The Robot and the Bluebird


The Robot and the Bluebird
Andersen Press 2007

"My old heart only ever said tick tock,” said the Robot, “but now my heart is singing".

A broken-hearted Robot gives his remaining strength to save the life of a little bird.

Hardback – £ 10.99
ISBN 13: 978-1-84270-623-7
ISBN 10: 1842706233
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Paperback – £5.99
ISBN 13: 978-1-84270-732-6 ISBN 10: 1842707329
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‘tears at the heartstrings...’ Independent on Sunday

" ‘A profound variation on The Happy Prince’ Geraldine Brennan, T.E.S.

" ‘David Lucas’s poetic voice makes The Robot and the Bluebird sing. Lilting cadences give this tale a lightness and a fairytale touch reminiscent of Oscar Wilde, but with a Burtonesque twist.’ Irish Times

" ‘tender, touching and hopeful... this modern fable about the power of love to regenerate unfolds at a gentle pace and to great effect.’ Julia Eccleshare, Guardian

" ‘A poignant book... its simple pictures steer the story away from sentimentality, and its readers will take a while to grow out of it.’ Daily Telegraph"