Synopses & Reviews
Some kids are too smart for their own good...and maybe for everybody else's good. When an overly ambitious little girl builds a humongous robot for her science fair, she fully expects to win first place. What she doesn't expect is the chaos that follows.
Mac Barnett, a new picture book author on the rise, and Dan Santat, illustrator of Rhea Perlman's Otto Undercover series, combine forces to create a hilarious kid's eye account of the kind of destruction that comes only from a child's good intentions. This book is sure to appeal to kids and parents familiar with the ordeal of science fairs.
When an overambitious little girl builds a humongous robot for the science fair, she fully expects to win first place. What she doesn't expect is the chaos that follows. Full color.
About the Author
Mac Barnett (www.macbarnett.com) is a writer living in Oakland, CA. He's also the Executive Director of 826LA, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center, and founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers (seriously).
Dan Santat (www.dantat.com) is the author and illustrator of Guild of Geniuses and the illustrator of many books, including The Secret Life of Walter Kitty by Barbara Jean Hicks. He has an animated series for Disney called The Replacements. He lives in Southern California.