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Rosie Revere, Engineer

by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
£9.99   hardback  Abrams (Abrams Books for Young Readers) (2013)

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts 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 comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about believing in yourself and pursuing your passion.

ISBN 13: 9781419708459 | ISBN 10: 1419708457