Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel
Author: María Isabel Sánchez Vegara Ana Albero
Rating: 4.10
Bestsellers Rate: 4907
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Book Format: Hardback
Binding: None
Pages: 32
Hours of reading: 0.5 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 10,25 €

About the book

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring story of this international style icon. Following the death of her mother, Coco spent her early life in an orphanage, where she was taught how to use a needle and thread. From there, she became a cabaret singer, seamstress, hat maker and, eventually, the world's most famous fashion designer. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the designer's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Reviews

"Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers." The Huffington Post

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"Strikingly illustrated, they're superb first biographies for younger readers." * The Huffington Post * 'Sumptuously illustrated hardbacks, they take the life stories of famous women in history and retell them in a child-friendly way' * Daily Mail * "Brilliantly accessible and inspiring" * Rhino Reads * Books for Style Hunters - "Charming" * Smallish * "A QUIRKY kids biography series" * The Voice * "One children's books series trying to fight back... by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams." * Toronto Star * "The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well... The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity" * Irish Times *

María Isabel Sánchez Vegara Biography

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books and the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. 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. ANA ALBERO was born in Alicante, Spain. She studied Visual Communication at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and illustration at the University of the Arts Berlin. She is now based in Berlin, where she works primarily in graphite and coloured pencil creating vibrant textured images inspired by old pictures and movies. ... Read full biography

Authors: María Isabel Sánchez Vegara Ana Albero
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Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Languages: | English |
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ISBN13: 9781847807717
ISBN10: 1847807712
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Book Format: Hardback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
Font: None
Pages: 32
Book Weight: 345
Book Dimensions: 195x240x12
Circulation: None
Publication date: July 6, 2016
First Publication Date: None
Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

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