Lights! Camera! Alice!
The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker (Film Book for Kids, Non-Fiction Picture Book, Inspiring Children's Books)
Praise For Lights! Camera! Alice!: The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker (Film Book for Kids, Non-Fiction Picture Book, Inspiring Children's Books)…
"Subtly STEM, fun, and beautiful to look at... encourages kids to engage with cutting-edge technology and to innovate in new fields" -School Library Journal, starred review
"Tells Alice's story in an exciting, kid-friendly way." —Geek Dad
"Young readers will. undoubtedly be inspired by her moxie." —Booklist
"Set up like both a picture book and an old-fashioned movie with dramatic titles, this biography captures the gumption of a French girl named Alice who envisioned telling stories using newly invented movie cameras on a big screen with color and sound." —Imagination Soup
"A perfect choice for elementary school libraries, particularly those seeking more books about interesting historical women (and who doesn't want more of that?)" —Jen Robinson's Book Page
"Rockcliffe tells her amazing story with taste and verve and relates how she turned a disaster into a brilliant career." —The Mercury News
Chronicle Books, 9781452141343, 60pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2018
About the Author
Simona Ciraolo is a children's book author and illustrator. She grew up in Italy where she received a degree in animation from the National Film School. She also earned an MA in children's book illustration at Cambridge. She lives in London.