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Red Rover

Red Rover

Curiosity on Mars

Written by Richard Ho; illustrated by Katherine Roy

Roaring Brook Press

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Red Rover is a gorgeously illustrated tale explores the vast, inhospitable landscape of Mars and the adventures of the little rover that calls the planet its home.

Mars has a visitor.

It likes to roam...

observe...

measure...

and collect.

It explores the red landscape—
crossing plains, climbing hills,
and tracing the bottoms of
craters—in search of water
and life.

It is not the first to visit Mars.

It will not be the last.

But it might be...
the most curious.

Join Curiosity on its journey across the red planet in this innovative and dynamic nonfiction picture book by Richard Ho, illustrated by Sibert Honor winner Katherine Roy.

Praise for Red Rover

"A winner for young Mars enthusiasts."— School Library Journal

"Thoughtful, evocative, and impeccably illustrated..."—The Horn Book

" It’s the contrast between Curiosity’s cheery determination and the forbidding world it inhabits that gives the book its power."—Publishers Weekly

"A keeper."—Kirkus Reviews

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Written by Richard Ho; illustrated by Katherine Roy

Richard Ho is a children’s book author who was once, himself, a child. He is a former journalist and current editor at BrainPOP, an educational website that offers Common Core–aligned animated video content for K–12 audiences. Red Rover is his first book for young readers.

Katherine Roy is the award-winning author and illustrator of Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands and How to Be an Elephant: Growing Up in the African Wild. She loves science, history, and big adventures, and is endlessly fascinated by the way things live. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she currently lives with her husband and young son in Oregon.

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