Staff Picks + Upcoming Titles: December

By Kat La Mantia | November 28 2022 | Children'sGeneralAllGiftBlog

The year is winding down, and holidays are around the corner. Whether you’re getting something special for yourself or someone on your list, books make the perfect gifts. Check out what’s coming up in December, and get some great gift-spiration!

 

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December Staff Picks HERE!

How to Manifest
Bring Your Goals into Alignment with the Alchemy of the Universe [A Manifestation Book]
978-1-9848-6196-2
Harness the law of attraction and transform your reality with this practical, accessible guide to manifesting your dreams.
$14.99 US
Dec 27, 2022
5-3/4 x 7-1/2
Hardcover
128 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Good Housekeeping Dishes For Two
125 Easy Small-Batch Recipes for Weeknight Meals & Special Celebrations
978-1-950785-83-4
Make delicious meals for one or two hungry people with 125 simple and satisfying easy recipes from the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen–all perfectly portioned.
$30.00 US
Dec 06, 2022
8 x 9
Hardcover
224 Pages
Hearst Home

Love from Llama Llama
978-0-593-52174-8
Ring in Valentine's Day—and love—with Llama Llama! This charming title is the perfect gift for that special someone on Valentine's Day—or any day of the year.
$9.99 US
Dec 27, 2022
5-1/2 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 5-8 years

Home Therapy
Interior Design for Increasing Happiness, Boosting Confidence, and Creating Calm: An Interior Design Book
978-0-593-23323-8
Therapy meets home design in this holistic, beautifully photographed guide to incorporating self-care and mental wellness into all your living spaces.
$35.00 US
Dec 06, 2022
7-1/2 x 9-1/2
Hardcover
304 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Simply Korean
Easy Recipes for Korean Favorites That Anyone Can Make
978-0-7440-6352-3
New to cooking? Don’t worry about it! You can cook Korean like a pro.
$32.00 US
Dec 20, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Alpha

She Persisted: Rosalind Franklin
978-0-593-40297-9
Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Rosalind Franklin!
$14.99 US
Dec 06, 2022
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Hardcover
80 Pages
Philomel Books
Age 6-9 years

Everything I Need to Know I Learned from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
978-0-593-23404-4
This official book reveals essential life lessons and candid wisdom from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial for its 40th anniversary.
$15.00 US
Dec 13, 2022
5-3/4 x 7-1/4
Hardcover
112 Pages
Clarkson Potter

152 Non-Sad Lunches You Can Make in 5 Minutes
978-1-922754-07-3
Get healthier, happier, and your desk lunch organized in record time!
$26.95 US
Dec 27, 2022
7-1/2 x 10
Paperback
336 Pages
Smith Street Books

Smart Sisters
978-0-593-43318-8
Confident, empowered sisters and best friends are celebrated in this read-together picture book celebrating sisterly love and joy. From the author of the Happy Hair series, which promotes self-love, positivity, and acceptance.
$16.99 US
Dec 27, 2022
8 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

Fifth Spirit Tarot
A 78-Card Deck and Guidebook
978-1-4019-7118-2
Expanding the traditional tarot archetypes beyond the gender binary, this deck re-imagines the cards from a queer and inclusive perspective.
$28.99 US
Dec 20, 2022
2-3/4 x 4-3/4
Cards
192 Pages
Hay House Inc.

The Vegan Week
Meal Prep Recipes to Feed Your Future Self [A Cookbook]
978-1-9848-5948-8
Prepare for your week with this smart, practical, and delicious guide to vegan meal planning from the Full Helping blogger Gena Hamshaw, author of Power Plates.
$26.00 US
Dec 27, 2022
7-3/8 x 9-1/8
Hardcover
240 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Minecraft: Master Builds
978-0-593-59899-3
Marvel at Minecraft's greatest creations and meet the builders who have taken the game to new levels.
$40.00 US
Dec 13, 2022
9-3/16 x 11-11/16
Hardcover
192 Pages
Random House Worlds
Age 8-12 years

Magic: The Gathering Postcard Set
Masterworks of Magic Art: Postcards
978-0-593-57772-1
This ultimate collector’s set is a must-have for players around the world, with 100 postcards each featuring a unique piece of iconic art from the foundational trading card game that started it all, Magic: The Gathering.
$22.00 US
Dec 06, 2022
4-1/2 x 6-1/4
Cards
100 Pages
Clarkson Potter


The Night Before Lunar New Year
978-0-593-38421-3
Discover all the celebratory traditions surrounding Lunar New Year in this festive addition to the Night Before series.
$5.99 US
Dec 27, 2022
8 x 8
Paperback
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 4-6 years

Being Bond
A Daniel Craig Retrospective
978-1-78909-440-4
A retrospective of Daniel Craig’s five James Bond films as 007, Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall, SPECTRE, No Time To Die.
$50.00 US
Dec 06, 2022
11-7/8 x 10-3/4
Hardcover
256 Pages
Titan Books

The Unofficial Zelda Cookbook
978-1-80336-281-6
Explore the culinary universe of The Legend of Zelda with over 50 delicious recipes from across the Kingdom of Hyrule!
$34.95 US
Dec 06, 2022
Hardcover
192 Pages
Titan Books

Eyewitness The Amazon
DK
978-0-7440-6255-7
Visit one of the most incredible natural environments, meeting the Amazon’s plants and wildlife, and its people
$16.99 US
Dec 13, 2022
8-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
72 Pages
DK Children
Age 8-12 years

Best Worst Grateful - Herringbone
A Daily 5 Minute Mindfulness Journal to Cultivate Gratitude and Live a Peaceful, Positive, and Happier Life
978-1-63217-482-6
Harness the power of gratitude and live a happier life through guided journaling! Stylish Herringbone cover lends a design vibe to your daily gratitude practice.Be more joyful with this easy-to-use mindfulness journal that offers you the opportunity to take a moment each day for a thoughtful but quick self-review, noting the high point, the low point, and one thing for which you feel truly grateful. When you acknowledge your highs and lows, and focus on your moment of gratitude, you learn to transcend the difficult moments and live more joyfully.
$16.99 US
Dec 06, 2022
5-1/2 x 8
Stationery & Accessories
192 Pages
Spruce Books

Fresh Pasta at Home
10 Doughs, 20 Shapes, 100+ Recipes, with or without a Machine
978-1-954210-33-2
Turn homemade pasta into your new favorite kitchen hobby with foolproof methods and 100-plus recipes that make it totally achievable
$29.99 US
Dec 06, 2022
7-7/8 x 9-5/8
Paperback
272 Pages
America's Test Kitchen

Saving Hanno
The Story of a Refugee Dog
978-0-8234-4670-4
Nine-year-old Rudi and his beloved dog Hanno escape from Nazi Germany, but Rudi soon learns he'll have to protect Hanno from an entirely new threat in this thrilling World War II story based on true events.
$7.99 US
Dec 13, 2022
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
112 Pages
Holiday House
Age 8-12 years