Rosie Revere, Engineer

Author(s): Andrea Beaty

Picture Books

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. But when her contraption doesn't fly but rather hovers for a moment and then crashes, Rosie deems the invention a failure. On the contrary, Aunt Rose insists that Rosie's contraption was a raging success. You can only truly fail, she explains, if you quit.


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Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Picture Book) 2013. Short-listed for Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (Picture Book) 2016.

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 and Cinderella: 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.

General Fields

  • : 9781419708459
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • : 0.435449
  • : June 2013
  • : 279mm X 229mm
  • : September 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Full-colour illustrations
  • : 32
  • : [E]
  • : English
  • : David Roberts
  • : 1
  • : Hardback
  • : Andrea Beaty