Anna M. Lewis is an award-winning toy inventor and creativity advocate. She is the author of City Doodles: Chicago and has contributed to Appleseeds, Odyssey, and Toy Design Monthly. She teaches classes on cartooning, game design, arts and crafts, monster making, and painting through her company, Ideasplash.
"What caused a few women to counter the trends and choose these professions? What difficulties did they face in fields so new to them? And did the influences that marked their early histories reveal themselves in their work and careers? Anna Lewis's book raises these questions, central for young people considering the future." --Denise Scott Brown, cofounder, Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates "A much-needed, clearly presented history." -- School Library Journal "Inspiring." -- Booklist "A truly inspirational read, this is the kind of book that will motivate young readers to learn more about a field they may not have thought about much before." -- VOYA Its large font and abridged biographies make it perfect for teenagers or adults looking for a quick--but meaningful--read." --GeekMom.com