Author(s): Stephanie Rausser
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 lights. 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, will charm readers of all ages.
Stephanie Rausser is an advertising and editorial photographer who loves photographing kids, especially her daughter Kiki. She 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. Nina Gruener has written two other children's books, Above San Francisco and Above New York. She lives in Petaluma, California, with her husband and two children. 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.