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Baroness Hale becomes the unlikely star of new children's book


Added 10-13-19 03:36:03am EST - “The new book, Equal to Everything, refers to the Latin motto on Lady's Hale's coat of arms which says 'women are equal to everything'. Lady Hale is portrayed as a tender figure that children love.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Baroness Hale becomes the unlikely star of new children's book”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A plucky heroine from a little-known backwater battles against the odds to right injustice, attracting universal acclaim. 

For the crusading protagonist putting the world to rights in this bedtime tale is none other than Britain's most senior judge, Baroness Brenda Hale, president of the Supreme Court.

Lady Hale, of course, is one of the most controversial figures in the Brexit crisis after ruling last month that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament was unlawful.

But here, in a new book, the 74-year-old is drawn in rather more cuddly fashion – as a twinkly-eyed, indulgent grandmother figure whose legendary status means awestruck children regard meeting her as a treat 'better than chocolate cake'.

Yet the message of the book is clear: Lady Hale is to be viewed as an inspirational role model by children who barely understand the concept of a law court, let alone aspire to a career in one.

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