by Geraldine McCaughrean and Kristina Swarner
In this magic-theater version, characters dance into view as the pages turn. Perfect primer for little ones. (5 and up)
WHAT IS CONTEMPORARY ART?
by Jacky Klein and Suzy Klein
Modernism enjoyably demystified. For parents too. (8 and up)
by Matthew Cordell
Leaving her distracted family to their gadgets, Lydia explores the world. (2 and up)
JAMES BOND: 50 YEARS OF MOVIE POSTERS
by Alastair Dougall
007's multiple incarnations, from Dr. No through Skyfall.
holiday GIFT GUIDE
HIDE AND SEEK by David A. Carter
"A fish and a teardrop. A heart and an arabesque." Carter's gorgeous, inventive hide-and-seek pop-up will keep young readers on the hunt for hours. (5 and up)
KATHARINE HEPBURN: REBEL CHIC
with essays by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner and others
How the tomboy style icon pulled it off, and why she's timeless.
THE ROLLING STONES 50
by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood
Photos and memories of half a century in rock and roll.
for ANIMAL LOVERS
by Anup Shah
Hidden cameras capture the up-close exploits of East African wildlife. Eerie and captivating.
MORE THAN HUMAN
by Tim Flach
Arresting portraits that express photographer Flach's "sense of wonderment in nature."
THE LIFE & LOVE OF CATS
by Lewis Blackwell
Photos and stories about fabulous felines, from exotic show breeds to rescued shelter cats.
by Arne & Carlos
Who needs Barbies when you can stitch together your own quirky creations? For all ability levels.
THE UNOFFICIAL DOWNTON ABBEY COOKBOOK
by Emily Ansara Baines
Whip up a Christmas plum pudding and settle in for season 3.
HOME BY NOVOGRATZ
by Robert and Cortney Novogratz
The husband-and-wife stars of HGTV's Home by Novogratz share step-by-step tips for adding funky chic to any home.
for ARTSY TYPES
THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES: THE ILLUSTRATED EDITION
by Edmund De Waal
Ceramicist De Waal's bestselling memoir about his family and their rare ivory and wood collection, now with more pictures.
ARTISTS IN LOVE
by Veronica Kavass
How creative couples from Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to Christo and Jeanne-Claude made their partnerships work.
by Chris Ware
A box filled with booklets, magazines, comics and a folded board, this ingenious graphic novel becomes what you make of it.