Smart girls


This book tells five stories about smart girls from different parts of the world.


Based on folktales from around the world that feature smart heroines, Leeson’s book for younger readers is to be republished in 2018. The book is an important earlier exploration of folktales featuring strong female characters and a renewed interest in these kinds of stories in the present moment.

Edited by: Centre for Children’s Literature and Culture Studies (Ireland)

Author(s): Leeson, Robert

Illustrator(s): Scheffler, Axel

Publisher: Walker Books

City: London

Year: 1993

Pages: 80

ISBN: 9780744552232

Age Range: 6 - 10

Language: EN

Original Language: EN

Keywords: Empowerment, Female characters, Positive role model

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