Design your own robot with James Foley

Sally Tinker of S. Tinker Inc. is the world’s foremost inventor under the age of 12 and creator of Brobot: Just as a Brother Should Be (patent pending). Fremantle Press is offering five lucky schools the chance to win two special Brobot gift packs: one for the classroom and one for the person who designs the best robot.

Each gift pack features a poster and bookmark plus a signed copy of Brobot the book. Brobot is James Foley’s tell-all authorised biography of the S. Tinker Inc. story in graphic detail. From designing the perfect brother to the testing phase, from the euphoria of launching Brobot to the heartbreak of decommissioning him, this no-holds-barred true story will electrify anyone who dreams of becoming an inventor, an entrepreneur or both.

Do YOU want to win a copy for you and your school? Then get designing your own robot.DB_Brobot_TeachingResource_FINAL

  1. Ask your teacher to order your class a set of ‘Design your own robot’ activity sheets or download it from the website.
  2. Get designing! What kind of robot do you need? What functions and special features would it have?
  3. Get your teacher to send Fremantle Press a photo of your design. The best ones will be featured on the Fremantle Press website and Facebook page.
  4. Five lucky winners will be chosen at the end of Term 4 and announced online and in the next edition of The Classroom Express.

Teachers: to order a class set of the ‘Design your own robot’ activity sheets, make sure you’re signed up to receive The Classroom Express, then contact us at or 08 9430 6331. While stocks last.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: This prize draw is open to all primary and secondary schools in Australia and New Zealand. Start date is 29 July 2016 and closing date is the end of Term 4. There are five prize packs available. Each prize pack consists of 2 copies of the book Brobot, a poster and a set of bookmarks. Total prize pack valued at $50.00. To be in the running schools must send in photos of their school’s robot entries to with the names of students and their schools clearly indicated on each sheet. Teachers must confirm their subscription to The Classroom Express to be eligible but can unsubscribe at any time. Where a title is not available a substitute will be negotiated with the winning school. Winners will be notified via email and names posted online at Fremantle Arts Centre Press Incorporated trading as Fremantle Press, ABN 78 910 098 021, 25 Quarry Street, Fremantle WA 6160, T: 08 9430 6331.



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