Lights! Camera! Alice! (Hardcover)
The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker (Film Book for Kids, Non-Fiction Picture Book, Inspiring Children's Books)
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.
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)…
"Young readers will. undoubtedly be inspired by her moxie." —Booklist
"Tells Alice's story in an exciting, kid-friendly way." —Geek Dad
"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
"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
"Rockcliffe tells her amazing story with taste and verve and relates how she turned a disaster into a brilliant career." —The Mercury News
"In Alice Guy-Blaché, Rockliff finds that holy grail of picture book biographies-a well-documented life of a fascinating woman who has been overlooked." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books