Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristle Bots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself
In this second novel of the Nick and Tesla series, the precocious brother-and-sister duo find themselves solving another baffling mystery. As the story opens, their Uncle Newt takes a consulting gig at a cut-rate amusement park, engineering animatronic figures for a cheap Hall of... show more
In this second novel of the Nick and Tesla series, the precocious brother-and-sister duo find themselves solving another baffling mystery. As the story opens, their Uncle Newt takes a consulting gig at a cut-rate amusement park, engineering animatronic figures for a cheap Hall of Presidentsknockoff. One perk of the job is that Nick and Tesla have unlimited access to the amusement park all summer long—but the kids quickly discover that one of the park employees has a sinister plan. They’ll have to build a few robots of their own to foil him! Readers are invited to join in the fun as each story contains instructions and blueprints for five different projects. Learning about science has never been so dangerous—or so much fun!
Publish date: February 4th 2014
Publisher: Quirk Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Nick and Tesla (#2)
Review of 1st book in series here. The second book expects you to have had your introduction in the first book, as it hits the plot running. The characters both old and new are introduced or walk in as needed and the mystery starts basically from the beginning. With set up out of the way, we're ...
Another great adventure for Nick and Tesla's - this time involving more of what every kid loves - Robots! Even I loved the ideas and designed they talked about in the book. They sounded like so much fun. While the projects in this book are more complicated than the ones in book one, the instructions...
For middle graders who enjoy a scientific mystery with fun and adventure. This story proves it pays to be smart. A brother and sister team along with a few quirky characters definitely add to the entertainment. Throw in a few robots with how to make instructions and you've got a dynamite book. I r...
Nick and Tesla are twin 11 year old kids. They are living with their very eccentric uncle Newt. The two kids are surrounded by brilliance, from their uncle to their parents, and it has rubbed off. They are budding genius' themselves. This book is just fun to read. Kids will love the science experi...