Runaway robot / Frank Cottrell Boyce ; illustrated by Steven Lenton.

By: Cottrell Boyce, Frank, 1961- [author.]
Contributor(s): Lenton, Steven [author,, illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Macmillan Children's Books, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9781509896769; 9781509851775Subject(s): Robots -- Children's fiction | Disabilities -- Children's fiction | Best friends -- Children's fiction | Friendship -- Children's fictionSummary: Alfie is off school after an accident in which he lost both his hand and his confidence. He's lonely all day on his own. So when he comes across Eric, a one-legged robot in need of a friend, he brings him home with him. But a ban on humanoid robots has just been passed, which means Alfie is breaking the law by sheltering Eric. Can he keep his new friend safe, and himself out of trouble?
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"What if your best friend was a robot?" -- cover.

"When they told him to make new friends, they didn't mean from scratch..." -- title page.

Alfie is off school after an accident in which he lost both his hand and his confidence. He's lonely all day on his own. So when he comes across Eric, a one-legged robot in need of a friend, he brings him home with him. But a ban on humanoid robots has just been passed, which means Alfie is breaking the law by sheltering Eric. Can he keep his new friend safe, and himself out of trouble?

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