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Little Book of Feminist Saints

Little Book of Feminist Saints

Author: Julia Pierpont; Manjit Thapp (Illustrator)
$35.00(NZD)  inc GST
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A perfect graduation gift, this beautifully illustrated collection honoring one hundred exceptional "feminist saints" throughout history is sure to inspire women and men alike.


 


A Stylist Must-read Book of 2018


 


In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant, and surprising biographies with stunning full-color portraits of secular female "saints" champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings, and broke molds--including


 


Maya Angelou - Jane Austen - Ruby Bridges - Rachel Carson - Shirley Chisholm - Marie Curie & Ir ne 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.


 


Praise for The Little Book of Feminist Saints


 


"Brimful of startling anecdotes . . . The women in this book . . . blazed trails where none existed before."--The Guardian

"A new set of role models and heroes--'matron saints'--for the feminist future."--The New York Times Book Review


 


"A whistle-stop tour of inspiring women . . . The artwork] deserves to be framed in every woman's living room."--Diva


 


"Short, snappy and inspiring with] glorious visuals."--Psychologies

"This beautifully illustrated collection offers daily inspiration and humorous anecdotes to remind you why we worship these women so."--Hello Giggles


 


"An enticing collection . . . Pierpont's pithy write-ups are accompanied by Thapp's funky, wonderfully expressive color illustrations, making for an engaging picture-book experience for adults. . . . Bold and sassy . . . required reading for any seeking to broaden their historical knowledge."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Small enough to tuck into a bag, this delightful book offers instant inspiration."--BookPage

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780349011271
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Virago Press
  • : March 2018
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : Julia Pierpont; Manjit Thapp (Illustrator)
  • : Hardback
  • : 920.72