Chronicle Books Childrens Books

Refine By
Chronicle Books
$16.99

In the Chronicle Books "Green Is A Chile Pepper" book by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, children will discover colors in the form of L...atin food. Complete with a glossary, this book will open your little one's eyes to the colorful world around them. read more

Chronicle Books
$15.99 $12.99

These children's board books with rhymed text and colorful pictures are ideal bedtime stories for kids who are fans of industrial ...machinery read more

Chronicle Books
$7.99

This train journey-themed children's book is full of dreamy illustrations and gentle rhyming text

Chronicle Books
$13.98 $12.99

Children's books with attached plush finger puppets feature simple, comforting stories with lovable Baby Duck and Koala characters... read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $13.39

Twisty mazes! Silly monsters! Rocket ships! Racing cars! This endlessly clever book contains more than 60 games for children that ...let them imagine, build, guess, observe, count, match, sort, add, subtract, read, think, and play! Perfect for pre-K and early elementary ages, Taro Gomi's Playful Puzzles introduces a wide array of essential childhood skills—colorfully, intriguingly. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $14.46

Kids won't believe their eyes as they assemble the colorful pieces of this one-of-a-kind train puzzle. Each car features a magical... world of wonder and whimsy: woodland animals, aquarium animals, and a circus are along for the ride! Imaginative art and quirky creatures adorn both sides of the 12 puzzle pieces, allowing the train to be arranged in countless ways! read more

Chronicle Books
$17.99 $16.04

I am in the poppy, said the bee. I am in the nest, said the bird. I am in space, said the planet . . . From bestselling author and... illustrator duo Fani Marceau and Joëlle Jolivet comes an art-immersive experience featuring early concepts and themes for infants, toddlers, and anyone delighted by the wonders of everyday life. Inspired by linocut art techniques, the illustrations offer windows onto ordinary objects and experiences. Open the book, delve into the details, and discover animals, people, and surprises large and small gracing each oversized page in this whimsical book that makes the perfect springboard for storytelling, learning, and dreaming. read more

Chronicle Books
$24.95

Jennifer Paganelli designs one of the most popular fabric lines in the crafting marketplace. In Girl's World, her debut book, she ...presents twenty-one adorable sewing projects to make for little girlsfrilly dresses, ruffled pillows, bed canopies, stuffed animals, and more! Each project features Jennifer's fresh, feminine flair in sizes and styles perfect for toddlers to tweens. With step-by-step instructions, a comprehensive techniques section, and simple sizing charts ranging from extra-small to extra-large, this book is exceptionally easy to use. Featuring whimsical design, lush color photos, a ribbon closure, and a vellum pocket filled with pattern sheets, Girl's World makes sewing girly goodies a joy for crafters of all levels. read more

Chronicle Books
$12.99 $9.74

Break out the pencils and crayons, and help the whale spout and the chameleon change colors! Draw the noodles in the soup and the ...toppings on the pizza with these giant coloring and doodling pads of 52 place mats each! Picky eaters and restless restaurant-goers of all ages will love Taro Gomi's signature humor and welcome the invitation to imagine and create at mealtime. read more

Chronicle Books
$12.99 $11.66

These doodle place mats based on the popular artwork from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ let kids feed their imaginatio...ns! Picky eaters and restless restaurantgoers will love the caterpillar and his invitation to create at mealtime. This engaging place mat format will entertain whether at home or dining out! read more

Chronicle Books
$12.99 $10.89

This Star Wars game in a book provides hours of fun for thumb-wrestling masters or their apprentices. Opponents Velcro on the ligh...tsabers included (one blue, one red); open the book to one of seven durable "game board" pages depicting classic Star Wars battles; stick their thumbs through the holes; and use the Force (of thumb and imagination) to wrestle to victory! read more

Chronicle Books
$19.99 $18.89

Children will learn as they play with this imaginative activity book designed to develop important childhood skills and creativity.... This colorful, oversized book is packed with hours and hours of doodling, drawing, and fun! read more

