Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars

Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars Review

On a planet far, far away, one pioneer explores a vast frontier. Many others have come before it seeking an answer to Mars’s many secrets, and the little rover is no different. It plays games.

It looks for water.

And it waits…

…for the next one to come to Mars to explore.

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

Title:Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars
Edition Language:English

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    Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars Reviews

  • J.L. Slipak

    MY THOUGHTS:I received this book in exchange for my honest review.I found this book very interesting and coming out at a good time, considering all the discussions going on right now about humans trav...

  • Sunday

    Highly recommend as a read aloud for any grade k-5 that is moving into a study of the planets, NASA, space exploration, whatever. Ho's language seems simple and yet if the reader thinks carefully abou...

  • Barbara

    This one is a 3.5 for me. I've always been fascinated by machines like Opportunity that explore various parts of space, and I was excited to see this picture book about those rovers. While it might be...

  • Heidi

    This gorgeously illustrated book tells the story of the NASA rover Curiosity and it's work on Mars. This book could have been kind of boring, I mean, the rover just moves slowly over the planet. But H...

  • Nicole Thomas

    Life on Mars Life on Mars would make a good introduction for a class learning about planets, in particular Mars. I chose this book for its humor and because it creates a sense of wonder about the endl...

  • Marcie Flinchum

    Follow Curiosity, the Mars Rover, on Mars. This book takes you around Mars, shows the different jobs of Curiosity, the terrain of Mars, and even the history of Mars exploration through the point of vi...

  • Erin Buhr

    Oh I love a good space story. This one sets you down on the red planet. The illustrations feel immersive and bring Mars and all of it's texture and grit and redness to life. This is a story about expl...

  • Lynn

    The structure of the plot is designed to reveal a surprise about the narrator but I think it could have worked better overall to forego the surprise aspect. Still, this is a fun charming and very info...

  • Diane

    “The little rover likes to roam. It leaves long, straight tracks as it goes.”A book about Curiosity, the fourth NASA rover to land on Mars.Includes a diagram of “the anatomy of Curiosity, additi...

  • Teresa

    A playful look at the Curiosity Rover through an imaginative POV, RED ROVER is told through words as artful as the gorgeous illustrations. This book is the perfect marriage of creative lyricism and sc...