Chronicle Books Desktop Books
Whether you're traveling solo, on a family vacation or settling in for your commute, travel is a time for wandering thoughts and new experiences. We often focus on where we are going and how we are going to get there, but this book challenges you to gain fulfillment through inspirational quotes, practical travel tips and observations on the journey. 4.375" x 5.25" 192 pages Paper Imported
Paperback; 48 pages Fully interactive book of coloring pages, unbelievably clever activities, and smart plays on rap culture that brings rap stars and their music right into your living room Paper Imported
Challenge preconceived notions about confidence and enjoy a heightened sense of self awareness with this inspirational and empowering book, packed with tips, quotes and exercises designed to improve faith in yourself. 4.375" x 5.25" 192 pages Paper Imported
"The Little Book of Mindfulness" is a pocket-sized guide to help you calm your mind and lighten your spirit. In this invaluable book is a collection of inspirational quotes, key research findings, tips for how to get the most out of the practice and a variety of short inspired activities. It can be opened at any page to help you center and balance your mind in a few quick and easy steps. 5.2"L x 4.4"W x 0.9"D Paper Imported
Packed with inspirational quotes and tips, this book encourages you to cherish and nurture your new and old relationships. 4.375" x 5.25" 192 pages Paper Imported
From the experts at Parenting magazine comes this essential planner that's both an informative guide to pregnancy and a keepsake journal for moms-to-be. Organized week by week and packed with insights from experienced moms along with helpful charts and checklists, Pregnancy Planner offers practical and emotional support in a beautiful package. The lay-flat binding and handy tabs make it easy to keep track of the myriad details throughout these nine months, while the stylish design provides an attractive place to document early memories. With detailed advice on diet, exercise, sex, and sleep as well as tips on what gear to buy, this invaluable resource is the perfect planner for expecting moms.144 Pages Measures 8" x 9.75"
This keepsake offers a special way to celebrate the moments, stories, and rituals that make each family unique. With space to capture each loved one's personality, favorite recipes, unforgettable vacations, and much more, this journal will become an heirloom to be cherished and shared for years to come.Measures: 7-1/2 x 9 in; 96 pp.
This gorgeous book shows how to mix personal touches with vintage style for a truly meaningful celebration. Each chapter from wedding stylist Elizabeth Demos features photographs from real weddings and easy-to-follow instructions for achieving the look. With 200 photographs, 12 inspiring mood boards, creative styling ideas, and guidance on sourcing accents and materials, Vintage Wedding Style bursts with brilliant ways to create an unforgettable wedding.Measures: 10" x 1" x 9"
What could be more festive than a fancy cookie and a shimmering cocktail? This timeless collection will get you in the mood for your next fete. And with a photograph of every cookie and drink, you may want to host the party again and again. Cheers! Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.25" x 6.25" x .5"
Being a fabulous bridesmaid these days calls for much more than dyeing your heels to match your dress, especially now that the Internet is the bride's best friend. Fortunately, this all-new edition from bridesmaid expert Kate Chynoweth shares how to be the very best bridesmaid possible. Learn how to host the loveliest bridal shower, throw an unforgettable bachelorette party, use social networking, and support the bride on her big day. Fully updated and with downloadable templates for invitations, party games, and more, this illustrated and informative guide is the perfect resource.Measures: 6.2" x 0.8" x 8.2"
From favorite cookbook author Julia Turshen comes this practical and inspiring handbook for political activism—with recipes. As the millions who marched in January 2017 demonstrated, activism is the new normal. When people search for ways to resist injustice and express support for civil rights, environmental protections, and more, they begin by gathering around the table to talk and plan. These dishes foster community and provide sustenance for the mind and soul, including a dozen of the healthy, affordable recipes Turshen is known for, plus over 15 more recipes from a diverse range of celebrated chefs. With stimulating lists, extensive resources, and essays from activists in the worlds of food, politics, and social causes, Feed the Resistance is a must have handbook for anyone hoping to make a difference.
There's no picnic quite like a Tanglewood Picnic! This delightful book by Gina Hyams celebrates the eight-decade tradition of picnicing on the lawn at Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer home in Lenox, Massachusetts. Featuring 150 photos of Tanglewood picnickers from the 1940's through the present, plus a dozen classic picnic recipes and the ultimate Tanglewood picnic checklist. Hardcover. Dimensions: 8.25" x 6.25" x .5"
This is a fun book for any fashion guru! It provides fun illustrated examples of all 50 alternative ways that you can wear a scarf. This is a great gift idea for your fashion lover.
Oh, you know the dogs weren't going to let the cats get away with that! This canine companion to I Could Pee on This, the beloved volume of poems by cats, I Could Chew on This will have dog lovers laughing out loud. Doggie laureates not only chew on quite a lot of things, they also reveal their creativity, their hidden motives, and their eternal (and sometimes misguided) effervescence.
Cocktails for the Holidays will keep the spirits flowing at your holiday gatherings. Fifty cocktail recipes collected from notable bartenders from the United States, Canada and Australia combine top-notch ingredients with skill and creativity. The perfect gift for any hostess or cocktail enthusiast. Hardcover. Dimensions: 6.25" x 8.25" x .5"
By the editors of Imbibe Magazine, The American Cocktail invites you to travel the 50 states, with recipes that are fun, modern twists on heritage drinks. The perfect gift for a cocktail-lover's collection!Dimensions: 6.75" x 8.25" x 1"
Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don't believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover that wishes can come true in the most unexpected ways. The poetic text and heartwarming illustrations evoke the true essence of the holiday season and will inspire wishers everywhere. This gem of a book deserves center stage year round. Pictures by Chris Turnham, words by Kyo Maclear. 40 pages Ages 2-5y
With playful prose and vivid art, Things to Do brings to life the small moments and secret joys of a child's day. There are wonders everywhere. In the sky and on the ground—blooming in a flower bed, dangling from a silken thread, buzzing through the summer air—waiting ...waiting to be found. In this thoughtful and ingenious collection of poems, Elaine Magliaro, an elementary school teacher for more than three decades and a school librarian for three years, and illustrator Catia Chien provide a luminous glimpse of the ordinary wonders all around us.
A captivating exploration of how a family gets a farm ready for the snow of winter, Sleep Tight Farm lyrically connects each growing season to the preparations at the very end of the farm year. This beautiful and informative book paints a fascinating picture of what winter means to the farm year and to the family that shares its seasons, from spring's new growth, summer's heat, and fall's bounty to winter's well-earned rest. All year long the farm has worked to shelter us, feed us, keep us warm, and now it's time to sleep. By Eugenie Doyle.36 pagesAges 2-5y
2017 Mildred L. Batchelder Award WinnerRenowned children's book creator Taro Gomi has created another masterpiece. In this beautiful testament to wondering, a young girl gazes out to where the water meets the sky and wonders what lies beyond the waves. Boats filled with toys? Skyscrapers filled with people? Houses filled with families? Or, maybe, over the ocean stands someone not so different from the girl herself, returning her gaze. In this celebration of imagination's power, young readers will find joy in the mystery of the faraway, the unknown, and the just-beyond. 36 pagesAges 4-6y