illustrated by Filipa Namorado
Jessica Kingsley Publications
There have been many amazing cisgender men and women throughout history who have changed the world. But what about all the incredible transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming people who have equally transformed our lives? This bold and beautifully illustrated book tells their stories for children.
Target age: 5 and up
"Representation is key to helping the next generation of queer people - and this book is bursting with so many amazing role models that you can't fail to be inspired to be the best version of yourself. Full of color, warmth, and divine illustrations - this book is a must-read for anyone who wants to be reminded of the importance of community at any age." -- Ben Pechey, author of The Book of Non-Binary Joy
"Gender Heroes is a bright and beautiful book for a generation of young people who will be able to learn about such a rich tapestry of LGBTQ+ individuals. Essential for schools!" -- Jamie Windust, author of In Their Shoes: Navigating Non-Binary Life