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Beautiful watercolor portraits and illuminating essays from bestselling author and illustrator Ann Shen bring 100 legendary women to life in this powerful collection that celebrates the influential trailblazers who changed the rules for all who followed.Bad Girls Throughout History
is an empowering book for girls and women of all ages. From Maya Angelou to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this gorgeously illustrated book celebrates 100 influential women who made history and made their mark on the world by being bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules.
From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, scientists, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these badass women who dared to push boundaries vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. A distinctive, gift-worthy tribute to rebel girls everywhere, this bestselling book is one you can be proud to display in your home.
ICONS OF FEMINIST HISTORY: Some of the famous women featured in this remarkable book:
- Aphra Behn, first female professional writer
- Sojourner Truth, women's rights activist and abolitionist
- Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer
- Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize
- Joan Jett, godmother of punk
BESTSELLING AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR: Ann Shen is an illustrator, designer, and author specializing in bright, magical artwork that helps people feel less alone. Her bestselling books include Legendary Ladies
, Revolutionary Women
, and Nevertheless, She WoreIt
. Her illustrations can also be found on art prints, home decor, tech accessories, apparel, puzzles, book covers, print media, packaging, and so much more.
RAVE REVIEWS: A critical hit and fan favorite with more than 300,000 copies sold!"Bad Girls Throughout History is at once a work of art, a love letter to female trailblazers, and an actual history book." –Forbes
"From Joan of Arc and Jane Austen to more modern trailblazers like Angela Davis and Tina Fey, Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World
includes ONE HUNDRED (!!!!) women who will no doubt inspire you, as well as remind you that women RULE." –Hellogiggles.com
- Birthday, holiday, or graduation gifts for teens and adults alike
- Stories to share with a young girl at bedtime
- Adding to any display of elegant, educational, or inspirational coffee table books
- Fans of books about history, feminism, or strong women