"For girls its great to know what women before you were like and what they achieved. Its easy to read and I enjoyed it a lot"
"There is something here to engage and inspire every child, no matter what their interest, love or ability... Inspirational and empowering, these books belong in every school library. They really are incredible resources for the next generation of world changing women"
"As soon as we received the book my 8 year old daughter was engrossed in its pages!... It's definitely a book I'd have at home, or in the classroom, and would recommend it for both girls and boys aged 8+"
"This book is perfect for KS2/3... Is bright, eye catching and with short bursts of information it has reluctant reader appeal... it will make a great addition to our school library"
"This book is so easy to pick up and read a bite sized piece... Really useful for homework and bright and colourful"
"A truly inspiring book to read to my children... Crammed full of wonderful information, this book is a great addition to our home library"
"My little girl picked this book out herself from the book shop... It has led to some great conversations and I can see this book lasting many years... Highly recommended"
For anyone thinking this is a man's world, think again. Fantastic females throughout history have transformed our world today, proving that nothing beats girl power!??
This brilliant book celebrates the incredible contribution of women in every walk of life, from politics, science, and business to sport, art, and literature. The leading ladies include sister suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, super scientist Marie Curie, human rights heroine Eleanor Roosevelt, tennis champ Serena Williams, painting pioneer Frida Kahlo, and writing wizard J.K. Rowling.
You'll travel back to ancient times to see famous females like Cleopatra and Joan of Arc before fast-forwarding to the present day to visit high achievers like Angela Merkel and Malala Yousafzai. You'll meet women known for their famous feats like Amelia Earhart and Valentina Tereshkova, women standing up and speaking out like Rosa Parks and Anne Frank, and girls who just want to have fun like Josephine Baker and Maria Callas.
??Part of DK's best-selling top 100 series, 100 Women Who Made History uses stunning photographs, imaginative illustrations, entertaining text, and fascinating facts to introduce the wonder women who explored, ruled, led, and left their indelible mark on our planet.