Blazing a Trail - Sarah Webb (Hardcover)

Irish Women Who Changed the World

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Description

From fearless aviator, Lady Mary Heath, the first woman in the world to parachute from an aeroplane, to Margaret Bulkley, the 18th-century surgeon who lived as a man, meet 28 remarkable Irish women who have taken the world by storm.

You may have already heard some of their names, like Countess Markievicz and Mary Robinson, but others, like Anne Sullivan, Lilian Bland or Anna Haslam, may be new to you.

Packed with fun, fascinating facts and stunning, full-page illustrations, this book celebrates the trail blazers who have shaped the world we live in.

Ready to walk in their footsteps? A world of bravery and discovery awaits you.

Made by two remarkable women, author Sarah Webb and illustrator Lauren O'Neill.

Product Details

Barcode
9781788490047
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2018
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Sarah Webb
Lauren O'Neill (Illustrator)
Subtitle
Irish Women Who Changed the World
Binding
Hardback
Publisher
O'Brien Press Ltd
Number of Pages
64
Dimensions
242 x 180 x 180mm

Annotation

Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.

Summary

  • Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.
  • A book for everyone who dreams of changing the world.From fearless aviator, Lady Mary Heath, the first woman in the world to parachute from an aeroplane, to Margaret Bulkley, the 18th-century surgeon who lived as a man, meet 28 remarkable Irish women who have taken the world by storm.You may have already heard some of their names, like Countess Markievicz and Mary Robinson, but others, like Anne Sullivan, Lilian Bland or Anna Haslam, may be new to you.Packed with fun, fascinating facts and stunning, full-page illustrations, this book celebrates the trail blazers who have shaped the world we live in.Ready to walk in their footsteps? A world of bravery and discovery awaits you.Made by two remarkable women, author Sarah Webb and illustrator Lauren O'Neill.

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Children's Fiction
BIC Classification 1
British & Irish history
BIC Classification 2
True stories (Children's / Teenage)
BIC Classification 3
People & places (Children's / Teenage)
Readership
Children / Juvenile