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Discover the stories of 68 brave and brilliant women

Curious, provocative, engaging, brave, and funny - women who change the world are diverse, intriguing and brilliant. Filled with wonderful illustrations and engaging activities that will nurture your own varied skills, Brilliant Women compiles the stories of inspiring women from every field. Retelling their triumphs and adversities, this beautiful book reveals and celebrates the women who have shaped the world we live in now.

Perfect reading for the next generation of brilliant girls and boys. Suitable for readers aged 9 and up.

A beautifully illustrated book, introducing women who have stretched the boundaries of art, science, society and sport and changed the world along the way
  • 1: Pioneers of science and technology
  • 2: Caroline Herschel
  • 3: Mary Anning
  • 4: Ada Lovelace
  • 5: Marie Curie
  • 6: Lise Meitner
  • 7: Barbara McClintock
  • 8: Katherine Johnson
  • 9: Jane Goodall
  • 10: More science and technology geniuses
  • 11: Get involved in science and technology
  • 13: Amazing artists and designers
  • 14: Artemisia Gentileschi
  • 15: Rosa Bonheur
  • 16: Edmonia Lewis
  • 17: Coco Chanel
  • 18: Frida Kahlo
  • 19: Yayoi Kusama
  • 20: Vivienne Westwood
  • 21: Zaha Hadid
  • 22: More art and design visionaries
  • 23: Get involved in art and design
  • 24: Incredible sporting champions
  • 25: Marie Marvingt
  • 26: Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • 27: Cathy Freeman
  • 28: Sarah Storey
  • 29: Serena Williams
  • 30: Marta
  • 31: Tatyana McFadden
  • 32: Ellie Simmonds
  • 33: More sporting heroines
  • 34: Get involved in sport
  • 35: Heroic leaders and activists
  • 36: Mary Wollstonecraft
  • 37: Harriet Tubman
  • 38: Eglantyne Jebb
  • 39: Helen Keller
  • 40: Faith Bandler
  • 41: Sophie Scholl
  • 42: Wangari Maathai
  • 43: Malala Yousafzai
  • 44: More social activism heroes
  • 45: Get involved in social activism
  • 46: Glossary
  • 47: Find out more
  • 48: Index

Product Details

Title: Brilliant Women
Author: Georgia Amson-BradshawRita Petruccioli
SKU: BK0432390
EAN: 9781526312112
Language: English
Binding: Paperback

About Author

Georgia Amson-Bradshaw is a children's writer and editor who lives in Brighton, East Sussex. She has worked on a number of high-profile and award-winning science books for kids, including the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize winner Eye Benders, and the London Science Museum activity book This Book Thinks You're a Scientist. She remembers the eye-opening and inspiring effect her favourite books had on her as a child, and so takes her responsibility to pass that interest and excitement on very seriously!

Rita Petruccioli was born in Rome in 1982. She attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and ENSAD in Paris. Her works have been exhibited in Italy, France, Germany and South Korea. She works as an illustrator and comic book artist for different projects including advertising, magazines, textile design and children books. She has collaborated with different publishers such as Mondadori, Bao Publishing, Einaudi, Ladybird, Timbuktu Lab, Auzou, ELI, Lavieri, La Nuova Frontiera Junior, Il Castoro and Laterza. When she is not drawing she is engaged in workshops on gender stereotypes in comics.

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