Rosie Revere, Engineer
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- Publication Date: September 3, 2013
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- ISBN: 9781613125304
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: 32 color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
Watch Rosie Revere in the Netflix television series Ada Twist, Scientist!
New York Times bestseller!
“Will no doubt inspire conversations with children about the benefits of failure and the pursuit of dreams.” —School Library Journal
The beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one’s passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one’s dreams.
Rosie Revere dreamed of becoming a great engineer. Where some people see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. Hot dog dispensers, helium pants, python-repelling cheese hats: Rosie’s gizmos would astound—if she ever let anyone see them. Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great-aunt Rose (AKA Rosie the Riveter!), who shows her that the first flop isn’t something to fear—it’s something to celebrate. And you can only truly fail if you quit.
Told in rhyme, her story is as filled with beauty as it is in life lessons:
But when no one saw her, she peeked in the trash
For treasures to add to her engineer’s stash.
And late, late at night, Rosie rolled up her sleeves
And built in her hideaway under the eaves.
Young boys and girls will love their time spent with Rosie Revere. They’ll be captivated the story and colorful illustrations, and also learn about the passion and practicality of science (STEM).
And now you can follow Rosie’s further adventures—with her friends Iggy Peck and Ada Twist—in the instant New York Times bestseller Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, a chapter book starring The Questioneers!
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About the author
Andrea Beaty is the author of Secrets of the Cicada Summer, Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies, When Giants Come to Play, and Iggy Peck, Architect. She lives just outside Chicago. Learn more about Andrea at andreabeaty.com. David Roberts has illustrated many children’s books, including Iggy Peck, Architect, Little Red, and Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story. He lives in London.