Miss Todd' Inspiring Book For Girls

By Kristina Yee and Frances Poletti. Hardcover.

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Who is Miss Todd, you ask? Miss Lillian (Lily) Todd was an incredible woman and inventor. In fact, in 1910 she became the first woman to design and build an airplane! Though mostly forgotten by the history books, her name has resurfaced so she can begin to serve as a role model for young ladies across the world.

Miss Todd and Her Wonderful Flying Machine, authored by Kristina Yee and Frances Poletti, tells Miss Todds story. Based on the award-winning short animated feature Miss Todd, this book tells of Lily Todds persistence and courage in the face of adversity. These are all traits young girls can take and use in their own lives. With 48-pages, this lovely hardcover book measures 10.75"H x 9.5"W. Dust jacket is included.

Beautifully illustrated, this book is a wonderful Christmas, birthday, or back-to-school gift for young ladies. Though great for inspiring girls to reach for their dreams, this book can also be appreciated and enjoyed by women of all ages.

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Want to inspire and encourage your daughter with beautiful gifts?

Girls climb trees, play football, and can enjoy rolling around in the mud from time to time. Girls can also run just as fast as boys, be scientists, doctors, astronauts, actors, or chefs. But its important that your daughter or niece is aware of what they can achieve.

No matter what she is interested in, your daughter can break down barriers, hurdle over obstacles, and can chase after her dreams. And with a little encouragement from her family, friends, and mentors, shell learn that theres no limit to what she can do. With the following girls gift ideas, youll discover new ways to support and encourage your daughter.

Encourage your daughter to play sport.

Sports are known to instill a good work ethic and teaches the importance of teamwork, confidence, and never giving up. In other words, sports encourage girls to chase their dreams. Being active and roaming around the great outdoors is not only fun for both boys and girls, its also the perfect way to keep them healthy!

Even something as simple as a football and a day at the park can get your daughter active. Consider other girl's gift ideas, like signing her up for a surfing lesson or taking her on a hike. Let her know that she can do anything she puts her mind to, sports or otherwise.

Teach her about women who have fought for their dreams.

There are a multitude of female role models that have changed their own lives, and in doing so, have changed the world for the better. Introduce your daughter to these role models, like Miss Emma Lilian Todd, who in 1910 became the first woman to design and build an airplane. Let your daughter know what obstacles these role models faced and how they stood up for what they believed in.

If your daughter has a certain interest, find female role models within that field. Books about these role models are great girls gift ideas. Not only will this give your daughter someone to look up to, but it will show them that youre interested and invested in her life.

What else can you do to encourage your daughter?

At the end of the day, one of the most meaningful and helpful gifts you can give your daughter is your time and your support. Encourage her to seek out mentors. And let her know that no matter what she does, youll be there cheering her on.

With a few thoughtful girl's gift ideas, you can also help your daughter by encouraging her to try new activities. From art and sport to science and literature, help your daughter find what shes truly passionate about. Everything But Flowers offers a wide array of gifts and activities for young ladies, making it a wonderful place to discover inspiring girls gift ideas.