selected gift, art, and large format books

The Boy Mechanic. (series) Hearst Books
272 pages. 1-color. Illustrated. 200 classic things to
build. Other titles designed: The Boy Camper,
The Boy Magician, The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys,
The Boy Mechanic Saves the World, The Boy Scientist,
The Girl Mechanic, The Girl Mechanic Goes Outdoors

Building a Century: Bechtel 1898–1998. Smallwood & Stewart
256 pages. Full-color. Large format illustrated history of
the world’s largest engineering company.

Dear Grandmother. Smallwood & Stewart for Hearst Books
144 pages. Full-color illustrated gift book with slipcase.

Discovering Dinosaurs. Nevraumont Publishing for Alfred A. Knopf
224 pages. Large format book with 167 illustrations
celebrating the reopening of the Great Dinosaur Hall at
the American Museum of Natural History.
“. . . a superb guide”–Publishers Weekly

Fossils. Nevraumont Publishing for Harry N. Abrams
240 pages. 160 color plates.
British and German editions. Paperback edition.
Christmas Book Pick–Wall Street Journal, Time

The Giants. Abbeville Press
156 pages. 250 photographs of baseball memorabilia,
with history of the team.
Also designed in the series, The St. Louis Cardinals.

The Great Book of French Impressionism. Abbeville
400 pages. Large format art book.

Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great
American Writers.
Algonquin Books
112 pages. 4-color. Fully illustrated with drinks,
biographies, anecdotes, and excerpts of great American authors.
“I liked everything about this book, except that I’m not
in it.”—Norman Mailer

Immaterial Objects. Whitney Museum of American Art
144 pages. 84 photographs.
American Institute of Graphic Arts Award of Excellence

Inside the Dzanga-Sangha Rain Forest. Workman
Publishing with the American Museum of Natural History
128 pages. Full-color story of the expedition to an
African rain forest and the building of the new diorama
at the Museum. For all ages.
“. . . a fascinating introduction to scientific adventure”
             —Time Out New York (boxed review)
“. . . gorgeous. . . delightful”
             —Science Books and Films (starred review)
Outstanding Selection, Parents Council
Award of Distinction, Creativity 29

Lullabies. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
96 pages. Illustrated art/song book.
“A wonderful gift”—Art Times
Best Bets ’97—San Francisco Chronicle
Parents’ Choice Award (Silver Honor)
American Association of Museums, Honorable Mention

A Peaceful Realm. The Rise and Fall of the Indus Civilization.
Nevraumont Publishing for Westview Press
256 pages. Large format, illustrated book on one of the
world’s great ancient civilizations.
“An informed, lucid, and imaginative rendering of one
of the major, and least known, ancient civilizations.”
C.C. Lamberg-Karlovsky, Stephen Philips Professor of
Archaeology, Harvard University

Sleepaway. The Girls of Summer and the Camps They Love.
Workman Publishing
256 pages. Large format photo “tapestry” of 100 years
of girls and their camps—with essays, quotes, songs,
lanyards, s’mores, and more.
Excerpts in O and American Heritage magazine.

Tales of the Wild West. Rizzoli
Co-published with the National Cowboy Hall of Fame
148 pages. 50 color plates.
“A visual and verbal feast.”–Chicago Booklist
“A minor masterpiece.”–Bookshelf

Wallpaper and the Artist. Abbeville Press
272 pages. Large format illustrated book.
250 photographs in color and black-and-white.

selected craft and gardening books

The Art and Craft of Handmade Cards. Watson Guptill
144 pages. 153 color illustrations. Paper crafts.

The Art of the Miniature. Watson Guptill
128 pages. 143 color illustrations.
Art and instruction book.

Cool Crochet. Watson Guptill
128 pages. 100 color illustrations. Crochet instruction.

Crafting the Perfect Wedding. Watson Guptill
128 pages. 200 color illustrations. Over 40 projects to
make your wedding personal and unique.

Creative Nature and Outdoor Photography. Amphoto Books
160 pages. 200 color illustrations.
Photography and art instruction.

Decorating Your Garden. with Molly Shields. Abbeville Press
192 pages. 150 color illustrations.

First Shop. The Taunton Press
176 pages. 300 color illustrations.
How to set up different kinds of woodworking shops.

