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About Rachel Ignotofsky
Now Rachel works for herself and spends all day and night drawing, writing and learning as much as she can. Rachel is a published author with 10 Speed Press and is always thinking up new ideas. Check out her books The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth, Women In Science and Women In Sports.
Her work is inspired by history and science. She believes that illustration is a powerful tool that can make learning exciting. She has a passion for taking dense information and making it fun and accessible. Rachel hopes to use her work to spread her message about scientific literacy and feminism.
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A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists, and more!
— BrainPickings - Best Science Books of the Year
Making earth science accessible and entertaining through art, maps, and infographics, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth explains how our planet works—and how we can protect it—from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, the cycles of nature, and more. Science- and nature-loving readers of all ages will delight in this utterly charming guide to our amazing home.
A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. Covering a wide array of artistic mediums, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women's representation in museums, and notable works by women. Women in Art celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.
Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.
Women for the win!
A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than forty sports. The athletes featured include well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, as well as lesser-known champions like Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a professional men’s league, and skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee. The book also contains infographics on topics that sporty women want to know about such as muscle anatomy, a timeline ofwomen’s participation in sports, pay and media statistics for female athletes, and influential women’s teams. Women in Sports celebrates the success of the tough, bold, and fearless women who paved the way for today’s athletes.
Un viatge pel nostre planeta en què explorarem ecosistemes grans i petits, des d’un escull de corall fins a deserts, selves tropicals o una gota d’aigua, per descobrir-ne els habitants, la importància de la biodiversitat, els cicles de la natura i un munt de dades curioses i interessants.
Budding backyard scientists can start exploring their world with this stunning introduction to these flowery show-stoppers--from seeds to roots to blooms. Learning how flowers grow gives kids beautiful building blocks of science and inquiry.
In the launch of a new nonfiction picture book series, Rachel Ignotofsky's distinctive art style and engaging, informative text clearly answers any questions a child (or adult) could have about flowers.
Vulkane erforschen, mit Gorillas leben, ins All fliegen – mit ihren einzigartigen Fähigkeiten, ihrem Mut und ihrem Wissensdrang sind die 50 außergewöhnlichen Frauen, die Rachel Ignotofsky in spannenden Porträts vorstellt, eine Inspiration für alle Frauen und Mädchen.
Der wundervoll illustrierte New York Times-Bestseller feiert die Erfolge von Frauen wie Jane Goodall oder Marie Curie, die – allen Widrigkeiten zum Trotz – den Weg geebnet haben für die nächste Generation von Ingenieurinnen, Biologinnen, Mathematikerinnen, Ärztinnen und vielen mehr – und zeigt so, dass jeder seine Träume verwirklichen kann, solange man an sich selbst glaubt.
Entre les pioneres que hi apareixen, podem trobar figures tan conegudes com Marie Curie i Jane Goodall, i d’altres no tan conegudes, com Rachel Carson, que ja a principis del segle XX va advertir sobre els efectes nocius dels pesticides en el medi ambient i de la creixent contaminació.
Aquesta col·lecció d’històries apassionants també inclou infografies sobre temes rellevants en camps relatius a la ciència i un glossari científic il·lustrat.