This book features the true stories of 40 inspirational women creators who excelled in their careers. Each has explored, discovered, or created something that has changed the history of the world.
From writers to inventors, artists to scientists - this book is as inspirational as it is educational. Readers will meet trailblazing women such as revolutionary architect, Zaha Hadid, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, modernist painter and animator Mary Blair and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu. Some names will be familiar, some will not - but all these women had a lasting impact on their fields.
Each woman is beautifully illustrated with each illustration showing bits of these women's culture, career, or environment in either their clothing or background.
Both adults and children alike are sure to learn something from or be inspired by this wonderful collection of incredible women.