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Runaway Robot

Runaway Robot

What if your best friend was a robot?

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ISBN 9781509896769
Barcode 9781509896769
Published 23 April 2019 by Pan Macmillan
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Cottrell Boyce, Frank
Illustrated by Lenton, Steven
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ISBN-13 9781509896769
ISBN-10 1509896767
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
Publication Date 23 April 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Cottrell Boyce, Frank
Illustrated by Lenton, Steven
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Disability & Illness
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 321g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 974045

Description of this Book

Alfie likes hanging out at the airport - it look's like everyone has someone waiting for them and they all seem so happy when they arrive back from their holidays . . . he wishes he had someone as excited to see him. So when he finds Eric, a one-legged robot in need of a friend, at the airport Lost Property counter, he decides to take him home with him. Runaway Robot is a hilarious and heartwarming tale of friendship from Carnegie medal-winning author, Frank Cottrell-Boyce and illustrated by Steven Lenton.

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Author's Bio

Frank Cottrell-Boyce is an award-winning author and screenwriter. Millions, his debut children's novel, won the CILIP Carnegie Medal. He is also the author of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again, Cosmic, Framed and The Astounding Broccoli Boy. His books have been shortlisted for a multitude of prizes, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Whitbread Children's Fiction Award (now the Costa Book Award) and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth was shortlisted for the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal and selected for the inaugural W H Smith Tom Fletcher Book Club. Frank is a judge for the BBC Radio 2 500 Words competition and, along with Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics. He has written for the hit TV series Dr Who, and is the screenwriter for upcoming film, Goodbye Christopher Robin.

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