My favorite publisher Chronicle Books just put out their Fall/Winter 2012 catalog and they’re releasing more animation and cartoon-related books this holiday season than ever before. Below are the six titles (including one by myself) that will be of interest to Cartoon Brew readers, followed by the catalog pages with images and descriptions of each book.

The Art and Making of ParaNorman by Jed Alger
August 2012, Pre-order for $21.74. Sketchtravel by Gérald Guerlais and Dice Tsutsumi
September 2012, Pre-order for $23.52. The Art of Wreck-It Ralph by Maggie Malone and Jennifer Lee Monn
November 2012, Pre-order for $21.74. Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal by Karen Falk
November 2012, Pre-order for $16.27. Full Steam Ahead!: The Life and Art of Ward Kimball by Amid Amidi
November 2012, Pre-order for $29.70. The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation by Charles Solomon
December 2012, Pre-order for $20.83.