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Rosie Revere Engineer

Written by Angela Beaty
Illustrated by David Roberts

Suitable for: 5-7 years (Key stage 1), 7-11 years (Key stage 2)

Sponsored by: The Cotswold Primrose Charitable Trust

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

Rosie dreams of becoming a world class engineer. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from bits and bobs that people have thrown away. Hot dog dispensers, helium pants, snake-repelling cheese hats. But things don’t always go to plan. Join Rosie to find out how she gets along and what she learns along the way. The book is wonderfully read by Angela Griffin, well-known award winning actress.

Listen to an audio clip

My name is Angela, and I'd like to share a fantastic book with you today called Rosie Revere Engineer. It's the story of a girl who dreams of becoming a world class engineer. She loves using the bits and bobs people throw away to create wonderful inventions. But as you'll discover things don't always go to plan. On the right of the cover we meet smiling, Rosie Revere with a pencil behind her ear and a red spotted headscarf tied in her head. She's holding onto a long piece of string attached to her uncle, who's floating upside down in the air. He's wearing very large voluminous trousers. On the right is our first feely picture, which includes the main characters in this book. Little Rosie Revere and a great great Aunt Rose.

What's inside

    • A picture book with braille pages and raised tactile images.
    • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
    • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

    Touch to see image list

    Rosie, Aunt and the Helium Pants
    Bits and Bobs
    Rosie and the Snake Repelling Hat

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