BookLinx - January 30, 2012
"A fun read that should attract young readers."
Canadian Children's Book News - January 1, 2011
"Within a simple story, Robin Stevenson subtly weaves the elements of imagination, friendship and loneliness, along with a bit of mystery and magic. With just a few details, she fills out Ben's personality...Parkins' fine illustrations are fun and move the story along easily for the new reader. His googly-eyed robot is a gem."
CM Magazine - October 22, 2010
"Stevenson, whose son inspired this story, certainly knows the heart of children like Ben and can communicate the fun and frustrations of learning…This delightful story, which tells the tale of an adventurous little boy, will keep young readers flipping the pages to see what will happen next. Highly Recommended."
Resource Links - October 1, 2010
"A story which will be enjoyed by both male and female audiences, Ben's Robot highlights the challenges of friendship, play, imagination, and sharing…This is a humourous, imaginative and creative story that will hook reader and imagination alike. Highly recommended."
Puget Sound Council - September 1, 2010
"A great additional purchase as an early chapter book, with accessible text and decent plot. Illustrations are charming."