Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World
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Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World

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Looking for coffee table books that do more than look great on your table? Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World, delivers on both counts. Featuring 100 women who made history and made their mark on the world, it's a book you can be proud to display in your home.



Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, women's rights activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, women in science, activists, and spies, the accomplishments of these incredible women who dared to push boundaries vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen, Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, gift-worthy tribute to rebel girls everywhere.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 197 x 235 x 22mm | 770g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 100 full color watercolor portraits
  • 1452153930
  • 9781452153933
  • 4,655

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Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada...
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"For her first book, illustrator and graphic designer Ann Shen painted 100 women who defied rules throughout history. Her watercolor portraits and accompanying essays depict famously celebrated women (Maya Angelou, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Oprah) as well as those with more obscure stories: She draws Annie Edson Taylor, an adventurer who became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls (in a barrel, at age 63), and the 19th-century pirate captain Ching Shih, who terrorized the British empire while commanding more than 1,500 ships on the China Sea." - NYMag.com The Cut
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About Ann Shen

Ann Shen is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Los Angeles. Her bright, colourful 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.
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