Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World


Picture book writer, Kate Pankhurst, shared the lives and achievements of a varied selection of ‘Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World‘, a very special picture book. The way she has organised her research, to include anecdotes, incidental facts, illustrated captions and cartoons, highlights the information and  achievements. Her selections are diverse; from the famous, such as Marie Curie, to the lesser known, like Agent Fifi. Their differences in their achievements are evident and riveting.

‘Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World‘ is a superb book. It is accessible, fascinating and really interesting. We recommend this title to classrooms, and for home reading. It is suitable for readers from 5 or 6, while remaining truly gripping for adult readers.


Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

Kate Pankhurst


Through anecdotal illustrations, asides, notes and quick fire facts, Kate Pankhurst alerts her readers to  a diverse selection of ‘fantastically great women’ who made a difference. The selection is unique, new and fascinating! We recommend ‘Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World‘ to readers aged from 5 or 6 to much more. This title should be in every home, shared at bedtime, referred to, and become a steadfast feature in classrooms!

Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie/ Kate Greenaway Award


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