Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli

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.


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"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 

General Fields

  • : 9780062447616
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : February 2018
  • : 286mm X 229mm X 6mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 40
  • : Julie Morstad
  • : Hardback
  • : Kyo Maclear; Julie Morstad (Illustrator)