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  • Published: 20 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781465499776
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $16.99

Corpse Talk: Groundbreaking Women



Hear the stories of incredible historical women - from their corpses! - in this hilarious children's graphic novel.

Discover the incredible stories of women throughout history in this hilarious graphic novel that brings the dead famous to life.

Welcome to Corpse Talk, the chat show with a difference - all of the guests are dead! Meet your host, comic book artist Adam Murphy, as he interviews eighteen ground-breaking women throughout history. Have you ever heard of Khutulun, the wrestling princess from Mongolia? Wondered about Jane Austen's love life? Or asked how Harriet Tubman managed to escape from slavery and help so many others do the same? This book answers all of your questions about the lives of these significant historical figures, from their amazing achievements to their personal lives.

Bold and expressive illustrations by Adam and Lisa Murphy bring historical events to life, literally, while humorous text makes learning history fun. Full page illustrations give more detail on the bigger picture behind the women's stories, with special features including a timeline of women's rights, a factfile on Chinese junks used by pirates, and a map of a Jamaican Maroon settlement held by escaped slaves.

Whether you're a fan of these amazing women or just love a good story, this graphic novel will not fail to inspire you, and more importantly, make you laugh.

  • Published: 20 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781465499776
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $16.99

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