Layla and the Bots

Layla and the Bots is a fully illustrated early chapter book series about a rockstar/inventor and her crew of Bots: Beep, Boop, and Bop. They combine their skills to design and build fantastic inventions to help people they meet at their shows. From design, to brainstorming, to building and tinkering, these books take readers on a fun adventure through awesome ideas and technology! Recommended for K-2.


Happy Paws: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #1)

Layla and the Bots: Happy Paws Cover

Written by Vicky Fang, Illustrated by Christine Nishiyama

Launching May 5th, 2020 from Scholastic Branches

Layla and the Bots are in an awesome rock band! They also use problem-solving and creativity to build cool inventions. When a local amusement park is in danger of shutting down, Layla knows just how to bring in the crowds… build an amusement park for DOGS! But will cool doggie rides like the Rub-a-Dub Mud Slide and the Tummy Rubbing Machine be enough to keep the park open? With full-color artwork on every page and speech bubbles throughout, this early chapter book series brings kid-friendly STEAM topics to young readers!

ISBN 978-1338582895

Format: Paperback
Available for pre-order! Get free swag if you order from my local indie, Linden Tree Books:

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Built for Speed (Layla and the Bots #2)

Layla and the Bots: Built for Speed cover

Written by Vicky Fang, Illustrated by Christine Nishiyama

Launching Aug 4th, 2020 from Scholastic Branches

Blossom Valley is hosting a go-kart race! The go-karts are provided for all the kids in town. Layla and the Bots can’t wait for race day! But one racer, Tina, needs their help. She needs a new cart that uses hand-controls and other cool features. Layla and the Bots know just what to do… they will build her a brand-new cart that’s even faster than her wheelchair! But will Tina’s go-kart have enough speed to win the race? With full-color artwork on every page and speech bubbles throughout, this early chapter book series brings kid-friendly STEAM topics to young readers!

ISBN 978-1338582925

Format: Paperback
Available for pre-order! Get free swag if you order from my local indie, Linden Tree Books:

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Chocolate Fix (Layla and the Bots #3)

Written by Vicky Fang, Illustrated by Christine Nishiyama

Launching Jan 1st, 2021 from Scholastic Branches


Making Waves (Layla and the Bots #4)

Written by Vicky Fang, Illustrated by Christine Nishiyama

Launching Jan 1st, 2021 from Scholastic Branches