Fall in love with Emily, an irresistible monkey with a taste for beignets and mischief, and Madame Dubois, the refined New Orleans matriarch who cares for her.
- Smith, Gibbs Publisher
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- Product dimensions:
- 9.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.31(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
Read an Excerpt
Emily twirled in the mirror. She loved the new tutu Madame DuBois made for her to wear.
"Oooo la la ! Divine," said Madame DuBois, approvingly."
Emily had come to live with Madame DuBois as a baby, shortly before the two moved to New Orleans from Paris. Madame DuBois loved the little monkey with all her heart. It seemed Emily loved Madame DuBois, too.
Often, Madame DuBois worked into the night stitching pajamas and frilly dresses for Emily. "Oooo la la. Emily will look divine," she said. Then she made a polka-dot bikini for her to brave the summer heat and a shiny red coat with a hood for rainy days.
Meet the Author
Award-winning designer and best-selling author, Betty Lou Phillips is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers. With projects from New York to California, her work has been featured in countless magazines, as well as in her numerous home design books on French and Italian style. Interiors by Design--her 13th design book-is the ultimate guide to home décor. Additionally, she has appeared on the Christopher Lowell Show and the Oprah Winfrey Show. She lives in Dallas, Texas.
Betty Lou Phillips is the author of Emily Goes Wild!, an illustrated children's book, and co-author of The Night Before Christmas in Paris. Later this year Gibbs Smith Publisher will release her Night Before Christmas in New York and Night Before Christmas in Texas.
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This book is the new favorite bedtime read. The kids are just wild about Emily. She is delightful. They love seeing the life that Emily lives. And the antics that she gets up to. (All beautifully illustrated!)