Robot Dreams by Sara Varon

Rob1596431083.01._SX140_SY225_SCLZZZZZZZ_Robot Dreams by Sara Varon

First Second, New York & London, 2007

Another wonderful book published by First Second, this wordless graphic novel is all about friendship, loss and redemption.  Robot Dreams is beautifully colored in soft muted tones.

We follow this story through a year, watching the seasons change month to month.  The story starts with Dog putting together a “build it yourself” robot.  They watch movies, eat popcorn and spend time together.  Due to a foolish mistake they become separated.  We follow both their thoughts and dreams through the round of the year and finally to a  bittersweet resolution.  This is a  lovely tale.

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Filed under Challenges, Graphic Novel Challenge, Graphic Novels, Review, What An Animal II

10 responses to “Robot Dreams by Sara Varon

  1. I really enjoyed this one too! I love First Second! They really do some incredible books!

  2. Ali

    This looks like a really sweet book, I’ll have to keep an eye out for it. Is it intended for children, or adults?

  3. robotbooks

    Unfortunately not book or blog related, but I read your “A bit” page and was thrilled to see that you live in Seattle as I’m moving there in the beginning of October. If you have any fun Seattle blogs, Seattle bookstores, or Seattle whatever to recommend I would love to hear about them. :)

  4. Ali

    This might help you settle in, Robotbooks: http://seattle.readinglocal.com/

  5. This has been on my radar for a while – I’m glad to hear it has the Gavin Seal of Approval :D

  6. Nymeth – Aw, shucks….

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