In celebration of International Women’s Day we have compiled a list of children’s books that empower girls and set a new standard for equality.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women
The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full-page, full-colour portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero.
Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls
Girls can save the day too, and they always have... Join six adventurous girls from around the world as they use their wits, courage and strength to overcome the odds in this colourful, illustrated collection of Ladybird Tales.
Fantastically Great Women - series
Bursting full of beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in.
Little People, Big Dreams collection
Aimed at the younger audience who will love to snuggle as you read to them some of the engaging stories, and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of these sturdy board books.
100 Women Who Made History
Get ready to meet some of history's wonder women. From super scientists like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clued-up creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K Rowling. Celebrate centuries of brave and brilliant women with this visual educational book.
Young, Gifted and Black
This diverse collection of 52 iconic figures, vibrantly illustrated will encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of changemakers.
Mae Among the Stars
This is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts. Inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination.