By Ame Dyckman

Someday, a boy and a robotic meet within the woods. They play. they've got fun.

But whilst Bot will get switched off, Boy thinks he is ailing. the standard remedies—applesauce, analyzing a story—don't support, so Boy tucks the unwell Bot in, then falls asleep.

Bot is concerned while he powers on and unearths his good friend powered off. he's taking Boy domestic with him and attempts all his remedies: oil, interpreting an handbook. not anything revives the malfunctioning Boy! Can the Inventor support repair him?

Using the appropriate combination of sweetness and humor, this tale of an lovable duo will win the hearts of the very youngest readers.

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Released within the usa via Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random condo Children’s Books, a department of Random apartment, Inc. , manhattan. Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered emblems of Random condo, Inc. stopover at us on the net! randomhouse. com/kids Educators and librarians, for a number of educating instruments, stopover at us at randomhouse. com/teachers Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication facts Dyckman, Ame. Boy and Bot / via Ame Dyckman ; illustrated via Dan Yaccarino. — 1st ed. p. cm. ISBN 978-0-375-86756-9 (trade) — ISBN 978-0-375-96757-3 (lib. bdg. ) — eISBN: 978-0-375-98724-3 precis: A boy and a robotic strike up a friendship regardless of their variations. [1. Robots—Fiction. 2. Friendship—Fiction. ] I. Yaccarino, Dan, sick. II. name. PZ7. D9715Bo 2012 [E]—dc23 2011016682 The illustrations during this booklet have been created utilizing gouache on watercolor paper. Random residence Children’s Books helps the 1st modification and celebrates the best to learn. v3. 1 For Alaric, The Boy—A. D. For Joe Rash—D. Y. name web page Copyright commitment First web page concerning the writer A boy was once gathering pinecones in his wagon while he met a robotic. “Hi! ” stated the boy. “Want to play? ” The robotic blinked. “Affirmative! ” They performed. they'd enjoyable. yet as they rolled down the hill, a rock bumped the robot’s energy change and the robotic grew to become off. “What’s fallacious? ” the boy requested. The robotic didn't solution. “Are you in poor health? ” the boy requested. The robotic nonetheless didn't solution. “I needs to aid him,” the boy acknowledged. He took the robotic domestic. The boy fed him applesauce. He learn the robotic a narrative. And he tucked him in. “Good evening, Bot,” the boy whispered, and climbed into mattress. Later, the boy’s mom and dad peeked in on him. they didn't see Bot in the back of the door. The door bumped Bot on his energy swap. BEEP! Bot grew to become on. “What-is-wrong? ” Bot requested. The boy didn't solution. “Did-you-malfunction? ” Bot requested. The boy nonetheless didn't resolution. “I-must-help-him,” Bot acknowledged. He took the boy domestic. Bot gave him oil. He learn the boy an handbook. He was once bringing him a spare battery while the Inventor walked in. “Stop! ” the Inventor shouted. “That is a boy! ” The boy woke with a commence. Then he observed Bot. The boy smiled. “Bot! you're cured! ” Bot lit up. “Boy! You-are-fixed! ” The Inventor known as Boy’s mom and dad. Then he drove Boy domestic. “Good evening, Bot,” Boy stated. “Good-night-Boy,” Bot stated. “Want-to-play-tomorrow? ” Boy nodded. “Affirmative! ” And the chums did. AME DYCKMAN loves plenty of things—especially robots, applesauce, and bedtime tales. whilst she grew to become a grown-up, she remembered she desired to write books whilst she grew up. this is often her first one. She lives in New Jersey along with her relatives, and you may stopover at her at amedyckman. com. DAN YACCARINO is an the world over acclaimed authorillustrator with greater than thirty books to his credits, together with all of the technique to the US, garden to garden, the glorious Undersea lifetime of Jacques Cousteau, each Friday, Unlovable, and Dan Yaccarino’s mom Goose. Exhibitions of his paintings were held in long island, la, Rome, and Tokyo, and he has been invited to the White residence to learn his books.

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