Fashion aficionados will lust after the Giorgio Armani wall calendar with its 24 pictures taken by top fashion photographers; rich hues are featured on Modern Colors with abstract paintings from the Museum of Modern Art; Movie Posters highlights classics including Breakfast at Tiffany's and Metropolis (wall, $13.95 each); Egyptian Treasures displays art from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo (wall, $12.95); Hello Kitty Hello features a tear-out poster and more than 75 color stickers (wall, $10.95). Also available in wall format: African Ceremonies; Dog Days; Impressionist Still Life; Man's Best Friend with Wegman's weimaraners; Maurice Sendak; USGA Golf ($12.95 each); William Wegman's Puppies ($10.95). Desk calendars: Charles and Ray Eames; Chihuly ($16.95 each); Hello Kitty Hello ($14.95). Contact publisher for terms. Harry N. Abrams, 100 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10019; (212) 645-8437.
This Norton imprint produces The Seven Seas Calendar: The Sailor's Calendar, taking armchair sailors on 12 unforgettable trips aboard cutters and wooden ketches, through storms and over billowing waves (wall, $13.95). Contact publisher for terms. W.W. Norton & Co., 500 Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. 10110-0017; (212) 354-5500.
ALGONQUIN BOOKS OF CHAPEL HILL
Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats celebrates African-American women of all ages as they appear in their elegant chapeaux (wall, $10.95). Terms: 50% discount, returnable; 53% discount, nonreturnable. Distributed by Workman Publishing, 708 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10003; (212) 254-5900.
This publisher's calendars focus on world cultures, the natural world, fantastic science as art and modern art inspired by sacred traditions including Light on the Land, Feng Shui and Mandala. Contact distributor for information and terms. Distributed by Sunbelt Wholesale, 1250 Fayette St., El Cajon, Calif. 92020-1511; (800) 626-6579.
Collectors take note: The Final Far Side Off-the-Wall Calendar marks the last appearance of Gary Larson's bestseller (wall, $12.99); also available: The Far Side "Rarely Seen" (wall, $10.99; desk, $19.99). New for 2002: M.I.L.K. (Moments of Intimacy, Laughter, and Kinship) is inspired by Edward Steichen's The Family of Man and comes in three subjects: Family, Friendship, Love (wall, $12.99 each) and as M.I.L.K. Engagement Calendar ($18.99). Also: Bob the Builder; Marilyn, with never-before-seen photos (wall, $10.99 each); Survivor Day to Day ($10.99); Anne Geddes (day-to-day, $12.99; poster, $21.99; wall, $12.99; birthday calendar, $9.99; engagement, $19.99; datebook, $9.99); Joan Lunden's Wake Up Calls; Who Wants to Be a Millionaire; Touched by an Angel; Abounding Grace (day-to-day, $10.99 each); Planet of the Apes celebrates the remake of the classic film (wall, $10.99). Contact publisher for terms. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 4520 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 64111-7701; (816) 932-6741.
The 13-month Scenic Arizona calendar opens to a grand poster size and features descriptive text and "where you go" information about each location captured in images by top photographers (wall, $13.99); also available: Arizona Highways Classic calendar with room for date-by-date reminders (wall, $7.99); engagement calendar ($11.99). Contact publisher for terms. Arizona Highways, 2039 West Lewis Ave., Phoenix, Ariz. 85009-2893; (602) 712-2200.
Artisan offers a range of Audubon wall calendars for 2002 including Water's Edge; Nature; Wildflowers; Backroads and Byways ($10.95 each); The Incredible Pop-Out Butterfly Activity Kit and Calendar
offers games, facts, pictures and crafts for kids ($12.95); Audubon 365 Songbirds and Other Backyard Birds Picture-A-Day provides a virtual daily bird-watching expedition; Audubon 365 Birds Color Page-
A-Day Calendar features photos of common and exotic birds ($11.95 each); Engagement Calendar ($12.95). Terms: 50% discount, returnable; 53% discount, nonreturnable; Page-A-Day: 53%, returnable; 56% nonreturnable. Distributed by Workman Publishing, 708 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10003; (212) 254-5900.
