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A colourful and insightful introduction to the lives of the world's most renowned and inspirational artists. This informative book invites young readers to discover the creative practices of female artists who, over their careers, broke boundaries and exceeded expectations. Each page reveals their struggles and successes, demystifying the art world, building confidence and inspiring a new generation. With foreword by Tate's first female director, Maria Balshaw, and biographical entries on over thirty artists, this book contains unique interviews with living artists including Rachel Whiteread, Yayoi Kusama and Paula Rego.
This is the dream journal for every feminist babe out there! This book is dedicated to the woman who wants a better world. The woman who's a lover, a learner but most importantly, a leader. ------ Finally, here's your chance to scribble yourself feminist with this AMAZING journal, designed to empower, inspire and entertain. From Chidera Eggerue, the woman behind The Slumflower and #saggyboobsmatter, and illustrated by Manjit Thapp, it's BEAUTIFUL, FUNNY, and FEMINIST. What's included in this BRILLIANT journal?? ALL THIS: *Colouring pages featuring Manjit's beautiful illustrations of inspirational quotes and feminist heroines from around the world. *Witty comebacks for everyday sexism- 'cos the world needs to hear your sass! *Design your feminist wardrobe- design your outfit for the next march; t shirts, badges, sashes and power panties you can make as fabulous as you are. *Make your own 'Galentine's Day' card for the ladies you love *Rewrite your favourite FEMI-CLASSICS- why can't the girl save the day for once?? *Create your own FEMINIST HALL OF FAME: draw your feminist heroes- imagine if every gallery had a feminist babes wing! . . . AND MUCH MORE! ELLE - The millennial mastermind (2018) THE DRUM - 50 of the Best Female Speakers (2018) DAZED - The Peckham native is this generation's agony aunt (2018) GLAMOUR - The woman behind rising movement, #SAGGYBOOBSMATTER (2018) HARPERS BAZAAR - Her influence has received an overwhelmingly warm, amazing response (2018) TEEN VOGUE - Chidera is most focused on getting a message of body positivity across to women (2018)
'A beautifully illustrated tome honouring 100 exceptional women dating back to 630BC' Red A Stylist Must-read Book of 2018 'This finely illustrated book is brimful of startling anecdotes about females who flouted traditional gender roles' Observer 'Short, snappy and inspiring, these mini biographies celebrate women who headed out into the world determined to make a difference' Psychologies 'Essential reading for anyone...this beautifully illustration collection...deserves to be framed in every woman's living room - an inspiration for any situation' Diva In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vibrant and surprising biographies with stunning full-colour portraits of secular female 'saints': champions of strength and progress. These women broke ground, broke ceilings and broke moulds - including Maya Angelou - Jane Austen - Ruby Bridges - Rachel Carson - Shirley Chisholm - Hillary Clinton - Marie Curie & Irene 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.
Meet David - a boy with Down syndrome. David invites readers to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He explains that he sometimes needs extra help at home and school and suggests ways that those around him can help him to feel supported. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers, social workers and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.