Chronicle Books publishes glorious books for adults and children; its collection of beautifully illustrated, well-written coffee-table tomes includes something for everyone. Read up on food, fashion, art, design, travel, and more, and get inspired to live the good life. With its enviable San Francisco location, Chronicle Books has established itself as a leader in the field of quirky, memorable books and stationery. Phelps Dewey, who worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, established the publishing house in 1968. Today it has a number of bestselling titles under its belt, including the New York Times best-selling Griffin and Sabine series by Nick Bantock, the New York Times best-selling Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, The Beatles Anthology, best-selling What's Your Poo Telling You?, Mom and Dad are Palindromes byMark Shulman, the Worst-Case Scenario series by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht, the children's series Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows, and Papa, do you love me and Golden Kite Award winner Mama, do you love me by Barbara M. Joosse.
Renowned for their lavish photography and top-notch text, Phaidon’s books elevate cultural writing to an art form. Shop the sale to get inside an influential lensman’s mind (<i>Guy Bourdin</i>), get inspired by beautiful interiors (<i>The American House</i>) — or just get ideas for dinner (<i>Fish: Recipes from the Sea</i>).
Whip up a fantastic dish from the lushly illustrated cookbooks by London-based art and architecture publisher Phaidon. Throwing a party? Pick up <i>The Book of Tapas</i>. Craving Italian? Flip through <i>Tuscany</i>. There are even classic titles for little chefs, including <I>The Silver Spoon for Children</i>.
Look to this San Francisco-based imprint for intrepid, picturesque tomes on photography, food, culture, and urbanism. Get ready for football season with <i>The NFL Gameday Cookbook</i>, or explore the art of dessert-making with <i>Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey</i>. Combine architecture, history, and exercise with the City Walk series, which takes you for adventures on foot through locales such as Paris, Chicago, and Toronto. Choose from the paperback or deck-of-card version of the guides—and there are even installments for kids, too!
Moms-to-be, meet your secret weapon: This reading selection covers it all, from baby bump to the toddler years and everything in between. Keeping track of special milestones is easy with these ready-made pregnancy and baby journals. Looking for a gift for an expectant mom? Look to the <i>You Owe Me</i> book, which offers ideas for 30 things you can do for new moms.