*August Staff Picks*

By Caroline O'Connor | August 2 2019 | Adults All Children's General Gift Pop Culture

so many amazing books to choose from this month – our list is long!!!

An Irreverent Guide to Life's Awkward Moments
978-1-9848-5704-0
From awkward interactions on public transportation to avoiding small talk with salespeople, introverts from all over the world will find something to love in this comic sensation from Finland.
$14.99 US | $19.99 CAN
Aug 20, 2019
7 x 5
Hardcover
96 Pages
Ten Speed Press
World

Serious Answers to Deep Questions Posed in Songs
978-1-9848-5626-5
A book of hilarious and fascinating answers to the most famous questions posed in pop songs, using data, facts, and science.
$16.99 US | $22.99 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
6 x 7-3/4
Hardcover
192 Pages
Ten Speed Press
US,CAN,OpnMkt(no EU)

978-1-9848-2557-5
A card game for film nerds, movie geeks, and cinephiles. One deck. 150 cards. Multiple ways to play.
$20.00 US | $27.00 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
2-1/2 x 3-1/2
Game
150 Pages
Clarkson Potter
World

A Memory Game with 20 Matching Pairs for Children
978-1-9848-2459-2
From the bestselling children's book author Emily Winfield Martin comes a charming 40-piece matching game, adorned with EWM's beautiful illustrations.
$14.99 US | $19.99 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
5-5/8 x 5-5/8
Game
40 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2
World

2-Minute Meditations to Create a Lifetime of Happy
978-0-399-58289-9
Lifestyle guru Karen Salmansohn presents a colorful gift book of two-minute meditations and mindfulness tips to help you let go of stress and worry and achieve a more Zen mindset in just minutes a day.
$12.99 US | $17.50 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
6 x 7
Hardcover
112 Pages
Ten Speed Press
World

More Than 100 Breakfast & Brunch Recipes from the Essential Egg to the Perfect Pastry: A Cookbook
978-1-63565-370-0
Breakfast and brunch recipes from the essential egg to the perfect pastry, from pastry chef and Cake Wars judge Waylynn Lucas.
$24.99 US | $33.99 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
8 x 9
Hardcover
240 Pages
Rodale Books
World

What It Is, Where to Find It, How to Love It
978-0-399-58243-1
A compact illustrated guide to the emerging and enormously popular category of natural wine, a style that focuses on minimal intervention, lack of additives, and organic and biodynamic growing methods.
$18.99 US | $24.99 CAN
Aug 06, 2019
5-1/2 x 8
Hardcover
176 Pages
Ten Speed Press
World

A Gift of Stories, Wisdom, and Off-the-Record Tales
978-0-525-65283-0
Preserving a family legacy can feel like a daunting task, but this new keepsake journal makes it easy for grandparents to capture memories, wisdom, and stories in one beautiful package.
$16.99 US | $22.99 CAN
Aug 20, 2019
7 x 9
Stationery & Accessories
80 Pages
WaterBrook
World

Inspiration and How-Tos to Brighten Up Your Home
978-1-5247-6345-9
In this vibrant, lush home-decor lookbook and manual from the author of LIVING WITH PATTERN, textile designer Rebecca Atwood explains how to create a color palette, teaching readers to find what resonates with their personal aesthetic and bring the magic of color into their homes.
$35.00 US | $47.00 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
8 x 10
Hardcover
272 Pages
Clarkson Potter
World

A 70-Card Deck and Guidebook
978-1-9848-2471-4
From the team that brought the inventive book Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers to life comes a 70-card oracle deck--featuring female icons and otherworldly symbols--that aims to add spiritual insight and feminist guidance to your personal divination practice.
$19.99 US | $25.99 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
5 x 6-1/2
Cards
70 Pages
Clarkson Potter
World

A Creative Writing Journal for Kids
978-0-525-57687-7
Kid-friendly silliness, parent-approved wit, and bright art merge in this immersive, prompted journal that teaches kids how to write and express themselves creatively.
$14.99 US | $19.99 CAN
Aug 20, 2019
6-1/2 x 9
Stationery & Accessories
64 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 6-9 years
Grades 1-4
World

978-1-5247-0152-9
A small band of brave adventurers journey to save their village in this stunning debut picture book from papercut artists Hari & Deepti. Perfect for fans of Aaron Becker's Journey.
$18.99 US | $24.99 CAN
Aug 06, 2019
11 x 11
Hardcover
40 Pages
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Age 4-8 years
Preschool - 3
World

How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations
978-0-525-51609-5
Just in time for the 120th anniversary of the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing"--this stirring book celebrates the Black National Anthem and how it inspired five generations of a family.
$17.99 US | $23.99 CAN
Aug 06, 2019
9 x 11
Hardcover
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 5-8 years
Grades K-3
World

A Peter Rabbit Tale
978-0-241-35874-0
Hop into the world of Peter Rabbit and his friends in this charming board book!
$7.99 US
Aug 13, 2019
7-1/2 x 6-1/4
Board Book
16 Pages
Warne
Age 3-5 years
Up to Kindergarten
US Only

978-0-515-15829-8
The World of Roald Dahl Mad Libs features 21 wacky and wonderful stories with blanks to fill in based on the works of beloved author Roald Dahl!
$4.99 US
Aug 20, 2019
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
US Only

978-0-593-10821-5
This delightful board book celebrates America's love for pumpkins and illustrates concepts of size and scale.
$7.99 US | $10.99 CAN
Aug 20, 2019
7 x 7
Board Book
32 Pages
Nancy Paulsen Books
Age 0-3 years
Up to Preschool
World

978-1-9848-5014-0
This gorgeous picture-book meditation on loss and family love is a useful tool for children navigating a first experience with death.
$17.99 US | $23.99 CAN
Aug 20, 2019
6 x 9
Hardcover
40 Pages
Rodale Kids
Age 3-7 years
Preschool - 2
World

978-0-525-55381-6
A bit Each Peach Pear Plum, a bit Go, Dog, Go!, this read-aloud joy is deceptively simple yet packed with delights for the very young--a preschool standout deserving of modern-classic status.
$16.99 US | $22.99 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
8 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Dial Books
Age 3-5 years
Up to Kindergarten
US, Canada, Open Mkt

Everyday Acts of Goodness from A to Z
978-1-946764-47-8
An invitation to young readers to roll up their sleeves, get inspired, and take action to build a sustainable, just, and loving world.
$19.95 US | $25.95 CAN
Aug 27, 2019
6-1/4 x 8-3/4
Hardcover
120 Pages
Parallax Press
Age 8-12 years
Grades 3-7
World