My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?

Jennifer Fosberry (Author) Mike Litwin (Illustrator)

Product Details

$16.99  $15.63
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Publish Date
September 01, 2010
11.2 X 8.6 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Jennifer Fosberry is a science geek turned children's book writer. Until recently, she worked as a project manager in Silicon Valley in the high-tech electronics field. She currently divides her time between the San Francisco Bay Area and Costa Rica with her husband and three children.
Mike Litwin is an award-winning illustrator who combines oil glazing, color pencil, collage, and other mixed media to create scenes that serve the imagination and education of children.


"The exuberance of the text and typography, coupled with Isabella's force of personality, ensures that the pages fly along, largely and blessedly free of the earnestness that plagues so many "girls can do anything" books."
"A great story for little girls!"
"Empowering to young girls and very positive."
"Fun inspiration...sure to be enjoyed."
"It's the kind of book that can open a little girl's mind up to a world of new stories simply by letting her explore all the possibilities."
"A delightful tale of young Isabella trying on the personality of daring women who left an indelible mark on history."
"Isabella puts an imaginative spin on her day-to-day activities that reminds us all that we can do anything and be anyone we choose."
"Would willing share this book with friends and family."
"This book will inspire and empower young girls to make a difference in whatever they choose to do, and show them they don't have to pretend only to be mermaids, princesses, and fairies."
"Perfect for any kid who is constantly imagining what they want to be when they grow up."
"Not only is this a great story to help inspire little girls, it's a great book to help teach any child about women's history."
"This book does a superb job at introducing the reader to real life women who were and are strong role models for young women."
"Isabella also teaches adults, who may feel like it's too late to make a change, that's there's always time to follow your dream."
"If you have a daughter, niece, granddaughter or a special little girl in your life "My Name is Not Isabella" is the perfect gift."
"This is a wonderful book to introduce girls to some amazing role models and empower them with the knowledge that they can be anything they want to be."
"The book moved me in a way that very few children's books have been able to do."
"A great fun book about imagination that is inspirational."
A tremendous book.
"The perfect book to teach young girls about the inner strength of their gender."

"The perfect book for the girls! "