HEY SKY, I'M ON MY WAY: A book about influential women
Text & Illustrations by Ilu Ros.
Lit Riot Press 2018
8 x 10 inches | 132 pages
Hey Sky, I'm on my way includes the first woman to travel to space, Valentina Tereshkova, the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; the activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner from Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai; the pioneer American aviator Amelia Earhart; the first Japanese novelist, Murasaki Shikibu; the courageous civil rights activist Rosa Parks; the actress Marilyn Monroe; La Gaitana the indigenous heroine of the sixteenth century; the Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci; the British singer Amy Winehouse; the African-American activist Angela Davis; the Kenyan ecologist and activist Wangari Maathai; the American anthropologist and poet Margaret Mead; Loïe Fuller, forerunner of the most avant-garde contemporary dance; the Spanish writer and feminist María Lejárraga; and even the mythical girl created by the cartoonist Quino, Mafalda. 27 brave and breakthrough women from different countries and times that make up this illustrated book by Ilu Ros. 132 pages that inspire and move us to action, all these women changed the world!