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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women

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4.35  ·  Rating details ·  20,875 ratings  ·  2,753 reviews
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. This book inspires girls with the stories of great women, from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams.
Hardcover, 212 pages
Published December 1st 2016 by Timbuktu Labs
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Lucy Banks
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
If I could give this more stars, I would.

Yes, I know the title indicates this book is for rebel girls. I am a mother of two fairly rebellious boys - but felt it was every bit as relevant for them as it was for females! After all, why shouldn't boys read about fabulous, inspirational women too?

This book is an absolute thing of beauty - 100 accessible, creatively written tales of women who helped to shape the world we live in. The illustrations are superb, and it hits just the right note with my t
Mar 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Qué libro más bello hemos leído en nuestro club de lectura. He escuchado críticas de todo tipo, algunas diciendo que "estaba mal escrito", "era muy simple", etc. Bueno, esto es lo que pienso yo: el libro no es más que una recopilación de cuentos, claramente enfocado a un público infantil. Lo que no quiere decir que muchos adultos no lo disfrutemos a tope. No es una obra maestra, pero sí da visibilidad a mujeres que la mayoría ni conocíamos, además de las ilustradoras. La visibilidad femenina es ...more
Sep 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017, important, to-buy
"It is important that girls understand the obstacles that lie in front of them. It is just as important that they know these obstacles are not insurmountable. That not only can they find a way to overcome them, but that they can remove those obstacles for those who will come after them."

What an amazing project! This book features 100 stories about revolutionary, smart, strong, powerful, charismatic, talented and fearless women and girls throughout history. Pirate Queens and Marine Biologists, Pa
I recently read Bad Girls Throughout History by Ann Shen and was naturally craving for more when I came across this equally fantastic collection of extraordinary women.

Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitel
Luca Ambrosino
Jan 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Italiano / English (Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women)

«C'era una volta, nella Francia centrale, una bambina che viveva in un convento, circondata da suore vestite di bianco e nero. Si chiamava Gabrielle Chanel»

Ci ho messo 6 mesi per leggerlo a mia figlia. Non perché noioso, ma per la sua struttura a racconti brevi. Trattandosi di storie di una pagina ciascuna, è stato letto quando mia figlia era un pò stanca per ascoltare molte pagine del classico libro della b

Claudia Ramírez
Mar 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019
Me encantó conocer a tantas mujeres increíbles y que cambiaron el mundo <3.
Mar 08, 2017 rated it it was ok
2 Reciclando mujeres STARS

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Como lectora una de las cosas que más me molestan es cuando alguien me dice “única y diferente”, no porque me moleste la implicación, pero por lo poco original del insulto. Lo menciono, porque comprarle este libro a mi hija me ha hecho sentir como una Lectora única y diferente, ahora les explico, por qué.


Este libro fue publicado con mucho hype, con dos autoras vendiéndonos la idea de que NO había libros feministas, y que nuestras hijas necesitaban u
Kailey (BooksforMKs)
Aug 05, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: non-fiction
This is difficult to review because, while I loved the artwork and the lovely cover, some of the historic people that were featured in this book are very controversial. Many of them are not fit to be held up as role models for young girls! Pirates, shady politicians, drug addicts, tyrants from Ancient History, and downright gross people; I counted 19 bios out of 100 that I had serious problems with, and which I would never allow a child to read about.

I liked the bios of the decent people, like H
Kyoko SWords
Sep 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Si algún día tengo/adopto una hija, este libro será de los primeros que le regale y me siente a leer con ella. Es un libro PRECIOSO. Una joya con un mensaje, una idea, un método y un objetivo maravilloso. Y no contentos con crear un libro lleno de 100 historias de niñas "rebeldes" que cambiaron la historia (y SU historia) con tenacidad y valor, todos los cuentos están acompañados por hermosas ilustraciones hechas por mujeres también. Es un libro que r
April (Aprilius Maximus)
This is one of the most beautiful books I own! So inspiring and a must-read for all young girls and women!
Jun 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a seriously cool book.

It's the brain-child of two women (I use the word "women" lightly; they each look about 17 on the website) who run the "Timbuktu Labs," which is described as a "children's media innovation lab," which may or may not be a non-profit. I'm thinking not. Their website did not help me confirm or deny.

