50 sensationelle Schweizerinnen
50 Suissesses sensationnelles
By Anita Lehmann, Laurie Theurer, Katie Hayoz
Illustrated by Mireille Lachausse
This book celebrates the diverse accomplishments, struggles and strengths of Swiss women. One-page biographies give readers a glimpse into the lives of fifty Swiss women – both historical and contemporary – who inspire and intrigue. Each biography is paired with a unique, color illustration by Swiss illustrator Mireille Lachausse. Spies, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, politicians, athletes, midwives, mothers... Swiss women are daring, ingenious, and brave. Though the country is small, the heroines are vast! One thing is certain: Switzerland wouldn’t be the same without them.
Now available: free companion educational materials for schools.
Educational material (English)
Matériel scolaire (Français)
Check out some sample pages below!