Edited by Jill A. Tardiff with Randy Kato, Shannon Maughan, John Niernberger, Diane Patrick, Karole Riippa, Laurele Riippa and Mary Ann Tennenhouse
KABBALAH CENTRE INT'L PUBLISHING
This first-time exhibitor is the publishing arm of the Kabbalah Learning Centre, an organization teaching the wisdom of Kabbalah to the world; exhibiting with Publishers Group West. Featured:God Wears Lipstick by Karen Berg; Becoming God and The Secret, both by Michael Berg; Kabbalah Red String, Kabbalah Dreams and 72 Names of God (various formats), titles by Yehuda Berg; Power of You by Rav Berg; Kabbalah Method by the Kabbalah Learning Centre. Giveaways: promotional items; magic cube. Discounts: see PGW booth for details. Booth: 4040.
KANE/MILLER BOOK PUBLISHERS
Featured:When Mum Was Little by Mini Goss; Guji Guji by Chih-Yuan Chen; Flusi, the Sock Monster by Bine Brändle; Marc Just Couldn't Sleep by Gabriela Keselman; I Want My Pacifier! and I Don't Want to Go to Sleep, both by Tony Ross.
Giveaways: sock monsters; bracelets; posters.
Drawings: for tie-dyed bean bag chair.
Discounts: 50%, free freight (no minimum); 52%, free freight ("rack program" accounts).
KENSINGTON PUBLISHING CORP.
Imprints include Brava, Citadel Press, Dafina Books, Lyle Stuart, Pinnacle Books, Strapless, Twin Streams, Zebra Books, Zebra Regency Romance; distribution clients include BET Books, Urban Books, Mayo Clinic Health Information, Intersistemas Editores's Clinica Mayo, New Horizon, Frederick Fell.
Featured from Kensington:Calder Promise by Janet Dailey; Sex, Lies and Politics by Larry Flynt; Sugar Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke; Biceps of Death by David Stukas; Looking for It and Last Summer, both by Michael Thomas Ford; All the Days of My Life (So Far) by Alison Sweeney; Home to Italy by Peter Pezzelli; The Legend of Fire Horse Woman by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston; The Way Things Ought to Be by Gregory Hinton; Solitary Man by Carly Phillips; One Night Stand by Ben Tyler.
From Dafina:Somebody's Gotta Be on Top by Mary Morrison; Red Light Wives and God Still Don't Like Ugly, both by Mary Monroe; Distant Lover and The Honey Well, both by Gloria Mallette; The Preacher's Son by Carl Weber; Say Yes by Donna Hill; Got a Man by Daaimah S. Poole.
From Citadel:The Sinking of the Eastland by Jay Bonansinga; Gay Pride by William J. Mann; Ruby Ann's Down Home Trailer Park Christmas Book by Ruby Ann Boxcar; Wannabes by Jamie Kennedy; Raising Your Child to Be a Champion in Athletics, Arts and Academics by Wayne Bryan; Encyclopedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism by Shelley Rabinowitz and James Lewis; John Patrick's Blackjack for the 21st Century by John Patrick.
From Brava:Just a Hint, Clint by Lori Foster; Bad Boys with Expensive Toys by Nancy Warren; The Bane Affair by Alison Kent.
From Strapless:Retail Therapy by Roz Baily; White Bikini Panties by Kelly James-Enger; Ghosts of Boyfriends Past by Carly Alexander; Escape from Bridezilla by Jacqueline deMontravel.
From Zebra:Weekend Warriors by Fern Michaels; See How She Dies by Lisa Jackson; As Good as Dead by Beverly Barton; Happy Holidays by Janet Dailey.
From Pinnacle:Kiss Her Goodbye by Wendy Corsi Staub; Intent to Harm by Jonnie Jacobs; Total Silence by T.J. MacGregor; Darker Than Night by John Lutz.
Giveaways: books, galleys and promotional items of select featured titles.
Discounts: show special offers and allowances; see booth for details.
Booths: 1105, 1205.
KENT STATE UNIV. PRESS
This first-time exhibitor is the publishing arm of Kent State University and offers scholarly and academic titles on literary criticism, regional studies and history, Civil War history and ethnomusicology; exhibiting with the AAUP.
Featured:Kilroy Was There: A GI's War in Photographs by Tony Hillerman; The Eyes of Orion: Five Tank Lieutenants in the Persian Gulf War by Alex Vernon et al.; And the Wind Blew Cold: The Story of an American POW in North Korea by Richard M. Bassett; No Uncle Sam: The Forgotten of Bataan by Anton F. Bilek; Dr. Sam Sheppard on Trial by Jack DeSario and William Mason; In the Wake of the Butcher by James Jessen Badal; Blood and Ink by Albert Borowitz; Rix Mills Remembered by Paul Patton; I've Seen the Elephant by William Saxbe; From Rail-Splitter to Icon: Lincoln's Image in Illustrated Periodicals, 1860—1865 by Gary Bunker.
Discounts: 42%, free freight (prepaid orders).
This first-time exhibitor publishes books on classic toys.
Featured:The Playmakers: Amazing Origins of Timeless Toys by Tim Walsh.
Drawings: for signed copies.
Manufactures wooden bookcases, display cabinets and home office furniture.
Featured: various storage solutions and furniture pieces.
