A beautifully-illustrated tale of a girl and her dream to become a great engineer. Where some people see rubbish, Rosie Revere 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, who shows her that a first flop isn’t something to fear—it’s something to celebrate.
Excellent for use in:
- Common Core
- Next-Gen Science Standards
- Creativity & Innovation
- Character Education - Grit/Perseverance
- History: Rosie the Riveter
For reviews, teacher's guides, interviews, and more check out the Rosie Revere, Engineer website!
Also available in this series are Iggy Peck, Architect, a hilarious, irreverent book about doing your own thing and Ada Twist, Scientist, a story about the power of curiosity in the hands of a child who is on a mission to use science to understand her world.
About the Authors
Andrea Beaty is the author of Secrets of the Cicada Summer; Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies; When Giants Come to Play, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes; and Iggy Peck, Architect.
David Roberts has illustrated many children's books, including Iggy Peck, Achitect andCinderella: An Art Deco Love Story. He was runner-up for the prestigious Mother Goose Award for children’s illustration. He lives in London where, when not drawing, he likes to make hats.
Rosie should indeed be revered: why, shes practically a poster girl for positivity and empowerment. And were all in favour of gals excelling in the STEM subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Way to go, Rosie! Catherine ODolan My Little Style File
"The words and pictures are equally beautiful. The story is inspiring and Rosie is awesome!" Magpie That Blog
"A fantastic read aloud, this story has much more to recommend it to a class teacher. The story is an excellent way into discussions about persevering, learning from mistakes and not being daunted by the opinions of others." North Somerset Teachers' Book Award
"Rosie is an inspirational lead character for young creators and engineers."Picture Books Blogger