Housetop Publishing
Cindy Cage Artist and Illustrator

Housetop Publishing is the publishing imprint for Cindy Cage, author and illustrator. 




written and illustrated by Cindy Cage

In this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book, nine beloved heroines from classic literature teach girls how to face self-doubt, grow their courage and change the world.

Growing up isn’t always easy. It can be scary confronting new challenges. We all want to be heroes in our own stories, but need experience overcoming fear. Persevering through hard times cultivates courage. 

Learn from this cast of heroines as they rise above their difficulties. They show us that being brave in ways big and small can change the world. 

The cast includes:  

  • Elizabeth Bennet, Pride and Prejudice
  • Scout Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird 
  • Dorothy Gale, The Wizard of Oz 
  • Sara Crewe, A Little Princess
  • Anne Shirley, Anne of Green Gables
  • Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre
  • Nancy Drew, The Nancy Drew Series
  • Jo March, Little Women
  • Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

Courageous closes with a call to join a kinship of courage with girls of all ages.

Parents will love the way Courageous encourages values and virtues in their daughters. Great gift for girls of all ages! Fans of these literary classics will fall in love with these girls all over again and want to share this book with coming generations. 

Available in Hardcover and Softcover!

 Every day, girls meet challenges that result in self-doubt: they don’t feel confident in facing their fears. A cast of nine literary heroines introduces us to the idea that problems are a normal part of life and that we can rise above them. Told in rhyme with watercolor illustrations, Courageous calls girls to be brave in their own unique ways.


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