Staff Picks + Upcoming Titles: April

By Kat La Mantia | March 13 2024 | AllGiftPop CultureAdultsBlogChildren'sGeneral

April’s upcoming books feature some of our favorite giftable titles! For Angelou lovers, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A 500-Piece Puzzle transforms this iconic cover art into a calming bookish puzzle. If card games are more your speed, check out Stoner Playing Cards to add a trippy twist to game night, or try your hand at The Pop Culture Timeline, a trivia game perfect for anyone who can’t let go of the 2000s! The 10th anniversary gift edition of The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook is the ideal gift for any pair of newlyweds, or if you want to add a more personal touch to any holiday, Food Gifts is an indispensable guide to whipping up personalized culinary presents. How to Welcome a New Baby is a great gift for any child expecting a new sibling, and little Willy Wonka or Matilda fans will love sharing their favorite author with their parents on Mother’s and Father’s Day with My Mom Is Magnificent and My Dad Is Fantastic!

April is full of great titles to discover. See our staff pick lists below to dive in!

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April Staff Picks HERE!

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A 500-Piece Puzzle
Featuring the Iconic Cover Art from the Beloved Book
9780593581780
Piece together this stunning 500-piece puzzle featuring the iconic cover art from Maya Angelou’s debut memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
$18.99 US
Apr 09, 2024
7-3/4 x 9-3/4
Game
500 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Complete Cooking for Two Cookbook, 10th Anniversary Gift Edition
700+ Recipes for Everything You'll Ever Want to Make
9781954210875
ATK does the math—so you don’t have to!—in this New York Times bestselling cookbook for two featuring 700+ perfectly scaled recipes for newlyweds, college grads, and empty nesters.This special 10th anniversary edition features over 200 new recipes, more photos, and updated recommendations on must-have equipment!
$40.00 US
Apr 02, 2024
8-1/2 x 10
Hardcover
496 Pages
America's Test Kitchen

Who Is Taylor Swift?
9780593754221
Learn how a young girl who lived on a Christmas tree farm grew up to become one of the most celebrated musical artists of the twenty-first century in this addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series.
$6.99 US
Apr 02, 2024
5-5/16 x 7-5/8
Paperback
112 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 8-12 years

Essential Oils Recipes
A 52-Card Deck for Healing and Home: 50 Recipes
9780593578407
Harness the healing power of essential oils with this deck of 52 cards with simple recipes for natural remedies and household use, from the bestselling authors of the Healing Power of Essential Oils.
$19.99 US
Apr 16, 2024
3-7/8 x 5-1/2
Cards
52 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Italian/American
It's a QCP cookbook, betch!
9780744088397
Grab an apron, and let’s make some pasta!
$32.00 US
Apr 30, 2024
8 x 10
Hardcover
224 Pages
DK

Bluey's Beach: An Activity Book
9780593752517
Have fun at the beach with Bluey and Bingo! Based on the wildly succesful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+
$7.99 US
Apr 30, 2024
8-1/2 x 10-7/8
Paperback
24 Pages
Penguin Young Readers Licenses
Age 4-6 years

The Complete Book of Pickleball
The Ultimate Training Guide for Passionate Players of All Levels
9780593715192
A holistic workout program that shares ways to improve the fitness benefits of this wildly popular sport while remaining injury-free.
$25.00 US
Apr 30, 2024
7 x 9
Paperback
288 Pages
Avery

The Book of Rosé
The Provençal Vineyard That Revolutionized Rosé By Whispering Angel and Château D'Esclans
9780847873661
Discover the story behind the award-winning rosé wines from Provence’s Château d’Esclans, which inspired the “rosé revolution.”
$75.00 US
Apr 09, 2024
9-1/4 x 11-1/2
Hardcover
240 Pages
Rizzoli

Queer and Fearless
Poems Celebrating the Lives of LGBTQ+ Heroes
9780593523698
Learn about the lives of some of the most important LGBTQ+ heroes in this unique picture book that combines poetry and biographical information to honor those at the forefront of LGBTQ+ history.
$18.99 US
Apr 16, 2024
10 x 10
Hardcover
32 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 6-9 years

Stoner Playing Cards
Get Trippy on Game Night
9781923049185
Get trippy on game night with this psychedelic deck of cards.
$15.95 US
Apr 30, 2024
2-3/4 x 3-7/8
Other Formats
54 Pages
Smith Street Gift

