Books by Elizabeth Matthews

FIRST BALLET by Deanna Caswell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 6, 2009

"Even a ballet warhorse—perhaps especially this one—deserves better treatment. (Picture book. 2-5)"
One sure gift of the Christmas season is the annual ritual of picture books in which grandmother takes granddaughter to the ballet for the first time to see The Nutcracker. Read full book review >
DIFFERENT LIKE COCO by Elizabeth Matthews
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"The endpapers are covered with quotations from Chanel: 'Luxury must be comfortable; otherwise it is not luxury.' (timeline, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 7-10)"
With an economy of storyline and a strong sense of style, Matthews distills the contradictory life of Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel into a neat and fashionable package. Read full book review >