This publisher's scenic calendars include Golf; America; Oregon; Washington; Oregon Coast; Seattle; California; and Columbia Gorge (wall appointment; $11.95 each). Terms: 3%, 10 days, net 60 days; minimum order, 12 copies mixed; 40% discount, returnable, must be received by April 2002; 50% discount, nonreturnable. Beautiful America, P.O. Box 244, Woodburn, Ore. 97071; (503) 982-4616.
BLUE MOUNTAIN ARTS
Offering for 2002 include (in 12-month wall format): For You, My Daughter, with Love; A Friend Is One of Life's Most Beautiful Gifts; For the World's Most Wonderful Sister; May You Always Have an Angel by Your Side; With God by Your Side... You Never Have to Be Alone; (in 16-month wall format): Mom, I Love You So Much; May Your Dreams Take You Wherever You Want to Go (all $11.95 each). Terms: $100 minimum order; returnable, covers only. Blue Mountain Arts, P.O. Box 4549, Boulder, Colo. 80306; (800) 473-2082.
CALENDAR SYSTEMS U.S.A.
The 16-month Amy Knapp's Family Organizer incorporates a weekly calendar with menu planning and grocery lists and includes stickers to flag birthdays, school schedules, car maintenance and doctor appointments. Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by TNT Media Group, P.O. Box 6002, Palm Harbor, Fla. 34684; (800) 786-6212; and by Sunbelt Wholesale, 1250 Fayette St., El Cajon, Calif. 92020-1511; (800) 626-6579.
Lead calendars for 2002 include: The Lord of the Rings (daily boxed, $11.99; locker calendar, $9.99; datebook, $12.99; student planner, $12.99); Harry Potter Student Planner ($12.99); Playboy (dorm calendar, $9.99); Playboy Funnies Daily Boxed Calendar ($11.99) (Playboy calendars also available in other formats); Susan Branch All Chocolate Calendar (wall, $12.99); SARK: The World According to Sark; Eat Mangoes Naked (wall, $12.99 each); The World According to Sark Daily Boxed ($10.99); Transformation Soup Datebook (hardcover, wire-o, $12.99); Truer Than True Romance (wall, $12.99); The New Yorker Cartoon Daily (daily calendar, $11.99); Joke Soup: A Year of Laughter from Side-Splitting Comics Daily ($10.99). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by Sunbelt Wholesale, 1250 Fayette St., El Cajon, Calif. 92020-1511; (800) 626-6579.
Among the offerings in wall format: Airstream; Blossoms; Breaking Bounds; Cine Mexicano; Harley-Davidson; Wonder Woman ($12.95 each); engagement calendars: Artist's Way; Tuscan Pleasures ($15.95); Bad Girls; Hecho en Mexico; Worst-Case Survival ($14.95 each); Chez Panisse ($16.95). Journals/Diaries: Emily and Her Posse; Emily I Want You to Leave Me Alone; Hatch Show Print Coffee; Two Girls Dancing ($9.95 each); Redstone Notebook ($14.95). Contact publisher for terms. Chronicle Books, 85 Second St., San Francisco, Calif. 94105; (415) 537-3730.
COOL SPRINGS PRESS
Gotta Go!: A Weekly Planner for Busy Moms features both weekly and monthly planning section and room for "Gotta Do," "Gotta Get," and "Gotta Call" notes. Also includes a section for e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers plus pages for emergency contacts and important school information. Contact publisher for terms. Cool Springs Press, 112 2nd Ave. North, Franklin, Tenn. 37064; (615) 591-5117.
Countryman's genuine leather Christian Daily Planners ($19.99) and Christian Pocket Planners ($12.99) for 2002 will focus on aspects of the "Christian Journey" and provide original illustrations, areas for prayer requests, personal dates, credit card/bank account information, one-year Bible reading schedule, crisis Scripture guide and more. Contact publisher for terms. J. Countryman, 545 Marriott Drive, P.O. Box 141000, Nashville, Tenn. 37214; (615) 902-3400.
America from 500 Feet (wall, $12.95; engagement, $14.95) features photos by Bill Fortney, taken as he crisscrossed the country piloting his ultralight; Jim Brandenberg: Through the Seasons highlights Brandenberg's nature and wildlife photography (engagement, $14.95); The Outdoor Home delivers photos of garden patios and backyard retreats (wall, $10.95). Animal lovers will welcome 12 new wall calendars: Cardinals, Big Game Animals, Dolphin Dreams, Elk Country, Hummingbirds, Loon Magic, Moose Country, Orca Whales, Songbirds, Whitetail Country, Wild Horses, Wolves ($10.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Creative Publishing, 5900 Green Oak Dr., Minnetonka, Minn. 55343; (800) 328-0590.
