The Wild Robot Escapes Audiobook, by Peter Brown Play Audiobook Sample

The Wild Robot Escapes Audiobook

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Read By: Kathleen McInerney Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 3.00 hours at 1.5x Speed 2.25 hours at 2.0x Speed Series: The Wild Robot Release Date: March 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781478989646

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Longest Chapter Length:

16:40 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

13:43 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

15:23 minutes

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Publisher Description

The sequel to thebestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown

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?

From bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown comes a heartwarming and action-packed sequel to his New York Times bestselling The Wild Robot,about what happens when nature and technology collide.

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“Narrator Kathleen McInerney delivers the story with a smile in her voice, echoing the novel’s tone, which remains gentle even as danger mounts. Roz’s robotic voice contrasts nicely with those of the more expressive animal and human characters. A panoply of background noises—mechanical whirs, cricket sounds, traffic, mooing, and more—paint an auditory picture for young listeners…The audiobook is accompanied by a PDF with Brown’s illustrations.”

— AudioFile 


  • “The narrator, Kathleen McInerney, is adept at finding the warm pulse beneath Roz’s monotone delivery, and the array of old-school radio sound effects—clicks and squeaks and moos and honks—gives The Wild Robot Escapes a texture beyond words. Best of all, listeners get a bonus PDF of Brown’s spooky and evocative black-and-white illustrations.”

    — New York Times (audio review)
  • “Science fiction meets fantasy in this delightful sequel that gives readers a unique look into what technology could someday have in store. A must-buy for any middle grade collection.”

    — School Library Journal (starred review)
  • “In this stellar sequel, Roz powers up, repaired and with memories intact…Brown’s protagonists confront each in exhilarating and heart-stopping ways. Warmth and gentleness course through the novel, even as dangers emerge. Roz isn’t programmed for violence, and the narrator acts as an honest and reassuring friend who periodically breaks from storytelling to explain difficult truths to young readers.”

    — Booklist (starred review)
  • “Provocatively contemplative.”

    — Kirkus Reviews
  • “Thought-provoking..Raises poignant quandaries about the nature of love and selfhood.”

    — Publishers Weekly
  • A New York Times bestsellerA Wall Street Journal bestsellerA USA Today bestseller

  • * "[A] stellar sequel... Warmth and gentleness court through the novel, even as dangers emerge.

    — Booklist, starred review
  • * "Science fiction meets fantasy in this delightful sequel that gives readers a unique look into what technology could someday have in store. A must-buy for any middle grade collection.

    — School Library Journal, starred review
  • Provocatively contemplative.

    — Kirkus Reviews
  • Thought-provoking....Raises poignant quandaries about the nature of love and selfhood.

    — Publishers Weekly
  • Fans of the first book will be happy to see Roz returned to her true wildness.

    — The Bulletin


  • A New York Times bestseller in children's middle-grade books
  • An Amazon Best Book of the Month selection in children's books
  • A New York Times Editor’s Choice of audiobooks for summer trips with the kids
  • A New York Times Book Review Pick of Books to Give Your Precocious Readers
  • A Booklist Pick of 50 Best Middle-Grade Series of the 21st Century

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About Peter Brown

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children’s books, including Children Make Terrible Pets, The Curious Garden, and the Wild Robot series. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor, two E. B. White Read Aloud Awards, a Golden Kite Award, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award, and a Children’s Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year.

About Kathleen McInerney

Kathleen McInerney won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2011 and was a finalist for the Audie in 2010 and 2015. Her narrations have also earned several AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has performed in New York and around the United States in both classical and contemporary theater. Her credits also include television commercials, daytime drama, radio plays, and a broad range of animation voice-overs.