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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women
Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
Timbuktu Labs / Hardcover / 2016-11-01 / 0997895810
Teen / Young Adult / Women's Issues
reg price: $40.00 our price: $ 36.00 (may be subject to change)
224 pages
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Inspire your daughter to dream big! This children's book reinvents fairy tales, inspiring girls with the stories of 100 great women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero.

"A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know." - Geri Stengel, Forbes.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is the most crowdfunded original book in history. It was created with the support of 25,000 backers from 71 countries who pledged 1.3 million dollars to help the creators bring the first edition to life.

Reviews:

"A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know." - Geri Stengel, Forbes

"These are the bedtime stories we should be reading to our daughters." - Taylor Pittman, The Huffington Post

"The best bedtime book you'll ever read." - Caroline Siegrist, Cool Mom Picks

About the Authors:

Elena Favilli is a writer and media entrepreneur. 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. She holds a masters degree in semiotics from the University of Bologna (Italy) and she studied digital journalism at U.C. Berkeley. In 2011, she created the first iPad magazine for children, Timbuktu magazine. She is the founder and CEO of Timbuktu Labs.

Francesca Cavallo was born in Taranto (Southern Italy) in 1983. She grew up in Italy, graduated with high honors at the University of Milan and got an MFA at the Academy of Dramatic Art "Paolo Grassi" in stage directing. She founded her own theater company and toured Italy, Germany and Switzerland with her award-winning plays.

In 2012, she moved to California with her partner Elena Favilli to co-found a children's media startup called "Timbuktu Labs, Inc.". At Timbuktu, Francesca serves as the creative director. For Timbuktu, she authored 7 picture books translated in more than 15 languages.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, co-authored with Elena Favilli, is her first best seller and the most crowdfunded book in history.


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