Paris Fashion week inspired books for kids

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Here is my pick of the best children’s books about Paris or set in Paris for little ones to add to their classic library.

1) Paris: A Three-Dimensional Expanding City Skyline £5

Featuring 12 of the cities most famous sights from the Eiffel Tower to the Moulin Rouge – each page folds out to 150cm – making a lovely memento for kids aged 5 and up. (Published: 2012)

2) Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans £5.59

For over 70 years the Madeline books have been popular with children and adults alike – this is the first book in the series. (Published: 1939)

3) City Walks with Kids Paris £7

A box of 50 cards with vital information for mini-tourists. From the sights to cafes and easy to use maps to cool recreation areas. (Published: 2008)

4) This is Paris by Miroslav Sasak £10.99

The first in the stylish This is… series of travel books offering a look at 1950’s Paris from a child’s eye view. Beautiful illustrations and witty text means it’s a must for every bookshelf. (Published: 1959)

5) Different like Coco by Elizabeth Matthews £10.39

The perfect Paris fashion week book sees the rag-to-riches tale of fashion designer Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel told to a younger audience. With colourful illustrations and simple text this story proves that being different is an advantage. (Published: 2007)

6) Eloise in Paris by Kay Thompson £5.03

Waving goodbye to her suite in the New York Plaza – Eloise and her nanny head to Paris for a rawther extraordinaire adventure. (Published: 1957 )

7) Crepes by Suzette by Monica Wellington from £10 and selected sellers

Speaking to a child’s heart and tummy- this delightful book is about eating pancakes while learning the geography of Paris. There is even a recipe at the end to make your own crepes. (Published: 2004)


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