Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers (Hardback)
By Lauren Burke and Hannah K. Chapman
Illustrated by Kayley Bales
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Why She Wrote highlights significant moments from classic women’s writers lives and illustrates them through engaging graphics along with biographical text and answers the simple question – ‘Why did she write?’
The graphic collection comprises 18 women, including our very own Elizabeth Gaskell and close friend Charlotte Bronte.
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