The Sierra Club is represented by an engagement calendar ($12.95) and the Wilderness Calendar (wall, $12.95), both featuring color photos of wilderness areas. Contact publisher for terms. The Crown Publishing Group, 299 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10171; (212) 751-2600.
The Down East Calendars feature classic Maine scenic photos (wall, $10.95) and photos plus a Maine Fact of the Week (engagement, $11.95). Terms: 1—11, 40% discount; 12—287, 50%; 288+, 55%; nonreturnable. Down East Enterprise, P.O. Box 679, Camden, Maine 04843; (207) 594-9544.
THE FERRET COMPANY
These cuddly creatures are back again on The Ferret Calendar (wall, $13.95). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by Sunbelt Wholesale, 1250 Fayette St., El Cajon, Calif. 92020-1511; (800) 626-6579.
Highlighting wildlife and nature themes, calendars available from this publisher include Astronomy, Butterflies, Herbs, Polar Bears, Weather, Foxes, Outhouses, Firefighters, Decoys, The Canadian Landscapes, Masks of the Pacific Northwest, Masks (wall, $12.95). Also available: Franklin's Sticker Calendar: A Kids' Sticker Calendar features the popular turtle and his adventures (wall, $9.95); Koi celebrates the multihued Japanese carp that adorn decorative garden ponds (wall, $15.95); Canadian Panorama offers scenic views from the panoramic camera (wall, $16.95). Terms: 5—49, 50% discount; 50—99, 55%; 100—199, 60%; 200+, 61%; nonreturnable; 45% returnable; free freight on order of more than $50 net. Firefly Books, 3680 Victoria Park Ave., Willowdale, Ont., Canada M2H 3K1; (800) 387-5085.
Gardeners will again welcome Fulcrum's regional calendars offering monthly tips and state-specific gardening advice for the Northeast, Mid-South, South, Midwest, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, California and Pacific Northwest (wall, $11.95 each). Cats In the Garden provides garden tips for cat lovers; Xeriscape demonstrates the value of low-maintenance landscaping and introduces monthly water-wise plants (wall, $11.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Fulcrum Publishing, 16100 Table Mountain Parkway, Golden, Colo. 80403-1672; (303) 277-1623.
New for 2002: The Mountain Calendar, Skyscrapers and The Wildflower Calendar are presented in vertical format (wall, $12.95); Travel Posters features art from the Art Deco and '50s Style periods (wall, $13.95); Golden Age of Flight displays WWII-era planes (wall, $12.95). Also available: Golden Age of Flight, Above & Beyond (desk calendar, $12.95 each); Falling Waters, The Lighthouse Calendar (vertical wall, $12.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Gladstone Media, 135 Overlook Dr., Charlottesville, Va. 22903; (804) 293-8471.
Weather Calendar is the official calendar of The Weather Channel (wall, $9.95); Montana celebrates the best of the Big Sky; FalconGuide features color photos from Falcon guidebooks; Elk showcases the majestic animal (wall, $7.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Globe Pequot, P.O. Box 480, 246 Good Lane, Guilford, Conn. 06437; (800) 962-0973.
GOLDEN TURTLE PRESS
Highlighted titles for 2002: HBO Sopranos celebrates the popular TV series; the 2002 Star Wars calendar program includes Star Wars Good Versus Evil (wall, $12.95), Star Wars Style (engagement, $14.95), Star Wars Flip Animation Box Calendar ($12.95); two calendars are published in association with lifestyle magazines: Saveur: A Year of Italian Favorites and Garden Design: Twelve Plants to Know (wall, $12.95 each); Quotable Shakespeare: 365 Days of the Bard's Best (box, $10.95); America's Natural Parks; World Wildlife Fund: Baby Animals, Giant Pandas, Polar Bears, Whales & Dolphins, Wild Cats, Wolves (wall, $12.95 each). Terms: 1—99, 55% discount; 100+, 60%; returnable or nonreturnable. Golden Turtle Press, 115 West 18th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; (212) 519) 1255.
