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Women In Writing

  • Margaret Thomas

    Awesome Women Of Singapore

    $24.00

    Awesome Women of Singapore is a collection of stories of the inspirational women found throughout the country’s past to the present day, including Hajjah Fatimah binte Sulaiman, the businesswoman and philanthropist to whom the mosque at Beach Road is dedicated; Laurentia Tan, Singapore’s most decorated Paralympian; and Hedwig Anuar, who was the director of the National Library for 28 years. Lawyers, activists, soldiers, swimmers and scientists, these women, from all colours and creeds, fought...

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  • Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women

    $53.00

    Celebrate some of the most extraordinary women and their remarkable lives with this gorgeous gift set of the wildly successful Fantastically Great Women picture books, written and illustrated by bestselling author and illustrator, Kate Pankhurst. This will make the perfect Christmas gift or birthday present for curious little minds. This brilliant collection includes: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World, Fantastically Great Women Who Made History, Fantastically Great Women Who Wor...

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  • Isabel Thomas

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Amelia Earhart

    $19.00

    The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart was a superstar of aviation in the 1920s and 1930s and a pioneer of women's rights. Her disappearance in 1937, while attempting to fly around the world, remains an unsolved mystery. From artists to aviators and scientists to revolutionaries, Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. Launching with Le...

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  • Danielle Jawando

    Little Guides To Great Lives: Maya Angelou

    $19.00

    Maya Angelou was an African-American author, poet, playwright and civil rights activist. She wrote seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and a long list of plays, films and television shows. Never taking 'No' for an answer, Maya used her voice and her art to overcome prejudice and difficulty and to become an inspiration to those around her and to future generations. Hardback: 64 PagesProduct Dimensions: 150 x 190 mmISBN: 9781786275066 Published by Laurence Kin...

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  • María Isabel Sánchez Vegara

    Little People Big Dreams: L. M. Montgomery

    $17.00

    Born in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery lost her mother when she was very young. Left in the care of less-than-encouraging grandparents, she found comfort in reading, writing and her imagination. When Maud grew up, she wrote about the childhood she wished she had, creating one of the best-loved characters of all time: Anne of Green Gables. This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with his...

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  • María Isabel Sánchez Vegara

    Little People Big Dreams: Louise Bourgeois

    $17.00

    When Louise was a little girl, her mother died. She learned to express her feelings through drawing - and when she grew up, she turned these drawings into sculpture, confronting her own fears through art. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the artist's life.Hardback: 32 pagesProduct Dimensions: 203 x 250 mmISBN: 9780711246898Published by Frances Lincoln Child...

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  • Lisbeth Kaiser

    Little People Big Dreams: Maya Angelou

    $17.00

    Maya Angelou spent much of her childhood in Stamps, Arkansas. After a traumatic event at age eight, she stopped speaking for five years. However, Maya rediscovered her voice through wonderful books, and went on to become one of the world's most beloved writers and speakers. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of Maya Angelou's life.Hardback: 32 pagesProduct Dimen...

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  • María Isabel Sánchez Vegara

    Little People Big Dreams: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    $17.00

    Little Ruth's mum taught her to be a lady - which meant to be her own independent self. Ruth promised herself she would do everything her mother didn't get the chance to do. And she excelled: at university, as a law professor, and later on the supreme court fighting gender discrimination. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the justice's life. Hardback: 32 ...

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  • María Isabel Sánchez Vegara

    Little People Big Dreams: Simone De Beauvoir

    $17.00

    When Simone de Beauvoir was a little girl, her father would proudly boast that she had the brain of a man – whatever that meant. But later, after years of studying, Simone would write a book that challenged the role of women in society, sending shock waves around the world. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the philosopher's life.Hardback: 32 PagesProduct Di...

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  • María Isabel Sánchez Vegara

    Little People Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph

    $17.00

    Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname 'Skeeter' (mosquito) as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the 1960 Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events, but also broke wo...

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  • Chelsea Clinton

    She Persisted Boxed Set

    $62.00

    Two books, twenty-six women -- and unlimited inspiration for tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world. The perfect gift for the holidays and beyond. When She Persisted and She Persisted Around the World published, they gave readers two collections of 13 remarkable, diverse and tenacious women. Chelsea Clinton's words and Alexandra Boiger's art brought the women to life, showing how they struggled and ultimately persevered, inspiring and empowering peop...

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  • Sally Deng

    Skyward

    $35.00

    The year is 1927, and in America, Britain and Russia, three young girls share a dream: to fly. But it won't be easy... Against the odds, Hazel, Marlene and Lilya follow their hearts, enrolling in pilot courses (sometimes in secret) and eventually flying for their countries in World War II. Follow the adventures of these young women as they battle not only enemies in the skies but sexism and inequality in their own teams. Risking their lives countless times in feats of incredible bravery, the ...

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  • Andrea Wang

    The Many Meanings Of Meilan

    $31.00

    Meilan Hua's world is made up of a few key ingredients: her family's beloved matriarch, Nai Nai; the bakery her parents, aunts, and uncles own and run in Boston's Chinatown; and her favorite Chinese fairy tales. After Nai Nai passes, the family has a falling-out that sends Meilan, her parents, and her grieving grandfather on the road in search of a new home. They take a winding path across the country before landing in Redbud, Ohio. Everything in Redbud is the opposite of Chinatown, and Meila...

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  • Zoë Tucker

    We Are The Supremes

    $23.00

    Illustrated by Salini Perera This inspiring picture book tells the story of the friendship between Flo, Mary and Diana, and how by supporting each other they overcame hardship to become international superstars. It's 1960, and Flo, Mary and Diana are three friends with big ambitions. They want to be superstars! But 1960s America was not the easiest place for young black girls from the projects to make it big. They audition for the new Motown Records label, but the manager says NO. Not to be p...

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