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Hobbies and General Interest

Hobby and General Interest Books

Are you looking to learn a fun, new craft? Want to take up a new hobby? Look no further than Cengage Learning PTR’s line of arts and crafts books, dog training books, instrument books, and more.

Whether you want to train Rover to roll over, finally master that tough stitch, or rock out with a sweet guitar solo, we have easy-to-understand books with your name on it. Our guides are written by leading experts in their respective fields. Photographers, computer specialists, arts and crafts aficionados, pet owners, chefs – and the list goes on. We want to help fuel the passion for your next hobby or interest.

Our hobby and general interest books are perfect for relaxing or brushing up on your skills during your down time. Our books feature step-by-step instructions and full-color pictures and illustrations to aid in your learning. You’ll pick up that new skill and master that craft in no time. See below for a full list of our products.

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cover image - Maran Illustrated Dog Training

Maran Illustrated Dog Training
Pages: 256
Published: 03/16/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Bartending

Maran Illustrated Bartending
Pages: 300
Published: 12/13/2005
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cover image - Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting

Picture Yourself Ghost Hunting
Pages: 312
Published: 07/29/2008
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cover image - Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Pro X6
ISBN 13: 9781285859149
Pages: 448
Published: 10/16/2013
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cover image - Picture Yourself Making Creative Movies with Corel VideoStudio Pro X5
ISBN 13: 9781285079011
Pages: 350
Published: 05/31/2012
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cover image - Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X4
ISBN 13: 9781435460591
Pages: 400
Published: 09/12/2011
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cover image - Picture Yourself Making Creative Movies with Corel VideoStudio Pro X4
ISBN 13: 9781435457263
Pages: 300
Published: 05/06/2011
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cover image - Honey, I Lost the Baby in the Produce Aisle!, The Safety Mom's Guide to Childproofing Your Life
ISBN 13: 9781435459700
Pages: 304
Published: 04/20/2011
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cover image - Picture Yourself Playing Cello, Step-by-Step Instruction for Playing the Cello
ISBN 13: 9781435458680
Pages: 200
Published: 03/17/2011
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cover image - Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft Excel 2010
ISBN 13: 9781598638882
Pages: 336
Published: 06/17/2010
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cover image - Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3
ISBN 13: 9781435456747
Pages: 416
Published: 05/27/2010
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Windows 7 Guided Tour
ISBN 13: 9781435454316
Pages: 240
Published: 11/25/2009
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Windows 7
ISBN 13: 9781435454309
Pages: 317
Published: 10/21/2009
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cover image - Picture Yourself as a Magician
ISBN 13: 9781598634990
Pages: 352
Published: 03/24/2008
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cover image - The Musician's Legal Companion
ISBN 13: 9781598635072
Pages: 224
Published: 03/06/2008
Printed Price: $21.95 Add to cart
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cover image - Picture Yourself Learning Corel Paint Shop Pro X2
ISBN 13: 9781598634259
Pages: 416
Published: 02/07/2008
Printed Price: $29.99 Add to cart
cover image - Picture Yourself Signing ASL, Level 1
ISBN 13: 9781598635164
Pages: 208
Published: 01/18/2008
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cover image - Picture Yourself Playing Violin
ISBN 13: 9781598634488
Pages: 200
Published: 10/23/2007
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cover image - Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Office 2007
ISBN 13: 9781598633788
Pages: 464
Published: 05/04/2007
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cover image - Maran Illustrated: Vista Guided Tour
ISBN 13: 9781598633207
Pages: 240
Published: 03/06/2007
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cover image - Maran Illustrated: Vista
ISBN 13: 9781598633191
Pages: 320
Published: 12/22/2006
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cover image - The Short Screenplay, Your Short Film from Concept to Production
ISBN 13: 9781598633382
Pages: 248
Published: 11/20/2006
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cover image - Maran Illustrated: Puppies
ISBN 13: 9781598632835
Pages: 240
Published: 08/17/2006
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Sudoku
ISBN 13: 9781598633160
Pages: 192
Published: 08/10/2006
Printed Price: $9.99 Add to cart
cover image - The 30-Second Storyteller, The Art and Business of Directing Commercials
ISBN 13: 9781598632262
Pages: 320
Published: 06/08/2006
Printed Price: $21.95 Add to cart
cover image - Maran Illustrated Poker
ISBN 13: 9781592009466
Pages: 240
Published: 05/22/2006
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Bartending
ISBN 13: 9781592009442
Pages: 300
Published: 12/13/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Effortless Algebra
ISBN 13: 9781592009428
Pages: 320
Published: 07/08/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Computers Guided Tour
ISBN 13: 9781592008803
Pages: 304
Published: 04/01/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Windows XP Guided Tour
ISBN 13: 9781592008865
Pages: 240
Published: 04/01/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Excel 2003
ISBN 13: 9781592008766
Pages: 320
Published: 03/25/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Dog Training
ISBN 13: 9781592008582
Pages: 256
Published: 03/16/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Yoga
ISBN 13: 9781592008681
Pages: 320
Published: 03/16/2005
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cover image - Maran Illustrated Piano
ISBN 13: 9781592008643
Pages: 304
Published: 03/15/2005
Printed Price: $24.99 Add to cart