Robot Dreams

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Macmillan, Aug 7, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 205 pages
353 Reviews
This moving, charming graphic novel about a dog and a robot shows us in poignant detail how powerful and fragile relationships are. After a Labor Day jaunt to the beach leaves the robot rusted, immobilized in the sand, the dog must return alone to the life they shared. But the memory of their friendship lingers, and as the seasons pass, the dog tries to fill the emotional void left by the loss of his closest friend, making and losing a series of friends, from a melting snowman to epicurean anteaters.  But for the robot, lying rusting on the beach, the only relief from loneliness is in dreams. 
  

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Great wordless illustrations! - Goodreads
The ending left me feeling unsettled... - Goodreads
only pictures but good! - Goodreads
Ease of storyline through artwork. - Goodreads
The ending was so SAD. :( - Goodreads
This is a cute book, and the ending is bittersweet. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Desiree Brunelle - Goodreads

this book is basically about a dog who wants a friend to not feel so lonely but when he take his new best friend to the beach he gets broken because robots shouldn't go into water. so the dog leaves ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren Marotta - Goodreads

This book is filled with such fun filled surprises. An adorable story about a dog and a robot will have any reader really intrigued. The location starts on Labor day at the beach and travels through ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Sara Varon is one of the rising stars in the indy comics scene: her simple, moving and instantly endearing artwork touches people's hearts.  Her previous projects include the graphic novel Sweaterweather and the picture book Chicken and Cat (a 2006 Parent's Choice silver honor award winner). Originally from outside Chicago, Sara now resides in Brooklyn, where she likes to ride her bike, see movies, and hang out with dogs. 

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