Bad Girls Throughout History
100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 216 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 2016|
Bad Girls Throughout History is a vibrantly illustrated volume featuring 100 women who were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. Each entry features a portrait rendered in author Ann Shen's distinctive, bold watercolor style and a brief essay highlighting the woman's notable achievements. Organized chronologically, the collection features bad girls from a range of places, eras, ethnicities, and fields - from Aphra Behn (first female professional writer) to Sojourner Truth (activist and abolitionist), Ada Lovelace (the first computer programmer), Marie Currie (first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize), Joan Jett (the Godmother of punk), and many, many more!
About the Author
Ann Shen is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Los Angeles. Her bright, colorful style has been put to work on everything from young adult book covers to fashion doll packaging designs. Her illustration work has been featured on BuzzFeed, DesignWorkLife, The Fox Is Black, DesignLoveFest, Oh Joy!, and Grazia, to name a few. Other clients include HarperCollins, the New York Times, Huffington Post, Anthropologie, and Mattel. She lives in Los Angeles.
-Book, I'm going to go ahead and give you an A] here-you are just delightful in every sense of the word. I loved learning about new-to-me historical women, I loved your art, and I loved the way you introduced us all with insouciance and wit. Go straight to the top of the class!- - ForeverYoungAdult.com
23.11 x 19.56 x 2.29 centimetres (0.46 kg)|
15+ years |