Coffee-Table Books to Give for the Holidays

When searching for gifts this holiday season, why not consider a book? Make that a nice, heavy coffee-table book with beautiful pictures. The "Good Morning America" hosts offered their suggestions:

Diane Sawyer's Suggestions

"One Red Dot: A Pop-Up Book for Children of All Ages" by David Carter (Simon & Schuster Children's Books), $19.95

From the best-selling creator of the best-selling book "Bugs in a Box," here's a pop-up book that challenges readers to find a red dot in each scene.

"Poetry Speaks to Children" by Elise Paschen (Sourcebooks, Inc.), $19.95

This illustrated book features poetry's biggest names including Robert Frost and Nikki Giovanni. It comes with an audio CD of poets performing their own work.

"Woman in the Mirror 1945 to 2004" by Richard Avedon (Abrams Books), $65

Two years before his death in October 2004, Avedon sorted through 60 years' worth of photographs to select 125 images -- some never published before -- for this book.

"My Prescription for Anti-Depressive Living" by Jonathan Adler (Regan Books), $34.95

Those who love the unique style of designer Jonathan Adler, who is best-known for his pottery, will enjoy this book of interiors and objects for the home.

Charlie Gibson's Suggestions

"India" by Olivier Follmi (Abrams Books), $55

This beautiful book of photography showcases the contradictions of modernity and tradition that coexist in everyday Indian life.

"Italy from Above" by Alberto Bertolazzi (White Star Publishers), $50

These luscious photos of Italy are all taken from a bird's-eye view.

"Atlas of the World, Deluxe Edition" (Oxford University Press), $150

Every home should have an atlas, and this one is gorgeous and very complete.

"The Complete Calvin and Hobbes" by Bill Watterson (Andrews McMeel Publishing), $150

For "Calvin and Hobbes" fans, this is a dream come true: 22.5 pounds and 1440 pages of the dynamic duo.

Mike Barz's Suggestions

"Sitcom Style: Inside America's Favorite TV Homes" by Diana Friedman (Clarkson Potter), $20.95

If you love the couch on "Fraiser" or the decor on "Friends," then this book is for you.

"Jazz Life" by William Claxton and Joachim E. Berendt (Taschen Books), $200

In 1959 and 1960, photographer William Claxton and the "Jazz Pope" Joachim E. Berendt followed the jazz scene in the U.S.

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