Frank'n'Stan by M. P. Robertson

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Frank has no brother or sister to play with, so he decides to make one. He collects all kinds of junk and recycled materials and sets to work. The result is Stan, a friendly and helpful robot who soon fits into Frank's family life. At first Frank and Stan do everything together, but when Frank's parents present him with a little sister, Stan begins to feel unwanted, and makes plans to leave . . . This is a delightful, comic adventure with much to say about family life, that will enthrall and engage children everywhere.
 

About M. P. Robertson

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M. P. Robertson was born in Parsons Green, London. He studied Graphic Design at Hounslow Borough College, where he discovered a love for illustrated books. After leaving Hounslow he spent a year drawing in museums, cathedrals and on the underground before specialising in illustration at Kingston Polytechnic. Among the influences on his style are Mervyn Peake, Heath Robinson and Odile Redon. He believes that more than merely decorating a book, illustration should be integral to the narrative. Among his books for Frances Lincoln are The Egg, The Great Dragon Rescue and The Dragon Snatcher; Hieronymus Betts and his Unusual Pets, Big Brave Brian, The Sandcastle and Food Chain. He lives in Bradford on Avon with his partner and two sons.
 
Published September 25, 2012 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Frank charges up the battery, and the light in Stan's chest begins to glow: "Stan was ALIVE!"

Sep 26 2012 | Read Full Review of Frank'n'Stan

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I liked all the pages in Frank and Stan.

Oct 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Frank'n'Stan

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