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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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Description

This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honors one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the world.
 
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 & Irène 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
  • : February 2018
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

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