Robot and Barney are the best of friends, but Robot’s lack of manners drive Mum and Dad round the bend! After a spot of trouble and Cheese fondue, Robot learns that “AFFIRMATIVE” just will not do.
Robots Don’t Say Please (and Can’t Eat Cheese) is an off the wall children’s story about your P’s and Q’s. Everyone knows good manners are important. Everyone except Robot. Barney’s mechanical best friend struggles to see why “Please” and “Thank You” matter so much, but when he gets himself into trouble with some gooey Fondue, he soon learns why.
Written by Lucy Keeling and illustrated by Kris Smith, Robots Don’t Say Please is a story about the value of good manners; one that teaches children that saying “Please” and “Thank You” is the right thing to do. Making her debut, Keeling captures the heart of classic rhyming children’s stories and combines it with a wacky sense of humour and a dash of cheesy fun. Robots… are brought to life by Kris Smith’s beautifully curious watercolour illustrations; each simple design adding even more character and charm to every page.
About the Author
Lucy Keeling is a mother of two boys from Stockport, Greater Manchester. She always wanted to write children’s stories and started writing Robots… whilst on maternity leave with her first son. Robots Don’t Say Please is Lucy’s debut children’s book.
About the Illustrator
Kris Smith is an illustrator from Manchester, based in Umea, Sweden. Kris is best known for his original illustration venture A Jar of Bees, which focuses on fantasy characters and pop culture. Robots Don’t Say Please marks his first time illustrating a children’s book.