Journals & Sketchbooks

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal
Carle, Eric

Introducing a lively and adorable baby journal created with page after page of the art of Eric Carle: bright and colorful collage butterflies, trees, flowers, and, of course, a very famous caterpillar! With full pages for photos and journaling, as well envelopes for keepsakes, and places to record sonograms to first birthday and beyond.

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal will become a lasting and classic baby journal for parents to be, for grandparents, and anyone who loves a little one.

Introducing a lively and adorable baby journal created with page after page of the art of Eric Carle: bright and colorful collage butterflies, trees, flowers, and, of course, a very famous caterpillar! With full pages for photos and journaling, as well envelopes for keepsakes, and places to record sonograms to first birthday and beyond.

Eric Carle's Very Special Baby Journal will become a lasting and classic baby journal for parents to be, for grandparents, and anyone who loves a little one.

Item No. 9780399246678
$24.99
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Scalin, Noah

Your creative spirit is begging you to give it a new challenge. Your opportunity is here; will you take the plunge?

The concept of Noah Scalin's "365 method" is simple and inspired: Choose a theme or medium, then make something every day for a year. Noah made 365 skull-themed projects . . . now he invites you to choose your obsession and get creative!

Whether you're drawing or using photography or collage--you're strengthening an inner creative muscle. And in this new edition, there's even more to inspire you! You'll find a bonus month of new prompts--now there are more than 400 ways to jumpstart your creative spirit and get inspired!

365 New + Expanded Edition is meant to be marked up and scribbled in. It has space for journaling, sketching, and jotting down ideas--the perfect place to experiment with choosing subjects that matter to you then creating a massive body of work. You'll see how the "365 method" has inspired others, with features on artists and crafters who took the 365 challenge. You'll also have the opportunity to master new techniques you can then incorporate into your projects, including quilling, clay-making, paper pop-up engineering, and more. With 365 New + Expanded Edition, you'll get charged up, messy, and inspired, and you'll see how making something every day can change your creative process--and your life--forever!

Item No. 9780760350089
$16.99
642 Fashion Things to Draw
Chronicle Books
This sketchbook is full of prompts for doodling and sketching fashion in every sense of the word, from the classic (a brass button) to the trendy (a peplum blouse), iconic (a Twiggy dress), and just plain fun (an itsy-bitsy polka-dot bikini)!
Item No. 9781452118321
$16.95
642 Things to Write (Young Writer Edition)
826 Valencia
Write a to-do list for a villain. Describe your dream tree house. Create a haiku about your shoes.

Young writers will get their creative juices flowing with this collection of smart, funny, and thought-provoking writing exercises. Kids can open to any page to find inspiration, express themselves, and jump-start their literary genius. Collected from the clever minds of 826 Valencia, 642 Things to Write About: Young Writer's Edition is the ultimate playground for imaginative children.

Item No. 9781452127842
$16.95
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San Francisco Writers' Grotto
This collection of 642 outrageous and witty writing prompts will get the creative juices flowing in no time. From crafting your own obituary to penning an ode to an onion, each page of this playful journal invites inspiration and provides plenty of space to write. Brimming with entertaining exercises from the literary minds of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, this is the ultimate gift for scribes of every stripe.
Item No. 9781452105444
$16.95
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Chronicle Books
This pocket-sized drawing journal is packed with just as much clever, imaginative fun as the original bestselling 642 Things to Draw. All 642 drawing prompts invite doodlers to draw teeny-tiny things--from "a keyhole" and "a marble" to "an atom" and "your house, from space." Sure to keep creative folks inspired on the go, or wherever the doodle bug strikes!
Item No. 9781452137575
$9.95
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San Francisco Writers' Grotto
The next installment in the bestselling series presents 642 writing prompts in an irresistible new format. Delightful and thought-provoking, this book is perfect for stumped writers, journalers, or any creative type needing a tiny flash of inspiration.
Item No. 9781452142173
$9.95
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Abrams Noterie

What brings you joy? Is it the scent of spring rain? Warm towels from the dryer? Potato chips in your sandwich? Your definition of happiness is as unique as your fingerprints. This guided journal provides 99 prompts to help you make a list of things that you hold dear: a sentimental possession, your best traveling companion, your favorite type of weather, a compliment you've received, and an achievement well-earned. Filling in the journal will immediately boost your mood, and flipping through it later is a wonderful reminder of life's distinctive pleasures. It is also a wonderful gift for milestone events such as birthdays, graduation, and retirement.

