Iris Apfel Book
Meet Iris Apfel, the vivacious (and accidental) fashion icon.
Growing up in Queens, New York, little Iris was the only child at family events. Her grandmother would open a giant bag of fabric, filled with every color and pattern, and let her play with fabric scraps. This inspired a lifelong love of fashion. Famous for her eclectic style, built around oversized glasses, bright colors, and bold jewelry, Iris was the subject of an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art when she was just 84 years young. This inspiring 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 “geriatric starlet’s” life.
- Format: Hardback, 32 pages
- Size: 9.5in x 7.6in / 241.3mm x 193.04mm
- Author: Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara
- Illustrated by: Kristen Barnhart
About the Little People, Big Dreams series
Little People, Big Dreams is a wonderful illustrated series by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, that explores 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.
We love these books for the empowering message for children of all ages – no matter who you are, or where you come from, you can achieve amazing things.
The Little People books are told as a story, with a section containing facts, photos and a timeline at the back, plus striking illustations from more than 70 different artists. The hardback books are great for emerging readers 5+.