The Wild Robot

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Apr 19, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
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 all 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 violent 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.
 

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User Review  - krau0098 - www.librarything.com

This is the first book in the Wild Robot duology and was a cute and thoughtful read about a robot that ends up stranded on an uninhabited (at least by humans) island. As the robot learns more about ... Read full review

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User Review  - angiestahl - www.librarything.com

Cute indie original, but not overly sweet. Has a slight, albeit age-appropriate, edge. Kind of like Wildwood, but without magic and with AI/robots. Or maybe like Big Hero 6, on an island without ... Read full review

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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.

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