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This is War

(Cats vs. Robots #1)

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The Robot Federation and the Feline Empire have been at war for eons. And now that fight is coming to a tiny primitive planetoid…Earth. The mission for both cats and robots: retrieve the Singularity Chip. With it, cats can live past their nine lives, and robots are granted eternal battery life.

Meanwhile, twin siblings Max and Min Wengrod are as different as can be. Min alw
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 4th 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books
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Cynthia Parkhill
Cats vs. Robots -- This Is War is a delightful and entertaining read. It's the first book in a new children's book series by Margaret Stohl and Lewis Peterson.

The story centers around two galactic empires that consist of seemingly polar opposites -- the Robots, or "Binars," obsessed with order and rules, and the Cats, for whom rules are "generally meant to be followed--but only if you felt like it."

These civilizations' epic battle is now coming to Earth, where humans have invented a "Singularity
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Mrs Mommy Booknerd http://mrsmommybooknerd.blogspot.com
Sep 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: kids ages 8-12
Recommended to Mrs Mommy Booknerd by: Review Copy Provided
#FirstLine ~ Pounce de Leon, second in command and Major Meow-Domo of the great feline Empire, padded toward the entrance of the Grand Throne Room.

Booknerd Braden's Review:
I really liked this book. It was funny and I laughed lots of times. The story line was original and well thought out. My favorite character was Tipsy the robot. The Protos were also very interesting. Normally, I am not a cat fan, but this book put of fun spin on cats because it is about a galactic war between the Feline Empire
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Andrew
Jul 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
It's all in the title, exactly what it sounds like and more. There has been a war between the Feline Empire and Robot Federation for millennia. Both forces learn that a chip on planet Earth has been invented that has the power to either prolong a cat's nine lives, or give robots the power of an eternal battery. This adventure-packed novel will have you laughing at the cat traits we all know so well, as well as pondering how human robots are capable of being. I'm purr-fectly pleased and eager for ...more
Donna
Jul 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Fun story that has multiple view points, humor, potty jokes, and some STEAM concepts thrown in for good measure.
This is the first is as series and I think it will appeal to many of my students.

DRC from Edelweiss and Harper Collins
Amy Arnold
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
I am nearly 50 years old, but I still appreciated the punny humor of this book.
LeeAnn
Jul 14, 2018 rated it liked it
Fun enough for middle-grade readers. Creative concept. This is one of those series that kids will check out frequently.
Ms. Yingling
Jul 03, 2018 rated it liked it
ARC from publisher
Melanie
Oct 21, 2018 rated it did not like it
I hoped for a lot more from this book. The writing drove me crazy, and all the different perspectives were very hard to follow.
Nicole Wagner
Jun 20, 2018 rated it liked it
A really cute chapter book. I'd pick up the second one if it was already written.
Staci
Jul 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
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I received an Advance Reader's Edition of the book from the publisher in a contest.
Cats Vs. Robots: This is War is the first book in a series. Marketing has been pushing how this book relates to STEM (my preference is STEAM-don't forget the "A" for the Arts) and incorporates concepts related to binary and non-binary thought.
With binary, it is yes and no, black and white, girl or boy, etc. We have that duality throughout the book. First with the cats and robots themselves. The Great Feline Empire
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All the kids loved this one.
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Margaret Stohl is the #1 New York Times, PW, USA Today, LA Times and Internationally bestselling co-author or author of twelve books, including the BEAUTIFUL CREATURES NOVELS, the DANGEROUS CREATURES NOVELS, the ICONS NOVELS, MARVEL'S BLACK WIDOW NOVELS, ROYCE ROLLS & CATS VS ROBOTS THIS IS WAR (forthcoming!) She writes the MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL comic for Marvel Comics (ongoing) and has contri ...more