African American Quilts highlights this craft tradition; Amish Quilts features quilts dating from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century; Amish Seasons tells the story of the Amish in artistic images (wall, $11.95 each). Terms: 50% discount, returnable (before Mar. 31, 2002); 55% nonreturnable; minimum order six copies; free freight. Good Books, 3510 Old Philadelphia Pike, P.O. Box 419, Intercourse, Pa. 17534-0419; (717) 768-7171.
My Family's Prayer Calendar (wall, $9.99) highlights creative activities, prayer suggestions, and prayer-related scriptures designed to involve all family members. Terms: returnable, 60-day return policy; no minimum. Gospel Light, 2300 Knoll Dr., Ventura, Calif. 93003; (800) 4-GOSPEL.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
New among the offerings from this publisher are: Flora Bella; Primal Forces (wall, $11.99 each); returning favorites include: Appalachian Trail; Great Ghost Towns; National Parks of America; Sea Kayaking; Ski & Snow Country (wall, $11.99 each). Also available: scenic calendars from various states (wall, $11.99 each). Contact publisher for terms. Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., 3019 N.W. Yeon, Portland, Ore. 97210; (800) 452-3032.
HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN'S BOOKS
My Little House Calendar displays the original Garth Williams classic covers for the series and chronicles American pioneer life; includes 70 stickers for special occasions (wall, $9.95). Contact publisher for terms. HarperCollins, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10019-4703; (212) 261-6500.
Futurama brings the whole Planet Express Crew to a calendar inspired by the great, not-so-great and utterly dreadful sci-fi movies of the '50s and '60s (wall, $12.99); J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Rings is available in two formats (wall, $14.99; desk diary, $17); The OED Word-a-Day Calendar has been created by Simon Winchester, author of The Professor and the Madman ($11.99); The Simpsons Fun Calendar has the fun family re-creating classic moments from favorite films (wall, $12.99); The Trivial Simpsons 365-Day Box Calendar will challenge even the most dedicated Simpsons trivia connoisseurs ($12.99); The X-Files features images and key dialogue from this, the TV show's eighth season (wall, $13.99). Contact publisher for terms. Harper Entertainment, 10 East 53rd St., New York, N.Y. 10022; (212) 207-7570.
JOURNALS UNLIMITED INC.
The Write It Down series of journals makes keeping a journal easy and fun by giving simple start prompts on each front page and a full page of note-writing space on the back. Titles include: Me: A Personal Journal, Guest "A Visitor's" Journal , A Teacher's Journal, E-Mail & Websites: An Online Journal. Contact publisher for terms. Journals, Unlimited Inc., 4151 Two Mile Rd., Bay City, Mich. 48706; (800) 897-8528.
Jewish facts, photos, recipes and trivia abound on My Very Own Jewish Calendar (wall, $7.95); also available as a desk blotter, "The Jumbo" ($12.95); pocket calendar, "The Mini" ($1.95); and notebook, "The Executive" ($7.95). All calendars include secular and Jewish holidays plus candle-lighting times for major cities. Contact publisher for terms. Kar-Ben Copies Inc., 6800 Tildenwood Lane, Rockville, Md. 20852; (301) 984-8733.
The National Gallery 2002: Faces looks at faces in paintings (diary, $19.95); Monet's Landscapes Diary brings together a selection of the artist's masterpieces ($17.99); The Royal Horticultural Society Diary highlights botanical drawings of medicinal plants ($16.96); The Natural History Museum Diary displays previously unpublished illustrations of exotic birds, flowers, butterflies and plants by naturalist Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn ($16.95). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by Antique Collectors' Club Ltd., Market Street Industrial Park, Wappingers Falls, N.Y. 12590; (845) 297-0003.
The 2002 edition of the Make Your Own Calendar for children features artwork by Sue Dennen, space for decoration and 198 full-color stickers to mark holidays and other important events (wall, $7.95). Contact publishers for terms. Little, Brown and Company, Three Center Plaza, Boston, Mass. 02108-2084; (617) 263-2813.
Pepper conversations with words gleaned from Living Language 2002 Daily Phrase & Culture Calendars available in French, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Yiddish with 365 phrases, trivia and cultural highlights (desk, $9.95 each). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by Random House Information Group, 280 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017; (800) 726-0600.
