Rocky Nook Extraordinary Women with Cameras
Rocky Nook Extraordinary Women with Cameras

Extraordinary Women with Cameras

By Vanessa Perez

$16.95

Publication Date: August 16, 2022

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Ages 8 to 12

Explore 35 of the most groundbreaking, creative female photographers in history and modern times! Ever since photography was invented almost 200 years ago, women have broken barriers and influenced the artform. Now, this first-ever children's book about women photographers tells the stories of 35 of the most talented historical and contemporary shutterbugs.

Filled with colorful illustrations, this book includes stories about Dorothea Lange’s haunting portraits of American history, Margaret Bourke-White’s bravery as the first female war correspondent in WWII, Florestine Perrault Collins’ influential images depicting Black life in the 1920s, and many more. Including explanations of key photography terms, photo project ideas, and suggestions for other women photographers to study, this charming book will inspire children to pick up a camera and make their own incredible photographs.

About the Author

From a young age, Vanessa knew she had a connection with art and telling stories through drawings. This love for creating led her to pursue a career in illustration. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from California State University Long Beach, Vanessa has been working as a freelance illustrator, creating drawings for individuals and small businesses. She primarily works digitally and occasionally with gouache paint. Vanessa is a Southern California native and loves exploring new food creations, roller skating at the beach, and spending time with friends and family.Darcy Reed is a writer, editor, and actor. Her books include: The College Bucket List, Disney: Ninety Years of Mickey Mouse, Wonder Woman Trivia Deck, The Photography Trivia Deck, Captain Marvel, Extraordinary Women With Cameras, and Shakespeare: Famous Last Words. In her free time she enjoys cooking, playing with her twin nieces, and following Pearl Jam on tour. She lives in Sonoma County, CA.

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 80 pages

Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: October 11, 2022

ISBN: 9781681988795

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