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A timely, beautiful and bold compendium of women around the world who said "time's up" on inequality. Rule Breakers. Risk Takers. Rebel Women. Law Makers. This book is a celebration of women standing up, speaking out, and sticking together to battle inequality and win the vote. In January 2017, more than 3 million women around the world marched, demanding their voices be heard and their rights defended. Rebel Voices is a book about historical events, but truly for our times. It features the brave campaigners who fought for women's right to vote. Discover that it was never illegal for women to vote in Ecuador, or how 40,000 Russian women marched through St. Petersburg demanding their rights. Find out how one Canadian woman changed opinions with a play, and Kuwaiti women protested via text message. And learn that women climbed mountains, walked a lion through the streets of Paris, and starved themselves, all in the name of having a voice. Tracing its history from New Zealand at the end of the 19th century, follow this empowering movement as it spread from Oceania to Europe and the Americas, then Africa and Asia up to the present day. Meet the women who rioted, rallied and refused to give up. Stunningly illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight, this book celebrates the women who refused to behave, rebelling against convention to give women everywhere a voice. If you loved Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, or Women in Science then you'll love this!

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An authentic taste of the old Damascene tradition of storytelling that will inspire children's imagination. An old storyteller roams through the old quarter of Damascus. For only one piaster, he offers to show the children the wonders of the world. The children look through the peepholes of his magic box, which he carries on his back from one neighborhood to the next. There they see and hear the love story of Sami, the shepherd boy, and the beautiful Leyla. But over time, the story changes"¦ pictures inside the wonder box become old and start to fade away, replaced by cutouts from recent advertisements. A stunningly-illustrated children's book filled with love, intrigue, courage, loyalty, and the sounds and smells of old Damascus.

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Anthony Robinson is a full-time writer of books for, about and with children, and a former teacher. He was born in Australia, but now lives in Cambridge, UK, when not travelling for his writing. The main focus of his attention is writing that gives a voice to the voiceless, particularly children. This was the driver for the widely acclaimed and award winning Refugee Diaries series (Frances Lincoln, 2008-2010), and Street Children (Frances Lincoln, 2014). In addition to giving a voice to young Palestinians, Young Palestinians Speak: Living Under Occupation (Interlink, Spring 2017) aims to redress the reporting imbalance surrounding the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. * Annemarie Young is a writer and series editor of non-fiction for older children, and of fiction for young readers. She was a publisher for twenty years at Cambridge University Press before turning to writing. Her first non-fiction project, with Anthony Robinson, was the widely acclaimed and award winning Refugee Diaries, of which she is series editor (Frances Lincoln, 2008-2010). Young Palestinians Speak: Living Under Occupation (Interlink, Spring 2017) is their latest joint project. She is also the author of two books written with Michael Rosen, What is Humanism? and Who Are Refugees and Migrants (Wayland, 2015 and 2016).

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