Chronicle Books
$5.99

All of the Eric Carle stationery features 8 cards and 8 envelopes and Eric Carle's delighful artwork of animals: Eric Carle Birthd...ay Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birthday Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Boy) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Girl) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Neutral) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) read more

Chronicle Books
$5.99

All of the Eric Carle stationery features 8 cards and 8 envelopes and Eric Carle's delighful artwork of animals: Eric Carle Birthd...ay Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birthday Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Invites Eric Carle Baby Shower Thank-Yous Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Boy) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Girl) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) Eric Carle Birth Announcements (Neutral) (comes with 32 photo corner stickers) read more

Chronicle Books
$15.99 $10.98

PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY! and now SAY ZOOP! Collect all four interactive books from Hervé Tullet!Accept Hervé Tullet's i...rresistible invitation to mix it up in a dazzling adventure of whimsy and wonder. Follow the artist's simple instructions, and suddenly colors appear, mix, splatter, and vanish in a world powered only by the reader's imagination. Tullet—who joins such greats as Eric Carle and Leo Lionni as a master of his craft—sets readers on an extraordinary interactive journey all within the printed page. Tullet prompts plenty of giggles in addition to a profound understanding of colors, and once again displays his unique genius and vision in a work that is a glorious and richly satisfying companion to Press Here. read more

Chronicle Books
$6.99

Little Penguin and friends play hide-and-seek on the ice, and invite the smallest readers to play, too!

Chronicle Books
$15.99 $13.88

What is happening outside today? Peek through the window to find out. What is happening inside? Peek again! Whimsical die-cuts thr...oughout lead to charming and surprising reveals with every turn of the page. Filled with fun details (can you find the two mice playing throughout?), this deceptively simple book is one readers will visit again and again. read more

Chronicle Books
$12.99 $7.73

Count down the days until Christmas with this wonderful pop-up advent calendar based on the popular Christmas story Dream Snow by ...Eric Carle, author of the beloved classic children's book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Open a window each day to reveal a new decoration to add to the display. By the time December 25th arrives, you'll have a very dreamy Christmas scene! read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $11.21

Design your own adorable Kokeshi outfits with this ultra-cute activity book. The pretty, colorful pages include step-by-step instr...uctions on how to draw Kokeshi dolls and ready-to-color kimonos, accessories, and more, plus tips for creating unique patterns and prints! With a sturdy board cover and hip elastic band closure, this is the ultimate gift for stylists and artists of all ages. read more

Chronicle Books
$19.95 $11.58

In this imaginative new activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers are introduced to more than thi...rty great artists, then encouraged to try out the techniques that lie behind their greatest works.Short and accessible facts about each artist's life and works are followed by creative projects that Marion has devised based on the artist's particular techniques.Take your pencil for a walk in the spirit of Paul Klee, experiment with color like Joan Miró, or create your own surrealist-inspired artwork. read more

Chronicle Books
$16.99 $14.85

It's time to fly home for dinner! In this witty picture book from award-winning and bestselling author Mac Barnett, a mother bird ...gives the bird next to her a message for little Peter. But passing messages on a telephone line isn't as simple as it sounds. Each subsequent bird understands Mama's message according to its own very particular hobbies. Will Peter ever get home for dinner? This uproarious interpretation of a favorite children's game will get everyone giggling and is sure to lead to countless rereads. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99

Just what kind of monkey business has befallen Mr. Hound's shop? Luckily, our team of plucky detectives has been chomping at the b...it to take on their first case. When Mr. Hound hires them to investigate, they hoof it to his shop. And once they get sleuthing, wild horses couldn't drag them away from the scent of a clue. But is it all just a dog and pony show to distract them from the truth? Idioms are everywhere in this hilarious first case of the Gumshoe Zoo detective agency as they attempt to solve Mr. Hound's mystery. Early readers will love the multi-paneled comic book hybrid feel of this raucous adventure as the detectives manage to keep a straight face, collar some suspects, and solve a mystery, all while avoiding beating a dead—never mind. read more

