Brilliant Women: Heroic Leaders and Activists

Author:   Georgia Amson-Bradshaw ,  Rita Petruccioli
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
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9781526304728


Pages:   48
Publication Date:   12 March 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Brilliant Women: Heroic Leaders and Activists


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In HEROIC LEADERS AND ACTIVISTS you will meet the early feminists who first stood up for women's rights around the world, including Mary Wollstonecraft and Qiu Jin. Read about the astonishing Helen Keller, who despite being born deaf and blind, became a political activist and writer. Discover the women who have used their art to promote social justice, such as poet Maya Angelou. These inspiring activists for peace, human rights and the environment have all, in their own ways, made their mark on history. Curious, provocative, engaging, brave, and funny - women who change the world are diverse, intriguing and brilliant. Created by an all-women team and filled with wonderful illustrations, and engaging activities that will nurture your own varied skills, the BRILLIANT WOMEN series compiles the stories of inspiring women from every field. Retelling their triumphs and adversities, this beautiful series of four books 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.

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Author:   Georgia Amson-Bradshaw ,  Rita Petruccioli
Publisher:   Hachette Children's Group
Imprint:   Wayland
Dimensions:   Width: 19.00cm , Height: 0.40cm , Length: 25.00cm
Weight:   0.178kg
ISBN:  

9781526304728


ISBN 10:   1526304724
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   12 March 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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3-4: Introduction 5-8: Mary Wollstonecraft (UK, 1759-1797) 9-12: Harriet Tubman (USA, 1822-1913) 13-16: Eglantyne Jebb (UK, 1876-1928) 17-20: Helen Keller (USA, 1880-1968) 21-24: Faith Bandler (Australia, 1918-2015) 25-28: Sophie Scholl (Germany, 1921-1943) 29-32: Wangari Maathai (Kenya, 1940-2011) 33-36: Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan/UK, 1997- ) 37-43: More Heroic Leaders and Activists: Kate Sheppard, Qiu Jin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Eufrosina Cruz, Manal Al-Sharif, Amelia Telford 44-45: Get involved in Art and Design 46-48: Glossary, Further information, Index

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Georgia Amson-Bradshaw (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 (Illustrator) 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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