Kate Pankhurst – We Are All Astronauts

Unlock your inner astronaut with author and illustrator Kate Pankhurst, the bestselling creator of the Fantastically Great Women series and and discover what it takes to be a space explorer in her book, ‘We Are All Astronauts’.

Kate a distant relative of renowned suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst is author of Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the WorldFantastically Great Women: Scientists and their Stories and We are All Astronauts. Mixing science, technology, engineering, and maths topics with stories to help young people figuring out their place in the world, Pankhurst’s series is an accessible, fun and friendly introduction to space. How will you change the world? Explore how the Fantastically Great Women used their talents, followed their dreams and refused to take ‘no’ for an answer.

About Kate Pankhurst: 

Kate’s illustration and writing journey began as a child, from reading stories in her local library and by creating her own comic. Kate is distantly related to the incredible suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, which has helped to inspire her to write the stories of Fantastically Great Women from history in an accessible way for young readers. When she is not doodling (“the best way to begin a story“), writing and drawing, Kate works with children and teachers, sharing her journey, the stories of great women and inspiring and igniting a love for reading. From small things big things can grow …

Kate and her Dalmatian spotted dog Olive

Kate and Olive


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