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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.

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Sale Ended January 22, 2011

Chronicle Books

From Blahniks to blooms, and from Audrey Hepburn to the Grateful Dead, this collection of coffee-table tomes literally includes something for everyone. Note to chefs: Don’t miss Lobel’s Meat Bible and The Ski Country Cookbook. And Eat, Drink, and Be Gorgeous: Well, everyone would do well to own a copy of that.

Sale Ended August 21, 2014

Hipster Accents & Books

The decorative accents on offer here are all offbeat, out of the ordinary, and on the mark for any hipster home. Mix and match with abandon – there are no bad combinations in the bunch.

Sale Ended May 26, 2013

Books for Dad

Looking for the perfect gift for your stylish dad? These beautifully illustrated, well-written books are the answer. Architecture, design, fashion, luxury brands — the makings of the good life are represented in this selection.

Sale Ended March 28, 2014

Refresh Your Library: Chronicle Books

This 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.

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