I'd feel better about the whole thing if it WERE a non-profit, because, frankly, the book is pricey and I have a few complaints about it, but for now I want to get back to
Scarlet Cameo
Aug 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: rc-17
Generalmente cuando un libro realmente me gusta y despierta curiosidad en mi acerca de lo temas o las personas de las que habla, tiendo a ser un poco generosa con la puntuación, lo cuál paso aquí. No me malinterpreten, el libro me encanto, las imágenes son hermosas, pero claramente no es un libro de cuentos que podría entretener a niños pequeños. La estructura de los mismos es muy estática para eso y, al ser tan cortos, no te puedes permitir que solo con ello les interese mucho la mujer de la qu ...more
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Alle bambine ribelli di tutto il mondo: sognate più in grande, puntate più in alto, lottate con più energia. E nel dubbio, ricordate: avete ragione voi.
Isa Cantos (Crónicas de una Merodeadora)
Cuentos de Buenas Noches para Niñas Rebeldes me pareció un libro muy simpático, tanto por la voz con la que está narrado como por las historias que se contaban.

Por si no tienen idea de qué va este libro, les digo: son las historias de 100 mujeres que, de una u otra manera, marcaron un hito en la Historia, ya fuera por sus grandes inventos, por ser las primeras en algo o por defender sus derechos. Además, no son las típicas mujeres sobre las que escuchamos una y otra vez, sino que hay representa
Oct 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
১৯৬৯ সালে অযাপোলো ১১-এর চাঁদে পৌঁছানোর কথা আমরা সবাই কমবেশি জানি। কিনতু এই মিশনের সফলতার পেছনে একজন নারীর খুব বড় রকম অবদান ছিল, সেটা কি আমরা জানি? বিশবখযাত বরযানড ‘CHANEL’-এর নাম মেয়েরা বেশ ভালই জানে। আচছা এই নামটি কোতথেকে এলো, কিভাবে এলো সেটা কি জানি? এখন থেকে অনেক অনেক আগে জাপানের এক সমরাজঞী তাঁর সবামীর মৃতযুর পর নিজের বেশভূষা বদলে সমমুখে দাঁড়িয়ে শতরুদের মোকাবেলা করেছেন, সেটা কি জানা আছে আমাদের? মিশেল ওবামাকে তো আমরা বারাক ওবামার সতরী কিংবা আমেরিকার ফারসট লেডি হিসেবে ঠিকই চিনি। কিনতু এর বাইরেও ...more
Dec 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This hardback book, is definitely one of the most beautiful books that I own. Just a glance at the front cover honestly makes you just want to read it. I just wish, I could give this book more than five stars.
First of all, this book indicates that it is for "Rebel girls" As this may be true, it is also extremely relevant for boys aswell. I think both sexes should read this book and celebrate remarkable and inspirational women.
This book contains 100 stories about strong, fearless, motivating , in
What a phenomenal book. Honestly, I expected this to be somewhat gimmicky - I'm a passionate feminist, and a lot of these types of girl power books/projects are - but I was sort of bowled over by my how emotional my reaction was to the acknowledgement of these extraordinary women from all over the world pursuing all different paths. If you've considered reading this but have been hesitant for some reason, I'd say it's more than worth it.
Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε την κριτική και στο Agapi Reads.

Έπιασα λοιπόν κι εγώ στα χέρια μου τις πολυσυζητημένες "Ιστορίες της καληνύχτας για επαναστάτριες", ένα εικονογραφημένο ανάγνωσμα για μικρά και μεγάλα κορίτσια, το οποίο φιλοξενεί 100 γυναίκες που "έγραψαν ιστορία". Είναι σημαντικό να αναφέρουμε ότι αυτό το βιβλίο εκδόθηκε μέσω συμμετοχικής χρηματοδότησης (crowdfunding) και συγκέντρωσε το μεγαλύτερο ποσό που έχει συγκεντρώσει ποτέ βιβλίο μέσω αυτής της διαδικασίας. Ο Ψυχογιός μετέφερε στα ελλ
Nov 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-library-books
Ordered this book through Kickstarter. Meant to give it to one of my nieces, but I loved it too much to give away :) This is the book I wished I had owned when I was a young girl. An amazing book of stories all about successful women.

I love that the book is global - women come from all cultures and nations. The book is in English (I think it's available in many languages) for me, but the stories represent such a range of experiences.

My only criticism is that some of the stories don't have quit
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Povești inspiraționale pentru fete și femei
În trecut, foarte multe țări nu considerau că femeile ar trebui să aibă anumite roluri în societate. Femeile nu erau văzute ca fiind puternice și de foarte multe ori li se atrăgea atenția atunci când încercau să facă ceva diferit.

Prezentul este cu totul diferit pentru că multe femei puternice ale trecutului au reușit să demonstreze că orice persoană are dreptul și puterea de a profesa orice și de a se lupta
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Trish by: Karen Green
The subtitle of this collection is 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women, and it is beautifully done. The short passages cover every continent and every race, religion, and sexuality…that is, the stories are about girls and women with lesbians and transgender individuals identifying as female included. It is ravishingly interesting.

