Welcome to Your Awesome Robot by Viviane Schwarz
  

Welcome to Your Awesome Robot

Written by Viviane Schwarz
Illustrated by Viviane Schwarz

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Welcome to Your Awesome Robot by Viviane Schwarz

Designed to be enjoyed by children with an adult on hand, Welcome to Your Awesome Robot provides perfect material for a fun family activity day or a kids workshop. Viviane Schwarz has illustrated hilarious comics throughout the book to explain the blueprint instruction pages, so this is just as much a story as it is a workbook.A fantastic educational tool for children that is colorful and beautifully designed and illustrated.A fun activity book for parents, caregivers, and kids to enjoy together.Develops practical and creative skills.Produced to the very best production standards and manufactured in a 100 percent eco-friendly manner on the highest quality FSC assured paper, printed with vegetable based inks.Viviane Schwarz was born in Germany and as a child she loved books so much she mostly ate them. Once she realized there were people out there making them, she decided to make her own. She studied illustration in Falmouth, England, and shortly after moved to London, where she lives now. She has been nominated for many awards and even won some too, most recently winning the 2011 Booktrust Best New Illustrator Award. Her book There are Cats in this Book was shortlisted for the 2010 Cilip Greenaway award for Best Illustrated Book and her latest book There are No Cats in this Book is on the 2012 shortlist for the same award.

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Our favorite part is that after the book walks you through making a basic box robot, it encourages you to personalize your robot in wild and imaginative ways . Washington Post

Our favorite part is that after the book walks you through making a basic box robot, it encourages you to personalize your robot in wild and imaginative ways. Washington Post

A unique mash-up of graphic novel, how-to, and activity book perfect for young cardboard engineers and, really, what kid isn t? School Library Journal

Schwarz brings us a picture book that is both fun and instructional. Bold text, a simplified colour scheme and the artist s trademark graphic style will also ensure that this book crosses many boundaries, providing a playful activity for the whole family. International Board on Books For Young People

The book is fun to read and makes for an excellent family activity. Grain Edit

If you ve ever wanted to make a robot out of a cardboard box then look no further. With step-by-step instructions, it shows you how to give your robot features, internal storage, and the best part, you get a certificate at the end. Who says this is just for children? It's Nice That

It s a fun way to jump-start a child s creativity...Welcome to Your Awesome Robot should be very welcome indeed on your library s juvenile shelves. No Flying No Tights

Viviane Schwarz mixes genres effortlessly. This one is part comic story, part manual. And it s a wholly engaging way to furnish kids with ways to think out of the box, literally. Varoom

About the Author

Viviane Schwarz

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012), Is There a Dog in This Book? and How to Find Gold. The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards. She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London. Find Viviane online at Instagram and read more information about the author and illustrator here.

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Format

Paperback

Author

Viviane Schwarz
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Author's Website

www.vivianeschwarz.co.uk/

Publisher

Flying Eye Books

Publication date

1st February 2013

ISBN

9781909263000


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