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Boy and Bot by Ame Dyckman
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Boy and Bot

by Ame Dyckman, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)

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Dan Yaccarino provides the perfect illustrations for this picture book that highlights the friendship between a boy and a robot. Children will love the fun and colorful pictures, as well as the adventures of these two unlikely friends.

I love the messages that are present in this story. Friends come in all shapes and sizes, but caring for each other is the most important part of a friendship. A good friendship will celebrate and enjoy the things you like to do together, as well as recognize and learn about the things that make you different. ( )
  stephanie.croaning | Sep 28, 2014 |
Boy and Bot is about a friendship built between a boy and a robot and shows how difficult it is to take care of each other to make sure they are both doing ok. The illustrations are great, appropriate for younger children. ( )
  tzarate | Apr 24, 2014 |
gentle book about friendship with a robot ( )
  mccandlessn | Feb 22, 2014 |
Very short, but informational. It made me realize how books without words can be effective at conveying a message. Very appropriate for very young students who can't read yet as well. ( )
  DayDreamBear | Jan 26, 2014 |
A short, sweet, and to the point lesson on accepting people's differences. The artist puts the boy and the robot in some clever situations, like having the robot drinking oil at a restaurant and showing the boy putting refrigerator magnets on the robot. A good book for young readers, but I'd probably go for another book teaching the same lesson with slightly more substance because the book takes barely a minute to read. ( )
  nbabyak | Jan 21, 2014 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375867562, Hardcover)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:31:41 -0400)

A boy and a robot strike up a friendship despite their differences.

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