Synopses & Reviews
For fans of Todd Parr and Oliver Jeffers comes this debut picture book about a boy and his robot friend from the creator of the popular crowd-sourced comic blog, explodingdog.com
For a little boy whos always dreamed of having his own robot, actually getting one isnt what he expected at all. The robot cant fly, or swim, or even talk. All he does is beep beep beep like a toy. But his robot does have some hidden talentsand one of them is being a great friend.
In this unexpectedly poignant story about adjusting expectations, Sam Brown shows that while no one is perfect, a good friend sure comes close.
"[My friends] were soon hooked on the interactive, hilarious strangeness of cartoonist Sam Brown...his 'toons are funnier than anything you'll find in the Sunday paper." - Wired.com
"The pictures, which he draws with a stylus on a tablet PC, feature simple colors and sticklike figures in a distinctive style that is widely recognized and admired by online regulars." - The New York Times
"[Sam Brown] flirts along the fine line between sparse and bizarre, giving people what they want but rarely giving them what they anticipate." - The Austin Chronicle
andquot;Those who are making the transition from diapers are sure to laugh.andquot;
andquot;The glories of underwear are celebrated in this humorous book, which successfully merges a childandrsquo;s desire to transition from diapers with bold, comical illustrations.andquot;
andquot;Vegetables in underwear? Guaranteed preschool hilarity...Expect second, third, and more helpings of this scantily clad harvest.andquot;
Best-selling pop artist Todd Goldman makes his Blue Apple Books debut with this zany story about a bear, a backpack filled with underwear, and a group of furryfriends who cheer him on. Readers of all ages will love Goldman's bold, comicillustrations, and the printed fabric tighty-whities on the book's cover will have young readers squealing with delight.Goldman's popular Bear in Underwear plush toys, t-shirts, and other merchandise is sold worldwide.
Bestselling pop artist Todd Goldman makes his Blue Apple Books debut with a zany story about a bear, a backpack filled with underwear, and his group of furry friends who cheer him on in search of the perfect fit. Features comic-style illustrations and giggle-inspiring
Everyone wants a perfect fit! Bear likes his underwear tighty-whitey, dyno-mitey!
The one that started it all! The wildly popular series began with this comics-style story about a bear, a backpack full of underwear, and his pick of the perfect pairand#8212;tight, white, and "dy-no-mite!" Bear in Underwear has gone on to star in activity, board, and other picture book adventures.
A bunch of friendly vegetables wear colorful underwear of all varietiesandmdash;big, small, clean, dirty, serious, and funnyandmdash;demonstrating for young ones the silliness and necessity of this item of clothing. The unexpectedness of vegetables in their unmentionables is enough to draw giggles, but the pride with which the andldquo;big kidandrdquo; attire is flaunted in front of the baby carrots in diapers will tickle readers of all ages. With rhyming text that begs to be chanted aloud and art that looks good enough to eat, this vibrant story will encourage preschoolers to celebrate having left those diapers behind!
About the Author
Sam Brown is the creative talent behind the successful interactive art project explodingdog.com, a website which has been up for over a decade and has been featured in the New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Brown lives in West Hartford, Connecticut, with his wife and two children.