In ‘Fantastically Great Women Who Made History‘ Kate Pankhurst returns to her research. She tells and shows the stories and achievements of a new complement of trailblazers. These are women who dared to fight against prejudice and tradition to achieve freedom and choice. Again, Kate Pankhurst has chosen some ‘fantastically great women’ with whom we are familiar, e.g,, Ada Lovelace and Boudicca. Then again there is a number of women whose place in history is not so pronounced, like Sayyida al-Hurra and Noor Inayat Khan.
I was gripped by this new group of ‘fantastically great women’. Their stories deserve to be known and shared. Kate Pankhurst has produced an accessible memoir, a bright, positive and informative non-fiction work. ‘Fantastically Great Women Who Made History‘ is a superb title, just right for home, and the classroom.
Kate Pankhurst returns with a new complement of ‘fantastically great women.’ This group are women from history, those who broke down walls of prejudice and oppression, in order to make life fairer and more bearable. We recommend this title to readers of all ages, at home and school. ‘Fantastically Great Women Who Made History‘ is an essential title.