Originally published in the Netherlands in 2016, this homage to the friendship and careers of the couturier designer Hubert Givenchy and actress Audrey Hepburn does not fare well in translation.
Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.
In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.
Although this slim and petite volume is supposedly aimed at the juvenile crowd, it must be said that the book possesses a great deal of charm and charisma for those of us of more advanced age.
Suffice to say National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who is amply illustrated.
This historically accurate book, a real gift to children, explains the effective and admirable life of Effa Manley, the first important female baseball clubowner.