9 inspirational stories of women who dug deep in extra-ordinary circumstances

It's coming up to International Women's Day (March 8) and we're delighted to bring you a collection of favourite picture books about women who did remarkable things:


Let the Celebrations BEGIN! - a group of women who did what they could with what they had, because they loved and had hope.


Malala Yousafzai Warrior with Words - a woman who isn't afraid to speak out (one of the Amazing Babes)

Bring Me Some Apples and I’ll Make You a Pie - a woman who built on the legacy of her childhood.  

Vision of Beauty - a woman who lifted others as she prospered.  


Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto - a woman who risked all to save vulnerable children (one of the Amazing Babes). 

Limpopo Lullaby - a woman who was brave when she had no control. 

Me, Frida - a woman who spoke to other women - and men - through her paintings (one of the Amazing Babes).  


Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride - two women who loved life. 

Hope you enjoy checking those out!

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