Ada Twist, Scientist (Hardcover)

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By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
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This is a marvelous collaboration between writer and artist. Beaty’s rhyming story about a spunky and curious little girl named Ada Twist is a treat to read. Illustrator David Roberts creates amazing and detailed drawings to enhance the text. Girl Power Rocks!

— From Joan's Picks

About the Author


Andrea Beaty is the author of the bestselling Questioneers series, among other children’s titles. She lives just outside Chicago.


David Roberts has illustrated many children’s books, including bestsellers Ada Twist, Scientist; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Iggy Peck, Architect.

Praise For…


"Beaty delightfully advocates for girls in science in her now-trademark crisply rhyming text."

— Kirkus

"Use this book to jumpstart conversations about scientists, girl scientists, gender roles, forming hypotheses, giftedness and childhood genius, and individual creativity. Or just use it for laughs on a lazy school day afternoon."

— NY Journal of Books

"A winner for storytime reading and for young children interested in STEM activities."

— School Library Journal

"Young Ada Twist and her nonstop intellect might just encourage readers to blaze trails of their own."

— Booklist Online
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419721373
ISBN-10: 1419721372
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Pages: 32
Language: English