni veggie or hawaiian slices—plus a sticker sheet full

gourmet surefire sellers small victories plenty gjelina huckleberry $35 hc • 978-1-4521-4309-5 $35.00 hc • 978-1-4521-0124-8 $35.00 hc • 978-1-4521-2809-2 $35.00 hc • 978-1-4521-2352-3 rachel khoo is a london fashion publicist la joie de vivre is best experienced turned paris-based food creative she came to by sharing a home-cooked meal and despite the france for pâtisserie and after earning her degree at stereotype you don’t have to be a chef to experience le cordon bleu started baking sweet treats for the la joie of french cuisine culinary bookstore and tea salon la cocotte the little paris kitchen is a modern approach to “you may think french cuisine is overlooked these days stereotyped with the stuffy image of an old-fashioned chef laboring over a terribly complicated dish finished with a ton of butter ‘mais non!’ i say french flavors and techniques needn’t be out of reach of the everyday home cook she now travels the

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