A beautifully illustrated tome honouring 100 exceptional women dating back to 630BC’ Red
‘This finely illustrated book is brimful of startling anecdotes about females who flouted traditional gender roles’ Observer
‘Short, snappy and inspiring, these mini biographies celebrate women who headed out into the world determined to make a difference’ Psychologies
‘Essential reading for anyone…this beautifully illustration collection…deserves to be framed in every woman’s living room – an inspiration for any situation’ Diva
In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant and surprising biographies with stunning full-colour portraits of secular female ‘saints’: champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds – including
Maya Angelou – Jane Austen – Ruby Bridges – Rachel Carson – Shirley Chisholm – Hillary Clinton – Marie Curie & Irene Joliot Curie – Isadora Duncan – Amelia Earhart – Artemisia Gentileschi – Grace Hopper – Dolores Huerta – Frida Kahlo – Billie Jean King – Audre Lorde – Wilma Mankiller – Toni Morrison – Michelle Obama – Sandra Day O’Connor – Sally Ride – Eleanor Roosevelt – Margaret Sanger – Sappho – Nina Simone – Gloria Steinem – Kanno Sugako – Harriet Tubman – Mae West – Virginia Woolf – Malala Yousafzai
Open to any page and find daily inspiration and lasting delight.