From female figures who have shaped belief to nursery rhymes for feminist times, these are must-read titles for International Women's Day!
And Everything Will Be Glad to See You
A forceful, passionate and uplifting collection of poems by women and girls that is guaranteed to inspire, delight and empower. From well-loved poets, including Maya Angelou, Wendy Cope, Lucille Clifton and Christina Rossetti, to newer voices such as Amanda Gorman, Yrsa Daley-Ward and Ada Limón, this outstanding collection from talented…See more
British Museum: Goddess: 50 Goddesses, Spirits, Saints and Other Female Figures Who Have Shaped Belief
Tales of powerful female figures have been told since the beginning of time and this collection brings together 50 stories from around the world. There are loving creators, wise leaders, fearsome warriors, gentle healers and mystical protectors, and they can each inspire you to find strength within yourself . .…See more
HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook the World
One of The Guardian's Best New Children's Books for Summer 2018. Longlisted for the North Somerset Teachers' Book Award. Instead of just studying history, let's think about HerStory too! In this uplifting and inspiring book, children can learn about 50 intrepid women from around the world and throughout history. Telling…See more
What Are Little Girls Made of?
Award-winning author, Jeanne Willis, revamps all the favourite Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this picture book and think again! In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn't dare to make the girls cry, Little Bo-Peep's sheep are all present…See more
Make More Noise!
"You have to make more noise than anybody else" - Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British Suffragette movement An incredible collection of brand new short stories, from ten of the UK's very best storytellers, celebrating inspirational girls and women, being published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in…See more
How to Be a Doctor and Other Life-Saving Jobs
A friendly, fascinating book about how to work in the medical industry, written by NHS GP and TV presenter Dr Punam Krishan. Do you have what it takes to become a doctor, a medical scientist or to work in public health? Find out all about the incredible life-saving jobs you…See more