From the powerhouse author/illustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about pursuing your passion.
Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she’s a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her Great, Great Aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal–to fly–Rosie sets to work building a contraption to make her aunt’s dream come true. Her invention complete, Rosie attempts a test flight–but after a moment, the machine crashes to the ground. Discouraged, Rosie deems the invention a failure, but Aunt Rose insists that on the contrary, it was a raging success. You can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit. Reassured, Rosie returns to her engineering and inspires her classmates to join in the fun.
- We recommend for 3.5yrs+
- Publisher: Abrams
- ISBN: 9781419708459
- Number of pages: 32
- Dimensions: 279 x 229 x 11 mm
Andrea Beaty (author), David Roberts (illustrator)
“Rosie is a brilliant inventor of amazing gadgets, from helium pants and hot dog dispensers to python-repelling cheese hats.” — Best science fiction books for children, The School Run
“The reversal of gender expectation – Girls! You can do anything, you don’t have to ask! – is well-travelled terrain, but what marks these books out is the ludic detail of the drawings and the witty, untendentious spirit of adventure in the writing.” — The Guardian
Why We Love It
Very different and inspirational books for both babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. So many to add to the collection!