Generation T: 108 Ways to Transform a T-shirt.
Workman Publishing
272 pages. 2-color with step-by-step illustrations
and 4-color 16-page insert.
Over 200,000 copies in print
Was #1 craft book in the country
“an excellent choice”—Library Journal
“breezy trendy call of encouragement”
                                                 —Publishers Weekly
Segments on NBC-TV: Martha Stewart

A Guide to Fashion Sewing. Fairchild Publications
424 pages. 900 illustrations. Sewing textbook.
Book-of-the-Month Club Selection

Handpainting Fabric. Watson Guptill
128 pages. 150 illustrations. Craft and textile arts.
Primedia Award of Excellence

Handpainting Photographs. Watson Guptill
144 pages. 200 color illustrations.
Photography and art instruction.

High-Focus Drawing. Overlook Press
160 pages. 126 photographs and illustrations.
Life drawing textbook

Hot Knits. Watson Guptill
128 pages. 100 color illustrations. Knitting instruction
“innovative. . . imaginative”—Interweave Knits
“Will inspire you”—INKnitters magazine
Featured on HGTV

Pastels Made Easy. Watson Guptill
144 pages. 153 color illustrations. Art instruction.

Polaroid Manipulations. Amphoto Books
208 pages. 335 color illustrations.
Photography and art instruction.

Pounding Flowers. QVC Publishing
194 pages. Full-color throughout. Original
photography art directed and styled by designer.

Shibori. Watson Guptill
128 pages. 150 color illustrations.Textile arts.

Theme Gardens.Workman Publishing
256 pages. Over 250 color illustrations. Revised
and updated edition of the gardening classic.
120,000 copies in print.
Selection of the Garden Book Club

The Muppets Big Book of Crafts. with Paul Hanson.
Workman Publishing
368 pages. Full-color. Over 900 photos and illustrations.
Book-of-the-Month Club selection
Segment on Rosie O’Donnell Show

selected cookbooks

Blue Corn and Chocolate. Alfred A. Knopf
320 pages. 148 photographs; illustrations by designer.
In its 4th printing.
Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
James Beard Foundation Award Nominee

Cooking for Your Man. Broadway Books
288 pages. 2-color with 4-color 8-page insert.

Cornbread Gospels. Workman Publishing
392 pages. 2-color. Fully illustrated.

Crazy for Crab. Harvard Common Press
192 pages. 4-color throughout.
Hardcover and paperback editions.

Desperation Dinners. Workman Publishing
400 pages. 2-color with illustrations.
Hardcover and paperback editions.
259,000 copies in print.
Main selection of The Literary Guild
and the Doubleday Book Club
Also designed in the series: Desperation Entertaining,
Cheap. Fast. Good!

Dungeness Crabs and Blackberry Cobblers. Alfred A. Knopf
353 pages. Over 240 photographs and illustrations.
In its 4th printing; paperback edition.
Book-of-the-Month Club Selection.
James Beard Foundation Award Nominee
American Institute of Graphic Arts Award of Excellence

Get Saucy. Harvard Common Press
448 pages. 2-color. 500 simple
and flavorful sauce recipes.
Hardcover and paperback editions.
“Absolutely wonderful.”—Paula Wolfert
“Extensive and thorough.”—Jacques Pepin

Pasta e Verdura. HarperCollins
320 pages with illustrations by designer. 2-color.

Pillsbury’s Best of the Bake-Off Cookbook. Clarkson Potter
256 pages. Full-color. 350 recipes from America’s
favorite cooking contest.

Pizza. Any Way You Slice It! Broadway Books
224 pages. 1-color with 4-color insert. Recipes
for the all-American favorite.
Hardcover and paperback editions.

Savoring the Seasons of the Northern Heartland. Alfred A. Knopf
416 pages. 186 photographs and illustrations.
Better Homes and Gardens Book Club Selection
In its 3rd printing. Paperback edition released.
“Top notch.”–Kirkus Reviews
Christmas Book Pick–Atlanta Journal, Chicago
Tribune, L.A.Times, Milwaukee Journal

Staff Meals from Chanterelle. Workman Publishing
464 pages. 2-color with all-original photography,
art directed by designer
Featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune,
San Francisco Chronicle, Time Out, Cook’s Illustrated,
Redbook, New York Magazine, Fine Cooking, Food Arts.

