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Rebel Voices : The Rise of Votes for Women - Louise Kay Stewart

Rebel Voices

The Rise of Votes for Women

Hardcover Published: 11th January 2018
ISBN: 9781526300232
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 11+ years old

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Rule Breakers. Risk Takers. Rebel Women. Law Makers. A celebration of women rallying around the globe to win the vote.

A beautifully illustrated celebration of the brave campaigners who fought for women's right to vote. Discover that it was never illegal for women to vote in Ecuador, or how 40,000 Russian women marched through St Petersburg demanding their rights. Find out how one Canadian woman changed opinions with a play, and Kuwaiti women protested via text message.

And learn that women climbed mountains, walked a lion through the streets of Paris, and starved themselves, all in the name of having a voice. Tracing its history from New Zealand at the end of the 19th century, follow this empowering movement as it spread from Oceania to Europe and the Americas, then Africa and Asia up to the present day. Meet the women who rioted, rallied and refused to give up.

Stunningly illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight, this book celebrates the women who refused to behave, rebelling against convention to give women everywhere a voice.

If you loved Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World or Women in Science then you'll love this!

About the Author

Louise Kay Stewart studied women's writing at university and did a Masters degree in Women and Literature. She co-founded Aurora, a magazine featuring creative writing and illustrations by women, based in Liverpool. She then became an author, and has written more than 200 books for young people on a wide range of subjects.

About the Illustrator

Eve Lloyd Knight is an illustrator, designer and art director based in London, whose work has been featured in Grazia Magazine, Stylist Magazine, New York Times, The Pool and Vue Cinemas. Eve produces bold and topical illustrations, with a specific focus on feminist issues.

Industry Reviews

A glorious-on-the-eye history of women's suffrage ... Gorgeous, sumptuous non-fiction for children - Letterbox Library * @LetterboxLib * It's an easy to follow walk through history with beautiful illustrations * Sentinel * Revealing and powerful, this is an excellent history. * Parents in Touch * Well underway here in the UK, what of those other women across the world fighting to be heard? the timeline at the foot of their stories is an eye-opener. * Families South East London * An inspiring, but at times sobering, read that's beautifully designed. * Scoop * The gorgeous, graphic novel looks at 100-odd years of women's suffrage across the world through a series of dark, moody illustrations and brief text. * Stylist * Rebel Voices: The Rise of Votes for Women is a beautifully illustrated summary of the history of women's suffrage around the world. It's sifted through the details of women's struggles and picked out some of the most arresting, impactful examples of heroism and dedication. It's wonderful. It would make a fabulous gift for any girl you know and a copy should be in every school library. * Bookbag *

ISBN: 9781526300232
ISBN-10: 1526300230
Audience: General
For Ages: 11+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 11th January 2018
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 31.0 x 23.9  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1

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