Picture books for young feminists

Mamie

Mamie

Tania McCartney

To us she is May Gibbs, creator of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. But to her family, she was known as 'Mamie'.  

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History

Amazing Australian Women: Twelve Women Who Shaped History

Pamela Freeman, Sophie Beer

A bright and colourful look at twelve incredible Australian women who helped shape our country, from politics and the arts to Indigenous culture, science and more.

$26.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Some Girls

Some Girls

Nelly Thomas, Sarah Dunk

Some girls are good with cars and bikes. Some girls are good with art and kites. Some girls are good with puzzles and maths. And some girls are good with dolls and cats. Some Girls is a story about how everyone is different and...

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein

Lynn Fulton, Felicita Sala

On a stormy night two hundred years ago, a young woman sat in a dark house and dreamed of her life as a writer. She longed to follow the path her own mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, had started down, but young Mary Shelley had yet to...

$27.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World

Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World

Vashti Harrison

Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world. Featuring the true stories of 40 inspirational women creators - from writers to inventors, artists to scientists - this book is as inspirational as...

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Rebel Voices: The Rise of Votes for Women

Rebel Voices: The Rise of Votes for Women

Louise K Stewart, Eve Lloyd Knight

Rule Breakers. Risk Takers. Rebel Women. Law Makers. A celebration of women rallying around the globe to win the vote.

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Girls

The Girls

Lauren Ace, Jenny Lovlie

Four little girls meet under an apple tree and form a bond that grows as they share secrets, dreams, worries and schemes. This beautifully illustrated tale charts the girls' lives through ups and downs and laughter and tears. Find...

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Juniper Jupiter

Juniper Jupiter

Lizzy Stewart

A fun and feisty story about friendship and superheroes from Lizzy Stewart, the winner of the 2017 Waterstones Children's Book Prize, Illustrated Book Category for There's a Tiger in the Garden.

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Gloria's Voice: The Story of Gloria Steinem, Feminist, Activist, Leader

Gloria’s Voice: The Story of Gloria Steinem, Feminist, Activist, Leader

Aura Lewis

A picture book about Gloria Steinem's motivations and beliefs, as well as the obstacles she faced in fighting for women's rights.

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Audrey the Amazing Inventor

Audrey the Amazing Inventor

Rachel Valentine, Katie Weymouth

A fun and quirky picture book featuring a feisty and inspiring female protagonist with an inventive mind and curious spirit. Showcasing lively artwork and plenty of humour, Audrey the Inventor is perfect for story time or the...

$21.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewYayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity

Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity

Sarah Suzuki, Ellen Weinstein

Provides an introduction to the Japanese artist who is known for her use of dots.

$29.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Wrestle!

Wrestle!

Maya Newell, Charlotte Mars, Gus Skattebol-James, Tom Jellett

I love wrestling. When I grow up, I want to be just like my wrestling heroes: big and tough, with really huge muscles. The only problem is, my mums don't like fighting... A funny story about identity, family and...

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewLittle Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Vashti Harrison

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author-illustrator Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African-American women who shaped history and changed the world. Illustrations.

$24.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli

Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli

Kyo Maclear, Julie Morstad

A dazzling first-person picture book biography of the life of fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli by gifted team Kyo Maclear and Julie Morstad.

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Special priceI Am A Warrior Goddess

I Am A Warrior Goddess

Jennifer Adams, Carme Lemniscates

I Am a Warrior Goddess is the illustrated tale of a little girl with big aspirations. Readers ages 4-8 learn how each day is full of ways to make a positive impact with ordinary actions. As our heroine connects with the earth,...

$26.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Christine Roussey

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Simone de Beauvoir, the great French philosopher, in this true story of her life.

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Some Boys

Some Boys

Nelly Thomas, Sarah Dunk

Some Boys is the second in a series of kids books aimed at challenging old-fashioned stereotypes about boys and girls. It is a story about how everyone is different and special in their own way. Your boy might like rough,...

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Pili Aguado, Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Harriet Tubman tells the inspiring story of this courageous abolitionist's life.

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

She Persisted Around the World

She Persisted Around the World

Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger

In this companion book to She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to a group of thirteen incredible women who have shaped history all across the globe.

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Three Cheers for Women!

Three Cheers for Women!

Marcia Williams

A celebration of inspirational women from all over the world and throughout history, told in Marcia Williams' much-loved comic-strip style. Join Marcia Williams as she celebrates incredible women from around the world and...

$16.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

Erica Salcedo, Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Part of the bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Georgia O'Keefe tells the inspiring story of one of America's greatest artists, a talented painter who broke boundaries.

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Dear Girl

Dear Girl

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Holly Hatam, Paris Rosenthal

This celebratory love letter to girls everywhere was penned by a beloved  New York Times -bestselling author and her daughter.     

$36.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World

Susan Hood, Sophie Blackall, Emily Winfield Martin, Shadra Strickland, Melissa Sweet

A stellar ensemble of picture book creators-all women-join together to celebrate a sampling of history's young female revolutionaries. Inspired by the Womens March and the ongoing focus on women's rights-here is the ideal...

