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Code Lightfall and the Robot King [Kindle Edition]

Daniel H. Wilson
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Book Description

When Code Lightfall tumbles down a hole in pursuit of a mysterious robotic insect, he lands in a world that defies imagination. Everything in Mekhos is made from metal and circuitry, including the inhabitants. To find his way home Code must cross Mekhos's bizarre and dangerous landscape to reach the legendary Robonomicon - a guide to all robot wisdom. But the robots of Mekhos are also in peril, and Code must rescue them before he can save himself. With its dazzling array of robots and futuristic gadgets, this rollicking story will hold special appeal for budding techno-lovers everywhere.


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'With its dazzling array or robots and futuristic gadgets, this rollicking story will hold special appeal for budding techno-lovers everywhere' (Primary Times)

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A brilliantly page-turning and futuristic adventure, packed with robotic twists and turns and spot on for reluctant boy readers

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 302 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens (7 Feb. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004L2KFEY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #496,820 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Daniel H. Wilson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Tulsa. In 2008, he hosted The Works on the History Channel, exploring the inner workings of everyday stuff. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.

You can visit his website at www.danielhwilson.com.

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3.0 out of 5 stars A ton of fun wrapped up in one. 4 Mar. 2011
By Gareth Wilson - Falcata Times Blog TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:Paperback
As a huge reader of the fantastical I'm always on the lookout for something new and interesting, so when this title landed I really had to give it a go. I mean, come on there's a huge robot on the cover, it looks really cool and whilst I felt that its meant to be a representation of Gary, the hands are all wrong.

What unfurls within this title is a book of discovery, a story of adventure and a weird metallic symbiotic world of machinations where nature has taken a turn for the weird. It was cleverly written, the lead character is a ton of fun and I suppose that the best way to describe this is Alice in Wonderland/Never Ending Story with Robots. Add to this a whole host of vivid cast members, some loss as well as triumph and back it all up with an epic battle and you know tis going to hit the spot. It will be interesting to see what Daniel comes up with for Code's next adventure.
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This promised to be a great adventure - possibly aimed at lonely or bullied kids to lose themselves in which is good. Starts off very readable and exciting though for Readers of any age - but like a few others I've read recently, really becomes more for the much younger child as it progresses. It's a real shame, as I felt the story had real potential for all ages until a few chapters in, hence I didn't quite finish it...
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Amazon.com: 3.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
3.0 out of 5 stars Same book as "A boy and his Bot" 14 Jan. 2013
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Format:Paperback
This is the same book as "A boy and his BOT" with a different title... very confusing. Make sure you don't end up buying it again!
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