Polka Dot Parade: A Book About Bill Cunningham

Polka Dot Parade: A Book About Bill Cunningham

"Beautifully rendered and told, the book brings to life the work of a gifted 20th-century artist whose creative vision will always be in vogue." Kirkus Reviews, Starred review This is a moving and impassioned picture book about the iconic fashion photographer Bill Cunningham that will inspire young readers to go discover their own ideas of beauty and embolden the world with "Beautifully rendered and told, the book brings to life the work of a gifted 20th-century artist whose creative visio...

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Title:Polka Dot Parade: A Book About Bill Cunningham
Author:Deborah Blumenthal
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Genres:Childrens
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

Polka Dot Parade: A Book About Bill Cunningham Reviews

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    Sep 11, 2018
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  • Robin
    Sep 10, 2018
    A really cool picture book about an interesting man from the fashion scene. ...
  • Jeff Youngstrom
    Sep 30, 2018
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  • Desiree Sotomayor
    Sep 13, 2018
    Liked the real life quotes that were integrated throughout the book. I didn't really know anything about Bill Cunningham or his life before this book either! ...
  • Beth
    Sep 03, 2018
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    Oct 22, 2018
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  • Kelly
    Oct 03, 2018
    Interesting enough story of Cunningham. But I don't see the appeal for children. ...
  • Samantha
    Nov 21, 2018
    The story of Bill Cunningham and his wonderful work, with stunning water color illustrations. ...
  • Jj
    Oct 02, 2018
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  • Wylaina
    Nov 29, 2018
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  • Sarah
    Nov 03, 2018
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  • Sam
    Nov 29, 2018
    This is a simple picture book about the particular segment of Bill Cunningham's life that he's most known for. It has vivid, elegant illustrations. It is not a easy one to rec for biography reports. Birth date is buried in a footnote and not much else besides career is covered. ...
  • Bethany
    Sep 12, 2018
    Visually striking. ...
  • Jessica Furtado
    Aug 30, 2018
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  • GatheringBooks
    Oct 21, 2018
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  • Jill
    Nov 26, 2018
    A fun introduction to Bill Cunningham for kids. ...
  • Kathryn
    Sep 13, 2018
    I loved the pictures! Gorgeous. ...
  • Suzi
    Sep 17, 2018
    Beautiful watercolors. Inspirational. Great text about Bill Cunningham and the New York City fashion world he photographed. A book to buy, keep, and savor. ...
  • Jill Meyer
    Aug 28, 2018
    Bill Cunningham died in 2016, at the age of 87. He was a society photographer who was much more interested in the clothing his subjects wore than in the subjects themselves. He was famous for traveling around New York City on a bicycle - year round - and went through 30 or so bikes dur...
  • Jennifer
    Sep 14, 2018
    Fun and fanciful illustrations. Good biographical info--not in a childish, poetic style. Inspiring. ...
  • Maggie Mattmiller
    Sep 13, 2018
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  • Lindsey
    Nov 26, 2018
    A great picture book bio. I loved introducing my kiddo to Bill Cunningham! ...
  • Joan Marie
    Sep 13, 2018
    This fun biography opens with these lines: "'He who seeks beauty will find it," Bill said. And he did." The author and illustrator do a wonderful job sharing Bill's talent for finding beauty and capturing it with the camera. A real inspiration for aspiring photographers, both young and...
  • Karyn
    Sep 18, 2018
    As a great admirer of Bill's work I was thrilled to see this book. The illustrations are beautiful and gives a beautiful idea of what Bill's life was like. ...
  • Julie
    Oct 19, 2018
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  • Kaitlin
    Sep 06, 2018
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  • Castle Spooktacular
    Sep 06, 2018
    An amazing look at one of the most influence people in fashion history! Thanks for sharing Constance :) ...
  • Rory Diamant
    Sep 05, 2018
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  • Sam
    Sep 05, 2018
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  • Eme87
    Sep 21, 2018
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