Jun 15, 2021
ILOOTPAPERIE’s founders release book about sisterhood

Sisters certainly have their fair share of laughs and good times—along with epic fights and meltdowns. SISTERS: Better Together (Workman Publishing; On sale: July 20, 2021; $12.95) is a sweet ode to this unique, often complex but ultimately loving relationship. Authors and sisters Alice and Doris Lieu have created the perfect tribute that sisters can gift to one another. Filled with vibrant illustrations and funny, heartwarming, and at times cheeky text, this collection of all things sisters includes everything from portraits of famous sisters to relatable quotes about sisterhood to examples of what makes a sister (a sister is a lifelong sidekick, an accomplice, and a sometime nemesis).

SISTERS: Better Together book from ilootpaperie founders

In SISTERS, readers will enjoy:

  • Learning about “Pioneering Sisters,” such as the Hyers Sisters, classically trained singers who were among the first Black women to tour the United States as concert artists and who starred in the earliest civil rights musical Or Tatyana and Hannah McFadden, the first siblings to compete against each other at the Paralympic Games.
  • Quotes that capture the spirit of sisterhood, such as: “Don’t talk about my sister; don’t play with me about my sister. If you do, you’ll see another side of me.” – Beyoncé.
  • Mad-libs style templates to fill out congratulating your sister when she’s absolutely rocking life or apologizing after a classic sister fight.
  • A “Most Annoying Sister Certificate,” because they know the exact button to push to set things off.

But best of all, SISTERS lists all the ways in which sisters are truly better together: They laugh at each other’s surprise burps and farts and order their favorite foods with extra onions and garlic without thinking twice. They can sit in comfortable silence, and they are on hand to entertain each other at family events. Celebrating sisterhood in all its forms, SISTERS is the perfect gift for your partner in crime and your teammate for life.


About Alice and Doris Lieu


Sisters Alice and Doris Lieu are the founders of ILOOTPAPERIE, a stationery company fueled by their love of paper goods, funny drawings, and a keen appreciation for puns. Their products can be found in Urban Outfitters, Paper Source, and more than 200 independent retailers across the country. With their pup Sparky in tow, Alice and Doris live and work out of their home studio in Pasadena, California. Learn more about Alice and Doris at ilootpaperie.com or on Instagram @ilootpaperie.

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