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Celebrating inspirational women

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Whether it's International Women's Day or not, it's always worth pointing out and celebrating the – often forgotten or undervalued – achievements of women, both past and present.

Luckily, there are some brilliant children's books right now that are doing just that.

If you want to challenge gender stereotypes and show your little one some fantastic role models, then this is a good place to start.

  • Skyward

    Author: Sally Deng

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  • Skyward

    Author: Sally Deng

    This slightly fictionalised version of the experiences of female pilots in World War Two is a fascinating read in terms of untold …

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  • Frida Kahlo

    Author: Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara Illustrator: Gee Fan Eng Translator: Emma Martinez

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  • Frida Kahlo

    Author: Ma Isabel Sanchez Vegara Illustrator: Gee Fan Eng Translator: Emma Martinez

    Frida Kahlo's life story is adapted for younger readers - with bold and colourful illustrations, and an inspiring facts and photos…

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  • I am Malala

    Author: Malala Yousafzai

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  • I am Malala

    Author: Malala Yousafzai

    This is the real life story of one of the most incredible and inspirational young people in the world. Reading this book might jus…

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  • Until We Win

    Author: Linda Newbery

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  • Until We Win

    Author: Linda Newbery

    This dyslexia friendly book looks at feminism and friendship, set against the looming backdrop of the First World War. Lizzy is a …

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  • Ballerina Dreams

    Author: Michaela and Elaine DePrince Illustrator: Ella Okstad

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  • Ballerina Dreams

    Author: Michaela and Elaine DePrince Illustrator: Ella Okstad

    This heart-warming true story about working hard to achieve your dreams will inspire children to believe that they can be whoever …

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