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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the glo... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141986005
Barcode 9780141986005
Published 20 March 2017 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Favilli, Elena
By Cavallo, Francesca
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ISBN-13 9780141986005
ISBN-10 014198600X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Particular Books
Publication Date 20 March 2017
International Publication Date 2 March 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Favilli, Elena
By Cavallo, Francesca
Category Biography & Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military
Social & Cultural History
Women's Studies
Feminism
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Height: 249mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 790g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Women - Juvenile literature, Feminism - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Biography: Historical, Political & Military
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly;College/higher education
Dewey Code 305.420922
Catalogue Code 728301

Description of this Book

What if the princess didn't marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what if the queen was the one really in charge of the kingdom? Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The all-female team behind a pioneering new book called Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls are confronting the tired, patriarchal narrative head-on. It sets out to challenge gender stereotypes and inspire young girls to aim high in their career goals ... The book was launched via a stratospheric Kickstarter campaign that drew worldwide attention Daily Mail You have to buy it for the little ones in your lives, but you also need a copy for your grown-up bookshelf... There is serious girl power between the covers of this book Bustle A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know -- Geri Stengel Forbes

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Author's Bio

Elena Favilli (Author) Elena Favilli is a media entrepreneur and a journalist. She has worked for Colors magazine, McSweeney's, RAI, Il Post, and La Repubblica, and has managed digital newsrooms on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2011, she created the first iPad magazine for children, Timbuktu magazine. She is the founder and CEO of Timbuktu Labs. Francesca Cavallo (Author) Francesca Cavallo is a writer and theatre director. Her award-winning plays have been staged all across Europe. A passionate social innovator, Francesca is the founder of Sferracavalli, an International Festival of Sustainable Imagination in Southern Italy. In 2011, Francesca joined forces with Elena Favilli to found Timbuktu Labs, where she serves as Creative Director.

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