When Royals Wore Ruffles: A Funny and Fashionable Alphabet! (Hardcover)

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Description


In this Hilarious, oh-so-fascinating trip through fashion history, a little girl goes back in time and meets a cast of characters wearing the latest trends. In B, we see Bustles, in H there’s sky-high hats (and hair!) and, in S, well, you won’t believe the shoes. And when the girl finishes her sylish trip—with Y for You and Your own Zany style—she puts on a fashion show for the people she’s met.

From fashionistas Chesley McLaren and Pamela Jaber comes an informative look at outrageous styles and how they came to be. With tidbits, anecdotes, and laugh-out-loud styles, this is the perfect picture book for fashion lovers everywhere.

About the Author


Chesley McLaren is the author-illustrator of Zat Cat! A Haute Couture Tail, and is the illustrator of Meg Cabot’s Princess Lessons and Shana Corey’s You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer. She lives in New York City.

Pamela Jaber lives in New York City. This is her first children’s book.

Praise for When Royals Wore Ruffles: A Funny and Fashionable Alphabet!…


Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, November 10, 2008:
“Witty as the writing may be, the illustrations are irresistible. Like the best fashion, the lines and colors feel effortlessly right.”

Product Details ISBN-10: 0375851666
ISBN-13: 9780375851667
Published: Schwartz & Wade, 01/13/2009
Pages: 40
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 5
Maximum Age: 9
Minimum Grade Level: Kindergarten
Maximum Grade Level: 4th Grade


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