Chronicle Books
$9.99

In Friends, Busy Baby can play, share, paint, and help cleanup. Whatever Busy Baby does, the most important thing is to make some ...new friends along the way. Both books will keep the very youngest readers busy reading, playing, and learning. read more

Chronicle Books
$8.99 $8.79

Readers make athletes splash, sprint, or score just by wiggling their fingers! Then, with two sets of hands, readers help the athl...etes unite as a team in the gatefold finale. Active and adorable characters model independence and teamwork, making this innovative board book perfect for interactive reading and playtime fun! read more

Chronicle Books
$9.99 $7.38

In Trucks, Busy Baby can race in a fire truck, use a cement mixer, and collect recycling. Whatever Busy Baby does, the most import...ant thing is to make some new friends along the way. Both books will keep the very youngest readers busy reading, playing, and learning. read more

Chronicle Books
$10.99

Get animals moving and grooving with each lift—or swing— of a flap! Wiggle inventive flaps to make a butterfly flitter away. Tug a...n unexpected pop-up to make a wide-eyed hippo stick out its tongue! Bold, graphic, and hilarious, this novelty book is perfect for interactive reading and playtime fun! read more

Chronicle Books
$12.99

"May the Force be with you" in this second title in the bestselling Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling series. This Star Wars game in a bo...ok pits thumb against thumb in a quest for galactic domination. Jedi in training can simply attach the two plastic lightsabers to dueling thumbs with Velcro, open to one of the seven "game board" spreads to set the stage for battle, and use the Force (of thumb and imagination) to wrestle to victory! Featuring all-new match-ups and scenarios spanning the entire saga—including The Force Awakens—this innovative game is perfect for Star Wars fans of all ages. read more

Chronicle Books
$19.99 $4.31

A hands-on alphabet extravaganza! The letters of the alphabet come to life in this bright, graphic, and delightfully interactive A...BC novelty board book that pairs early learning with captivating play. Just punch out the oversize neon letters and assemble the simple words featured on each spread, or spell new words. It's the perfect way to play, spell, and learn, from A to Z! read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99

With 10 colorful double-sided puzzle pieces shaped like vehicles—including a school bus, sports car, cement mixer, garbage truck, ...taco truck, and more—young children will enjoy creating a parade of cars or a bumper-to-bumper traffic jam! The large, easy-to-assemble puzzle pieces are ideal for small hands and can be arranged in countless ways for extended play.ngeles. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $13.49

This sweet boxed set is the perfect gift for the nursery starter library. The keepsake box holds four sturdy board books just righ...t for little hands. Each book features a different Mother Goose rhyme—one book each for "Humpty Dumpty," "Mary Had a Little Lamb," "Hickory, Dickory, Dock," and "Hey, Diddle, Diddle"—accompanied by beautiful illustrations from celebrated children's book artist Sylvia Long. read more

Chronicle Books
$17.99 $9.83

The vintage art of French illustrator Alain Grée is front and center in this spirited double-sided floor puzzle. One side features... a rollicking winter wonderland, while the other reveals a bustling, sunny landscape where boats sail, a hot air balloon soars, and a road trip is in full swing. The large, thick pieces (each puzzle includes 20 shapes) are perfect for small hands, and the oversized scenes are a sight to behold! read more

Chronicle Books
$10.99 $3.65

Spot sweet surprises with each lift—or swing—of a flap! Cheep! Cheep! Who is cuddled under Mama's wing? Buzz! Buzzzz! Who has land...ed on that flashy flower? Discover hidden surprises and delight in interactive peekaboo play with this entertaining lift-the-flap book. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $13.42

