A colourful picture book about a heroic robot. A fun story featuring fiery ants, carnivorous plants and an exploding volcano! For children aged 3 to 7.
Kim Norman is the author of several books for young readers, including Ten on the Sled (Sterling). Agnese Baruzzi lives and works in a little wooden cottage nestled in the hills near Bologna, Italy. The daughter of a typographer and a librarian, she grew up surrounded by books and now makes her living as an illustrator and graphic designer.
"Author Kim Norman (This Old Van; Ten on the Sled; Puddle Pug) doesn't miss a beat with her jaunty rhyme as frogs leap from the 'bathtub bog, ' the classroom boa escapes, a Tesla coil sparks... and Scott's bot saves the day. . . . Italian illustrator Agnese Baruzzi creates an inviting, spacious and colorful classroom with stylish, textured artwork and a diverse cast of characters, including the brown-skinned robot inventor Scott. Subtly embedded photos of actual objects, such as light fixtures, drapes and plant leaves--and many other funny, delicious details--will have readers lingering over every page. . . . A blue-ribbon read-aloud for Science Day or any day. --Shelf Awareness