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Sams Teach Yourself HTML and XHTML in 24 Hours (5th Edition) by Dick Oliver

This book is a must for anyone serious about learning HTML. It is straightforward and easy to follow. I don’t know if you can learn HTML in 24 hours – but you will learn it rapidly with this book. The only drawback to it is that it doesn’t contain a color chart or a character entities chart.

Don't Make Me Think! A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug

An excellent introduction to web site navigation. His use of pictures and screen shots makes the words come to life. We’ve been designing web sites for years and this book turned our thought process about navigation inside out. This book is a must for any web builder that needs to get a handle on making their site easy.

Search Engine Optimization and Placement: An Internet Marketing Course for Webmasters

Search Engine Optimization and Placement: An Internet Marketing Course for Webmasters by Renee Kennedy and Terry Kent. Learn how to write for the Search Engines and Directories. You don’t need to be a brain surgeon to learn how to get ranks in the engines. Within an hour you’ll be optimizing your web pages

The Essential Photoshop Book: The Get-It-Done, Tutorial for Professionals

overs all the essentials to create powerful images and scans also deals with web colors and formats. Covers tons of neat tips and tricks. Published by Prima Publishing. This modular tutorial teaches software in a task-oriented manner to graphics professionals and users.

Flash for Windows & MacIntosh by Katherine Ulrich

Straightforward reference guide that’s easy to read for beginner and intermediate levels. Demonstrates the newest features of the Web animation and interactive graphics authoring program, covering vector illustrations, image modification, and multimedia on the Web

Sam's Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and XHTML in 21 Days by Laura Lemay

This book includes the color chart and character entries. Plus it explains some aspects of HTML differently than Dick Oliver’s version. It’s always good to have two sources to turn to when learning complicated code.

Creating Paint Shop Pro Web Graphics by Andy Shafran, Andrew Bryce Shafran and Chris Anderson

The full-color guide to outstanding images with Paint Shop Pro 5. Written by Paint Shop Pro Experts, this book includes dozens of tutorials, techniques, and examples geared for the beginner through advanced Paint Shop Pro user. An original art cover complements the Vivid and generous use of color throughout the entire book. Technically edited by Jasc Inc., 

Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) 5.5 Fundamentals with ImageReady 2 by Gary D. Bouton

A guide for professional users showcases the latest version of Photoshop while covering design fundamentals, project management, and the demands of the creative process. Get some extra help with those navigation bars. Find out more, read the reviews, buy the book.