Vigdis: A Book about the World's First Female President By Rán Flygenring Cover Image

Vigdis: A Book about the World's First Female President (Hardcover)

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★ "In this winningly informal introduction, a budding young writer sits with Vigd's to enjoy her famous Bessasta ir cookies and chat about her early years..." - Booklist (STARRED review)

The heartwarming story of the world's first female president proves that change happens one person at a time.

From the acclaimed winner of the 2023 Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize

Vigdis Finnbogad ttir made history in 1980 when she became the world's first woman to be democratically elected president. Her rise to Iceland's highest office caused ripples around the world, challenging the conservative ideas of older generations and inspiring girls and women to think big.

In this acclaimed picture book by R n Flygenring, readers are invited to join a young and imaginative writer-in-the-making, who pays an unforgettable visit to Vigdis and learns that Vigdis was also was the first single woman in Iceland to adopt a child and became a trailblazer in protecting the environment. The result is a touching story of the world becoming a better place, perfect for election year.

Winner of the Reykjav k Children's Book Award

Product Details
ISBN: 9783039640416
ISBN-10: 3039640410
Publisher: Helvetiq
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 48
Language: English