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PRESS HERE: Chronicle Children Bestseller

17 June 2011

New York Times Children’s Bestseller # 5 – Week of June 26, 2011 Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows [...]

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Just Announced! Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 2—Coming October 2011

6 June 2011
Twilight Graphic Novel Vol. 2

Don’t miss Volume 2 of the graphic novel adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight, by Young Kim! Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 2 Stephenie Meyer, Young Kim Hardcover Book — 9780316133197  $19.99 Orbit/Yen, Yen Press Graphic Novel US Pub: October 11, 2011 US Release: October 11, 2011 Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia The love story [...]

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid #6: CABIN FEVER—Coming November 2011

18 May 2011

****Updated June 16, 2011 Hold on Tight, this Winter has Bite 6 MILLION COPY FIRST PRINTING! Diary of a Wimpy Kid #6: Cabin Fever Jeff Kinney Hardcover Book — HC 9781419702235  $13.95 Abrams Books For Young Readers, Ya Fiction US Pub: November 1, 2011 The 6th Book in the International Bestselling middle-grade DIARY OF A [...]

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Chronicle Highlights: WCS Paranormal & Julius Lacing Cards

28 April 2011

WORST-CASE SCENARIO: PARANORMAL On hit TV shows, in best-selling books, blockbuster films, video games, and comics, pop culture has been overrun by hordes of vampires, zombies, werewolves, ghosts, wizards, and other paranormal creatures. Luckily, the authors of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series are back with all-new, expert advice designed to help readers fend off [...]

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Marvel’s X-Men, THOR, Captain America: Coming to Theaters Summer 2011

13 April 2011

Coming Summer 2011 to Theaters Across the Globe! THOR and X-Men: First Class are in theaters now and Captain America First Avenger is sure to follow the wild success of the summer’s hottest adventures.

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Chronicle Highlights: Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site and Def Leppard

1 April 2011

GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With [...]

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Chronicle Highlights: Art of Cars 2 & Worst Case-Scenario Adventure:Mars

28 March 2011

ART OF CARS 2 A gorgeous behind-the-scenes journey along the road that lead to the second CARS film. Includes details on the development of the second film from the first. Another in our successful line of ‘Art of Pixar’ books, ART OF CARS 2 shares the artwork and experiences of the animators behind Pixar’s most [...]

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New 6X9 Paperback Format for Tintin

2 March 2011
New 6X9 Format for Tintin

CHECK OUT THE TRAILER FOR THE TINTIN FILM coming December 23, 2011 from Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson In May and July 2011, Tintin comes to an exciting new 6X9 paperback format for young readers! These young reader editions will feature: • Popular paperback 6 inch X 9 inch trim, similar to today’s leading kids [...]

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March Marvel Add-On: TAKIO, from Eisner Award Winners Bendis & Oeming

24 February 2011

Just Announced from Marvel Icon: TAKIO by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming and Olivia Bendis (Hardcover Book, 9780785153269, $9.95, Marvel, Icon, All Ages, World, US Pub: March 16, 2011). TAKIO is the first all ages graphic novel series from Marvel’s Icon imprint and the first new creator owned book by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming since their award-winning, long-running Powers.

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Joel Osteen Returns to FaithWords

24 January 2011

***Breaking News from FaithWords*** JOEL OSTEEN SIGNS PUBLISHING AGREEMENT  WITH FAITHWORDS (NASHVILLE, TN) Hachette Book Group announced today that it has signed Joel Osteen, pastor of American’s largest church and bestselling author, to a publishing agreement. The first book is scheduled for publication in September 2011 on the FaithWords imprint. Osteen is the senior pastor [...]

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2010 and 2011 Award Winners from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

13 January 2011
Ship Breaker, Paolo Bagiculp

Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi HARDCOVER BOOK 9780316056212  $17.99 LITTLE BROWN BKS YOUNG READERS, Little, Brown US Pub: May 1, 2010 World, Excluding U.K. commonwealth WINNER 2011 Michael L. Printz Award 2011 Children’s Notable Book 2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults (Top Ten) A dystopian thriller set one hundred years in the future, in the gulf [...]

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Just Announced! JUSTIN BIEBER: In the Spotlight and Behind the Scenes FEBRUARY 2011

3 January 2011
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JUST ANNOUNCED! JUSTIN BIEBER: In the Spotlight and Behind the Scenes This new Superstars! tribute book celebrates the life and success of the young star- just in time for his upcoming movie, Never Say Never, out this Februaury. At 16, Justin Bieber has done it all. Two chart-topping albums, a best-selling book and a 3-D [...]

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May & June 2011 Mass Market & Trade Paperback International Sales Kit

14 December 2010

*****Updated on March 16th, 2011– Changes to THE BRAVE by Nicholas Evans CANCELED Changes  to CLEOPATRA, Stacy Schiff Now Available in International b-format. The MAY-JUNE 2011 international sales kit for mass market, paperback and hardcover titles is now available. Don’t miss the following editions that include: A recently announced title THE HEALING CODE by Dr. [...]

