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Julie Morstad

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Kyo Maclear is the author of many books for children, including Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli, and some for adults. When she was a little girl, she wanted very badly to be a fashion designer. She spent countless hours drawing odd dresses, including a very special cloud dress. Her style muses include her mother, Patti Smith, the residents of Moominvalley, and anyone with a sense of casual and androgynous flair. Though she loved writing about Schiaparelli's signature color, shocking pink, Kyo's own favorite color is blue. She plants her garden with flowers in all shades of blue, and in spring when they bloom, it's a blue extravaganza. Kyo makes her home in Toronto, where she lives with her two sons and husband, a musician. You can find her at www.kyomaclearkids.com.



    The author and illustrator of many beautiful picture books, including Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli, Julie makes her home in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she lives with her husband and three children. You can find her at www.juliemorstad.com.
    8th February 2018

    Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

    A stellar ensemble of picture book creators-all women-join together to celebrate a sampling of history's young female ... More

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    7th August 2018

    The Dress and the Girl

    A little girl and her favorite dress dream of an extraordinary life. They enjoy simple pleasures together on a beautiful... More

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    3rd September 2015

    Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

    The world is big. Anna is small. The snow is everywhere and all around. But one night . . .One night, her mother takes h... More

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    14th November 2019

    It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

    * 4 Starred Reviews * * An Indie Next List Pick * "Playful, bold, and, much like its subject, full of ... More

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    14th March 2017

    Sometimes We Think You Are a Monkey

    Your little arms and legs move just like you are a baby monkey climbing into the leafy branches of a tree. But you are n... More

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