The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot, #2) by Peter Brown

The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot, #2)

Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill and the island?

Details The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot, #2)

TitleThe Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot, #2)
Release DateMar 13th, 2018
PublisherLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers
GenreChildrens, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Adventure, Animals

Reviews The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot, #2)

  • Lola Reviewer
    I was hoping for a sequel, and luckily enough, my wish was granted. It was a pleasure to see Roz again, because she truly is the most wonderful robot I have ever met, and this comes straight from the mouth of someone who, as a general rule, would rather read about anything other than metallic creatures. But Roz is like no other existing robot. For one, she can speak to animals, not only humans. Moreover, she genuinely cares about the world and it...
  • Mary Lee
    I literally gasped aloud when I opened the package and found this inside. There might have been bright lights and trumpet music. Every now and then, miracles do occur in Readerland.
  • The Captain
    Ahoy there me mateys! I fell in love with Roz in the first book, the wild robot. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book then ye might want to skip this post. If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . .It was wonderful to be readin’ about Roz again and seeing how she handles the new obstacles in her path. Unlike the first book that happens in the wild, this book finds...
  • Aliza Werner
    Fans of THE WILD ROBOT, you will fall in love all over again with Roz and her adventures. This sequel was unputdownable. Middle grade perfection. Heart, joy, love, sacrifice...and what it means to know a home.
  • Skip
    I liked the sequel as much as the original book. Roz the robot was captured at the end of the first book, and has been refurbished to work as a robot a farm, where she befriends both the animals and the farmer's children with her outgoing personality. However, she misses her gosling son, Brightbill, and her animal friends from the island, and makes a plan to return home when migrating geese help her reunite with Brightbill. As she runs away, she ...
  • Leslie Ann
    So happy to read about Roz and Brightbill again. This series is a must read for middle grades!!
  • Niki
    Fantastic sequel to the Wild Robot. Just as sweet and simple as the first, The Wild Robot Escapes did not disappoint! Roz has been rebuilt and is working on a large dairy farm. Typical of Roz, she befriends all the animals (and the children), but longs for her life on the island as a wild robot, especially her goose son, Brightbill. Her kindness to others results in them wanting to show her kindness too and help her return to where she feels most...
  • Amanda Schreiber
    Once again Peter Brown creates a world that you can see & believe. From new animal friends to beloved characters from The Wild Robot, I fell in love with Roz’s story all over again. Peter Brown is a masterful storyteller! A must for my #MockNewbery 2019 list! I know will love this thrilling sequel or as a stand alone text!
  • Beth Parmer
    To get lost in the pages of a book, to be so immersed in another world that tears flow, gasps escape and smiles form, could anything be more grand? Another work of brilliance by Peter Brown.
  • Brenda Kahn
    Spoiler alert for those unfortunates who have not read The Wild Robot - Roz is captured by the Recons and returned to civilization for reprogramming. But she is a smart robot and adapts, as she did in the first book. Eventually, she is delivered to a farm owned by a man named Shareef. Roz pines for her son, Brightbill and is always on the lookout for an opportunity to foil the tether that keeps her bound to the farm. In the meanwhile, she forms b...
  • Clare Lund
    We just finished reading this book aloud as a family, and all of us absolutely loved the second half of Roz's story. Kids as young as mine (ages 3 and 5) can enjoy and understand it through guided conversation, and older readers can approach with a lot more depth of understanding about complex topics such as loss, identity, environment, loyalty, and sacrifice. Chapters are very short and many pages are illustrated, and Peter Brown's breaking of t...
  • Thomas Bell
    This is a really good book. I agree with many other readers that this book is superior to the first book, The Wild Robot. Definitely a little silly at times, especially with the fact that Roz has become so famous, but also very heartwarming and real.Anyway, Roz is repaired and sent to work on a farm. But her old 'wild' mind is still her own, and she befriends the kids and the cows. As you might guess, she escapes to try to work her way back to he...
  • Jessica
    A good follow up to The Wild Robot. It’s a fun story of Roz’s attempts to return to her island home. Enjoyed seeing her and Brightbill again, as well as meeting a new cast of characters on the farm where Roz is sent to work after being refurbished.
  • Sherry
    I just really love The Wild Robot and The Wild Robot Escapes. It takes a master storyteller to make me fall in love with a robot and root for her and her darling goose son.
  • Bill Landau
    I dearly loved this book. I want to read it again right now.
  • Paula Naugle
    Loved this sequel! Can't wait to share it with my 4th readers, who read the first book (The Wild Robot) for the 2017 Global Read Aloud. They have been begging for it.
