A very personal and moving story of how one young naive girl was caught up in the harsh realities of being a member of the suffragette movement in Huddersfield. The story illustrates just how the fight of the suffragettes was not simply confined to the Pankhursts but involved women throughout Britain. Recommended for anyone interested in the part played by women throughout history.
Dora Thewlis, or 'Baby Suffragette' as she became known by the tabloids, was only sixteen years old when she was arrested at a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament. The story of the young weaver from Huddersfield who joined Mrs Pankhurst's fight for the vote captured the imagination of the nation.
Ages: 8 to 15 years
Paperback: 144 pages
Dimensions: 5.04 x 0.51 x 7.8 inches