Little Feminist Board Book Series

Written by: Galison and Emily Kleinman

Illustrated by: Lydia Ortiz

For Ages: Infant-5 years

Language: English

Topics Covered: Artists, Trailblazers, Leaders, Activists, Women in STEM.

Summary: These books are a simple way to introduce very young children to famous women early, and plant that seed of feminism.  This four book set is broken into:

  • Artists
    • Maya Angelou
    • Lucille Ball
    • Frida Kahlo
    • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Pioneers
    • Marie Curie
    • Sally Ride
    • Amelia Earhart
    • Billie Jean King
  • Leaders
    • Cleopatra
    • Queen Elizabeth I
    • Indira Ghandi
    • Hillary Clinton
  • Activists
    • Harriet Tubman
    • Rosa Parks
    • Gloria Steinem
    • Malala Yousafzai

Reflection Questions:

  • Which one of these women is your favorite?
  • What would you like to do when you grow up?
  • Which person in this book would you like to talk to?

Continuing the Conversation:

  • Learn more about your favorite person in this book series.  What else have they done in their lives besides what is mentioned in the book?
  • Make a list of ways that you can help change the world.  Kids are powerful, and there are young activists!  You can be one of them, think about what you’re passionate about and how you can help your community.

About the Illustrator:

lydia ortiz


Lydia Ortiz is an art director, designer and illustrator. She grew up in Manila, Philippines, was schooled in San Francisco, California and currently she is based in New York City. Her work focuses on bold storytelling and strong image-making to create narratives in books, advertisements, product design, packaging, identities, films and animation.

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