Kelly Herold was moved enough to read Robot Dreams twice, which she admits is odd, because there aren’t any actual words in the book. Our Cybils director and co-founder took to heart this story of a dog and a robot who start out as friends until one is forced to desert the other.
Varon’s treatment of friendship–and its painful loss–is universal. Anyone who has lost a friend–whether by carelessness, a move, or simply because that friend has walked away–will appreciate this book. If a wordless graphic novel can be lyrical, Robot Dreams is just that–lyrical.
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