“So, she draped and snipped and stitched, and made a gown of silk and lace – with room to grow. It was elegant. It was comfortable. And it was a success.”
Who doesn’t love beautifully illustrated picture biographies?
We get to learn about Lane Bryant, the woman who started her own clothing company for women of all shapes and sizes.
Illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner, Juana Martinez-Neal, she uses acrylics, colored pencils, pastel, linocuts, and fabric, on hand-textured paper. It’s almost worth it to just look at the beautiful illustrations!
Perfect for kids ages from 4-7 years.