Books that showcase particular types of art.

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
Tuesday Nights in 1980
Robin War
Red Hood/Arsenal, Vol. 1: Open for Business
It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativity and Meaning at Midlife and Beyond
Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood
Playing from the Heart
The Electric Pencil: Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3
The Whale
Rain Fish
Luis Paints the World
Birdsong: A Story in Pictures
Feathers: Displays of Brilliant Plumage
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone


  • Wildlife of New York by Giada Crispiels
    Wildlife of New York: A Five-Borough Coloring Book
    Release date: Apr 05, 2016
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    Artist Giada Crispiels’ playful scenes highlight beloved landmarks from all five boroughs—like Central Park, Coney Island, and the
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    Availability: 30 copies available, 306 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Apr 29 - May 20, 2016

    Countries available: US

  • Magical Abstracts Coloring Book by Samantha Snyder
    Magical Abstracts Coloring Book: Magical Designs (Doodle Art Alley Books) (Volume 5)
    Release date: Feb 12, 2016
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    Magical Abstracts Coloring Book features 50 fun and unique abstract designs to inspire the spirit and
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    Availability: 3 copies available, 546 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Apr 12 - May 12, 2016

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  • Color Me Shakespeare by Donna Ledbetter
    Color Me Shakespeare
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  • The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
    The Night Gardener
    The Anatomical Shape of a Heart
    The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem "Pangur Bán"
    Tuesday Nights in 1980
    The Muralist
    Ideas Are All Around
    Tell Me a Tattoo Story
    The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
    The Fox and the Star
    Rosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir
    Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O'Keeffe
    How to Be Both
    Torment by Lauren KateLinger by Maggie StiefvaterIncarceron by Catherine FisherMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsCrescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
    Best Book Covers of 2010
    174 books — 274 voters
    Radiance by Debra Jayne EastAdversity Builds Character; An Inspirational True Life Story ... by Tom UfertApart From Love by Uvi PoznanskyDigitus 233 by K.D. EmersonWitch Song by Amber Argyle
    Best Illustrated Book Covers
    574 books — 709 voters

    The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern1Q84 by Haruki MurakamiThe Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWittThe Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison AllenThe American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin
    Best Cover Art 2011 (Non-YA)
    291 books — 1,630 voters
    Witch Song by Amber ArgyleGifted by Karey WhiteBloodlines by Lindsay Anne KendalThe Host by Stephenie MeyerThe Thirteenth Chime by Emma  Michaels
    It's All In The Eyes
    255 books — 150 voters

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric CarleIn the Night Kitchen by Maurice SendakThe Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian SelznickThe Wolves in the Walls by Neil GaimanThe Lorax by Dr. Seuss
    Picture Books With Amazing Art
    381 books — 166 voters
    Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutBeyond Bridalveil Fall by Sheryl SealBeyond Oria Falls by Sheryl SealPhenomena by Susan TarrBeyond the World of Man by Sheryl Seal
    Inspiring Books
    586 books — 638 voters

    The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
    Ways of Seeing
    The Story of Art
    Wall and Piece
    Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
    Girl With a Pearl Earring
    The Art Book
    The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
    Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
    The Goldfinch
    Seven Days in the Art World
    History of Beauty
    Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
    PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives (PostSecret)
    The Art Forger

    Chris Ware
    Chris Ware Building Stories
    His Favorite Concept Books: The cartoonist shares his favorite books that come in unique packages, not unlike his new graphic boxed set, Building Stories.
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    Clive Barker
    Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.
    Clive Barker, Days of Magic, Nights of War

    Edgar Degas
    Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
    Edgar Degas

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