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CONTEMPORARY QUILTS
Inspired by the Beatles: An Art Quilt
Challenge.
Donna Marcinkowski DeSoto. To
celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles
first performance in the United States, 150
fiber artists each chose a different song by The
Beatles and interpreted that song as a small
quilt. This book is a collection of those quilts,
and the songs and stories that inspired them.
Size:81/2"x11"•169color images•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4700-9•softcover•$29.99
ANTIQUE & VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL TEXTILES
Japanese Anime Linens: 1970s to
Present.
Anita Yasuda. Over 325 daz-
zling color photos of vintage and con-
temporary anime fabrics, handkerchiefs,
yukatas, and appliqués are identified
and assigned values. Informative sec-
tions on design, color trends, and fabric
resources, with labels to help date and
identify pieces.
Size:11"x81/2"•337colorphotos
PriceGuide•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2155-2•softcover•$34.95
Japanese Children’s Fabrics: 1950s-1970s.
AnitaYasuda.Over300beautifullyphotographed
images will pique the interest of fabric collectors
and historians, sewing enthusiasts, designers,
and those who love all things Japanese, with
sections about design history, lists of manufactur-
ers, and photographs of their labels. A glossary
of terms, care guide, and fabric resources round
out this book.
Size:81/2"x11"•350photos•PriceGuide
208pp.• ISBN:0-7643-1967-1
softcover•$34.95
HOLIDAY ANTIQUES
Holiday Plastic Novelties: The Styrene
Toys.
Charlene Pinkerton. Styrene plastic novel-
ties flourished in the 1930s and 1940s. Cheap
and cheerful, styrene toys, decorations, and
party favors brought bright color to holiday
celebrations. This book is packed with more than
600 color photos, a price guide, and interesting
information.
Size:81/2"x11"•over600colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0781-9•softcover•$24.95
Halloween in America.
Revised & Expand-
ed 2nd Edition.
Stuart Schneider. Halloween
symbols are popular—ghosts, Jack O’lanterns,
witches, bats, skeletons, and black cats—but
few know about Halloween’s past. Learn about
former Halloween celebrations and take a look
at Halloween today. For collectors, this is one of
the largest collections of Halloween memorabilia.
Includes newly revised prices!
Size:81/2"x11"•662colorphotos•PriceGuide/
Index•208pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3618-8
softcover•$29.99
Time for Halloween Decorations.
ClaireM.
Lavin. Delightful Halloween decorations made
between 1950 and 1970, from four leading
manufacturers and shown in 395 color photo-
graphs. Detailed descriptions and little-known-
facts, release and production dates, materials,
makers’ marks, and values. Party games, hats
and masks appear as well as lanterns, shades,
and die-cuts.
Size:81.2"x11"•395colorphotos
Priceguide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2606-6•softcover•$29.95
Timeless Halloween Collectibles: 1920 to
1949, A Halloween Reference Book from
the Beistle Company Archive with Price
Guide.
Claire M. Lavin. The best in Halloween
graphics. 100s of pieces from the “Golden Years”
of Halloween production, 1920 through 1949, with
stock numbers, initial release year, and object’s
proper name, in over 350 photographs include
some never-before-seen items.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 371 color photos • Price Guide
160 pp. ISBN:0-7643-2146-3•softcover•$29.95
Halloween: Costumes and Other Treats.
Stuart Schneider& Bruce Zalkin. This book chron-
icles the history of Halloween in the 20th century
through the evolution of related costumes,
Jack O’lanterns, decorations, candy containers
and other treats. The costumes reflect fads,
television, space exploration, movies, comics,
and personalities that shaped popular culture
of the past hundred years. Current values are
assessed for each item.
Size:81/2"x11"•750colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1410-6•softcover•$29.95
Halloween Favorites in Plastic.
Charlene
Pinkerton. Halloween decorations made from
plastics in the 1940s and ’50s are surveyed with
text explaining their historical perspective and
how to judge quality and age. 372 color pho-
tographs from many collections present much-
needed information on Halloween collectibles.
Size:81/2"x11"•372colorphotos
Price Guide • 111 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0509-3•softcover•$19.95
Collectible Halloween.
Pamela E. Apkarian-
Russell, with photography by Todd Johnston.
Halloween decorations, collectibles, artifacts,
and related items from a major collection of
diverse examples. Many unique and inspiring
designs of the pumpkins, witches, and other
scary images associated with this ancient holiday.
Size:81/2"x11"•848colorphotos
Price Guide • 192 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0281-7•softcover•$29.95
MoreHalloweenCollectibles:Anthropomor-
phic Vegetables and Fruits of Halloween.
