Blazing A Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World
A book for everyone who dreams of changing the world.
From fearless aviator, Lady Mary Heath, the first woman in the world to parachute from an aeroplane, to Margaret Bulkley, the 18th-century surgeon who lived as a man, meet 28 remarkable Irish women who have taken the world by storm. You may have already heard some of their names, like Countess Markievicz and Mary Robinson, but others, like Anne Sullivan, Lilian Bland or Anna Haslam, may be new to you.
Packed with fun, fascinating facts and stunning, full-page illustrations, this book celebrates the trail blazers who have shaped the world we live in. Ready to walk in their footsteps? A world of bravery and discovery awaits you.
Made by two remarkable women, author Sarah Webb and illustrator Lauren O'Neill.
National Book Tokens Children's Book of the Year (Senior) - Winner
TheJournal.ie Best Irish-Published Book of the Year - Shortlisted
Author: Sarah Webb
Illustrator: Lauren O'Neill
Publisher: The O'Brien Press