2002 Collegiate Sports Calendars from, among others, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama universities and Georgia Tech, Florida State University and Auburn University (wall, $10.95 each); vintage art for the popular beverage graces the Coca-Cola Calendar ($12.99). Terms: 40% discount, 1—4 copies; 50%, 5+ copies; returnable; 55%, 5+ copies, nonreturnable. Longstreet Press, 2140 Newmarket Pkwy., Suite 122, Marietta, Ga. 30067; (770) 690-1010.
New for 2002: Bible Plants & Flowers displays a variety of plants and flowers from the Bible (wall, $10.95). Also available: Iona captures the beauty of the sacred island; Celtic Inspirations offers blessings and proverbs combined with land and seascapes (wall, $6.99 each); Women's Christian Yearbook is a planning tool and inspirational daybook ($11.95); The Altar Guild Calendar (wall, $11.95); Christian Planning Calendar (16-month, $10.95); Christian Pocket Diary ($10.95); Episcopal Church Lesson Calendar offers a tool for liturgical planning ($12.50). Contact publisher for terms. Morehouse Publishing, 4775 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, Pa. 17112; (717) 541-8130.
MOTHER TONGUE INK
The We'Moon appointment book astrological moon calendar is an earth-centered spiritual guide and multicultural handbook created by and for women; bound with a lay-flat binding, Wire-O binding or unbound and shrink-wrapped ($15.95 each). Also available: We'Moon on the Wall ($12.95). Contact publisher for terms. Mother Tongue Ink, P.O. Box 1395-D, Estacada, Ore. 97023; (503) 630-7848.
Among the new offerings for 2002: Buddies: Men, Dogs, and World War II; Chrysler PT Cruiser; Lowriders; Classic American Railroad Terminals, Hot Wheels; Tractor Boneyards; Abandoned Trucks ($11.95 each). A Man's Guide to the Universe Day by Day taps the wisdom of tractor guru Roger Welsch ($10.95). Terms: ordered before May 2: 1—4 copies, 20% discount; 5—9 copies, 30%; 10+ copies, 50%; returnable; 5—9, 30%; 10—49. 57%; 50+, 60%; nonreturnable. Motorbooks International, 729 Prospect Ave., P.O. Box 1, Osceola, Wisc. 54020-0001; (715) 294-3345.
Calendars featuring the work of foremost American photographers are Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography (wall, $16.95); Fifty Favorite Climbs: A Selection from the Ultimate North American Tick List; Mountaineering (wall, $11.99 each); Colorado Mountain Club Scenic Calendar (wall, $10.95). Contact publisher for terms. The Mountaineers Books, 1001 SW Klickitat Way, Suite 201, Seattle, Wash. 98134; (206) 223-6303.
The Calendar of Wooden Boats, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, captures the beauty of these beautiful craft through the photography of Benjamin Mendlowitz. Contact publisher for terms. Noah Publications, P.O. Box 14, Route 175, Brooklin, Maine 04616; (207) 359-2131.
Children's calendars for 2002: The Magical Menagerie with its animal images; The Little Polar Bear featuring the beguiling bear; Davy draws from Brigitte Weninger's picture book illustrations; Lisbeth Zwerger Bible Stories features scenes from the artist's Noah's Ark (wall, $11.95 each); Advent calendars include Christmas Wreath ($8.95); Santa's Sleigh; Trim the Tree ($6.95 each). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by Chronicle Books, 85 Second St., San Francisco, Calif. 94105; (800) 722-6657.
New for 2002: The Art of Maurice Sendak celebrates the artist's 50 years in publishing and showcases art from his various books; Madeline takes its art from Bemelman's original illustrations with months, days and holidays in both English and French and includes stickers (wall, $12.95 each); featured artists on the Celebrating Children's Books Calendar include Arnold Lobel, David Shannon, Holly Hobbie and others (wall, $11.95). Contact publisher for terms. Peaceable Kingdom Press, 950 Gilman St., Berkeley, Calif. 94710; (510) 558-2051.
THE PLEASANT COMPANY
The American Girls Wall Calendar features heartwarming illustrations of the girls and their pets along with facts and history bits about animals (wall, $11.95); Desktop Doodler is a desk-sized calendar with seasonal designs to encourage scribblers and a doodle analysis booklet and includes three gel pens and 60 stickers ($14.95). Terms: 55% discount, returnable; 60%, nonreturnable; free freight on orders received by May 30. Pleasant Company Publications, Book Order Dept., P.O. Box 620991, Middletone, Wisc. 53562-0991; (800) 233-0264.
