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
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.
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.