Rosie Revere, Engineer - Written by Andrea Beaty, Signed & Illustrated by David Roberts

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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Written by Andrea Beaty
Signed & Illustrated by David Roberts 

New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Parents' Choice Award - GOLD

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.

From the powerhouse author-illustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist, Scientist comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about believing in yourself and pursuing your passion. 

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'Comically detailed mixed-media illustrations that keep the mood light and emphasize Rosie’s creativity at every turn.' — Publishers Weekly
'The detritus of Rosie’s collections is fascinating, from broken dolls and stuffed animals to nails, tools, pencils, old lamps and possibly an erector set. And cheddar-cheese spray.' 
— Kirkus Reviews
'This celebration of creativity and perseverance is told through rhyming text, which gives momentum and steady pacing to a story, consistent with the celebration of its heroine, Rosie. She’s an imaginative thinker who hides her light under a bushel (well, really, the bed) after being laughed at for one of her inventions.' — Booklist
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