Boss ladies unite in this illustrated celebration of inspiring and empowered female athletes from Australian legends Sam Kerr, Ash Barty and Ariarne Titmus to international superstars like Ruby Tui, Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka and the Williams sisters.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there. - Venus Williams
Boss ladies unite in this celebration of inspiring and empowered female athletes from around the world. From Australian legends Sam Kerr, Ash Barty and Ariarne Titmus to international superstars like Ruby Tui, Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka and the Williams sisters, these boss ladies are at the top of their games, both on and off the field.
Every boss lady was once a little kid with a huge dream. Let their trials and triumphs inspire you to work hard at what you love, and to believe in yourself, no matter whether you win or lose.
I play the best and have the most fun and success when I'm just being me. - Sam Kerr
Phillip Marsden is a Sydney-based full-time illustrator from Liverpool, England. He is a regular contributor to magazines such as Kerrang, NME and Elle, has illustrated books such as Kicking Goals (with Adam Goodes), I Can't Remember the Title But the Cover Is Blue by Elias Greig, A Boy Called Bob by Bob Murphy & Tony Wilson and A Footy Girl's Guide to the Stars of 2017 by Nicole Hayes and Alicia Sometimes. Boss Ladies of Sport, Phil's first book in the Boss Ladies series, was published in December 2021.
Phillip regularly hosts drawing workshops for kids.