Just Being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo
  

Just Being Audrey

Written by Margaret Cardillo
Illustrated by Julia Denos

Synopsis

Just Being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo

From Roman Holiday to Breakfast at Tiffany's, when Audrey Hepburn starred in a movie, she lit up the screen. Her unique sense of fashion, her grace, and, most important, her spirit made her beloved by generations. But her life offscreen was even more luminous. As a little girl growing up in Nazi-occupied Europe, she learned early on that true kindness is the greatest measure of a person-and it was a lesson she embodied as she became one of the first actresses to use her celebrity to shine a light on the impoverished children of the world through her work with UNICEF. This is Audrey Hepburn as a little girl, an actress, an icon, an inspiration; this is Audrey just being Audrey.

Reviews

Denos

, and fans will especially enjoy picking out the movie roles depicted in a two-page spread of costumes. -- Booklist Audrey Hepburn proves as irresistible a character in the pages of a children's book as she is in those soigne roles of the silver screen. -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Margaret Cardillo earned her MFA in creative writing as a James A. Michener Fellow at the University of Miami. A former children's book editor in New York City, she now lives in South Florida. The hardest question for Julia Denos to answer is What is your favorite color? She has illustrated several children's books, including Just Being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo, I Had a Favorite Dress by Boni Ashburn, Dotty by Erica S. Perl, Grandma's Gloves by Cecil Castellucci, and Letters to Leo by Amy Hest. This is the first book she has written and illustrated. Julia lives in Boston.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Margaret Cardillo
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Publisher

Balzer and Bray an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

25th January 2011

ISBN

9780061852831


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