by Joan Holub
Illustrations by Daniel Roode
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division
This STEM based non-fiction book introduces toddlers to engineers including Nicola Tesla who helped develop much of today's communications, female engineers like Marian Croak who developed tech to help us communicate over the internet, Gwynne Shotwell who is the president of Space X, and Kimberly Bryant who created Black Girls Code which encourages and teaches black girls coding which will allow them to develop their own apps and computer games as well as building websites.
Twelve engineers are highlighted and their importance to science and everyday life is presented in a toddler friendly package. Illustrations by Daniel Roode bring each engineer to life in a cartoon-like, fun way. Oversize eyes and always huge smiles greet young readers on each page.
This board book will be most young readers first encounter with the idea that they can create and dream and work in space, technology, architecture, medical engineering and many other fields open to all of them. The sky is literally the limit!
Recommended ages 2 and up.