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2019

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR DOLLY PARTON ANNOUNCES DEAL WITH CHRONICLE BOOKS
June 16, 2020
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics
is a celebration in her own words
of the iconic singer’s life in music.
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LEVINE QUERIDO TO BE DISTRIBUTED BY CHRONICLE BOOKS
June 20, 2019
Levine Querido, the newly founded children’s publisher from Arthur A. Levine, announces a distribution partner in fellow independent Chronicle Books.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS LAUNCHES CHRONICLE CHROMA, A NEW VISUAL BOOKS IMPRINT DEBUTING IN FALL 2019
May 20, 2019
Chronicle Books announced the creation of Chronicle Chroma, a new imprint that will publish books on the visual arts and pop culture. 
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CHRONICLE BOOKS ANNOUNCES A NEW AUDIOBOOK DIVISION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HACHETTE AUDIO
May 6, 2019
Chronicle Books has announced a new partnership with Hachette Audio to produce, sell, and distribute digital audiobook versions of select Chronicle Books titles. 
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CHRONICLE BOOKS ANNOUNCES A NEW NONFICTION IMPRINT: CHRONICLE PRISM
March 12, 2019
Chronicle Books revealed that its new nonfiction imprint headed by Mark Tauber will be called Chronicle Prism. Tauber joined Chronicle Books last fall to create the imprint, which will publish narrative, prescriptive, and inspirational nonfiction. 
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2018

CHRONICLE BOOKS ANNOUNCES A NEW PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE LEGO® GROUP
December 10, 2018
Chronicle Books announced a new partnership with the LEGO® Group to publish titles inspired by their iconic toys, bricks, and minifigures.
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KIM ANDERSON RETURNS TO CHRONICLE BOOKS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES & MARKETING
September 21, 2018
Kim Anderson will re-join San Francisco–based Chronicle Books this week as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS AND TRUSTBRUDGE GLOBAL MEDIA LAUNCH CHRONICLE BRIDGE, A NEW PARTNERSHIP TO PUBLISH CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN CHINA
September 21, 2018
San Francisco‐based publisher Chronicle Books LLC announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Trustbridge Global Media (“TGM”), an affiliate of Trustbridge Partners, to establish Chronicle Bridge, a new imprint that will publish and distribute Chinese‐language editions of a select number of Chronicle children’s books.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS LAUNCHES A NEW IMPRINT TO BE HEADED BY PUBLISHING VETERAN MARK TAUBER
September 12, 2018
Publishing veteran Mark Tauber joins San Francisco–based Chronicle Books this week as the Managing Director of a new publishing imprint.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS MARKS 25 YEARS OF ITS GIFT PUBLISHING PROGRAM
June 11, 2018
Known by its distinctive spectacles logo as the publishing company that sees things differently, Chronicle Books will celebrate 25 years of its gift publishing program this year.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS PARTNERS WITH WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY TO HELP KIDS SAY HELLO HELLO TO ENDANGERED ANIMALS
April 16, 2018
Chronicle Books announced a partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) that will help introduce young readers and budding conservationists to endangered animals. Chronicle Books will make a donation of $25,000 to WCS in honor of Caldecott-honoree Brendan Wenzel’s acclaimed new picture book Hello Hello.
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2017

CHRONICLE BOOKS MARKS ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN JUNE
March 17, 2017
Known by the distinctive spectacles logo as the publishing company that sees things differently, Chronicle Books, one of the world’s most respected publishers of illustrated books and gifts, will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 21, 2017.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE FIRST LITTLE FREE LIBRARY DESIGN COMPETITION
February 13, 2017
Chronicle Books, in partnership with the Little Free Library organization and the American Institute of Architects San Francisco, sponsored a design competition challenging designers to create a Little Free Library.
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2016

CHRONICLE BOOKS ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGES
December 8, 2016
Chronicle Books announced today that Jack Jensen, the company’s president, will assume a new, more comprehensive role as President of McEvoy Group LLC. Tyrrell Mahoney is named President of Chronicle Books.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS OPENS ITS FIRST BRANDED MICRO-STORE IN JAPAN
March 17, 2016
Chronicle Books announced today that it has opened a Chronicle Books micro-store store in Tokyo, Japan.
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CHRONICLE BOOKS TO DISTRIBUTE HARDIE GRANT BOOKS IN NORTH AMERICA
January 15, 2016
Chronicle Books announced today that it has entered into an agreement to distribute Hardie Grant Books in North America.
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