The Wild Robot Escapes

The Wild Robot Escapes

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After being captured by the Recons and returned to civilization for reprogramming, Roz is sent to Hilltop Farm where she befriends her owner's family and animals, but pines for her son, Brightbill
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316382045
0316382043
Characteristics: 279 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

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Gr 3-6 sci fi fantasy. Sequel to "The Wild Robot"


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reginator_22
Apr 15, 2019

A great ending to the Wild Robot series of books!

Chapel_Hill_MarthaW Jan 20, 2019

The perfect second half to the story that commenced with The Wild Robot. These books are quiet and touching and wise, and the illustrations are the best extra touch.

JCLChrisK Dec 06, 2018

"I liked myths. They weren't adult stories and they weren't children's stories. They were better than that. They just were."

― Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

This is a fitting second half of Roz's tale. As it seamlessly continues the first half, let me repeat what I said about that:

"This is one of those rare books that manages to be simultaneously simple and profound, spare and vivid, unsentimental and deeply emotional, mythical and immediate. The narrative is accessible and easy to grasp; the themes reverberate deeply and invite reflection and connection."

It has all the magic of a marvelous myth.

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LightningTaco
Jul 13, 2018

The Wild Robot Escapes is a story that comes after The Wild Robot. So, if you haven’t read The Wild Robot, be sure to read that first otherwise The Wild Robot Escapes might be a bit confusing. Or, you could just read this which will tell you about what happened in The Wild Robot. In the Wild Robot, a robot called ROZ washes up on the shore of an island after a carrier ROZ plus a bunch of other robots were on sinks in a storm. All the animals on this island are mean to her, but ROZ’s instinct just tries to keep her alive. So, ROZ goes about in this hard world, being bullied by other animals but one day, he knocks down a goose nest killing a goose family. Luckily, one egg manages to not crack. ROZ feels really bad a decides to take care of it. And when the little gosling hatches, the first thing that it see’s is ROZ. The gosling is convinced ROZ is his mother. Later, ROZ gains animals respect because she is taking care of this baby goose and learns the animal language. But at the end of the book, ROZ gets abducted by RECOS (another type of robot designed to be strong and stuff) since she is found and tracked as ‘defective’. In The Wild Robot Escapes, ROZ manages to escape the city world and go back to the island. The animals and she on this island had become very good friends back in The Wild Robot, so it was very important for ROZ to make it back to them. But, there are a lot of obstacles along the way, making the reader doubt her escape very much in the result of a very exciting book.

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WESLEY LEUNG
Jun 26, 2018

It's good... I haven't read it yet , But My class was just finishing the first book! The RECO's looked quite creepy...But , Can't wait for this book!

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The_Zookeeper
Jun 24, 2018

I loved the first one and the sequel is just as good. Roz is an amazing robot and her story is so much fun.

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readbots6
Jun 19, 2018

This book is a Great😀😀😀 book for kids.
I loved it. The sequel is almost just as good as the original one.
I recommend these two books ( the wild robot escapes, and the wild robot) they are both great!!!!😀😀😀😀

- Mia yungtum😀😀

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DeniseSYZhang
Jun 17, 2018

I read the first book to this series, and I thought it was really cute and fun to read! Then I found this book on the shelves of this library and of course I had to check it out. It was super interesting to read and I would recommend it for a bit of light reading!

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JCLChrisK Dec 06, 2018

"I'm sorry to disappoint you, Roz, but you don't have some grand purpose. Like all the other ROZZUM robots, you were designed to work for humans. That's it."

The robot thought for a moment. Then she said, "I once suggested to a group of wild animals that my purpose might simply be to help others."

The Designer thought for a moment. Then she said, "When you put it that way, your purpose does sound rather grand, doesn't it?"

JCLChrisK Dec 06, 2018

An uncomfortable question popped into Jaya's mind. "Roz, don't take this the wrong way," she began, "but is it possible that you are defective?"

"Don't say that, Jaya!" cried her brother.

"No, it is okay," said the robot. "I have asked myself that same question. I do not feel defective. I feel . . . different. Is being different the same as being defective?"

"I don't think so," said Jaya. "Or else we're all a little defective."

JCLChrisK Dec 06, 2018

Reader, there's another important quality that children possess. In addition to being sneaky and smart, they're also compassionate. Children care about others, and about the world.

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