Goddesses and Heroines

Dr Jean Menzies, illustrated by Katie Ponder

There are tales of remarkable women all around the world. This book covers one version of the many stories which exist about goddesses and heroines over time. It is a beautiful, large book that blends the tales of women from around the world with the profiles of 80 goddesses, witches, warriors, shapeshifters, fairies, queens and more. Perfect for ages 7+ to find out more about women in mythology.

It is a fascinating book to dip into, ideal for home and school. Did you know there is a Roman Goddess of door hinges? Or that mermaids can be found in Chile, France, New Zealand and the Caribbean?

Published by DK

Reviewed by Tash Hyde