Each short passage is a tightly written biography suitable for 9-14 year-olds, informative, and inspiring. Many unusual job descriptions and lifelong purpose are describe
Jan 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Υπεροχα κειμενα, μαγευτικη εικονογραφηση 💙💪👩
Melina Souza
Apenas muito feliz por esse livro existir.

Falei sobre ele aqui :D
Maria Bikaki
Μια πραγματικά πολύ όμορφη και εξαιρετικά επιμελημένη έκδοση. Μια καλαίσθητη επιλογή για να το διαβάσετε όσες είστε μανούλες στα κορίτσια σας και όχι μόνο. Ιδιαίτερα φροντισμένη και γεμάτη χρώμα και φως εικονογράφηση και αυτή η μοναδική μυρωδιά του χαρτιού που σε κάνει να θυμάσαι γιατί αγαπάς τόσο τα βιβλία. Γυναίκες δυνατές που αποφάσισαν πρώτα ν’ αλλάξουν τον εαυτό σου και μετά όλο τον κόσμο.
Εν τούτοις δε συμφωνώ με την επιλογή όλων των γυναικών ή έστω αν θέλετε θα προτιμούσα κάποιες ιστορίες
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dugo nisam naišla na toliko odraslo-dječju slikovnicu iz koje svi naraštaji mogu ponešto naučiti, ali i prisjetiti se! Čitajte ju djeci i dajte im do znanja da su posebni i čarobni, kao što ste i vi sami!
Moja je otišla na poklon nećakinjama, iako se nadam da će nekada ponovno naći put do mene!
Phèdre Banshee
Senza dubbio un progetto interessante. Presentato in crowdfunding ha raggiunto cifre altissime e questo ha permesso di investire in una realizzazione estremamente ricca, al punto che per ogni donna è stato realizzato un ritratto da un'artista diversa.

Essendo il numero di donne molto alto, ogni storia è stata ridotta al minimo in modo che entrasse in una pagina. La narrazione è molto semplice, quasi sciatta e spesso è talmente approssimativa che più di una volta mi sono chiesta come la protagoni
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
Cuando salió el libro imagine que serían cuentos inspiradores que podría leerles a los más pequeños.
Después de ver unas reseñas supe que contaba la vida de 100 mujeres de todo el mundo. Ok... Seguro que son historias basadas en las vidas de estas grandes mujeres. 😆
Y cuando finalmente leí el libro me di con la ingrata sorpresa que eran mini biografías, de esas que puedes encontrar en cualquier sitio. 😒Y ni siquiera estaban completas, ya que muchas veces tuve que buscar información para llenar es
Jan 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Na página da esquerda um texto; na da direita uma ilustração. Cada uma destas páginas resume a vida de cem mulheres de muitas épocas, e das mais variadas profissões, que se destacaram, e destacam, pela sua coragem em não se submeterem a regras sociais nem às limitações do seu corpo; lutarem pelos seus sonhos; seguirem a sua vocação e se orgulharem de serem mulheres.
O texto é muito simples porque o objectivo não será fazer literatura mas dar a conhecer estas mulheres extraordinárias. Gostei muit
Cinque stelle a prescindere.

Perché dove Michela Murgia stronca, pretestuosa e presuntuosa, io acquisto (soprattutto se, come in questo caso, ero già intenzionata a leggere).

Poi, nella realtà oggettiva, forse non saranno cinque stelle, e a fine lettura spiegherò anche i motivi.

È solo nella comprensione e nel rispetto della diversità fra maschio e femmina che forse si potrà
arrivare all'uguaglianza di genere.
Ed è per questo, secondo me, che questo libro ha un senso: perché si rivolge alle bambine (
Nusrat Mahmood
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017, most-favorite
এক শবদে বলি?
আসলে এই শবদটুকুও কম পরে যায়। কভার থেকে শুরু করে পরতিটা বরণনা, ইলাসটরেশন ... অনবদয! শুধু ইনডিয়া, পাকিসতান, আফগানিসতান এর বিদরোহী কনযাদের গলপ দেখে মনের মধযে খুট করে বাজে। নিদেনপকষে আমাদের বেগম রোকেয়া এবং পরীতিলতা ওয়াদদেদারের অবশয অবশযই এই বইয়ে জায়গা পাওয়া উচিত ছিল।

আমি যা করবো তা হলো এই বইয়ের পাবলিশার এবং এডিটরের সাথে আপরাণ যোগাযোগ করে জানাবো যে আমাদেরও এমন অনেক বিদরোহী কনযা আছে যাদের গলপ পুরো দুনিয়ার জানার অধিকার আছে। বাংলাদেশ একসময় একটা ছোট, মানচিতরের কোণায় পরা অচেনা অজান
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