Stocking Stuffers and White Elephant Exchanges

By Candice Chaplin | August 9 2019 | HolidaysHumorMerchandise

One in three purchases during the holiday season are made on impulse, including in-store purchases (Google/Ipsos). The literary equivalent of the Christmas sweater is getting more and more popular each holiday season! Whether they’re stocking stuffers, gifts for funny gift exchanges, or simply a silly addition to the gift pile, here are PRH’s bestselling backlist titles for the occasion.

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How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety
And Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism, and Other Dangers That Threaten Their Nine Lives
978-0-451-49492-4
Based on three 'zines that have collectively sold 35,000 copies, a parody guidebook for people to teach their cats about gun safety, abstinence, evolution, and other important right-wing concerns, which crosses the whimsy of Cat Fancy with the paranoia of a Chick Tract
$12.00 US
Oct 04, 2016
Paperback
Crown
US, Canada, Open Mkt

Fifty Shades of Chicken
A Parody in a Cookbook
978-0-385-34522-4
For the can't-get-enough fans of E.L. James's Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy (20 million copies and counting)--and foodies who love food porn--Fifty Shades of Chicken is a cookbook serving up epicurean double entendres and 50 excellent chicken recipes all while telling the story of a young free-range and very fresh chicken who, like Anastasia Steele, finds herself at the mercy of a dominating man, in this case a kinky and very hungry chef.
$19.99 US
Nov 13, 2012
Hardcover
Clarkson Potter
World

Experimenting with Babies
50 Amazing Science Projects You Can Perform on Your Kid
978-0-399-16246-6
Babies can be a joy—and hard work. Now, they can also be a 50-in-1 science project kit!This fascinating and hands-on guide shows you how to re-create landmark scientific studies on cognitive, motor, language, and behavioral development—using your own bundle of joy as the research subject. Simple, engaging, and fun for both baby and parent, each project sheds light on how your baby is acquiring new skills—everything from recognizing faces, voices, and shapes to understanding new words, learning to walk, and even distinguishing between right and wrong.Whether your little research subject is a newborn, a few months old, or a toddler, these simple, surprising projects will help you see the world through your baby’s eyes—and discover ways to strengthen newly acquired skills during your everyday interactions.
$16.00 US
Oct 01, 2013
Paperback
TarcherPerigee
World