Clothes and Fashion to Colour by Ruth Brocklehurst


Clothes and Fashion to Colour by Ruth Brocklehurst

This is a stylishly illustrated book, full of line drawings of beautiful clothes and costumes just waiting to be filled with colour, with lovely watercolour examples to follow. It is an interactive way to learn about the history of fashion, with suggested colour pallettes and fascinating facts about the outfits featured and the type of people who would have worn them. It will appeal to children and adults alike.

About the Author

Ruth Brocklehurst

When she wasn't out riding her bike or making things out of loo rolls and scraps of fabric, Ruth Brocklehurst spent much of her childhood immersed in historical novels by writers such as Leon Garfield, Rosemary Sutcliff and Cynthia Harnett. Since then, she has been lucky enough to combine her love of books and history in her job as an editor and writer for Usborne. Her book about the Victorians won the Longman/History Today New Generation Award. Ruth lives in a funny mock-tudor house in Brixton, and if she could go back in time she'd like to meet Mary Queen of Scots.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

1st June 2013



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