Boy + Bot

By Ame Dyckman; Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)
(Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375867569, 32pp.)

Publication Date: April 10, 2012

List Price: $16.99*
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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Summer 2012 Kids' Next List
“This is a great picture book to show that we're all different and have different needs and ways of living, even while we are very much alike! This story of an adorable duo will win the hearts of readers of all ages and is wonderfully illustrated by Dan Yaccarino.”
-- Elizabeth Anker, Alamosa Books, Albuquerque, NM


Description
One day, a boy and a robot meet in the woods. They play. They have fun.
But when Bot gets switched off, Boy thinks he's sick. The usual remedies applesauce, reading a story don't help, so Boy tucks the sick Bot in, then falls asleep.
Bot is worried when he powers on and finds his friend powered off. He takes Boy home with him and tries all "his "remedies: oil, reading an instruction manual. Nothing revives the malfunctioning Boy Can the Inventor help fix him?
Using the perfect blend of sweetness and humor, this story of an adorable duo will win the hearts of the very youngest readers.



About the Author


Dan Yaccarino is the writer and illustrator of "Unlovable". He has illustrated many books for children, including "Bam, Bam, Bam" by Eve Merriam. Mr. Yaccarino is also the creator and producer of the very successful Nickelodeon series "Oswald". He lives with his family in New York City.
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