Women in Antiquity – New Book for Children by Piotr Dobry & Łukasz Majewski

This week we want to present you another book created by Piotr Dobry & Łukasz Majewski, titled “Była sobie dziewczynka” [“There Was a Girl”]. The book was recently (March 2018) published in Poland by Wydawnictwo TadamThe official age range of the publication is 8+.

Łukasz Majewski & Piotr Dobry [source]
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania byłą sobie dziewczynka
The cover of the book [source]

This time, the authors decided to talk about the life of women all over the centuries. The book has 25 chapters devoted to the fate of women and girls from different ages, cultures and countries. In the book we can read (among other matters) about the life of women in Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome (chapters from 3-5).

Illustrations by Łukasz Majewski [source]

The last, twenty-sixth chapter of “Była sobie dziewczynka” is titled “Ty” [“You”], and its aims is to show to the young readers, that now their future should lie in their hands.

Found by Dorota Bazylczyk

Elaborated by Dorota Bazylczyk

See more:

  • About  “Była sobie dziewczynka” on Strefa Psotnikalink 
  • About  “Była sobie dziewczynka” on Zaczytana link
  • About  “Była sobie dziewczynka” on Enter the Room –  link
  • About  “Była sobie dziewczynka” on Magiczny Świat Książkilink 
  • A few sources about Women in Antiquity:
    • Richard HawleyBarbara Levick, “Women in Antiquity: New Assessments”, Routledge, 1995.
    • Stephanie Lynn BudinJean Macintosh Turfa, “Women in AntiquityReal Women across the Ancient World”, Routledge, 2016.
    • Janet H. Tulloch, “A Cultural History of Women in Antiquity”, Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.




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