Featuring characters and vehicles from the picture book Old MacDonald Had a Truck, these cards are a new way to play, count, and l...earn! Ten sturdy puzzle cards feature punch-out numbers from one to ten, accompanied by cool construction vehicles and adorable barnyard animals. This colorful, innovative set of puzzle cards encourages hands-on learning and the development of fine motor skills, perfect for toddlers ready to tackle their 1-2-3s. read more

Chronicle Books
$15.99 $10.85

PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY! and now SAY ZOOP! Collect all four interactive books from Hervé Tullet!It's only a yellow dot......but what a dot it is! Readers won't be able to resist this jaunty, adventurous dot, nor its invitation to play along. Thus begins a spectacular ride of color, motion, shape, and imagination, filled with the artistry and delight that we know and love so well from Press Here and Mix It Up! But on this journey, prepare to leap headlong into a completely new dimension: emotion. Connecting not only to the mind but also to the heart, this dot expresses an extraordinary sense of humor, fear, joy, and more as it pushes, lurches, wiggles, and slides its way through—and even off! —the pages of this glorious companion to Press Here and Mix It Up! read more

Chronicle Books
$12.95

Buttons aren't just for buttonholes anymore! With this one-of-a-kind button book, crafty girls can create more than 20 stylish acc...essories including Button Barrettes and Bobbies, Hip Ribbon Button Belts, Crazy Coasters, and much more. Step-by-step instructions, easy-to-follow diagrams, and full-color photographs make it a cinch to create everything from fashion projects to home decor! read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $13.35

To move from one side of the page to another, simply draw a bridge. Draw a bridge of wooden planks, or perhaps an impressive suspe...nsion bridge. Or a slide. Or a clothesline. Or a flying horse. As the world sprawls ever forward through the book, users' imaginations create the connections across an ever-expanding, ever-more-unusual landscape. Wordless pages filled with beautiful, odd landscapes give users backgrounds to draw the bridges of their wildest imagination. This inventive take on a coloring book functions like an analog video game, different for every user, engaging for every mind. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $12.22

Introducing TouchThinkLearn books, a format unlike any other. Combining scooped-out die-cuts with raised, shaped elements, each bo...ok is designed to offer the youngest learners an irresistible opportunity to explore their universe in a hands-on, multisensory way. Seeing the image, tracing its shape, saying its name: these modes of perception combine in a dynamic way to stimulate understanding of essential concepts. Experience green both in the beauty of a raised leaf's surface as well as in the caterpillar that munches on the leaf's edge. Celebrate a moon rising into the night, while simultaneously a sun sets deep into the mirroring page. Translating abstract thought into tangible knowledge, groundbreaking TouchThinkLearn books give early learning new dimension. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.99 $8.73

Combining scooped-out die-cuts with raised, shaped elements, two new TouchThinkLearn books offer youngest learners an irresistible... opportunity to explore their universe in a hands-on, multisensory way. See the image, trace its shape, say its name: these modes of perception combine in a dynamic way to stimulate understanding of essential concepts. Experience the number "2" both by counting a pair of raised car wheels on one side, and feeling its shape on the other. Featuring a format unlike any other, these groundbreaking books translate abstract thought into tangible knowledge. read more

Chronicle Books
$24.95 $20.82

From autumn's bursts of orange and red to spring's lush greens, summer's long-lasting golden light and winter's cool whites and gr...ays, the changing seasons provide endless artistic inspiration. In Sewing for All Seasons, author Susan Beal offers 24 beautiful projects imbued with the spirit of each season. Home sewists will enjoy stitching a cozy patchwork throw for autumn, a bright gardening apron to welcome spring, a colorful picnic quilt for summer, and soft woolen slippers for those chilly winter nights. With how-to illustrations, helpful templates and patterns, tons of color, and eye-catching photography, this book will leap off shelves and inspire crafters all year long. read more

