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Go Girl is a collection of true stories about New Zealand women who have done extraordinary things.
They strove for their goals.
They weren’t afraid to step up or speak out.
They blazed a trail for others to follow.
This book was written to show that YOU can join them!
Just some of the amazing women whose stories you will find in this book are Dame Whina Cooper, Janet Frame, Farah Palmer, Lucy Lawless, Kate Sheppard, Nancy Wake, Sophie Pascoe, Margaret Mahy, Lydia Ko, Merata Mita, Lorde, Rita Angus, Te Puea Herangi — and many more.
This is a book that should be on the beside table of every Kiwi girl, from age seven to one hundred and seven.
About the Author
Barbara Else is a playwright and fiction writer, and has also worked as a literary agent, editor and fiction consultant. Known for her sharp humour, Else won the Victoria University Writer’s Fellowship in 1999, and was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to literature in 2005. She also received the Creative NZ Scholarship in Letters, which helped her to publish Wild Latitudes in 2007. As well as publishing four of her own children's novels, Else has edited several collections of writing for children, and was awarded the Margaret Mahy Medal in 2016 in recognition of her services to children's literature.
ISBN: 9780143771609 ISBN-10: 0143771604 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 208 Published: 2nd April 2018 Publisher: Penguin Group (NZ) Country of Publication: NZ Dimensions (cm): 25.7 x 19.6
Weight (kg): 0.89