Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

£20.00

ISBN: 9780141986005 Author: Favilli, Elena Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd, PENGUIN GROUP Publication Date: 2nd March 2017 Imprint: Particular Books Cover: Hardback Dewey: 920.72 (edition:23) Pages: xii, 210 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , , ,

What if the princess did not marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut or an activist? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? ‘Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls’ introduces us to 100 remarkable women and their extraordinary lives. From Marie Curie to Malala, Ada Lovelace to Zaha Hadid, it brings together the stories of scientists, artists, politicians, pirates and spies.

‘The definitive book of the year in our house, for both parents and offspring’ Maggie O’Farrell, Guardian Books of the Year

‘Absolutely beautiful – get one for yourself and one to inspire a woman in your life’ Stylist
*Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller*
*Blackwell’s Book of the Year*
*Foyles Children’s Book of the Year*
*Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year*

What if the princess didn’t marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don’t need rescuing.

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