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Fairy Tales for Fearless Girls
by Anita Ganeri and Khoa Le




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Discover the inspiring tales of kick-ass girls in this empowering collection of classic children's tales, retold by multi-award winning author Anita Ganeri.

Showcasing narratives that celebrate strong, independent women, these fairy tales contain heroines that aren't reduced to being wives or witches Instead they run free and possess the qualities we would hope for in our daughters and friends: self-confidence, strength, wits, courage, fearlessness, and independence. They live freely, happily ever after, without restraint or narrowly defined roles.

These stories include:
- Atalanta the Huntress (Greece)
- Nana Miriam (Niger)
- Fitcher's Bird (Germany)
- The Girl and the Puma (Argentina)
- Li Chi Slays the Serpent (China)
- Brave Woman Counts Coup (US/White River Sioux)
- Mizilca (Romania)
- The Pirate Princess (Poland/Jewish)
- The Samurai Maiden (Japan)
- Molly Whuppie (England)

Accompanied by magical illustrations, these stories will capture the hearts and minds of young readers everywhere.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Publishing's Inspiring Heroines series retells classic children's stories, showcasing strong female protagonists who strike out against adversity and smash stereotypes. Featuring enchanting full-colour illustrations by Khoa Le, these empowering tales will inspire young readers to dream big.

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Overview

Discover the inspiring tales of kick-ass girls in this empowering collection of classic children's tales, retold by multi-award winning author Anita Ganeri.

Showcasing narratives that celebrate strong, independent women, these fairy tales contain heroines that aren't reduced to being wives or witches Instead they run free and possess the qualities we would hope for in our daughters and friends: self-confidence, strength, wits, courage, fearlessness, and independence. They live freely, happily ever after, without restraint or narrowly defined roles.

These stories include:
- Atalanta the Huntress (Greece)
- Nana Miriam (Niger)
- Fitcher's Bird (Germany)
- The Girl and the Puma (Argentina)
- Li Chi Slays the Serpent (China)
- Brave Woman Counts Coup (US/White River Sioux)
- Mizilca (Romania)
- The Pirate Princess (Poland/Jewish)
- The Samurai Maiden (Japan)
- Molly Whuppie (England)

Accompanied by magical illustrations, these stories will capture the hearts and minds of young readers everywhere.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Publishing's Inspiring Heroines series retells classic children's stories, showcasing strong female protagonists who strike out against adversity and smash stereotypes. Featuring enchanting full-colour illustrations by Khoa Le, these empowering tales will inspire young readers to dream big.


 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781789506051
  • ISBN-10: 1789506050
  • Publisher: Arcturus Editions
  • Publish Date: November 2019
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 11.2 x 9.1 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

Series: Inspiring Heroines #1

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