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  1. 1. New Spring 2011 Title THANK YOU, TEACHER <ul><li>This handsome little </li></ul><ul><li>book presents attractive </li></ul><ul><li>photomontage color </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrations complemented </li></ul><ul><li>with brief but warm messages </li></ul><ul><li>of gratitude to a favorite </li></ul><ul><li>teacher. It makes a perfect </li></ul><ul><li>thank-you gift from an </li></ul><ul><li>appreciative student, and it </li></ul><ul><li>serves as a fine parting token </li></ul><ul><li>of gratitude at the end of a </li></ul><ul><li>school term. Thank You, </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher assures every </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher who receives it that </li></ul><ul><li>their dedication has been </li></ul><ul><li>truly valued. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Facebook PTA/PTSA pages and other school, parent and student blogs and sites </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: PTA and other relevant school related media and web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: APRIL 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Hardcover w/jacket, </li></ul><ul><li>128 pp., 6&quot; x 6&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-6419-4 </li></ul><ul><li>$8.99 </li></ul>
  2. 2. New Spring 2011 Title THE WIZARDS’ HANDBOOK <ul><li>Following hot on the heels of his </li></ul><ul><li>successful Biblio Vampiro and The </li></ul><ul><li>Werewolf Handbook titles, and just </li></ul><ul><li>in time for the finale of the Harry Potter </li></ul><ul><li>movie series, Robert Curran focuses </li></ul><ul><li>his attention on the world of wizardry </li></ul><ul><li>with The Wizards’ Handbook . </li></ul><ul><li>Curran’s intriguing new book </li></ul><ul><li>summarizes the known facts </li></ul><ul><li>about wizards, sorcerers, and the </li></ul><ul><li>various practitioners of the magic arts, </li></ul><ul><li>while also describing the arcane </li></ul><ul><li>societies devoted to sorcery. Long </li></ul><ul><li>before Harry Potter became a </li></ul><ul><li>household name, real-life wizards were </li></ul><ul><li>making their mark on history, and </li></ul><ul><li>readers fascinated by the history of </li></ul><ul><li>sorcerers and wizardry will find hours </li></ul><ul><li>of entertaining and informative reading </li></ul><ul><li>in this book. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Working with numerous fantasy/horror Facebook pages, blogs and website for reviews, features and placement </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: with relevant print and broadcast media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: FEBRUARY 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Padded hardcover, 80 pp., </li></ul><ul><li>5 1/2&quot; x 7 1/2&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-6408-8 </li></ul><ul><li>$14.99 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Fans of horror films and the </li></ul><ul><li>living dead will rise up and </li></ul><ul><li>want to add The Zombie </li></ul><ul><li>Handbook to their library. </li></ul><ul><li>Here Robert Curran explores </li></ul><ul><li>the world of zombies: their </li></ul><ul><li>illustrious history, their cultural </li></ul><ul><li>significance, and the many </li></ul><ul><li>different types that can be </li></ul><ul><li>encountered. For readers who </li></ul><ul><li>believe that zombies really do </li></ul><ul><li>walk the earth at night, here </li></ul><ul><li>are tips on ways to identify a </li></ul><ul><li>zombie and survive his attack. </li></ul><ul><li>This entertaining book </li></ul><ul><li>combines thrills and chills with </li></ul><ul><li>touches of macabre humor, </li></ul><ul><li>complimented by over 100 </li></ul><ul><li>color illustrations, which will </li></ul><ul><li>provide of hours of reading </li></ul><ul><li>pleasure. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Working with numerous horror/fantasy Facebook pages, blogs and websites for reviews, features and placement </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: with relevant print and broadcast media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: JUNE 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Padded hardcover, 80 pp., </li></ul><ul><li>5 1/2&quot; x 7 1/2&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-6409-5 </li></ul><ul><li>$14.99 </li></ul>New Spring 2011 Title THE ZOMBIE HANDBOOK
