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The Woman Who Rode a Shark: and 50 more wild female adventurers
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The Woman Who Rode a Shark: and 50 more wild female adventurers (Hardback)

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You've heard of Charles Darwin, Ernest Shackleton and Lawrence of Arabia. But how about Marianne North, Ada Blackjack or Isabelle Eberhardt?



From aquanauts to astronauts, treetop explorers to eagle hunters, The Woman Who Rode a Shark celebrates 50 ocean-diving, mountain-climbing, jungle-running female adventurers who've blazed an exceptional trail from 231 BC to today.



Through bold illustrations that combine portraits and hand-drawn maps, children can trace the ocean-soaring flights of pilot Amelia Earhart, follow Isabella Bird's expedition up the Yangtze River, and meet Kimi Werner the freediving chef who hitched a ride on the dorsal fin of a great white shark.



Perfect for fans of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls and Women in Science, The Woman Who Rode a Shark tells the inspiring stories of women warriors, scientists, artists, athletes and, above all, adventurers.

BiographyTrue storiesFiction & PoetryHistorical FictionLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsTravel & MapsTravel writing Publisher: AA Publishing Publication Date: 31/03/2019 ISBN-13: 9780749581145  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ailsa Ross is a Scottish writer and illustrator based in the Canadian Rockies. In January 2017, she started telling the stories of real-life aviators and desert explorers through original videos, illustrations, interviews and articles on Facebook and Instagram @womenadventurers. She currently has 33k social media followers. A contributor to BBC History, Outside Online, National Geographic Travel, Time Out and Atlas Obscura - where she initiated the popular Kickass Women series - Ailsa studied law at university in Edinburgh and Copenhagen where she specialized in women's and human rights. Amy Blackwell is an artist, illustrator, doodler, knitter and pancake enthusiast based in Nottingham. Raised in Derby by artists, a creative career path was inevitable. She launched her online illustration business after graduating from Nottingham Trent University in 2007. She's since then worked with clients ranging from Flow Magazine to Instagram. Her favourite colour is currently peach and her lucky number is 3. The Woman Who Rode a Shark is her first book.

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