Robot Rumpus by Sean Taylor

Robot Rumpus

Written by Sean Taylor
Illustrated by Ross Collins

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Winner of the Scottish Book Awards 2015, 3-7 age category A brilliant bedtime romp! When Mum and Dad hand over the babysitting to a bunch of robots they have no idea just how much chaos will follow. All starts well with Cook-Bot and Clean-Bot doing their jobs brilliantly but then everything begins to go very, very wrong! A glorious story and illustrations from this award winning duo.


Robot Rumpus by Sean Taylor

When Mum and Dad go out for the evening they think they've left their daughter in safe hands with robots designed to get her to bed! There's Cook-bot to make great spaghetti for dinner, Clean-bot to do the washing-up, Wash-bot for bath time and even Book-bot for a bedtime story. What could possibly go wrong?


A brilliant bedtime romp! Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading

A snappy rhyme and short text give the fabulous illustrations plenty of room to shine in this hilarious picture book Books for Keeps

An entertaining read, thanks to both the rhyming sentences and amazing illustrations Baby London

There isn't an illustrator in Britain who uses a more intelligent visual storytelling language. TES

What a refreshingly original fun and friendly story! EYE

About the Author

Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor has written more than 40 books for young readers. These include the Purple Class series of comic adventures set in an urban primary school, a collection of folktales from the Amazon called The Great Snake, a novel for teenagers called A Waste of Good Paper, and picture books such as The World Champion of Staying Awake, illustrated by Jimmy Liao and Boing!, illustrated by Bruce Ingman. He lives in Bristol with his wife and two sons. Visit Sean at

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

4th September 2014




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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