Bob

Bob

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Visiting her grandmother in Australia, Livy, ten, is reminded of the promise she made five years before to Bob, a strange, green creature who cannot recall who or what he is.
Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250166623
1250166624
9781250166630
Branch Call Number: J Mass
Characteristics: 201 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

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plymc_lindsAy Jan 24, 2019

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The_Zookeeper
Jan 06, 2019

What a cuye little book. I immediately fell in love with Bob and wanted him and Livy to find out where he came from and help him get home.

DCLkids Jan 02, 2019

A Great Book for Great Kids pick. Livy, age 10, visits her grandma in Australia after many years. She remembers Bob, a green creature who needs help getting home. Grades 4-6.

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Reads_A_Lot
Dec 24, 2018

Cute children’s book. It was one of the entries in the Goodreads Choice Awards. The Australian setting, finding Bob’s home clue by clue, and the magic of friendship are what drew me to this book. Written in a light hearted and whimsical way, I could see a class of grade schoolers enjoying a teacher reading this to them.

OPL_KrisC Oct 25, 2018

A cute story with interesting characters and fun, whimsical illustrations.

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WoodneathJenny
Oct 23, 2018

I adore this wonderful little book. The voice of Bob is so endearing and funny. It's a quick read and would be a great read aloud book to read along with your kids.

haklh Sep 26, 2018

A warm and adorable story about friendship, sprinkled with mystery, magic and adventure. Engaging and easy to read. The only jarring note is the Australian setting, which I felt was not well integrated into the story. It made me wonder why two American authors chose to set their story in Australia, and also whether other Aussie readers feel the same on this point.

JCLChrisK Sep 01, 2018

The book's dedication gets it just right: "For mysterious creatures everywhere."

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writermala
Jun 22, 2018

If you loved ET, and who didn't, you'll love "Bob" by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead. Bob is the story of Livy who goes to Australia, after 5 years and rediscovers a zombie or should I say 'not- Zombie' Bob in her cupboard. The story talks of love and forgiveness and your child will find it endearing and exciting but on another level, you too will root for the Australians who are fighting a drought. Will both aspects be fulfilled? There's only one way to find out. Yes, read the charming book. I guarantee you'll love it as will your child.

Ms_Gaye Jun 13, 2018

Livy doesn't look forward to a second visit with her Gran in Australia. After all, it's been 5 years and Livy has changed a lot during that time. She hardly remembers her earlier visit, but she soon discovers a forgotten friendship with a creature named Bob and her promise to help him return home. This story is funny and satisfying. Grades 3-5

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OPL_KrisC thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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