Author(s): Kay Woodward
Meet 25 of the most powerful and inspirational women of all time! From Cleopatra to Amelia Earhart, Malala Yousafzai to Michelle Obama and Emma Watson.
Kay Woodward has written over 150 fiction and non-fiction children's books in three different countries and using three different names. She writes books that are funny and books that aren't, but tell the reader all sorts of Very Interesting Things. She has been published by Puffin, Scholastic, Andersen Press, Carlton, Wayland and many other UK publishers. Her specialist subjects are chocolate, survival skills, ice skating, history, science, bad jokes, Roald Dahl and lightning. Suzette Mitchell is a gender specialist who has been working with the UN and NGOs for 25 years, and was Country Representative for UN Women in Vietnam for five years. Her current consulting work includes managing women's issues in crisis situations and working with women in leadership positions. Her work for women's rights has taken her from New York City to Vietnam and Australia, where she is currently based. A keen writer and children's book enthusiast, this is Suzette's first book for children.
Two Trung Sisters, Vietnam, GeneralsCleopatra, Egypt, PharaohMurasaki Shikibu, Japan, first novelistJoan of Arc, France, Army leaderElena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia, Italy, Mathematician, philosopher, TheologianCatherine the Great, Russia, AutocratAda Lovelace, England, Computer programmerEmmeline Pankhurst, UK, protesterFlorence Nightingale, Italy/England, NurseHarriet Tubman, USA, AbolitionistMarie Curie, Polish/French, ChemistVirginia Woolf, England, authorAmelia Earhart, USA, PilotFrida Kahlo, Mexico, painterRosa Parks, USA, African American rights activistJane Goodall, England, ConservationistValentina Tereshkova, Russia, CosmonautWangari Maathai, Kenya, ConservationistAung San Suu Ki, Burma, Political activistJudit Polger, Hungary, Chess playerMarta viera da Silva, brazil, FootballerEmma Watson, ActressMalala, Pakistan, ActivistZaha Hadid, Irak/UK, ArchitectMichelle Obama. USA, First Lady and lawyer