Star Trek reigns! Calendars from the various TV series are: The Next Generation; Voyager; Star Trek: Stardate; Deep Space Nine (wall, $12.95 each); also available Star Trek: Ships of the Line with never-before-seen photos of the Star Trek Fleet (wall, $12.95). Contact publisher for terms. Pocket Books, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y. 10020; (212) 698-7200.
Wall calendars include "trio format" with three months on every page: Here Kitty Kitty!; Wild and Free; Teddy Bears; Impressions; The Language of Flowers; Serenities ($11.95 each); standard wall: Animals Angels; Party Animals; Friends of the Sea; Roses; ($11.95 each); Zelda Wisdom; Original Pulp Fiction; Passion's Flame ($12.95 each); mini calendars: 100 Flowers; Xena: Gabrielle; The Golfer ($5.95 each). Contact distributor for information and terms. Distributed by Sunbelt Wholesale, 1250 Fayette St., El Cajon, Calif. 92020-1511; (800) 626-6579.
RAINBOW STUDIES INTERNATIONAL
The Gifts of Hope perpetual calendar, divided into twelve themes, is filled with inspirational quotes, verses and detailed illustrations ($8.95). Terms: 50% off retail plus freight charge, no minimum required, returnable. Rainbow Studies International, P.O. Box 759, El Reno, Okla. 73036; (800) 242-5348.
RANDOM HOUSE VALUE PUBLISHING
This division of Random House is introducing its first calendar program with Scenic Views, a series of 10 wall calendars with photos taken from the books Photographic Tours and Pictorial Souvenirs and include space for Notes and Days to Remember. Titles are Boston, Chicago, New England, New Orleans, North Carolina, Philadelphia, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Manhattan and Ireland ($12.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Random House Value Publishing, 280 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10017; (800) 764-7556.
RYLAND PETERS & SMALL
Three daybooks (Global Style, Open Air Living and The Relaxed Home) feature evocative photos for every week of the year ($14.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Ryland Peters & Small, 150 West 56th St., New York, N.Y. 10019; (646) 613-8682.
The Inner Reflections engagement calendar features images from nature accompanied by inspiring quotes from Paramahansa Yogananda ($12.95). Contact publisher for terms. Self-Realization Fellowship, Publishers, 3208 Humboldt St., Los Angeles, Calif. 90031-1835; (888) 773-8680.
Mini Calendars are new this year and include: Sun Moon Stars; Fender Guitar; The Power of Women; Nature's Palette; The Proverbial Cat; Country Psalms & Verses; The Illustrated Lighthouse ($$6.95 each). Also new: Pop-Up Easel Calendars in free-standing format and 13 detachable postcards for mailing: Vintage California, Along the Coast and From the Garden are among the offerings ($12.95 each). New wall calendars include The Spirit of Place; On the Veranda; Dragons & Mystics; Faith Ringgold: African-American Artist; Literary Women; Zap Comix; The Aloha Shirt; Tiki Drinks; Mother Knows Best ($12.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Ronnie Sellers Productions, P.O. Box 71, Kennebunk, Maine 04043; (800) 625-3386).
The 2002 selection of Travel & Events wall calendars also function as city, state and regional travel guides and include California; Florida; Minnesota; New York; Pacific Northwest; New England and Texas; Twin Cities Events and Boston Events ($12.95 each). Cool Site panoramic calendars include Gardens; Mountains; Trees; Meadows; Bridges; Chicago; New York City; San Francisco; Seattle; Italy; Scotland; Greek Isles; and Far East ($9.95). Two Events engagements are also available: Boston & New England and Travel (international). Contact publisher for terms. Shearson Publishing, 14 Melbourne Ave., S.E., Minneapolis, Minn. 55414; (800) 800-9839.
This publisher of aviation imprinted calendars is offering Ghost Warbirds; Military Jets; General Aviation; Helicopters; Commercial Aircraft; Space/Earth; Dream Machines; Four Seasons; Premier Golf; Inspirational (wall, $13.95). Contact publisher for terms. Sparta, 10744 Noel St., Los Alamitos, Calif. 90720; (800) 336-4517.