Food Gifts
150+ Irresistible Recipes for Crafting Personalized Presents
9781954210820
The only all-occasion guide to homemade food gifts that look as fabulous as they taste, with more than 150 recipes, hundreds of packaging ideas, and insider tips from best-selling author and food stylist Elle Simone Scott
$30.00 US
Apr 16, 2024
7-7/8 x 9-5/8
Hardcover
336 Pages
America's Test Kitchen

Mister Seahorse's Ocean Friends
A Touch-and-Feel Book
9780593750711
Join Mister Seahorse and his ocean friends in this touch-and-feel adventure!
$9.99 US
Apr 02, 2024
6-1/4 x 6-11/16
Board Book
10 Pages
World of Eric Carle
Age 0-3 years

The Change Tarot
A 78-Card Deck and Guidebook for Psychological and Spiritual Exploration
9781401974718
Explore tarot's innate spirituality and psychology with this 78-card deck featuring uniquely therapeutic card interpretations and vivid reimaginings of traditional tarot artwork.
$24.99 US
Apr 16, 2024
2-3/4 x 4-3/4
Cards
128 Pages
Hay House LLC

Forage & Feast
Recipes for Bringing Mushrooms & Wild Plants to Your Table: A Cookbook
9781984862242
Explore the bounty of the natural world through delicious vegan dishes featuring foraged ingredients
$32.50 US
Apr 09, 2024
8 x 10
Hardcover
272 Pages
Ten Speed Press

Breathe Like a Bear Mindfulness Cards
50 Mindful Activities for Kids
9780593581933
Calling all parents and children! This colorful deck of fifty simple, effective mindfulness practices will teach kids to stay present and manage their emotions, based on Kira Willey's bestselling book Breathe Like a Bear and including four brand-new activities.
$14.99 US
Apr 09, 2024
3-5/8 x 5-1/8
Cards
52 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 3-6 years

Unforgettable Journeys The Americas
9780744095128
Take the scenic route through the Americas
$30.00 US
Apr 09, 2024
8-3/8 x 10-1/16
Hardcover
256 Pages
DK Eyewitness Travel

Pizza Night
Deliciously Doable Recipes for Pizza and Salad
9780593579947
Make pizza night a fun weekly tradition with these 52 seasonal pizzas paired with salads for a complete meal—from the award-winning author of Bread Toast Crumbs and creator of the popular blog Alexandra's Kitchen.
$30.00 US
Apr 16, 2024
8-3/8 x 9-3/8
Hardcover
256 Pages
Clarkson Potter

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Let's Play All Day
52 Very Creative Activities for Kids
9780593578636
Unlock your imagination with The Very Hungry Caterpillar! This officially licensed deck of 52 cards is packed with fun-filled creative activities, featuring art from beloved author Eric Carle.
$14.99 US
Apr 02, 2024
3-5/8 x 5-1/8
Cards
54 Pages
Clarkson Potter
Age 3-5 years

Hidden Japan
A Guidebook to Tokyo & Beyond
9781922754752
Hidden Japan is the ultimate guide to exploring the roads less travelled, in Tokyo and beyond.
$27.50 US
Apr 30, 2024
5-5/7 x 8-1/4
Paperback
264 Pages
Smith Street Books

At Nonna's Table
One Italian Family's Recipes, Shared with Love
9781922754745
Recipes and stories from Nonna’s table.
$35.00 US
Apr 09, 2024
7-1/2 x 9-4/9
Hardcover
216 Pages
Smith Street Books

The Truth About the Couch
9780593619131
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dragons Love Tacos comes this hilarious picture book about everyone’s favorite piece of furniture.
$19.99 US
Apr 23, 2024
10 x 9
Hardcover
48 Pages
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

Back to the Land: A New Way of Life in the Country
Foraging, Cheesemaking, Beekeeping, Syrup Tapping, Beer Brewing, Orchard Tending , Vegetable Gardening, and Ecological Farming in the Hudson River Valley
9780847899937
For anyone heading to the country, this book is filled with ideas for farmstead living, including countless ways to cultivate nature’s bounty, from environmentally sensitive experts and enthusiasts.
$55.00 US
Apr 09, 2024
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Rizzoli

Rice
80 Nice Rice Recipes from Asia
9781923049086
A cookbook for rice lovers
$19.95 US
Apr 09, 2024
6-5/7 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
128 Pages
Smith Street Books

United States of Mad Libs
World's Greatest Word Game
9780593662410
Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and the perfect gift or activity for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about the United States of America!
$5.99 US
Apr 02, 2024
5-1/4 x 8-3/8
Paperback
48 Pages
Mad Libs
Age 8-12 years