  • KWinks
    It's very rare for me to love a sequel as much as I love the first book, but Mr. Brown has done it. To say this one was action packed is to do it a disservice. Not only does it tackle some huge questions (What makes us human? What makes robots robots?) it is a fun adventure! Loved it!
  • Brittany
    It's been a long wait to read of Roz's fate, but worth it for her to finally have the ending she deserves. You wouldn't think it, but there's just something quaint and comforting about these stories that don't focus so much on the humans, but instead on the robots and animals. This book and its predacessor are definitely worth the read and such an easy recommendation to kids of all ages, those looking for a good read aloud and young kids reading ...
  • Riley
    I think this book is great for children because it’s full of things that kids imagine and it has so many quotes it’s just such a great book!
  • Laurie Hnatiuk
    Sequels have a lot to live up to when you have fallen in love with the first book. I really enjoyed Peter Brown's Wild Robot. It was an original story with the main character Roz a robot who found herself on a deserted island. In the story she learns to become part of the wild environment by observing and helping a goose she adopts named Brightbill and becomes a part of the animal community on the island. It has many feel good messages about kind...
  • Alicia
    The illustrations continue to compliment the story so anyone listening to it only gets about 80% of the story. And Brown continues his adventures of Roz, the robot programmed to do what people ask of her. She learned to survive on an island and can talk to animals in the first book and in this one she has bee reprogrammed to work on a family farm though she eagerly awaits word from her son, Brightbill, a goose. The stories she tells the two kids ...
  • Chance Lee
    In his author's note, Peter Brown says he imagined Roz "being torn between the natural world and the civilized world" and that's why he wrote this sequel.That conflict is not in this book. On page 23, Roz says "I will try to escape." The next 200 pages involve Roz plotting an escape, then on the run. There are a few new underdeveloped characters, like the farm family Roz soon escapes from or a wolf motivated by revenge, but we learn nothing new a...
  • Milliebot
    This review and others posted over at my blog. I loved this book and thought it was adorable. Not quite as strong as its predecessor, true, but still a strong sequel with illustrations that I’d love to see in color!You’ll want to read the first book, The Wild Robot, if you haven’t already, as this is a direct sequel. Once again, Roz finds herself learning to adapt to a new lifestyle and making friends (and enemies) among the local animals....
  • Kathleen
    Roz the Wild Robot returns to civilization. She doesn't hate it. Working on a farm means that she can still talk to animals and use the skills she developed in the wild. The family that she works for is kind and needs her help. However, she cannot be herself on a farm. She is a Wild Robot and cannot be herself in civilization. So she must escape. This is a wonderful book for children, but it has a particular charm for experienced science fiction ...
  • Kim McGee
    Roz, our fierce little robot, has been refitted, debunked and adjusted but that doesn't mean she has no mind of her own. To the rest of the world she must pretend to be just another mindless mechanical slave. She arrives at a farm to help with the chores and although she enjoys her work, speaking to the farm animals and the kindness of the Shareef family, she is set on plotting her escape and finding her foster son, Brightbill the goose.This is n...
  • Carrie Shaurette
    This was the perfect palate cleanser after coming off a yearlong young adult literature committee. Although quieter than its predecessor, Roz still manages to steal the show in this sequel. (I did want more than Chitchat's super brief appearance.) I like the way she struggles with being different through all the connections she makes as she tries to make her way back to Brightbill. This is such a charming series that I would strongly recommend fo...
  • orangerful
    I enjoyed this sequel to The Wild Robot but not quite as much as the first one. It is still a great read but it was hard to beat the magic of the first story. I've always been that way though - I prefer to read Tarzan while he is living with the Apes or Crocodile Dundee when he is in the outback, once the story flips to the city, my interest always seems to fade.Though I did feel like the story picked up a lot after Roz's farm escape. I think som...
  • Elizabeth☮
    This is just as good as the first. Roz finds herself working on a farm, but she dreams about returning to her island. She realizes the only way home is to get the assistance of the farmer’s children. Roz gets ready for her journey home yet has complicated feelings about leaving. This is a thoughtful contemplation on man vs. technology. Also, surprisingly insightful about what it means to be human and our responsibility for what we create. This ...
  • Mary
    Brown's storytelling prowess is in top form with this second middle grade novel about the wild robot, Roz. This enchanting sequel chronicles Roz's breathtaking journey back home to her small island with her goose son, Brightbill. A must-have utterly charming chapter book!
  • Lisa D
    Loved it! What a great conclusion to a terrific book by a great author! A great adventure for young kids!