Rusty is a squeaky robot who does not like his squeakiness. He begins a quest to find other robots on Planet Robotone that might be able to remedy his squeaks. Along the way, he finds four robots that make different sounds. Rusty and his new friends combine all their special sounds to create one jamming tune. Together, Rusty's new friends show him that being different is what makes him special.
Rusty The Squeaky Robot by Neill Clark ($17.95*, Words & Pictures), recommended by Octavia Books, New Orleans, LA.