Robot Dreams

Robot Dreams

Book - 2007
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A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A PW Best Book of the Year
An ALSC Notable Children's Book
A YALSA Great Graphic Novel

This moving, charming graphic novel about a dog and a robot shows us in poignant detail how powerful and fragile relationships are. After a Labor Day jaunt to the beach leaves the robot rusted, immobilized in the sand, the dog must return alone to the life they shared. But the memory of their friendship lingers, and as the seasons pass, the dog tries to fill the emotional void left by the loss of his closest friend, making and losing a series of friends, from a melting snowman to epicurean anteaters. But for the robot, lying rusting on the beach, the only relief from loneliness is in dreams.

Publisher: St. Martin's Press,� 2007
ISBN: 9781596431089
Branch Call Number: JF


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Gloriane Jun 13, 2014

This touching book about friendship may be a children's book, but it's a wonderful pick for all ages. The illustrations convey so much feeling and movement that I hardly noticed the book has no words.

May 28, 2013

A convincing argument against dogs being allowed to own robots.

Feb 22, 2013

This was a really good graphic novel, but it was so.... sad and touching.

sparklingsights Jul 09, 2012

This is such a cute book, but it loses half a star for making me so SAD.

May 01, 2012

I read Robot dreams and I almost cried.The book is about friendship and loss. I like how the robot communicated with the dog. I also liked how the dog makes friends every month. I recommend it.

VICTOR :) age 8 30 April 2012

lms Oct 24, 2011

poignant, wordless - all about friendship and love

jennrose Aug 26, 2011

a sweet, beautiful touching story about friendship told entirely without words. Found in the children's room but great for all ages! i cried, actually, but then again i was premenstral when i read it.

Jan 30, 2011

I'm not an overly sentimental person, but this book nearly made me cry on a busy rush hour bus ride. I'm also a tad surprised it's a kids/YA item - this is a multi-layered story. I'm a dedicated library-goer, but this is one of the few books I've made a point to buy my own copy of. Fantastic.

Sep 03, 2009

Incredibly powerful wordless graphic novel about friendship and loss.

chiennoir Aug 11, 2009

A pleasure to read and look at. Perfect for everyone from babies to seniors.

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