Jill Williamson on May 16, 2015
RoboTales is a series that my son, Luke, and I have been working on since 2011 when he was in fourth grade. It’s an intermediate chapter book series, specifically for readers ages 7-13 or in grades 3-7. Each book is approximately 100 pages long.
These stories are fractured fairy tales in a science fiction or fantasy setting and follow the journey of Robo the robot dog as he travels through the Upeero Solar System, trying to find out who he is and the mission he was designed for. Readers gather clues in each story to help them find out where Robo will travel to in the next book. Each RoboTales adventure has a theme represented by a motto the main character lives by or learns through the course of the story. The print books also include Robo’s Science Facts, which give a do-it-yourself science experiment that relates to the story. Click here for maps, games, coloring pages, and more.
Kirbi Fagan designed the cover for Tinker. She is a talented artist. You can learn more about her here.
The interior illustrations were drawn by students. I’m so impressed with the level of talent these artists have and am blessed that they were willing to submit a drawing for Tinker.
Book one is now available. Subscribe to my ezine to be notified when new books in the series release and if we have an art contest for book two.
Click here to visit the Robo Fun page, where you can print out Robo’s Clues, games, science experiments, LEGO® instructions to build your own Robo, read sneak peeks at the other books in the series, and more!
Map for the Series
Here is our map for the RoboTales series. Many people know that I’m obsessed with maps, so I had to draw one to go with the RoboTales stories. Each book will take Robo to at least one of the planets in the Upeero System.