KIDS CAN PRESS
Featured:Monkey Business, written and illus. by Wallace Edwards; Mr. Maxwell's Mouse by Frank Asch, illus. by Devin Asch; Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, illus. by Stéphane Jorisch; The Mob by Clem Martini; Tree of Life, written by Rochelle Strauss, illus. by Margot Thompson.
Drawings: for three books from Kids Can Press Jumbo Book series.
Discounts: 50%, free freight on 25 or more books.
This first-time exhibitor publishes children's picture books packaged with audio CDs; exhibiting with Publishers Group West.
Featured:Ellison the Elephant, written by Eric Drachman, illus. by James Muscarello, original music by Giovanna Imbesi, performed by Bryon "B-Train" Holley; Leo, the Lightning Bug, written by Eric Drachman, illus. by James Muscarello; It's Me!, written by Eric Drachman, illus. by Isabelle Decencière.
Discounts: see PGW booth for details.
KINGDOM SOUND PUBLISHERS
Provides publishing and marketing services for Christian leaders and writers of nonfiction and children's books.
Featured: company information; The Fate of America in the Ninth Hour and Visions of God's Coming Judgments, titles by Kimberly Jackson.
Giveaways: copies of featured titles.
Drawings: for gift basket with books and goodies.
Discounts: 50% plus free freight on 10 or more books.
JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
This first-time exhibitor publishes books on the social and behavioral sciences, particularly on autism spectrum conditions, arts therapies and child psychiatry.
Featured:Asperger's Syndrome by Tony Attwood; Pretending to Be Normal by Liane Holliday Willey; Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome by Luke Jackson; ADD and Me by Ken Patterson; Raising NLD Superstars by Marcia Rubinstein; Disorganized Children by Samuel Stein and Uttom Chowdhury; Allergy Busters and Sensory Issues and Children, both by Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara; Managing with Asperger Syndrome by Malcolm Johnson; Raising a Child with Asperger Syndrome by Gretchen Mertz; Wounded Bird of Paradise by Mary Essinger; Understanding Your Baby by Sophie Boswell; Understanding Your One-Year-Old by Sarah Gustavus-Jones.
Creates activity books, toys and other "fun" stuff for kids ages 7 to 14.
Featured:Picture Tag Charms by Marilyn Green and Theresa Hutnick; Knitting by Anne Akers Johnson; Nancy Cassidy's KidSongs by Nancy and John Cassidy; T-Shirt Art by the editors of Klutz; Window Critters: Creating Suction Cup Characters by Michael Sherman; Doodle Cats, Doodle Dogs and Doodle Faces, titles by Liz Hutnick.
Featured:Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernieres; The Love Wife by Gish Jen; Runaway by Alice Munro; An Unfinished Life by Mark Spragg; Villages by John Updike; Lidia's Family Table by Lidia Bastianich; His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph Ellis; Exuberance: The Passion for Life by Kay Redfield Jamison; John James Audubon: The Making of an American by Richard Rhodes; Dr. Andrew Weil's Guide to Aging Well.
Giveaways: ARCs of The Love Wife and An Unfinished Life.
KOCH, NEFF & OETINGTER & CO.
Germany's leading wholesaler and exporter of books and multimedia, with more than 350,000 titles in stock; a part of the German Collective Stand.
Featured: catalogue available via the Internet and CD-ROM.
Distributed in the U.S. by Oxford Univ. Press.
Featured:Kingyo, The Artistry of the Japanese Goldfish designed by Kazyua Takaoka; The Lone Samurai: The Life of Miyamoto Musashi by William Scott Wilson; A Virtual Secret by Miyuki Miyabe.
Giveaways: "goldfish" promotional items; ARCs of The Lone Samurai.
KOEN BOOK DISTRIBUTORS
A full-service book wholesaler specializing in independent presses with more than 100,000 titles in stock, with access to over a million titles.
Featured: selection of titles and programs and services.
KOREAN PRINTERS ASSN.
KOREAN PUBLISHERS ASSN.
Publishes Christian fiction and children's books, as well as titles on contemporary issues, pastoral ministry and theological studies; offers books and Bible-study guides in Spanish under its Editorial Portavoz imprint.
Featured:Christian Jihad by Ergun Mehmet Caner and Emir Fethi Caner; Am I Trusting? by Jeannie St. John Taylor; MacArthur Study Bible (Spanish edition) by John MacArthur.
Discounts: 46%, free freight on 15 or more units; 50%, free freight on 25 or more units.
C.J. KREHBIEL CO.
KUDZU BOOK TRADERS
This discount wholesaler represents all major publishers and deals in all categories of remainders, overstocks, close-outs and hurt skids; category specialties include adult fiction and nonfiction titles and children's books.
Featured: approximately 10,000 titles in all categories as well as samples from hurt skids.
Giveaways: surprise items.
Booths: 748, 848.
KURTZMAN BOOK SALES CO.
Exhibiting with France Edition.
Featured: titles from client-publishers, including Bayard, Casterman, Editions du Seuil, Flammarion, Gallimard, Hachette Livre, L'Ecole des Loisirs and Milan; children's titles: Bonsoir lune /Goodnight Moon, Max et les Maximonstres /Where the Wild Things Are, the Harry Potter titles; adult titles: Vieil homme et la mer /Old Man and the Sea; French-language books by Balzac, Flaubert, Hugo and Zola; contemporary French titles.
Giveaways: L'Ecole des Loisirs posters.