$38.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

I'm a Girl!

I’m a Girl!

Yasmeen Ismail

I am a Girl! is a wonderful celebration of being who we are and not being pigeon-holed or restricted by gender stereotypes. Most of all it is full of energy and laugh-out-loud funny. Who says that pink is for girls and blue is for...

$15.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Princess Smartypants

Princess Smartypants

Babette Cole

Princess Smartypants does not want to get married. She enjoys being a Ms But being a rich and pretty princess means that all the princes want her to be their Mrs.

$16.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan

Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan

Jeanette Winter

Based on a true story. After her parents are taken away by the Taliban, young Nasreen stops speaking. But as she spends time in a secret school, she slowly breaks out of her shell. Full color.

$28.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Zafouko Yamamoto

Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. From her early love of logic, to her plans for the world's first computer program, learn about Ada's life in this mini biography for readers as young as...

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewCloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Amy Novesky, Isabelle Arsenault

With a beautifully nuanced and poetic story, this book stunningly captures the relationship between mother and daughter and illuminates how memories are woven into us all.

$27.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Frau Isa

Meet the one of the world's most famous scientists in this book for readers as young as 4 years. Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.

$19.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten

Rose Meets Mr Wintergarten

Bob Graham

'A little kindness goes a long way,' is the subtle moral depicted in this gentle tale by award winning Australian authorial illustrator Bob Graham.

$16.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.

$32.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer

Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer

Fiona Robinson

A picture book biography of mathematician Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer, by the award-winning author/illustrator Fiona Robinson

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Kate Pankhurst

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, has created this wildly wonderful and accessible book about women who really changed the world. Discover fascinating facts about some of the most amazing women who changed the...

$14.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: Volume 2

Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls: Volume 2

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

100 new bedtime stories, each inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary women from Nefertiti to Beyonce. The unique narrative style of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls transforms each biography in a fairy-tale,...

$49.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Patchwork Bike

The Patchwork Bike

Maxine Beneba Clarke, Van Thanh Rudd

What's the best fun in the whole village? Riding the patchwork bike we made! A joyous picture book for children by award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke.

$26.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewRosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her Great, Great Aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie...

$21.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewAda Twist, Scientist

Ada Twist, Scientist

Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

A story of the power of curiosity in the hands of a child on a mission to use science to understand her world

$24.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Zog

Zog

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

The award-winning bestseller - now in paperback. Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He's also the most accident-prone, flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by...

$15.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Laurie Wallmark, April Chu

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine...

$22.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Violet The Pilot

Violet The Pilot

Steve Breen

By the time she was eight, Violet Van Winkle could build elaborate flying machines from scratch. The kids at school tease her. Maybe she could earn their respect by winning the blue ribbon in the upcoming Air Show. Or maybe...

$14.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Madeline

Madeline

Ludwig Bemelmans

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for...

$16.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Peggy

Peggy

Anna Walker

Peggy lives in a small house in a quiet street. One blustery day a big gust of wind sweeps down and scoops up leaves, twigs and...Peggy! The wind blows Peggy into the city, where she discovers strange new things, but how will she...

$16.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewSophie Scott Goes South

Sophie Scott Goes South

Alison Lester

Children's Laureate and much-loved picture-book creator Alison Lester travelled to Antarctica as an Antarctic Arts Fellow. Her alter ego, Sophie Scott, goes on the same adventure in a friendly, informative and beautifully...

$29.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Princess and the Pony

The Princess and the Pony

Kate Beaton

The teeny tiniest of adorable farting ponies gives the biggest of laughs in this riotously inventive new title from Kate Beaton, the artist behind the bestselling Hark! A Vagrant.

$14.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

The Worst Princess

The Worst Princess

Anna Kemp, Sara Ogilvie

A funny new picture book from the team behind the successful Dogs Don't Do Ballet

$14.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Meet... Nancy Bird Walton

Meet… Nancy Bird Walton

Grace Atwood, Harry Slaghekke

A picture book series about the extraordinary men and women who have shaped Australia's history, including Australia's first female commercial pilot, Nancy Bird Walton.

$16.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Journey

Journey

Aaron Becker

Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless picture book about self-determination - and unexpected friendship.

$16.95Buy now

Finding stock availability...

A Is For Activist

A Is For Activist

Innosanto Nagara

This bestselling ABC book is written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ...

$29.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Paper Bag Princess

Paper Bag Princess

Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko

Princess Elizabeth is beautiful and rich and about to marry Prince Ronald, until a dragon destroys her castle and flies off with Ronald. But Elizabeth is a resourceful girl and, left with nothing to wear but a paper bag, she sets...

$15.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

 Read reviewMe...Jane

Me…Jane

Patrick McDonnell

In this inspiring true tale of Jane Goodall's early years, bestselling author Patrick McDonnell gently reminds readers that with determination, you really can make your dreams come true.

$29.99Buy now

Finding stock availability...

Don’t see anything you like? Search our catalogue of over a million books.