Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work.
Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with a brand new wildly brilliant and accessible book about incredible women in the world of work. What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a BIG question that everyone is asked from an early age. Discover eye-opening facts about a collection of go-getting women who have pioneered careers in a kaleidoscope of different industries.
Join scientists, doctors, athletes, hot-air balloonists and more, journey back in time with these brave, bold and brilliant women and discover that anything is possible when you make the most of YOUR talents. Prepare yourself for a celebration of women who opened doors and made it possible for more women to achieve amazing things today. Overflowing with beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.
List of women featured: Junko Tabei, Sophie Blanchard, Maria Merian, Elizabeth Magie, the London Matchgirls, Rosa May Billinghurst, Katherine Johnson, Annette Kellerman, Katia Krafft, Rosalind Franklin, James Barry, Madam C.J. Walker, Lotte Reiniger.
Mr Mole's Marvellous Ideas
Mr Mole is full of ideas of what he’d like to choose to do when he’s a grown-up. He loved chatting with his family about all of the inspirational women in this book and the different roles and jobs that they had.
Why don’t you find out more about ones of the types of work that are talked about in this book and see if you think you’d like to do that when you grow-up?
Larry's Learning Outcomes
Larry sees a wonderful opportunity for children to start open discussions about the past, the present and the future after reading or sharing this book. Self esteem and confidence will build when children are inspired by the real life heroes that are celebrated in this book.