Frank'n'Stan (Hardcover)

By M. P. Robertson

Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 9781847801302, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/13/2014)

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

Frank has no brother or sister to play with, so he decides to make one. He collects all kinds of junk and recycled materials and sets to work. The result is - Stan, a friendly and helpful robot who soon fits into Frank's family life. At first Frank and Stan do everything together, but when Frank's parents present him with a little sister, Stan begins to feel unwanted, and makes plans to leave.This is a delightful, comic adventure with much to say about family life, that will enthrall and engage children everywhere.



About the Author

M. P. Robertson is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. His many books include The Egg, The Dragon Snatcher, Frank 'n' Stan, Food Chain, Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets, and Ice Trap!, written by Meredith Hooper. He lives with his family in Wiltshire, U.K.


Praise For Frank'n'Stan

A quirky refreshing rendering of a familiar topic make this a good book to read with siblings with a new baby in the house.



'Inventive, humorous, realistic and colourful.'



With realistic, detailed illustrations and nicely measured storyline, this is a beautifully crafted, big book to delight children of any age.

The clue is in the title. The artwork is stunning. It's a cross between Iron Giant and a new baby primer.

This is a book to be put on display where possible, so that it might be found and enjoyed by either the scientifically inventive child or the reluctant reader - it may well appeal to both.

A quirky refreshing rendering of a familiar topic make this a good book to read with siblings with a new baby in the house.

'Inventive, humorous, realistic and colourful.'



The clue is in the title. The artwork is stunning. It's a cross between Iron Giant and a new baby primer.