By Author / Illustrator
Biographies & Autobiographies
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Paperback / softback
Kate Pankhurst, descendent of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, has created a wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world.
Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the world we live in!
· Fly high with incredible explorer and pilot Amelia Earhart
· Discover the Wonderful Adventures of medical pioneer Mary Seacole
· Fight for your rights with legendary civil rights activist Rosa Parks
· Change the face of books forever with superstar novelist Jane Austen
Bursting full of beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in. A fantastic gift for girls and boys alike! List of women featured: Jane Austen, Gertrude Ederle, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Amelia Earhart, Agent Fifi, Sacagawea, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is brimming with inspirational stories of women who changed the world because of what they dreamed of and believed in. It covers many different women who are famous for many different things including the brilliant writing of Jane Austen, the inspiring fashion-designer Coco Chanel, and the adventurous character Amelia Earhart. It also includes woman whose stories aren't as widely known including Gertrude Aderle, who wanted to be the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
This book doesn't just list achievements of great women, it describes their journeys through life including their triumphs and struggles to get there, within a double page about each woman. Each section is packed with snippets of information and interesting facts, as well as being covered in colourful illustrations to bring each story to life. This is a brilliant book for any children who are researching famous historical figures!
Picture book / Reviewed by Lucy Newton, Teacher
Suggested Reading Age 7+