Author(s): Kyo Maclear; Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
A dazzling first-person picture book biography of the life of a daring and different young girl from Rome, Italy, who used art to make fashionEand it was quite marvelous. Back matter included. Full color.
"The duo behind Julia Child offers a bold first-person biography of designer Elsa Schiaparelli." - Publishers Weekly
'Morstad's vivid mixed-media have an imaginativeness to match Schiaparelli's surrealistic designs (playing with a beloved uncle as a child, she soars amid the stars and planets of the cosmos) and feature splashes of Schiaparelli's trademark shade of pink...[It's] a dramatic tribute worthy of its audacious subject.' - Publishers Weekly
"With beautiful, richly colorful, and playful artwork nicely evoking the character of its subject, this lyrical biography of Elsa Schiaparelli offers picture-book readers an enlightening introduction to the wildly inventive and influential fashion designer." - Booklist