Girls Rule: 50 Women Who Changed the World

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$19.99  $18.59
Button Books
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6.9 X 9.1 X 0.6 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Danielle Brown MBE is a double Paralympic gold medallist and five-time World Champion in archery. She was World Number One for her entire career and made history when she became the first disabled athlete to represent England in an able-bodied discipline at the Commonwealth Games. Danielle now works as a keynote speaker and specialises in self-development, success skills and breaking through barriers. She does a lot of work with young people to help them improve their academic performance and mental wellbeing. She is the co-author of the book Be Your Best Self (shortlisted for The Telegraph Children's Sports Book of the Year 2020) and the author of Run Like A Girl (winner of the children's category of The Sunday Times Sports Book Awards 2022.


Reading Zone, October 2023, https: //

5-Star Review
"Girls Rule is a fantastic non-fiction book that celebrates female achievements throughout hundreds of years of history and is written by an inspirational role model herself, double Paralympic gold medalist and five times World Champion Archery sports star, Danielle Brown. This book documents 50 amazing, diverse, accomplished and determined females; it features their childhood stories, early dreams and their challenges and perseverance through their lives. ... As well as being a source of information for each particular woman, the book as a whole shines a light proudly on the feminist movement, on the shifts within the whole landscape of women in society over many, many years across the entire world. Girls Rule is a brilliant, captivating and awe-inspiring collection of extraordinary role models."

4-Star Review
"I loved that the women featured in this book are from a wide range of diverse places and backgrounds, with their various achievements spread far and wide and throughout history, right up to the modern day."

4-Star Review
"The selection of women is diverse in every sense but all the women have one thing in common: they had to overcome extraordinary odds to achieve more than they ever thought they could. The message - there is a way around every barrier for those courageous enough to persevere - is empowering."

Juno 1st December 2023

"A collection of wonderfully told stories of women from across the world and throughout history who thought differently, pushed boundaries, challenged ideas and achieved things beyond what was thought possible. We encounter politicians, peacekeepers, pioneers, activists, spokeswomen and survivors. Their legacy is not only the positive ways they changed the world, but the way their actions show us we can do the same."

@family_book_club Instagram review https: //
"For each woman there is a full colour double page spread to find out about them. There is a great mix of well-known women, with some less so, which were interesting to learn about. My daughter has loved reading about these women. They are such an inspiration to young girls!" Instagram review https: //
"This book makes the perfect gift for all looking to learn more about the great pioneers who have paved the way to prove that girls really do rule!"

Red Reading Hub 8th November 2023 https: //
"Stylishly designed, a double spread is allocated to each woman featured and as well as the written biographical details, there's a large illustration and for most, a significant quote...Another inspiring book about following your dreams."

@thekidsbookstagrammer Instagram review https: //
"This non-fiction inspiring book explores the lives of 50 exceptional women whose accomplishments have changed the world. With stunning illustrations, these short biographies include figures such as Beyoncé, Malala, Marie Curie and other trailblazing women."

@mini.midnight.reads Instagram review https: //
This was such a joy to read and learn from, one we'll be dipping into for years to come!"

Praise for Run Like A Girl:

The Week Junior

"Double Paralympic gold medallist Danielle Brown has created this fascinating collection, bringing together the stories of 50 highly successful sportswomen including boxing superstar Nicola Adams and record-breaking yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur. It's an inspirational read."


"The compilation of motivational stories is enhanced by stylish design and contemporary artwork. Ideal to empower girls with an interest in sport, it has even broader appeal and is sure to inspire any young person to follow their dreams, redefine stereotypes and never give up."

Reading Zone

"There is a rousing and powerful opening section to the book that empowers the reader from the start; 'You're strong and brave and fierce. Like a girl'. This is a book that promotes women harnessing their passions and pushing through obstacles to achieve their goals. Run Like A Girl is a great book with fabulous influential women that are lighting up the sports' world and are standing as huge talents to emulate and admire."