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The Wild Robot

By Peter Brown

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Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Published In: United States, 05 April 2016
When robot Roz crash lands on an island, she's forced to fight for survival. The only way Roz can live is by learning about her new environment from the island's hostile animal inhabitants. But when she finds herself taking care of a baby goose, all the animals pitch in and teach Roz how to thrive in this new world. Heartwarming and full of action, Peter Brown's debut will raise thought-provoking questions about the role technology plays in society, how humans affect the world around us, and what it means to be alive.

About the Author

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.

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"Roz is not easy to forget." ""The Horn Book""" Praise for The Wild Robot A New York Times BestsellerAn Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of the YearAn Amazon Best Book of the Year Top PickAn IndieBound BestsellerALA Notable Book for ChildrenNew York Public Library Best Books for Kids PickKirkus Best Children's of the Year PickSchool Library Journal Best of the Year PickBank Street College of Education 2017 Best Children's Book of the Year2018 Sunshine State Young Readers Award List Pick "Roz is not easy to forget."--The Horn Book * "Brown's middle-grade debut, an uplifting story about an unexpected visitor whose arrival disrupts the animal inhabitants of a rocky island, has a contemporary twist...Brown wisely eschews a happy ending in favor of an open-ended one that supports the tone of a story that's simultaneously unsentimental and saturated with feeling."--Publishers Weekly, starred review * "This strong debut middle grade novel by the acclaimed picture book author/illustrator is a first purchase for most middle grade collections."--School Library Journal, starred review * "While the end to Roz's benign and wildlife is startling and violent, Brown leaves Roz and her companions--and readers--with hope. Thought-provoking and charming."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "[Peter] Brown's picture books are consistent bestsellers and critically acclaimed. Expect readers to go wild for his robot-themed novel."--Booklist, starred review "Roz may not feel emotions, but young readers certainly will as this tender, captivating tale unfolds."--The Washington Post "Brown has written a lively tale that is sure to engage young readers."--The New York Times "Roz is not easy to forget." The Horn Book" Praise for The Wild Robot An Amazon Best Book of the Year Top Pick Praise for "The Wild Robot" An Amazon Best Book of the Year Top Pick

EAN: 9780316381994
ISBN: 0316381993
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Dimensions: 20.07 x 13.97 x 2.29 centimetres (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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