Special features:

  • Paperback with textured cover stock, gold foil stamping, and flaps
  • 2 ribbon markers
  • Full-color design with illustrations throughout
  • 99 prompts to help you list all the things you love
  • Item No. 9781419719813
    $12.95
    Arrows and Feathers Mini Notebook Set
    Galison
    Artist Margaret Berg creates a watercolor collage of eclectic feathers and colorful arrows that bring fun and style to this set of two mini journals from Galison, which are perfectly sized for on-the-go notetaking.
    -Trim size: 4 x 6
    -Set of two 80 line-paged journals
    - Thread stiched binding
    Item No. 9780735346536
    $7.99
    Author-Illustrator Starter Kit (5 Tiny Books)
    A new release in our popular Author-Illustrator Starter Kit series! Five premium-quality hardcover, unlined blank books in a hard slipcase. Each book is 32 pages, 4.5" square, and ready to be turned into a picture book. Just add crayons, markers, and ideas. The blank slipcase is shrinkwrapped with a removable title card that offers a handful of inventive prompts to inspire young writers and artists.
    Item No. 9781938073694
    $19.95
    Author-Illustrator Starter Kit (One Big Book)
    A new release in our popular Author-Illustrator Starter Kit series! One giant, premium-quality hardcover unlined blank book — 32 pages, 13" square — ready to be turned into a picture book. Just add crayons, markers, and ideas. The blank book is shrinkwrapped with a removable title card that offers a handful of inventive prompts to inspire young writers and artists.
    Item No. 9781938073700
    $13.95
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    Galison
    A Galison Avian Friends activity journal is a great gift for creative friends. The journal measures 7 x 8-3/4" with a lay-flat opening that makes it inviting to use. Best of all, the book is fully designed throughout with charming birds, flowers, and still lifes by internationally acclaimed illustrator Geninne D. Zlatkis. A bonus interview sheds light on the artist's creative process and inspiration.
    Item No. 9780735338500
    $16.99
    Avian Friends Pocket Planner
    Galison
    Cute little birds illustrated by Geninne D. Zlatkis will keep you organized all year long--from winters in the south through summers in the tundra and all along the migration back! Galison's Avian Friends pocket planner's interior pages have collage-like illustrations of birds combined with butterflies, vintage post cards, and ticket stubs on the interior pages. Quotations about birds are interspersed, and the message the birds are tweeting--in the old-fashioned way--is "write everyday."
    Item No. 9780735330726
    $13.99
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    Congdon, Lisa
    As subtle and colorful as an autumn walk in the woods, this journal features a wrap-around landscape painting by Lisa Congdon.
    Item No. 9780811867627
    $9.95
    Black Paper Spiral Sketchbook

    A great, easy-to-manage, black paper sketchbook for all of your wonderful black paper creations. This Black DIY Cover Sketchbook is the perfect companion for many of our colorful products which look great on black paper (Sparkle Watercolor Gel Crayons, Natural Beeswax Crayons, Metallic Appeel CrayonsMetallic Colored Pencils, and Super Mix Oil Pastels). You can make your sketchbook your own by putting your art right on the cover. The 75 sheets of perforated paper are 8” x 10.5”, acid free and heavy weighing 110g. It comes with a built in elastic strap to protect your stuff too.

    Item No. 118-SK-BLK
    $13.95
    $8.95
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    Blue Volant Journals (set of 2)
    Blue Volant Journals (set of 2)
    Moleskine
    Capture and share your daily notes before they fly away with these brightly colored fun and flexible notebooks. Now with every page detachable, you can share your thoughts and leave your mark wherever you go.


