The Twelve Bots of Christmas
By Nathan Hale
(Walker Childrens, Hardcover, 9780802722379, 40pp.)
Publication Date: September 28, 2010
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Take one robotic Santa, nine cyber-reindeer pulling his techno-sleigh, and twelve days of Christmas circuitry and wizardry—and this incredible holiday offering is guaranteed to add up to every gear-head's delight!
This unique spin on the familiar song just begs to be read aloud, as it retains the cadence and lyricism of the original. With two turbo doves and three wrench hens leading the way, young readers will be thrilled to join Robo-Santa on his annual round of gift giving. Nathan Hale has created a special delivery for all robot fans.
NATHAN HALE is the author and illustrator of the picture book The Devil
You Know, and the illustrator of The Dinosaur's Night Before
Christmas, Animal House, and Balloon on the
Moon. He has also illustrated two graphic novels,
Rapunzel's Revenge and Calamity Jack
by Shannon and Dean Hale. Nathan and his family live in
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