Meet Coco Chanel, the world famous fashion designer! Now available as a board book in the Little People, Big Dreams series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the life of the iconic first lady of fashion, from her early life in an orphanage – where she is a genius with needle and thread – to her time as a cabaret singer, hat maker and, eventually, international fashion designer. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
I think this darling board book is a great introduction to Coco Chanel. I love that it talks about her being herself and living her dreams. It also does a good job of telling the story of her journey to becoming a fashion designer.
This is a great book and a great series. The story is easy to follow and engaging for my preschooler and toddler, and the characteristics they highlight in Coco Chanel’s history and accomplishments are great. The illustrations are stylish and fun. It’s a win all around!
This book has high re-readability. It offers fun illustrations and a story that inspires.
Mª ISABEL SÃNCHEZ VERGARA, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children’s books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture. (Bio via https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781786032522/Amelia-Earhart.html)
Ana Albero studied Illustration at ENSAD Paris and UdK Berlin where she graduated in 2008. Together with Till Hafenbrak and Paul Paetzel she is co-founder of the artist group Edition Biografiktion. Ana is based in Berlin where she works globally on commercial illustration as well as on artistic projects. (Bio via https://www.ana-albero.com)