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Max and the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce

Max & the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce


Join Max’s quest to become a knight in this laugh-filled adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of the Big Nate series!

Max wants to be a knight!  Too bad that dream is about as likely as finding a friendly dragon.  But when Max’s uncle Budrick is kidnapped by the cruel King Gastley, Max has to act…and fast!  Joined by a band of brave adventurers—the Midknights—Max sets out on a thrilling quest to save Uncle Budrick and restore the realm of Byjovia to its former high spirits!

Magic and (mis)adventures abound in this hilarious illustrated novel!

Max is epic fun!” –Jeff Kinney, New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

“Fantastic! I loved it!” –Dav Pilkey, New York Times bestselling author of the Dog Man series

Annotation from Crown Books for Young Readers Publisher Marketing/Baker & Taylor Content Cafe

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