Whenever she puts on a different pair of shoes, a young girl is transported to different worlds where she learns about empowerment in this cheeky picture book.
Eva Chen is a first-generation Chinese-American who grew up in New York City. She blames her deviation from pre-med at Johns Hopkins University on a love of fashion and beauty instilled in her by her mother, whose perfect bob and lipstick made a permanent imprint on her impressionable young mind. Previously the editor in chief of Lucky, Eva has also written for ELLE, Vogue, Teen Vogue,Vogue China, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. She is currently the head of fashion partnerships at Instagram, where she is guilty of the occasional duck-face selfie. Eva lives in New York City with her husband and two children. Derek Desierto is a Vancouver-based illustrator, designer, and overall nice guy from a nice family. His animation work has been recognized by the Ottawa International Animation Festival, the National Cartoonist Society, and 9 Story Media Group.
Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes A New York Times Bestseller! Featured in Oprah Magazine's Holiday Gift Guide Recommended by Rachael Ray as the perfect holiday gift Featured in InStyle's Holiday Gift Guide "[A] fresh take on a fairy tale." --Forbes.com "Those who are 3, 13, or 30 can all enjoy the book." --Vogue.com "Not only does this book pay homage to some of history's greatest women, it also gives them snaps for their fashion sense." --Romper "Kids need more books like this." --HelloGiggles "[This book is] not going to drop without a bang." --Refinery29 "[A] charming story." --MyDomaine "Chen proves that the accessory can actually provide an important teachable moment for young kids." --WhoWhatWear