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Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future

Science Comics: Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future

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In factories In the sky In your cars and phones In your own home Robots are everywhere And they have been for a lot longer than you might realize.

From tea-serving robots in feudal Japan to modern rovers exploring Mars, robots have been humanity's partners, helpers, and protectors for centuries Join one of the world's earliest robots, a mechanical bird named Pouli, as he explores where robots came from, how they work, and where they're going in this informative and hilarious new book Ever dreamt of building your own best friend? It might be easier than you think

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic--dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you

Author: Mairghread Scott
Publisher: First Second
Published: 03/27/2018
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.50h x 6.00w x 0.38d
ISBN: 9781626727922
Age Range: 9-13

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.6
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 196181 / Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future


Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 02/01/2018 pg. 125
Kirkus Reviews 02/15/2018
Booklist 03/15/2018 pg. 32
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author

Mairghread Scott is an animation and comic book writer. Her animation includes Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors, and more. Her published books include Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers: Till All Are One, Transformers: Windblade, Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special #1 and The Secret on the Other Side (also from First Second).

Jacob Chabot is an Eisner Award--nominated and New York Times-- bestselling cartoonist. He is best known for his work on all-ages comics like Spongebob Comics, The Simpsons, and his creator-owned book The Mighty Skullboy Army.
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