  4. 4. New Spring 2011 Title 150 PROJECTS TO GET YOU INTO THE CULINARY ARTS <ul><li>The newest title in Barron’s </li></ul><ul><li>expanding Aspire Series offers </li></ul><ul><li>practical advice and reliable </li></ul><ul><li>guidance to young men and women </li></ul><ul><li>who are considering careers as </li></ul><ul><li>chefs. Written by Mark William </li></ul><ul><li>Allison, Dean of Culinary </li></ul><ul><li>Education - College of Culinary Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Johnson & Wales University (alma </li></ul><ul><li>mater to the likes of Emeril </li></ul><ul><li>Lagasse and Tyler Florence), 150 </li></ul><ul><li>Projects to Get You Into the </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts starts with the basics </li></ul><ul><li>of food and food preparation, talks </li></ul><ul><li>about efficient uses of utensils and </li></ul><ul><li>stoves, covers serving techniques, </li></ul><ul><li>and even offers advice on applying </li></ul><ul><li>to and entering culinary schools, </li></ul><ul><li>along with discussing career </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities in the food industry. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: J&W website and alumni, Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education, and other cooking websites, blogs and Facebook pages </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: with relevant print and broadcast media, web </li></ul><ul><li>Other: working with author’s vast network of famous J&W alumni to help promote the book, along with other educational institutions </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: MARCH 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback, 128 pp., 8 1/2&quot; x 11&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-4671-8 </li></ul><ul><li>$21.99 </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Spring 2011 Title WRITING AND ILLUSTRATING A GRAPHIC NOVEL <ul><li>Barron’s ever-growing selection of </li></ul><ul><li>best-selling art and illustration </li></ul><ul><li>books just got a super-sized boost </li></ul><ul><li>with the addition of Writing and </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrating a Graphic Novel . This </li></ul><ul><li>all new edition guides you through </li></ul><ul><li>everything you need to know to </li></ul><ul><li>create a great graphic novel and </li></ul><ul><li>get it published. From creating </li></ul><ul><li>characters and plots to transforming </li></ul><ul><li>them into dynamic illustrations to </li></ul><ul><li>exercises in inking, coloring, digital </li></ul><ul><li>rendering, and even the use of </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop to selling the </li></ul><ul><li>final product, this book is chock-full </li></ul><ul><li>of how-to guidance to help aspiring </li></ul><ul><li>graphic novelists find a rewarding </li></ul><ul><li>career. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Comic Book, Graphic Novel, Art instruction and other Facebook, Twitter, blog and websites </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: in relevant print and broadcast media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: APRIL 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback, 160 pp., 8 1/2&quot; x 11&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-4629-9 </li></ul><ul><li>$23.99 </li></ul>
  6. 6. New Spring 2011 Title SUPER-CUTE CHIBIS TO DRAW AND PAINT <ul><li>Barron’s extensive catalog of art, </li></ul><ul><li>design and illustration books have </li></ul><ul><li>helped to inspire students, </li></ul><ul><li>professionals, and hobbyists </li></ul><ul><li>improve and perfect their abilities </li></ul><ul><li>for years, and Super-Cute Chibis </li></ul><ul><li>to Draw and Paint continues in this </li></ul><ul><li>tradition. This color illustrated book </li></ul><ul><li>presents fundamental instruction </li></ul><ul><li>on creating chibis—diminutive, </li></ul><ul><li>large-eyed Manga/Anime-style </li></ul><ul><li>cartoon characters that are </li></ul><ul><li>attracting increasing interest in </li></ul><ul><li>today’s popular art markets. Advice </li></ul><ul><li>is given on how to simplify and </li></ul><ul><li>exaggerate facial features, and how </li></ul><ul><li>to render the distinctive elements </li></ul><ul><li>that make each finished character </li></ul><ul><li>unique. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Anime, Manga, Comic Book, Art Instruction and other Facebook, Twitter, blog and website pages </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: in relevant print and broadcast media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: JUNE 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback, 128 pp., 8 1/2&quot; x 11&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-4677-0 </li></ul><ul><li>$21.99 </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A marvelous follow-up to Barron’s </li></ul><ul><li>successful How to Use, Adapt, </li></ul><ul><li>and Design Knitting Patterns , </li></ul><ul><li>Knitting Vintage: 30 Knitting </li></ul><ul><li>Projects Inspired by Period </li></ul><ul><li>Fashions is a beautifully illustrated </li></ul><ul><li>book for knitting enthusiasts which </li></ul><ul><li>presents retro-inspired knitting </li></ul><ul><li>patterns that are perfectly at home </li></ul><ul><li>in today’s fashion trends. From a </li></ul><ul><li>1920’s style cloche hat to a 1970’s </li></ul><ul><li>style poncho, the book revamps </li></ul><ul><li>and updates the patterns to reflect </li></ul><ul><li>fashion in the early 21 st century. </li></ul><ul><li>Each project uses modern </li></ul><ul><li>yarns, but encourages knitters to </li></ul><ul><li>seek out vintage accessories. Each </li></ul><ul><li>chapter focuses on a different </li></ul><ul><li>decade from the 20 th Century, and </li></ul><ul><li>is complimented by more than 250 </li></ul><ul><li>color and b&w illustrations. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Knitting, Fashion, Craft and Family Facebook pages, Twitter, blogs and websites </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: Knitting, Crafts, Fashion, Family and other relevant media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: APRIL 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback, 176 pp., 8 3/8&quot; x 8 3/8&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-4662-6 </li></ul><ul><li>$16.99 </li></ul>New Spring 2011 Title KNITTING VINTAGE
