Love, Z (Hardcover)
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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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.
Jessie Sima is an author/illustrator living and working in New York City. They grew up in a small town in southern New Jersey, unaware that they were a storyteller. Once they figured it out, they told their family and friends, who took it quite well. They are the author of Not Quite Narwhal; Harriet Gets Carried Away; Love, Z; Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies; Spencer’s New Pet; Jules vs. the Ocean; and Hardly Haunted. You can visit them at JessieSima.com.
"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