Coco Chanel (Hardcover)

Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress

By Susan Goldman Rubin

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419725449, 144pp.

Publication Date: March 13, 2018

List Price: 18.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


About the Author

Susan Goldman Rubin is the award-winning author of many biographies for young people, including Coco Chanel, Diego Rivera, and Hot Pink. She lives in Malibu, California.


Praise For Coco Chanel: Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress

"Well-designed biography of a fascinating woman."

— School Library Connection

"A well-researched primer packed with details on a significant trailblazer. Give to readers interested in fashion, business, and history."

— School Library Journal

"Rubin offers an honest account of Chanel’s success as a profoundly influential couturier."

— The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Rubin’s biography is clear-sighted about Chanel’s faults while extolling her fashion genius. Her source notes and bibliography are meticulous, as is the book’s design . . . This will attract young fashion mavens eager to learn about design history."

— Booklist

"Rubin expertly chronicles Chanel’s life in this biography . . . Rubin captures the authenticity of Chanel alongside her psychological need to portray a luxurious lifestyle."

— VOYA Magazine