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The House of Worth: Portrait of an Archive

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Teach your children about the animals of the forest with this fun and educational book. Five animals - a brown bear, wolf, squirrel, otter and deer - are explored through rhyme, pictures and pull-out cards to construct into 3D figures. With two spreads dedicated to each animal, adults will be able to read the short playful rhyme on each spread to children and look at the bright illustrations to teach them about their habits and environment. The inside of the dust jacket is printed full colour with a graphical representation of the animals' environment.

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V.D. Mendes and A. de la Haye

Amy de la Haye is Professor of Dress History and Curatorships, Rootstein Hopkins Chair at London College of Fashion. She is author of Lucile Ltd (with Valerie Mendes, V&A 2009) and Chanel: Couture and Industry (V&A 2011). She is also author of the two Clara Button books for children (V&A 2011, 2013). Valerie D. Mendes, formerly Head of Fashion and Textiles at the V&A, is a freelance fashion and textiles historian. She has curated various exhibitions including Zika Ascher, Pierre Cardin, John French and Ferragamo and is the author of numerous books including Black in Fashion (V&A 1999) V&A Pattern: Novelty Fabrics (V&A 2010) and Fashion Since 1900 (with Amy de la Haye, 1999).