Girls Are Best

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Red Fox, 2009 - Women - 224 pages
For as long as history has been recorded, girls haven't had much of a look in amongst all the great men we remember. But that doesn't mean they weren't there. And it doesn't mean that they didn't achieve great things, come up with wonderful inventions or win battles! In this book, Sandi Toksvig shows that History is actually Her-story. Though they're often ignored or overlooked, they have changed the world. There's no question about it...Girls are best! 'A book that will make girls realize that anything is possible' - Julia Eccleshare, "Lovereading."

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User Review  - AriadneAranea - LibraryThing

I bought this for my daughter and it is a joy (sort of) to see her eyes open wide with amazement as she finds out not only about the remarkable feats of women in all spheres of public life, but also ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Following a first-class degree from Cambridge, Sandi Toksvig went into the theatre, where she both wrote and performed before becoming one of the founder members of the Comedy Store Players. She is well known for her television and radio work, as a presenter, writer and actor. She has written many books for children.

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