Chronicle Books
$22.95 $17.96

This inviting craft book lays the groundwork for a lifetime of knitting—no prior skills necessary! Expert knitting author Melissa ...Leapman presents step-by-step instructions for all the essential skills, techniques, and abbreviations needed to get started knitting, plus clear how-to illustrations for visual learners. After mastering the basics, knitters are ready to knit up the included 22 projects, from cozy scarves and chunky sweaters to classic décor items like an ottoman pouf and irresistible hearts. With an inviting design, vibrant photographs, and bonus ideas for customizing each project, Knit It! will have crafters going from beginner to knitter in no time. read more

Chronicle Books
$15.95 $13.98

For over two decades, the award-winning poet and author Gary Soto has been offering his readers a vision that transcends the ordin...ary, making him one of today's most celebrated Chicano writers. New and Selected Poems includes the best of his seven full-length collections, plus over 23 new poems previously unpublished in book form. From the charged, short-lined poems of Soto's early writing to an unflinching look at poverty and hard labor in California's Central Valley to the off-beat humor in his longer, more recent work, New and Selected Poems is a timely tribute to a brilliant writer whose work confirms the power of the human spirit to survive and soar. read more

Chronicle Books
$15.99 $12.91

PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY! and now SAY ZOOP! Collect all four interactive books from Hervé Tullet!Press the yellow dot on... the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! Especially remarkable because the adventure occurs on the flat surface of the simple, printed page, this unique picture book about the power of imagination and interactivity will provide read-aloud fun for all ages! read more

Chronicle Books
$22.99 $8.02

2017 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award WinnerThe lovable trio from the acclaimed Lowriders in Space are back! Lupe Impala, Elirio Mala...ria, and El Chavo Octopus are living their dream at last. They're the proud owners of their very own garage. But when their beloved cat Genie goes missing, they need to do everything they can to find him. Little do they know the trail will lead them to the realm of Mictlantecuhtli, the Aztec god of the Underworld, who is keeping Genie prisoner! With cool Spanish phrases on every page, a glossary of terms, and an action-packed plot that sneaks in science as well as Aztec lore, Lowriders to the Center of the Earth is a linguistic and visual delight. ¡Que suave! read more

Chronicle Books
$6.99

In this sly activity board book from celebrated international favorite Taro Gomi, young readers will delight to find hidden object...s amidst familiar characters. When a crocodile's dangerous smile can become a shiny toothbrush and a butterfly's camouflage transforms into adorable heart shapes, there's no telling what comes next! Kids will love learning that not everything in this world is as it seems. Sure to be a hit during both storytime and playtime! read more

Chronicle Books
$8.99 $5.90

Turn the colorful die-cut pages of this irresistible board book to discover just what makes little deer's forest so cozy. Is it th...e fluffy snow? No, it's their loving families! Bright pictures, sweet reassuring messages, unique layered pages, and an adorable finger puppet combine to create interactive reading and playtime fun! read more

Chronicle Books
$19.99 $14.10

Balance these brightly colored and playfully tilted blocks to make towers of fun! Sturdy and lightweight, these 10 vibrant blocks ...can be arranged in endless combinations for hours of building fun. read more

Chronicle Books
$14.95

This classic matching game includes 72 cards featuring Julius and his friends. Children will have fun getting to know Julius's vib...rant cast of animal friends while building memory and concentration skills. read more

Chronicle Books
$15.95

Hit the lights and let the fun begin! Lights Out! includes plenty of room for writing about dreams, wishes, crushes, and other sup...er-top-secret information—and there's a special lock and key to discourage prying eyes. Best of all, the ingenious pop-out light makes writing under the covers a snap! read more

Chronicle Books
$29.95 $27.91

This beautifully illustrated bingo game features 64 species of birds from around the world. Spot all kinds of birds—from the robin... to the puffin and the kookaburra to the splendid fairywren—mark them off on your card and bingo! Contains 64 superbly illustrated bird tokens, one board, 12 bingo cards, and brightly colored counters for you to mark up your card, as well as a leaflet containing basic information and a few quirky traits for all of the birds featured. read more