PamelaE.Apkarian-Russell.Over580colorphotos
illustrateHalloweenfiguralcandycontainers,lanterns,
postcards,noisemakers,walldecorations,hats,masks,
andpartydecorations.Thesecollectiblesrangefrom
very old to modern and are presented with advice
oncollectingandprices forall the itemsdisplayed.
Size:81/2"x11"•580colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0658-8•softcover•$29.95
Halloween: Collectible Decorations and
Games.
Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell. Over 600
exciting color photos highlight a wonderful assort-
ment of items used for Halloween decoration and
entertainment. Separate chapters feature noise
makers, Winsch Publishing postcards, arcade ma-
chines and mechanical figures, table decorations
for that perfect Halloween party, folk art, fortune
tellinggames,andmuchmore. Includesvaluesplus
collectingand researching tips.
Size:81/2"x11"•600colorphotos
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1027-5•softcover•$29.95
Kitschmasland! Christmas Decor
from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Re-
vised 2nd Edition
. Travis Smith. A
fun, nostalgic look at an infatuation
with Christmas holiday decor from the
1950s and through the 1970s, with
“Kitschmas!”ornaments,trees,ceramics,
and more. A delight for Kitschmas fans,
decorators, and fans of mid-century
design.
Size:11"x81/2"•400+colorphotos•PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2978-4•softcover•$29.99
GAMES, PUZZLES & ACTIVITIES
Painterly Days: Watercoloring Books for Adults.
Kristy Rice. These
three books consist of of 25 floral sketches, 25 woodland scenes, and 25
unique patterns, respectively. Printed on lovely watercolor paper, the artist
is invited to experiment with only a brush and paint. Pages are double-sided,
offering the opportunity to paint the same page in different ways. The author
shares painting tips for each sketch and advice for discovering the artist
within. Also included is a painting tutorial and handy color wheel. Each book
is small enough to carry anywhere and simple to use. Creativity is an escape,
and these books offer a delightful way to make art regardless of skill level.
Painterly Days: The Flower Watercoloring
Book for Adults.
Size: 9" x 12" • 25 floral patterns• 60 pp
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5091-7 • soft cover • $24.99
Painterly Days: The Woodland
Watercoloring Book for Adults.
Size:9"x12"•25woodlandpatterns•60pp
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5092-4 • soft cover
• $24.99
Painterly Days: The Pattern Water-
coloring Book for Adults
Size: 9" x 12" • 25 patterns• 60 pp
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5093-1 • soft cover
• $24.99
Sweet 16: A New Numbers Puzzle.
Michael J.
Polaski. Fill the 16 cells with the numbers 1 to 16 us-
ing each number only once. Each puzzle has just one
solution, and uses math you learned in grade school:
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The
games,whichcall for logic, imaginativethinking, intuitive
elimination, and sheer persistence, range from easy to
superchallenging!
Size: 6" x 9" • 150 puzzles • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5054-2 • soft cover • $9.99
SumSearch.
Jonathan Meck. Challenge yourself with
numeric puzzles in
SumSearch
, a modern twist on the
classic word search. Featuring 100 puzzles of escalat-
ing difficulty, use addition and perseverance to find all
combinations within the puzzle that add up to the goal
number. Try to find them all!
Size: 6" x 9" • 100 black & white puzzles • 128 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4880-8 • soft cover • $9.99
Kansuko: ANewGame Based on Classic Sudoku.
JonathanMeck.Kansuko,the latesttwistonthepopular
Sudoku number game, combines logic and reasoning
with simple addition to create an all-new and exciting
typeofpuzzle thatchallengesandstimulatesyourmind.
Using just the numbers 1 through 9, fill in the empty
squares in the three 3 x 3 grids and the sum column to
complete the puzzle.
Size: 6" x 9" • 114 puzzles • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4203-5 • soft cover • $9.99
The Uncolored Book for You to Color.
Matt
French. This 80-page coloring book will both
delight and entertain. Drawn in pen and ink,
these “uncolored” images for your kids to color
will open their imagination and inspire their own
creativity. Children will love it and even adults
will get into the action trying to decipher all
the little details in each of the drawings. Young
Adult/Teens: Ages 13-18.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 80 b&w illustrations • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4087-1 • soft cover • $12.99
The Journey Coloring Book.
Adrienne Traf-
ford. A coloring extravaganza created from The
Journey Oracle, enjoy hours of coloring fun
with 46 pretty drawings for long-time coloring!
Interesting artwork with color suggestions on
back cover! Not only for children, teens and
adults will enjoy coloring, too!
Size:81/2"x11"•46b/wart images•48pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3784-0•softcover•$9.99
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