The New England Fisherman Calendar displays black-and-white photos suitable for framing, moon phases, seafaring proverbs and adjustable tide chart; the South Coast New England Historical Calendar includes photos that bring to mind treasured memories of days gone by in New England (wall, $12 each). Contact publisher for terms. Spinner Publications Inc., 164 Williams St., New Bedford, Mass. 02740; (800) 292-6062.
2002 offerings: Kodak: A Photographer's Garden with photos by Derek Fell (wall, $12.95; softcover desk calendar, $12.95; hardcover desk calendar, $14.95). Contact publisher for terms. Sterling Publishing, 387 Park Ave. South, New York, N.Y. 10016-8810; (212) 532-8810.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Highlighted titles for 2002: George Rodrigue's Blue Dog is back; Gardens features color photos (engagement, $15.95 each); James Prosek's Fishing; Butterflies & Botanicals (wall, $12.95 each); A Year in Hats; A Year in Shoes (desktop easel, $10.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 118 West 18th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; (212) 519-1200.
Stoecklein's calendars, celebrating the spirit of the West, include Cowboy Classic; Cowgirls; Lil' Buckaroos; Paint Horse; Cow Dogs (wall, $11.95 each); Cowboy's Journal Datebook ($17.95). Contact publisher for terms. Stoecklein Publishing, Order Dept., P.O. Box 856, Ketchum, Idaho 83340; (800) 727-5191.
New for 2002: Horse Feathers captures the elegance of the Heavy Horse; Romancing the Horse depicts the horse as seen by photographer Mark J. Barrett; Mare's Gift shows the promise of a new foal; endangered species are the focus of Etched on the Heart; Looking Back on Childhood revisits those days (wall, $12.95 each). Horse Lover's Software include planner, organizer, journal, e-cards, note cards, screensaver ($16.95). Terms: 50% discount, returnable; 55%, nonreturnable; 12-copy minimum assorted; additional 5% discount if ordered before May 1. Software offered at 50% discount, nonreturnable. Storyline Publishing, 3606 N.E. 67th Terrace, Silver Springs, Fla. 34488; (352) 236-1013.
Among the publishers' calendar products distributed by Sunbelt are Amcal; Astrographics; At-a-Glance; Avalanche; Brown Trout; Brush Dance; Dateworks; Hawaiian Resources; Heavy Metal; Kaizanworks; Llewellyn's; Magic Image; Mead; PetPrints; Portal; Shades of Color; Starline; World of Discovery, Zebra. Contact distributor for information and terms. Distributed by Sunbelt Wholesale, 1250 Fayette St., El Cajon, Calif. 92020-1511; (800) 626-6579.
New titles for 2002 include: Ancient Civilizations of the Southwest; Ancient Forests: Big Trees and Redwoods; Chesapeake Bay; Classic English Motorboats; The Garden Cat (wall, $11.95 each); Arté Latino; Arté Maya; Ghost Dance; Skating Stars—US Figure Skating Association; Walking with Dinosaurs; Women Artists of Bali; Yoga Journal (wall, $12.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Tide-Mark, P.O. Box 280311, East Hartford, Conn. 06128; (860) 289-0363.
The Women Artists Diary celebrates and promotes the work of noted female artists ($15.95); "Color" is the theme of The National Trust Desk Diary ($19.95). Terms: 50% discount, returnable; 55%, nonreturnable; returns accepted until April 30, 2002. Trafalgar Square Publishing, P.O. Box 257, Howe Hill Road, North Pomfret, Vt. 05053; (802) 457-1911.
Indiana's Trailblazing women is the third in a series of engagement calendars focusing on Indiana women who broke local, state and national gender barriers, profiled here in personal essays and photographs ($15.95). Contact publisher for terms. Trailblazing Women, 813 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis, Ind. 46220; (317) 255-2002.
Among the offering available for 2002: Page-Per-Days: Church Bulletin Bloopers; Laugh Out Loud, 365 Bible Promises ($9.99 each); Inspirations are desktop calendars with inspirational messages: I Love Being a Woman; Just Between Friends ($9.99 each). Contact publisher for terms. Tyndale House Publishers, P.O. Box 80, Wheaton, Ill. 60189; (800) 323-9400.
