From the steadfast valor of Martha Washington to the ingenious counsel of Michelle Obama, Courageous First Ladies Who Changed the World is a young child’s first introduction to the extraordinary women who used their time in the White House to change the world. Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of eleven presidential women: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Betty Ford, Lady Bird Johnson, Laura and Barbara Bush, Hilary Clinton, and Michelle Obama. A quote from each First Lady is included on each spread along with colorful, delightful artwork.
Heidi is the author of the Little Heroes series, Jesus Worked Miracles, A is for Abinadi, A is for Adam, I Can Love Like Jesus, The Two-Minute Secret to Staying in Love, and A Mother's Greatest Gift. She particularly enjoys writing about inspiring people and ways to strengthen families, and she lives with her husband Scott and their four bright-eyed children.
Giovana is a freelance illustrator, born in Brazil, and based in Lisbon whose work is inspired by nature, women, kids, fantastical stories, and day-to-day life. She enjoys working with flat shapes, bold colours, and heavily patented textures and her illustrations have been applied to a series of different mediums such as books, advertising, magazines, textiles, games, and greeting cards.