Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders
'Significantly more engaging and inspiring than the rival Rebel Girls' GUARDIAN
'It's hard to imagine any group of primary-aged children who wouldn't be inspired' BOOKSELLER
'An absolute must-have for every young person's bookshelf' HUFFINGTON POST
Kate Pankhurst, descendent of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work.
What do you want to be when you grow up? It's a BIG question that everyone is asked from an early age. Discover eye-opening facts about a collection of go-getting women who have pioneered careers in a kaleidoscope of different industries.
· Climb to the top of Everest with fearless mountaineer Junko Tabei
· Calculate mind-fizzing formulas with mathematician Katherine Johnson
· Make brilliant scientific discoveries with Rosalind Franklin
· Travel high up in the sky in a hot-air balloon with Sophie Blanchard
Overflowing with beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders 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: Junko Tabei, Sophie Blanchard, Maria Merian, Elizabeth Magie, the London Matchgirls, Rosa May Billinghurst, Katherine Johnson, Annette Kellerman, Katia Krafft, Rosalind Franklin, James Barry, Madam C.J. Walker, Lotte Reiniger.
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