|By (author):||Brown, Peter|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Age 7-10|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Bears|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Robots|
|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Size:||8.00in x 5.75in x 1.25in|
|From The Publisher*||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.
|Review Quote*||Praise for The Wild Robot:|
An Amazon Best Book of the Year Top Pick
|Review Quote*||"Roz may not feel emotions, but young readers certainly will as this tender, captivating tale unfolds."-The Washington Post|
|Review Quote*||* "[Peter] Brown's picture books are consistent bestsellers and critically acclaimed. Expect readers to go wild for his robot-themed novel."-Booklist, starred review|
|Review Quote*||* "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|
|Review Quote*||* "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|
|Review Quote*||* "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|
|Review Quote*||"Roz is not easy to forget."-The Horn Book|
|Biographical Note||Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including My Teacher Is a Monster (No, I am not.), Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, 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 Book Award for Illustrator of the Year.|