Brilliant Women Book Series
Brilliant girls and boys everywhere will enjoy these stunningly illustrated, absorbing stories. Each one introduces kids to women who have reached for the stars and stretched the boundaries of sports, competition, art, design, society, politics, science, technology, and culture, changing the world along the way. Every story comes with an engaging activity that will nurture a child's own varied skills and inspire them to pursue a treasured goal or aspiration. It's exceptional reading for the next generation of go-getters, trailblazers, doers, and dreamers.
(Ages 9 and up)
Paperback / 48 Pages
Amazing Artists and Designers
Meet incredible women who had a worldwide impact in the fields of arts and design. Includes Artemisia Gentileschi, Rosa Bonheur, Vivienne Westwood, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keefe, Kara Walker, Zaha Hadid, and many more.
Heroic Leaders and Activists
These women were the change they wanted to see in the world! Includes Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Tarana Burke, Wangari Maathai, Malala Yousafzai, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Eufrosina Cruz, and other groundbreakers.
Incredible Sporting Champions
These women showed what it really means to "play like a girl." Includes Marie Marvingt, Cathy Freeman, Sarah Storey, Serena Williams, Kaori Icho, Tatyana McFadden, Katie Ledecky, and other female sports legends.
Pioneers of Science and Technology
Discover female innovators and inventors from past and present, including Rosalind Franklin, Marie Curie, Lisa Meitner, Jane Goodall, Katherine Johnson, Chien-Shiung Woo, Indira Nath, Wanda Diaz Merced, and many others.
About The Author:
Georgia Amson-Bradshaw is a children's writer and editor who has worked on a number of award-winning science book for kids. She won The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize for Eye Benders and The London Science Museum Activity Book Award for This Book Thinks You're a Scientist. She remembers how eye-opening and inspiring her favorite books were when she was a child and so she strives to have the same effect on the children who read her books.
About The Illustrator:
Rita Petruccioli is an illustrator and comic book artist with projects in advertising, magazines, textile design, and children's books. Rita attended the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and ENSAD in Paris, and her works have been exhibited in Italy, France, Germany and South Korea. When she's not drawing, she's engaged in workshops on gender stereotypes in comics.