    - Soft cover; 8.25 x 5 inches
    - Rounded corners
    - All pages are detachable
    - Come in two shades of the same color
    - Chlorine-free Moleskine ivory-colored paper
    - Paper weight: 70 gsm
    - “In case of loss” label printed on the flyleaf
    - Reusable paperband printed with additional content on the back
    - Squared stickers to personalize the journals and organize notes

    Moleskine S.p.A. creates and sells FSC®-certified products
    Item No. 8051272890525
    $13.95
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    Moleskine
    Make the reading experience last longer. Fully embossed cover, 3 ribbon place markers and double expandable inner pocket. Alphabetically organized sections to fill in. 6 tabbed sections to personalize and 14 blank pages in which to unleash your passion's creativity. A free customized bookmark. Several adhesive labels: 40 to be used on the blank tabs, 150 colored with icons and 12 to customize the cover. 13x21 cm, 5"; x 8 1/4"; 240 pages, acid-free paper.

    Specifications:
    - Layout: Structured
    - Dimensions: 5" x 8-1/4"
    - Hard Cover with elastic closure and three bookmark ribbons.
    - Color: Black
    - Pages: 240
    - Double-Expandable Inner Pocket
    - Paper Weight: 70 gsm/47 lb.; FSC Certified Paper; Acid-Free (pH Neutral)

    Item No. 9788862933193
    $22.95
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    Imagineering Company
    Inspired by the hand-stamped due date cards from public libraries, this clever journal has sections for keeping track of books to read, favorite passages, and books lent and borrowed. Includes a handy pocket for review clippings.
    Item No. 9780811829861
    $10.95
    Caterpillar Hardbound Journal

    Hardbound blank notebook featuring Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Features 42 blank pages and a yellow fabric bookmark for keeping your place. Perfect for journaling, sketching or classroom notes. Measures 9" tall x 5.5" wide. Pair with a Caterpillar pencil for the perfect gift for any budding artist or author!

    Item No. 4250915930466
    $9.95
    Citrus Peach Notebook

    5" x 7" notebook featuring 56 unruled pages and gorgeous heavyweight linen texture cover illustrated by Kelsey Garrity Riley. Offset printed with foil details.

    Item No. KGR1741NBK
    $9.95
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    Susie Ghahremani
    Printed on 100% recycled papers with soy inks, this colorful journal features the adorable woodland-themed art of Chronicle stationery favorite Susie Ghahremani.
    Item No. 9781452100746
    $10.95
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    Galison
    Takes artistic notes anywhere with a stylish Create Every Day pocket journal from Galison. Samantha Hahn created the illustrations of pens, glasses, paintbrushes, and other artist supplies!
    Item No. 9780735336902
    $8.99
    Eric Carle File Folders (Set of 4)
    Eric Carle File Folders (Set of 4)

    Head back to school with this set of four paper file folders featuring favorite Eric Carle characters on the front and bright Eric Carle iconic artwork on the back! One each of 4 designs. Folders measure 11 1/2" x 9 1/2"

    Item No. 13702682
    $4.99
    Finish This Book
    Smith, Keri
    From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal, a collaborative creative journey where you become the author...

    One dark and stormy night, author Keri Smith found some strange scattered pages abandoned in a park. She collected and assembled them, trying to solve the mystery of this unexpected discovery, and now she's passing the task on to you, her readers.

    Your mission is to become the new author of this work. You will continue the research and provide the content. In order to complete the task, you will have to undergo some secret intelligence training, which is included in this volume. Since no one knows what lies ahead, please proceed with caution, but know...this book does not exist without you.

    Item No. 9780399536892
    $16.00
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    Susie Ghahremani
    Hand-painted bunnies, foxes, and beavers greet the first signs of spring in this sweet-as-can-be journal. Includes a bonus sheet of sticker tabs in animal shapes that fold over to flag--and cutify--important pages.
    Item No. 9781452105833
    $10.95