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    Kristina Chetcuti

Amazing Maltese Women

by : Kristina Chetcuti


ISBN: 9789990918458
Cover: paperback
Age: 6-10, 9-14
Illustrator: Marisa Attard
Publication Date : 2020
Page Count : 40
Shortlisted for the National Book Prize The record-breaking bestseller, already in its second printrun! Sometimes it feels like only men have shaped the history of Malta. Is it possible that over the centuries there were no women who were brave, talented and who left a mark on Malta? Of course there were! Right from the very beginning till today! All the women in this book have one thing in common: they followed their heart and let no one dampen their determination. It’s time to discover the Amazing Maltese Women and let them inspire you! * The Women Who Smashed the Patriarchy, Sunday Circle, March 2020: read the article under the “Images” tab

ISBN: 9789990918458
Illustrator: Marisa Attard
Publication Date: 2020
Page Count: 40

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  • Kristina Chetcuti read archaeology at university. After a few years of digging the past with a toothbrush and a trowel, she decided to start digging the present instead. She studied and trained as a journalist with the London School of Journalism and the Press Association. She has worked with words in radio, television and print, and has been a weekly columnist for The Sunday Times of Malta since 2008.
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    “History has been written by men the world over, but in Malta history has finally been written – and illustrated – by two women.
    A book about amazing Maltese women by Kristina Chetcuti and Marisa Attard has broken a main local publisher’s pre-order records.
    From Mary Ellul, who in her flowy dress fished people from rubble during the war, to Irene Condachi, who hitchhiked her way to schools and single-handedly eradicated scabies …”
    The Sunday Times of Malta, New book highlights the ‘amazing Maltese women’ who made history

    The Women Who Smashed the Patriarchy, Sunday Circle, March 2020: read the article under the “Images” tab

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