  8. 8. New Spring 2011 Title SCARY CUTE: 25 AMIGURUMI MONSTERS <ul><li>A great companion to our best-selling Super Cute: 25 Amigurumi Animals , Scary Cute is a fun create-your-own-monster crochet book that will appeal to beginners and experts alike. Scary Cute presents 25 original monster-making projects utilizing Amigurumi, the popular Japanese crochet method that has captivated craft fans everywhere. Included in the book are instructions on how to design your own original Amigurumi monsters, along with easy-to-follow directions complemented with more than 200 color illustrations. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Facebook/ </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter/Craft/Family websites, pages and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: Crafts/Parenting/Family/ Lifestyle media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: APRIL 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback, 144 pp., </li></ul><ul><li>7 1/2&quot; x 9 3/4&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-4673-2 </li></ul><ul><li>$18.99 </li></ul>
  9. 9. New Spring 2011 Title CALLIGRAPHY IN 24 HOURS <ul><li>Serious beginners who open </li></ul><ul><li>Calligraphy in 24 Hours can really </li></ul><ul><li>learn the ancient art of calligraphy </li></ul><ul><li>in just 24 one-hour lesson. The </li></ul><ul><li>book starts with basic instruction </li></ul><ul><li>and progresses through sessions </li></ul><ul><li>that challenge readers with projects </li></ul><ul><li>of increasing difficulty. An opening </li></ul><ul><li>lesson introduces students to the </li></ul><ul><li>standard calligraphy tools—pens, </li></ul><ul><li>inks, and papers. Tutorials that </li></ul><ul><li>follow go on to teach the basic </li></ul><ul><li>strokes for constructing 15 different </li></ul><ul><li>alphabets, letter-by-letter. Timed </li></ul><ul><li>exercises are presented to help </li></ul><ul><li>learners build speed and </li></ul><ul><li>confidence, and to produce </li></ul><ul><li>beautifully finished lettering with </li></ul><ul><li>accuracy and consistency. They will </li></ul><ul><li>learn to create professional looking </li></ul><ul><li>greeting cards, wall hangings, place </li></ul><ul><li>settings, wedding invitations, and </li></ul><ul><li>more. Includes more than 350 how </li></ul><ul><li>to color illustrations. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Calligraphy, Art, Crafts, and other Facebook, Twitter, blogs and websites </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: in relevant print and broadcast media, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: APRIL 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback, 160 pp., 7 1/2&quot; x 9 1/2&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-4506-3 </li></ul><ul><li>$21.99 </li></ul>
  10. 10. New Spring 2011 Titles THE FASHION DESIGNER’S TEXTILE DIRECTORY FIGURE POSES FOR FASHION ILLUSTRATORS <ul><li>Designed both for self-teaching and </li></ul><ul><li>for use in classroom settings, </li></ul><ul><li>Barron's Fashion titles concentrate </li></ul><ul><li>on haute couture, emphasizing the </li></ul><ul><li>technical know-how and business </li></ul><ul><li>skills needed for success in the </li></ul><ul><li>fashion industry. The Fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Designer’s Textile Directory is a </li></ul><ul><li>valuable reference source for fashion </li></ul><ul><li>design students as well as professional </li></ul><ul><li>dressmakers, identifying fabrics and how </li></ul><ul><li>their qualities can be utilized in fashion </li></ul><ul><li>design. Figure Poses for Fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Designers is a must for every fashion </li></ul><ul><li>design student’s library. Featuring </li></ul><ul><li>detailed instructions on how to </li></ul><ul><li>draw a correctly proportioned human </li></ul><ul><li>figure, fashion poses, and how to </li></ul><ul><li>superimpose garment shapes on figures. </li></ul><ul><li>The book’s enclosed CD-ROM is loaded </li></ul><ul><li>with templates that students can print or </li></ul><ul><li>load on their computer, and then </li></ul><ul><li>embellish with their own garment designs. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion School Facebook, Twitter, blog and web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: in relevant print and web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: APRIL 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibinding, 320 pp., 8&quot; x 9 1/4&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-0-7641-4628-2 </li></ul><ul><li>$35.00 </li></ul>PUB. DATE: FEBRUARY 2011 Paperback w/CD-ROM 144 pp., 8 ½&quot; x 11&quot; ISBN: 978-1-4380-7049-0 $24.99
