Frank'nStan by M. P. Robertson


Frank'nStan 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...This is a delightful, comic adventure with much to say about family life, that will enthrall and engage children everywhere.


'Inventive, humorous, realistic and colourful.'

- it may well appeal to both. School Librarian 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

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

1st March 2012



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