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Love, Z (Hardcover)

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By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
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Z and their family of robots live a perfectly normal life until Z stumbles upon a bottle with a faded message inside "Love, Beatrice." Z's curiosity is ignited and they go on a quest with their trusty companion in search of the meaning of love. A heartwarming tale of love, family, and the search for answers. 

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From the creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes the story of a young robot trying to find the meaning of “love.”

When a small robot named Z discovers a message in a bottle signed “Love, Beatrice,” they decide to find out what “love” means. Unable to get an answer from the other robots, they leave to embark on an adventure that will lead them to Beatrice—and back home again, where love was hiding all along.

About the Author


Jessie Sima is an author/illustrator living and working in New York City. She grew up in a small town in southern New Jersey, unaware that she was a storyteller. Once she figured it out, she told her family and friends. They took it quite well. She is the author of Not Quite NarwhalHarriet Gets Carried AwayLove, Z; Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies; Spencer’s New Pet; and Jules vs. the Ocean. You can visit her at JessieSima.com.

Jessie Sima is an author/illustrator living and working in New York City. She grew up in a small town in southern New Jersey, unaware that she was a storyteller. Once she figured it out, she told her family and friends. They took it quite well. She is the author of Not Quite NarwhalHarriet Gets Carried AwayLove, Z; Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies; Spencer’s New Pet; and Jules vs. the Ocean. You can visit her at JessieSima.com.

Praise For…


"A good springboard for kids and their caregivers to talk about what love means to them." - Kirkus Reviews

"A gentle, uplifting adventure about love’s many incarnations." - Booklist 

*** "Love, the robot finally learns, can be many different things—and sometimes it’s closer to home than one realizes." Publishers Weekly, starred review


Product Details
ISBN: 9781481496773
ISBN-10: 1481496778
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: December 18th, 2018
Pages: 48
Language: English

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This is a book that just makes everything better. When you read it, everything is just somehow better. This riotous and joyous romance will bring happiness to your life from start to finish--and then from the start again, because YOU CAN'T HELP BUT RE-READ IT AGAIN!! This journey of the First Son of the U.S. falling in love with the Prince of Wales feels like such an honor to be part of...from awkward personal discoveries, to begrudging friendship, to sweeping and history-making romance, let Alex and Henry's story be your comfort in good times and bad. This romance is cathartic, exciting, hilarious, touching, and never fails to make me smile!

(Adult Romance) - reviewed by Isabel