Remember our picture book from 2011, Kiki & Coco in Paris?
In case you missed it, here’s the story: Kiki loves Coco, her cloth doll. Coco loves Kiki, her girl. The two are never apart. It’s as if they were made for each other. Together they travel to Paris and delight in the City of Light. But then Coco is separated from Kiki. Will she ever see her girl again? This sweet story about a doll and her girl, inspired by the lovely photography of Stephanie Rausser and a real hand-made doll created by doll maker Jess Brown, charmed readers of all ages after its release and was featured on goop and in the New York Times.
And now . . . the adventure continues! Kiki & Coco’s Guide to Paris, our new travel journal for kids, officially released on Tuesday! This petite paperback inspires fans of the picture book and new readers alike to follow along in Kiki and Coco’s footsteps and explore the City of Light.
Grab your doll and your passport, and you’re off! With this charming guide you’ll learn to speak un peu le Français, dress and eat like a Parisian, and discover the secrets of Paris.
Complete with fun facts, activities, and a pocket in the back, this little keepsake is sure to become your most treasured souvenir.
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Stephanie Rausser is an advertising and editorial photographer who loves photographing kids, especially her daughter Kiki. Stephanie sees the world for all its beauty and humor and loves making it a little more fun, pretty and inviting. She lives in Northern California.
Jess Brown has always made dolls for her children, Stella and Tiger. Combining her love of antique textiles and the sensibilities of a comfort doll, she created a line of small rag dolls for her shop, Maude, in Petaluma, California. The dolls quickly won the hearts of adults and children alike.