The Wild Robot (Hardcover)

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I read heavily in the middle grade genre.  So I am often on the look out for those special books that have an appeal to adults who may still be reading to their children while, at the same time, have great story for younger readers. The Wild Robot fits this bill. It is a sweet, gentle story about Roz the robot and her self discovery while shipwrecked on an island. Look out for the falling pinecones!--Karin

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Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown
Can a robot survive in the wilderness?
When robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea how she got there or what her purpose is--but she knows she needs to survive. After battling a fierce storm and escaping a vicious bear attack, she realizes that her only hope for survival is to adapt to her surroundings and learn from the island's unwelcoming animal inhabitants.
As Roz slowly befriends the animals, the island starts to feel like home--until, one day, the robot's mysterious past comes back to haunt her.
From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed novel about what happens when nature and technology collide.

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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316381994
ISBN-10: 0316381993
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 5th, 2016
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Wild Robot