  11. 11. New Spring 2011 Title BARRON’S DOG BIBLES: GERMAN & AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD DOGS <ul><li>Barron’s best-selling and </li></ul><ul><li>expanding Dog Bibles series </li></ul><ul><li>welcomes its newest additions, </li></ul><ul><li>German Shepherd and Australian </li></ul><ul><li>Shepherd Dogs . Written </li></ul><ul><li>mainly for first-time owners, with an </li></ul><ul><li>emphasis on veterinarian-approved </li></ul><ul><li>advice and information, these </li></ul><ul><li>books advise readers on physical </li></ul><ul><li>and behavioral characteristics they </li></ul><ul><li>should look for when choosing a </li></ul><ul><li>puppy. Each book and enclosed </li></ul><ul><li>DVD focuses on a specific canine </li></ul><ul><li>breed, describing the title breed’s traits, </li></ul><ul><li>history, behavior characteristics, and </li></ul><ul><li>recommended training methods, with </li></ul><ul><li>information on how breed-specific traits </li></ul><ul><li>influence the relationship between dog </li></ul><ul><li>and owner. Also described are potential </li></ul><ul><li>breed-specific health problems owners </li></ul><ul><li>should look out for. Attractive sidebars </li></ul><ul><li>present fun facts, breed truths, and </li></ul><ul><li>helpful hints. A hidden spiral binding </li></ul><ul><li>ensures that the book will stay open and </li></ul><ul><li>flat at any desired page. The DVD </li></ul><ul><li>enclosed with each book presents an </li></ul><ul><li>informal dog training course for new </li></ul><ul><li>owners. </li></ul><ul><li>MARKETING: </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity/Advertising: with relevant print and broadcast media </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media/Web: pet, family and lifestyle websites, Facebook pages, blogs, web </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: FEBRUARY 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Hardcover w/ spiral </li></ul><ul><li>binding and DVD, </li></ul><ul><li>approx. 192 pp., 6 3/4&quot; x 9 3/8&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-1-4380-7009-4 </li></ul><ul><li>$18.99 </li></ul>PUB. DATE: FEBRUARY 2011 Hardcover w/ spiral binding and DVD, approx. 192 pp., 6 3/4&quot; x 9 3/8&quot; ISBN: 978-1-4380-7016-2 $18.99
  12. 12. New Spring 2011 Title SAT VOCABULARY FLASH CARDS <ul><li>Barron’s has been the leader in test prep for 70 years, and our Flash Cards have carried on that excellence. Barron’s SAT Vocabulary Flash Cards is a brand-new test prep tool that presents 500 SAT high-frequency words, selected because they have appeared as key words in recent SAT reading passages and critical reading and sentence completion questions. Cards are alphabetically arranged in the box, with an extra place-marker card that students can use to gauge their word-learning progress. This vocabulary building flash card set enables SAT test takers to review words they might already know, as well as to master unfamiliar words they are likely to encounter both on the SAT and in their college courses. </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: FEBRUARY 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>500 Flash Cards boxed w/enclosed ring, </li></ul><ul><li>box size approx. </li></ul><ul><li>4&quot; H x 4 3/16&quot; W x 5&quot; D </li></ul><ul><li>Card size: 2 1/2&quot; x 3 3/4&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-1-4380-7086-5 </li></ul><ul><li>$14.99 </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>This brand-new set of 400 </li></ul><ul><li>flash cards will help nursing </li></ul><ul><li>students succeed on the National </li></ul><ul><li>Council Licensure Examination, </li></ul><ul><li>which certifies them as registered </li></ul><ul><li>nurses. The cards are divided into </li></ul><ul><li>two categories: 300 cards identify </li></ul><ul><li>medications and their uses; and </li></ul><ul><li>100 cards present questions </li></ul><ul><li>typical of those found on recent </li></ul><ul><li>NCLEX-RN exams. Each </li></ul><ul><li>medication card names a </li></ul><ul><li>medication on the front </li></ul><ul><li>and lists its uses, how it is </li></ul><ul><li>administered, and its side effects </li></ul><ul><li>on the back. The 100 test question </li></ul><ul><li>cards present answers on their </li></ul><ul><li>reverse side and cover topics that </li></ul><ul><li>include safe care and environment, </li></ul><ul><li>safety and infection control, health </li></ul><ul><li>promotion and maintenance, and </li></ul><ul><li>other subjects that nursing </li></ul><ul><li>students will encounter when they </li></ul><ul><li>take the exam. </li></ul><ul><li>PUB. DATE: MAY 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>400 Flash Cards boxed, </li></ul><ul><li>4 7/16&quot; H x 5 13/16&quot; W </li></ul><ul><li>x 3 5/8&quot; D </li></ul><ul><li>Card size: 5 3/8&quot; x 4&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>ISBN: 978-1-4380-7085-8 </li></ul><ul><li>$19.99 </li></ul>New Spring 2011 Title NCLEX-RN FLASH CARDS

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