Segments on NPR, QVC, and Martha Stewart Living
“A warm and friendly book .”—Fine Cooking
“A mouthwatering melange.”—San Francisco Chronicle
Best of the Best, Food & Wine
James Beard Foundation Award Nominee

The Victory Garden Fish and Vegetable Cookbook. Alfred A. Knopf
400 pages. 100 color photographs. 450 recipes.
Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
Best Cookbook of the Year–People magazine

The West Coast Cookbook. Alfred A. Knopf
448 pages. Over 100 original illustrations.
Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
American Institute of Graphic Arts Award of Excellence

The World of Jewish Cooking. Simon & Schuster
416 pages. 2-color cookbook with over 50 historical photographs.
James Beard Foundation Award Nominee

selected childrens / young adult books

Antarctic Journal. HarperCollins Publishers
64 pages. Full-color. Young adult.

Dave & Jane’s Adventures with Lewis & Clark. Rizzoli
32 pages. Full-color story told through diary entries
and collage art.
“Colorful, zany, and compelling.”–Children’s Bookwatch

Emily and the Ostriches. Rizzoli
32 pages. Full-color.
“. . . great-to-look-at picture book .”
             –Copley News Service
Illustrators Only, Award of Excellence

Fraction Jugglers. Workman Publishing
Full-color, wire-o bound math gamebook for kids and
their parents.
128 pages with boxed set of 86 4-color fraction flash
cards. Ages 8 and up.
Selection of Childrens Book-of-the-Month Club

The Great Art Adventure. Rizzoli
32 pages. A trip through an art museum.
Doubleday Children’s Book Club Main Selection
Literary Guild Alternate Selection
Parents Choice Award

How to Spell Like a Champ. Workman Publishing
160 pages. Two-color with illustrations and photos.

How to Survive in Antarctica. Holiday House
112 pages. Full-color.

Kids Magnetic Poetry Book and Creativity Kit.
Workman Publishing
64 pages. 1-color with graphics and illustrations
Book has a magnetized fold-out cover and comes with
a plastic pouch containing
2 Magnetic Poetry Sheets. Ages 8-12.
195,000 copies in print
Selection of Childrens Book-of-the-Month Club

The Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Civil War. Fair Street
Productions for Scholastic
112 pages. Two-color history reference book for
grades 6–7.
“Thoughtful design. . . .eye-catching visuals.”
             —The United States Civil War Center
“The utimate reference for upper elementary
children.”—Grand Rapids Press
NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for
Young People
Booklist Twenty-five New Reference Sources for
Younger Students

The Scholastic History of the West. Fair Street Productions
for Scholastic
144 pages. Two-color, heavily illustrated, history
reference book for grades 6–7.
“A first-rate, engaging offering.”
             —School Library Journal

Scholastic Science Readers (series). Scholastic
32–48 pages. Full-color science readers for grades
K–1, 1–2, and 2–3. Titles in series include: Bats,
Earthquakes, From Tadpole to Frog, Human Body,
Ocean Life, Penguins, Rocks and Minerals, Shadows,
Sharks, Spiders, Tropical Rain Forest, Volcanos, Wolves

selected reference

Antiques Road Show Primer. with Paul Hanson.
Workman Publishing
572,000 copies in print.
Featured in U.S. News & World Report, USA Today,
New York Magazine, the New York Times, Chicago

Editor’s Pick, Country Home
Featured on Charlie Rose

Audubon Field Guide to the Night Sky.
Based on a design by Massimo Vignelli.
Chanticleer Press for Alfred A. Knopf
720 pages. 272 color photographs, with constellation
charts, monthly sky charts, and technical illustrations.

Audubon Field Guide to Weather.
Based on a design by Massimo Vignelli.
Chanticleer Press for Alfred A. Knopf
656 pages. 378 color photographs, 65 charts and
technical illustrations

The Good Housekeeping Household Encyclopedia.
Smallwood & Stewart for Hearst Books
256 pages. 400 illustrations and charts.
Bookclub sales to Better Homes and Gardens, Literary
Guild, and Rodale