📚 Books: Culottées 🇫🇷

Today is #InternationalWomensDay. You’ve probably seen it everywhere. GOOD!

I was just writing on this day to recommend a super lovely book (2 volumes actually)  that celebrates extraordinary women (Layers, musicians, writers, astronauts, journalist… even a volcanologist!) that although history did not grant them the tag of ‘superstar’ (to most of them) they deserve it so very much.

Fascinating lives and stories illustrated by Pénélope Bagieu (http://www.penelope-jolicoeur.com/) that deserve your time and attention (in my opinion) are included in:

Culottées (Tome 1): Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu’elles veulent AND Culottées (Tome 2): Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu’elles veulent.

Here you have just a taste of what is in them. This group of sisters was once ranked by Kurt Cobain as No. 5 on his 50 best albums list.

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The stories about the sisters and the rest of women included in the book are truly inspiring and engaging and it can be a marvelous resource for those learning French.

Lastly, here you have an interview with Pénélope Bagieu about the book:

Happy International Women’s Day people! ♀️

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