Frank'n'stan by M. P. Robertson
  

Frank'n'stan

Written by M. P. Robertson

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Presented as a graphic-novel style with comic and lively illustrations and brief caption-style text, particularly appealing to early readers who want a bit of action in their story.

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Frank'n'stan by M. P. Robertson

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...

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With realistic, detailed illustrations and nicely measured storyline, this is a beautifully crafted, big book to delight children of any age. Irish Examiner

The clue is in the title. The artwork is stunning. It's a cross between Iron Giant and a new baby primer. Families

This is a book to be put on display where possible, so that it might be found and enjoyed by either the scientifically inventive child or the reluctant reader - it may well appeal to both. School Librarian

A quirky refreshing rendering of a familiar topic make this a good book to read with siblings with a new baby in the house. Junior

'Inventive, humorous, realistic and colourful. Carousel

About the Author

M.P. ROBERTSON studied illustration at Kingston University. He is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. His many books for Frances Lincoln include The Great Dragon Rescue, The Egg, The Dragon Snatcher, Frank 'n' Stan, Food Chain, Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets and Ice Trap!, written by Meredith Hooper.

He lives with his family in Wiltshire. When he isn't writing and illustrating, he enjoys visiting schools to share his love of drawing and stories.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

M. P. Robertson
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Author's Website

www.mprobertson.com/

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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

5th September 2013

ISBN

9781847801609

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