Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Wild Robot Escapes

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent – I created this feature to highlight and appreciate the art and design elements of some of the books I own. If covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many wonderful editions!

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Book Review

Book Review: The Wild Robot Escapes

The Wild Robot Escapes
Written & Illustrated By Peter Brown

My Edition:
(Personalized & signed) Hardcover, 279 pages
2018, Little Brown
ISBN: 9780316382045

Roz has left the island she calls home due to badly needed repairs and now finds herself working on a farm. As she tends to cows and plots her escape, Roz comes to know the farmer and his two children. But she still misses her goose son, Brightbill, and she is determined to be with him once more. Roz must hide her creative, inquisitive side and her ability to speak to animals, if she hopes to see her son again and return to the wild.

This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one, but I loved this book and thought it was adorable. Not quite as strong as its predecessor, true, but still a strong sequel with illustrations that I’d love to see in color!

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Book Review

Book Review: The Wild Robot

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The Wild Robot
By Peter Brown

My Edition:
Hardcover, 279 pages
2016?, Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316381994

Rozzum unit 7134, or Roz, ends up on a small island when the ship transporting her and several other units sinks in a storm. Woken by a group of curious otters, Roz begins adapting to her new surroundings and learning what she can about island life. She tries to carve out a living in what she thinks of as her home, but the local animals see her as a monster. Can she find a way to get them to accept her?

I.

Love.

This.

Book.

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