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Power Down, Little Robot

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Funny sci-fi take on the how-to-get-your-kid-to-bed story.

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This is a light, clever twist on the "how to get junior to bed" story. Kids who like robots especially will like it. The little red robot is a cute, funny fellow, and he uses language as a robot kid might. He brushes his cogs instead of his teeth, is afraid his dreams will have error messages, reads manuals rather than storybooks, is tucked into his sleep module, and so on.

With a unique blend of stains and glazes, the acrylic illustrations add just the right sci-fi tone for young kids; they're futuristic and have enough detail to embellish but not overwhelm the story.

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