Fearless Females (Paperback)

The Fight for Freedom, Equality, and Sisterhood

By Marta Breen

Yellow Jacket, 9781499808742, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover, Korean (6/15/2018)

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This beautifully illustrated graphic novel tells the stories of fearless females who have fought, and continue to fight, for the rights of women today.

Featuring familiar icons like Harriet Tubman and Malala Yousafzai, and introducing hidden figures like Táhirih, readers will be fascinated reading about these female activists who advocated for equality, education, and bodily integrity throughout history.

About the Author

Marta Breen is a nonfiction author with a number of publications to her name. Among other things, she has written the story of women in Norwegian music, Born Feminist, and the bestselling 60 Women You Should Know About, in collaboration with illustrator Jenny Jordahl. They have also worked together on the book The F Word, which won the Norwegian Ministry of Culture’s textbook prize for young people.

Jenny Jordahl is a prizewinning illustrator and cartoonist who runs the comic strip blog Livet blant dyrene (Life Among the Animals). She has illustrated several books with Marta Breen, among others. Jordahl debuted as an author with the picture book Hannemone and Hulda in 2017.