Runaway Robot

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4.05, based on 56 reviews.

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Alfie is off school after an accident in which he lost both his hand and his confidence. He's lonely all day on his own. So when he comes across Eric, a one-legged robot in need of a friend, he brings him home with him.

But a ban on humanoid robots has just been passed, which means Alfie is breaking the law by sheltering Eric.

Can he keep his new friend safe - and himself out of trouble?

A funny and heartwarming adventure about two best friends helping put themselves back together, from the award-winning Frank Cottrell-Boyce.

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4.05 out of 5 stars (56 ratings)
5 36% (20 ratings)
4 43% (24 ratings)
3 14% (8 ratings)
2 5% (3 ratings)
1 2% (1 ratings)

About Frank Cottrell Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is a British screenwriter, novelist and occasional actor.

In addition to original scripts, Cottrell Boyce has also adapted novels for the screen and written children's fiction, winning the 2004 Carnegie Medal for his debut, Millions, based on his own screenplay for the film of the same name.
His novel Framed was shortlisted for the Whitbread Book of the Year as well as the Carnegie Medal.
He adapted the novel into a screenplay for a 2009 BBC television f...
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