Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Show girls that they can be anything they want to be with this postcard set of 50 women that have changed history, from First Lady Michelle Obama to the Syrian refugee and Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini. Here are 50 postcards--50 pieces of art to send or save--that celebrate your favorite heroes. The cards are organized with 5 tabbed dividers--organized by the pioneers, leaders, creators, champions, and warriors who have broken down barriers--and everything is packaged in a unique keepsake box. With a short bio of the woman on each card and powerful quotes to pepper the package, this is a perfect stocking stuffer or gift for your favorite feminist.
The rebels include:
Creators: Frida Kahlo, The Bronte Sisters, Julia Child, Nina Simone, Zaha Hadid, Xian Zhang, Ada Lovelace, Maud Stevens Wagner, Maria Callas, and Millo Castro Zaldarriaga
Leaders: Queen Elizabeth I, Fadumo Dayib, Yaa Asantewaa, Jingu, Hatshepsut, Nanny of the Maroons, Lakshmi Bai, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Michelle Obama, and Eufrosina Cruz
Pioneers: Sylvia Earle, Ann Makosinski, Jane Goodall, Alek Wek, Maria Sibylla Merian, Balkissa Chaibou, Wang Zhenyi, Mae C. Jemison, Cholita Climbers, and Maria Reiche
Champions: Yursa Mardini, Maya Gabeira, Wilma Rudolph, Serena and Venus Williams, Mary Kom, Alfonsina Strada, Amna Al Haddad, Misty Copeland, Simone Biles, and Ashley Fiolek
Warriors: Sonita Alizadeh, Claudia Ruggerini, Malala Yousafzai, Manal Al-Sharif, Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, Anna Politkovskaya, Harriet Tubman, Miriam Makeba, and Irena Sendlerowa
'The all-female team behind a pioneering new book called Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls are confronting the tired, patriarchal narrative head-on. It sets out to challenge gender stereotypes and inspire young girls to aim high in their career goals ... The book was launched via a stratospheric Kickstarter campaign that drew worldwide attention.' --Daily Mail
'You have to buy it for the little ones in your lives, but you also need a copy for your grown-up bookshelf... There is serious girl power between the covers of this book.' --Bustle
'A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know.' -- Geri Stengel Forbes
'The feminist bedtime story book you'll wish you had growing up.' --Stylist
Elena Favilli is a media entrepreneur and a journalist. She has worked for Colors magazine, McSweeney's, RAI, Il Post, and La Repubblica, and has managed digital newsrooms on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2011, she created the first iPad magazine for children, Timbuktu magazine. She is the founder and CEO of Timbuktu Labs.
Francesca Cavallo is a writer and theatre director. Her award-winning plays have been staged all across Europe. A passionate social innovator, Francesca is the founder of Sferracavalli, an International Festival of Sustainable Imagination in Southern Italy. In 2011, Francesca joined forces with Elena Favilli to found Timbuktu Labs, where she serves as Creative Director.