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RED RIDING HOOD by Sarah Blakely Cartwritght: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture from the Director of Twilight

12 December 2010
RED RIDING HOOD by Sarah Blakely Cartwright

The Gothic re-imagination of the classic fairy tale, RED RIDING HOOD is soon to be a thrilling film directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the record breaking director of the Twilight films. The film’s U.S. Release date is March 11, 2011,  starring Amanda Seyfried (Big Love, Dear John, Mean Girls) the award-winning Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight, [...]

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SHADOW named a Best Illustrated book of 2010

15 November 2010

SHADOW(HC, $15.99, 9780811872805) is chosen as one of the best Illustrated books of 2010 by The New York Times

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Chronicle Books Sell Sheet Archive Now Updated

15 November 2010

Updated sell sheets for CHRONICLE BOOKS Young Adults, Flowers & Garden, and all-things Wedding

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IVY & BEAN: Over 1 MILLION copies sold

3 November 2010

IVY & BEAN: Over 1 MILLION copies sold! Meet Ivy and Bean. Two best friends who never meant to like each other. Readers can’t get enough of these vibrant characters in this charming and addictive chapter book series from award-winning author Annie Barrows. Follow the adventures of Ivy and Bean as they chase ghosts, dinosaurs, and trouble—with great laughs and loads of fun along the way.

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OTHER GOOSE wins a coveted 2010 NAPPA Gold Award

14 October 2010

OTHER GOOSE wins  a coveted 2010 NAPPA Gold Award! The National Parenting Publications Award is promoted on Parenthood.com and through their social networks. It’s Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack Be Nimble, Miss Muffet, Little Boy Blue, and more, like you’ve never seen them before! Renowned artist J.otto Seibold re-nursuries and re-rhymes over the Mother [...]

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EMILY THE STRANGE – ON THE BIG SCREEN!

13 October 2010

Emily may be odd, but she always gets even! Meet Emily, the peculiar soul with long black hair, a wit of fire, and a posse of slightly sinister black cats. Famous for her barbed commentary and independent spirit, this rebel-child in black has spawned an Internet and merchandising phenomenon.

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Chronicle Highlights: CAKE POPS debuts on New York Times Bestsellers List

23 September 2010

Cake Pops
By Bakerella and Angie Dudley
HC, 9780811876377, $19.95
Release Date: July 16, 2010

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Just Announced! New Mass Market & Paperback Movie Tie-in editions for Michael Connelly’s THE LINCOLN LAWYER, coming to theaters in March 2011

18 August 2010

Just announced!  Michael Connelly’s bestselling THE LINCOLN LAWYER comes to movie theaters March 18, 2011. Hachette will publish trade papeback and mass market movie tie-in editions in January and February  2011, respectively. THE LINCOLN LAWYER features cynical defense attorney Mickey Haller in “One of the best novels Connelly has written” (USA TODAY). The film stars [...]

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5 Million Copy First Printing Announced for DIARY OF A WIMPY KID #5: THE UGLY TRUTH—Coming November 2010

29 July 2010
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5

New DIARY OF A WIMPY KID #5—Coming November 2010 (9780810984912)

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Philip Yancey’s WHAT GOOD IS GOD? Coming in C-Format Oct 2010

13 July 2010

What Good Is God? : In Search of a Faith That Matters Philip Yancey Journalist and spiritual seeker Philip Yancey has always struggled with the most basic questions of the Christian faith. The question he tackles in WHAT GOOD IS GOD? concerns the practical value of belief in God. His search for the answer to [...]

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Twilight Saga Complete Collection: COMING OCTOBER 2010 Now Including The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner

28 June 2010

For Twi-hard fans everywhere comes the ultimate gift this fall! Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, The Twilight Saga capture the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. This stunning box set comes complete with hardcover editions of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. Twilight Highlights: [...]

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HOP Media Tie-In Program

24 June 2010

HOP Media Tie-In Program

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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Box Set in HC and in PB—Coming October 2010

22 June 2010

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Box Set in HC and in PB—Coming October 2010

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DELIVERING HAPPINESS: An Instant #1 New York Times Business Best Seller—Coming to Int’l C September 2010

22 June 2010

DELIVER HAPPINESS: An Instant #1 New York Times Business Best Seller in Int’l C—Coming September 2010 (9780446585323 )

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DIARY OF A WIMPY KID International Box Set—Coming September 2010

17 June 2010
Wimpy Kid Box Set

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID International Box Set—Coming September 2010 (9780810997837)

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HALO UPRISING—Marvel Add-on Title for September 2010

16 June 2010

HALO UPRISING—Marvel Add-on Title for September 2010

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LIKE DANDELION DUST Movie Tie-Ins—Coming August 2010

16 June 2010

LIKE DANDELION DUST Movie Tie-Ins—Coming August 2010

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