Useful Gifts

Colorful quotes & true stories to inspire everyday living

by Quotabelle



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/9/2017

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 44
ISBN : 9781480840232

About the Book

"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

What useful gifts do you wish for the girls of the world ~ curiosity, fearlessness, kindness, confidence, love?

Useful Gifts is an illustrated collection of quotes inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt’s words. Along with the wit and wisdom of inspiring women & girls, you’ll find brief biographies that make each quoteur’s story come to life.

The book showcases muses from history alongside today’s sheroes: an astronaut, mountaineer, computer scientist, adventurer, singer, dancer, chef, author, educator and more. Their empowering words and stories are accompanied by whimsical illustrations from award-winning artist Rashin Kheiriyeh.

These colorful pages are designed to ensure that the next generation of dreamers, thinkers and doers are inspired to discover ~ and share ~ their gifts.

About the Author

Pauline Weger founds, leads, discovers, sparks ideas, styles, shares, and coaches. She and her husband are raising two daughters and a Westie and currently live in Fairfax, Virginia.

Alicia Williamson researches, writes, curates, teaches, digs into every archive she can, gets revved up for good causes, and is always game for a countryside outing with her border collie.

Rashin Kheiriyeh, illustrator, paints, sketches, animates, teaches, promotes Persian literature, indulges in creating children's books, makes a mean cup of tea, and loves a good drive.