|Illustrated By:||Chabot, Jacob|
|By (author):||Scott, Mairghread|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Age 10-14|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / General|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals|
|Size:||8.52in x 5.63in x 0.27in|
|From The Publisher*|
In factories! In the sky! In your cars and phones! In your own home! Robots are everywhere! And they have been for a lot longer than you might realize.
From tea-serving robots in feudal Japan to modern rovers exploring Mars, robots have been humanity's partners, helpers, and protectors for centuries! Join one of the world's earliest robots, a mechanical bird named Pouli, as he explores where robots came from, how they work, and where they're going in this informative and hilarious new book! Ever dreamt of building your own best friend? It might be easier than you think!
Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic-dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!
"The sequential art-which features a diverse cast of young STEM enthusiasts, including one wearing a hijab-infuses the discourse with life"–School Library Journal
Mairghread Scott is an animation and comic book writer. Her animation includes Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, and more. Her published books include Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers: Till All Are One, Transformers: Windblade, Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special #1 and The Secret on the Other Side (also from First Second).
Jacob Chabot is an Eisner Award-nominated and New York Times- bestselling cartoonist. He is best known for his work on all-ages comics like Spongebob Comics, The Simpsons, and his creator-owned book The Mighty Skullboy Army.