Runaway Robot
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Runaway Robot

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Alfie likes hanging out at the airport - it looks 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, illustrated by Steven Lenton.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 135 x 216 x 21mm | 321g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1509896767
  • 9781509896769
  • 744,446

About Frank Cottrell Boyce

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 WHSmith 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 was the screenwriter for the hit film Goodbye Christopher Robin.

Steven Lenton hails from Cheshire where he spent many a school holiday working in the family Pom-pom Factory. Along with illustrating books, including Runaway Robot, Steven also designs greeting cards and prints. Steven lives with his partner and his dog in Crouch End where he dunks endless amounts of biscuits in big red spotty cups of tea whilst listening to Radio 2.
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23 ratings
4.26 out of 5 stars
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