From the category archives:

Chronicle Books

Chronicle Highlights: Rude Hand Gestures of the World

15 July 2011

Learn Your Gestures A hand gesture is arguably the most effective form of expression, whether you’re defaming a friend’s mother or telling a perfect stranger to get lost. Learn how to go beyond just flipping the bird with this illustrated guide to rude hand gestures all around the world, from asking for sex in the [...]

Read the full article →

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 [...]

Read the full article →

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 [...]

Read the full article →

Chronicle Highlights: PERFECT POPS & WEB TYPOGRAPHY

26 April 2011

MAKE THE PERFECT POPS! Pops are summer’s freshest frozen treats, and they’re showing up in all the best places, from farmers markets to fine dining restaurants. The perfect way to make the most of ripe fruit is by suspending it in sweet ice, but PERFECT POPS takes popsicles beyond fruit and juice. With 50 recipes [...]

Read the full article →

Chronicle: Fall/Winter 2011 Catalogs Now Available

14 April 2011

*The following Chronicle catalogs are available to download. CHRONICLE FALL/WINTER 2011 TITLES Adult Fall/Winter 2011 Children Fall/Winter 2011 Gift Fall/Winter 2011 CHRONICLE DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS Lawrence King Fall/Winter 2011 (Mexico Only) Princeton Architectural Press Fall/Winter 2011 (Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East & Baltic countries) Please refer to the catalogs for rights details. *Fall/Winter 2011 Order forms now available for [...]

Read the full article →

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 [...]

Read the full article →

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 [...]

Read the full article →

Chronicle Highlights: SECRETS OF STYLISTS & SAME PLACE, MORE SPACE

25 February 2011

In this unprecedented insider’s guide, fashion industry veteran Sasha Charnin Morrison opens her little black book of celebrity stylists and shares their top secrets on creating unforgettable looks, landing a choice job, and working with the pros. Interviews with key players reveal the ins and outs of the glamorous (and often gritty) world of styling, [...]

Read the full article →

Chronicle Highlights: PRESS HERE & PANTONE’S COLOR OF THE YEAR

18 February 2011

PRESS HERE: Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review 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 what will happen next! Children and adults [...]

Read the full article →

Spring & Summer 2011 Chronicle Catalogs Now Available

15 February 2011

*The following Chronicle catalogs are available to download. You can also view them on the Chronicle Books website here. CHRONICLE SPRING/SUMMER 2011 TITLES Adult Spring/Summer 2011 Children Spring/Summer 2011 Gift Spring/Summer 2011 Adult Trade Backlist Catalog Spring/Summer 2011 CHRONICLE DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS Blue Apple Books Spring/Summer 2011 Lawrence King Publishing Spring/Summer 2011 (Mexico Only) Princeton Architectural [...]

Read the full article →

Coming June 2011- POWER: Portraits of World Leaders

14 February 2011

POWER brings readers face to face with the major world leaders of today. In this one-of-a-kind collection, Platon—World Press Photographer of the Year—turns his lens on 150 current international leaders from across the political spectrum to create a profound portrait of global power.

Read the full article →

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

Read the full article →

Chronicle Books Sell Sheet Archive Now Updated

15 November 2010

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

Read the full article →

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.

Read the full article →

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 [...]

Read the full article →

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.

Read the full article →

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

Read the full article →

Chronicle Add-on title: RetroFit TV coming December 2010

1 July 2010

RetroFit TV is the hottest new accessory for iPhone and iPod touch! Transform your iPhone or iPod touch into a vintage TV set! Simply insert mobile device into the tray, prop up the easel, and your RetroFit TV is ready for viewing.

Low-tech fun for your high-tech gadget, RetroFit TV is perfect for the work place, living rooms, parties, car rides, and more.

Read the full article →

Fall 2010 & Winter 2011 Chronicle Catalogs Now Available

28 May 2010

Fall 2010 & Winter 2011 Chronicle Catalogs Are Now Available

Read the full article →

Latest Buzz for ANDROID KARENINA

30 April 2010
Android Karenina

Latest Buzz for ANDROID KARENINA

Read the full article →

London Book Fair Advance Catalogs Now Available

27 April 2010
Airports Closed

London Book Fair Advance Catalogs Now Available

Read the full article →

Amy Butler Stationery—New for Fall 2010

22 April 2010

Amy Butler Stationery—New for Fall 2010

Read the full article →

BOBBI BROWN BEAUTY RULES—Download the Blad

20 April 2010
Bobbi Brown Beauty Rules

BOBBI BROWN BEAUTY RULES—Download the Blad

Read the full article →

CHRONICLE HIGHLIGHTS

11 March 2010

Available from HBG for our customers in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East Complete Worst Case Scenario: Man Skills   Following the success of The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (more than 150,000 copies sold!), this ruggedly handsome hardcover collection brings together new and classic advice from Worst-Case experts to help readers master [...]

Read the full article →

New Cover for Quirk Classic ANDROID KARENINA Unveiled—Coming in June 2010

23 February 2010
Click to Download PDF Sell Sheet

New Quirk Classic Announced—ANDROID KARENINA (6/10, 9781594744600)

Read the full article →

Chronicle Books Sell Sheet Archive Now Available

26 January 2010

Sell Sheet Archive Now Available from Chronicle

Read the full article →

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls

18 December 2009

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls

Read the full article →

Spring & Summer 2010 Chronicle Catalogs Are Now Available

1 December 2009

Spring 2010 Chronicle Catalogs Are Now Available

Read the full article →

Chronicle Fall 2009 Catalogs & Order Forms for Download

7 October 2009

Chronicle Fall 2009 Catalogs & Order Forms Now Available to Download

Read the full article →

HBG Extends Chronicle Books Distribution to Latin America, Caribbean, and Middle East & Eastern Europe

7 October 2009

Hachette Book Group Extends Chronicle Book Distribution to Latin America, Caribbean, and Middle East

Read the full article →