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Andrea Beaty

Author of Rosie Revere, Engineer

46 Works 9,668 Members 287 Reviews 3 Favorited

About the Author

Andrea Beaty is the author of When Giants Come to Play; Iggy Peck, Architect; Doctor Ted; and the mid-grade novel Cicada Summer. As a kid, she spent her days being a detective, world explorer, movie star, and spy. Now, as a children's author, she spends her days pretty much the same way! Along with show more children's authors Julia Durango and Carolyn Crimi, she reviews funny books for kids at the website www.ThreeSillyChicks.com. Her title Rosie Revere, Engineer made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2013. She made the list again in 2016 with her title Ada Twist, Scientist. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

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Works by Andrea Beaty

Rosie Revere, Engineer (2013) 2,358 copies
Ada Twist, Scientist (2016) 1,733 copies
Iggy Peck, Architect (2007) 1,408 copies
Firefighter Ted (2009) 602 copies
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (2019) 546 copies
Aaron Slater, Illustrator (2021) 363 copies
Doctor Ted (2008) 295 copies
Cicada Summer (2008) 264 copies
Hide and Sheep (2011) 176 copies
Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies (2010) 138 copies
Dorko the Magnificent (2013) 110 copies
One Girl (2020) 56 copies
I Love You Like Yellow (2022) — Author — 50 copies
When Giants Come to Play (2006) 40 copies
Artist Ted (2012) 36 copies
Hush, Baby Ghostling (2009) 33 copies
The Schnoz of Doom (2015) 27 copies
Iggy Peck, Architect [2018 video] (2018) — Narrator — 3 copies


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Nothing less than utterly delightful! "Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau" is deliciously drawn, full of charming details and artwork that is so pleasing to look at. I love the little details, like the mouse wearing a hat made from a thimble, and the recurring presence of the young knitting girl who shows up throughout the book. I don't always love children's books that have a really firmly set rhyme scheme but this one is cutely clever and I think kids will have a blast reading it. Finally, it was really refreshing to see that the ending is more female friendship based, with girls sharing their passions with each other, and not a story that is solved by a romance. Loved it!… (more)
deborahee | 5 other reviews | Feb 23, 2024 |
The latest book in the Questioneer series centers an African American boy, Aaron Slater, who has dyslexia. Aaron Slater loves listening to stories and dreams of one day writing them himself. But when it comes to reading, the letters just look like squiggles to him, and it soon becomes clear he struggles more than his peers.

Published in a font designed for dyslexic readers, this story celebrates finding your voice and shows how frustrating learning to read can be for some students. I like the author's note that explains learning disabilities.… (more)
AnnesLibrary | 8 other reviews | Jan 28, 2024 |
This is a solid transitional book for kids that love the picture books.
sloth852 | 7 other reviews | Jan 20, 2024 |
A celebration of curiosity and asking "Why?"
sloth852 | 71 other reviews | Jan 11, 2024 |



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