New engagement calendars for 2002: House & Gardens offers inspirational and practical ideas for homeowners, home decorators and gardeners alike; Swell is based on the book by Cynthia Rowley; The Four Agreements is based on the book that introduced a code of conduct for attaining personal freedom ($13.95 each); Mini Wall Calendars: Shoes ($6.95); in wall format: Jacqueline Kennedy; Face Forward display makeup artist Kevin Aucoin's skills; Vermeer; Treehouses; The Lunar Year; ($13.95 each); The Civil War; Jubilee!; Escape to Morocco ($12.95 each); Amnesty International ($10.95). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by Andrews McMeel, 4520 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. 64111; (816) 932-6749.
Exploring the Land: John Sexton features Sexton's black-and-white photos; Space Shuttle: An Inside Look transports the viewer on board (wall, $14.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Ventana Edition, P.O. Box 30, Carmel Valley, Calif. 93924; (831) 659-4377.
For a different kind of pinup: Classic Farm Tractors; Classic John Deere Tractors; Classic Farmall Tractors; or for the more traditional: Wolves; Majestic Whitetails (wall, $10.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Voyageur Press, 123 North Second St., Stillwater, Minn. 55082; (800) 837-2210.
The original Peter Rabbit Centennial Calendar commemorates the 100th anniversary of the publication of Beatrix Potter's timeless tale; Flower Fairies features Cicely Mary Barker's art (wall, $9.99 each; engagement diary, $11.99 each). Contact publisher for terms. Distributed by Penguin Putnam, 345 Hudson St., New York, N.Y. 10014; (212) 414-3600.
Poster calendars with photos by Art Wolfe are Mountains (wall, $44.95) and Mountains of the World (wall, $29.95). Contact distributor for terms. Distributed by IBIS International Book Import Services Inc., 161 Main St., P.O. Box 8188, Lynchburg, Tenn. 37352-8188; (931) 759-7400.
The 2002 Alaska Weather Calendar showcases Alaskan photography and natural history while providing weather facts, astronomical events, meteorology lessons and monthly climate maps. Terms: 30% discount, 10—49 copies; 45%, 50—99; 50%, 100—399; 55%, 400+; returnable; 40%, 10—49; 50%, 50—99; 55%, 100—399; 60%, 400+; nonreturnable. Williwaw Publishing Co., P.O. Box 142288, Anchorage, Alaska 99514-2288; (800) 490-4950.
For dog lovers, these are among the new offerings for 2002: Bichons Frises; Chesapeake Bay Retrievers; Brittanys; Chihuahuas; Corgis; Yorkies; Springer Spaniels; 12 Uses for a Golden (wall, $11.95 each); also new: A World of Cats; Game Birds; Wild Turkey; Wild Horses; Ice Creams; Desserts; Wild Africa; Currier & Ives in three subjects (wall, $11.95). Contact distributor for terms. Willow Creek Press, P.O. Box 147, 9931 Hwy. 70 West, Minocqua, Wisc., 54548; (715) 358-7010.
The 2002 Tibetan Art Calendar displays reproductions of Indo-Tibetan thankgka paintings with detailed iconographic descriptions. Terms: 40% discount, returnable; 50%, nonreturnable. Wisdom Publications, 199 Elm St., Somerville, Mass. 02144; (617) 776-7416.
New Page-a-Day Calendars: Children Learn What They Live; 365 Days in the Garden; Ask Jeeves ($10.95 each); Jokelopedia Calendar ($11.95); in wall format: Sarah Lugg; Bass fishing; The Sibley Calendar ($10.95 each); cows: The Cow Parade Collection Calendar ($12.95). Lead titles: Mom's Family Calendar (wall, $10.95); The Original 365 Cats Calendar (Page-a-Day, $11.95); World Wrestling Federation Poster Calendar ($14.95). Contact publisher for terms. Workman Publishing, 708 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10003; (800) 722-7202.
The Old Farmer's Almanac offerings include: Every Day Calendar; Every Day Weather Calendar (Page-a-Day, $10.99); engagement calendar ($14.95); Gardening Calendar; Advice Calendar Weather Watcher's (wall, $7.95 each); Daily Journal; Favorite Cookies; All-Season Garden Journal; Kitchen-Tested Recipes for Every Season (journal, $12.95 each). Contact publisher for terms. Yankee Publishing, Main Street, Dublin, N.H. 03444; (800) 729-9265.