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Max and the millions

By: Montgomery, Ross (author)

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0571333486 / 9780571333486
Paperback
823.92
01/03/2018
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England
20 cm 261 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 238457, Points 7.00, Book Level 4.40,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

From Costa-shortlisted superstar, a highly anticipated standalone adventure about what happens when you find a tiny, living, breathing civilization on the floor of your school dorm room. Max is used to spending time alone - it's difficult to make friends in a big, chaotic school when you're deaf.

He prefers to give his attention to the little things in life . . . like making awesome, detailed replica models. Then Mr Darrow, the school caretaker and fellow modeller, goes missing.

Max must follow his parting instruction: 'Go to my room.

You'll know what to do.'There on the floor he finds a pile of sand . . . and in the sand is Mr Darrow's latest creation . . . a tiny boy, no bigger than a raisin, Luke, Prince of the Blues. And behind the tiny boy . . . millions of others - a thriving, bustling, sprawling civilization!'A fast-paced and enjoyable adventure that encourages readers to appreciate the small things in life.' Kirkus'A delightful whiff of Monty Python . . . Ross Montgomery's writing is often pure Douglas Adams.' SFX'Totally off-the-wall story.

The world building is superb.' The Bookbag'A funny, well plotted tale.' Sunday Express'Marvellously funny and original . . . it's the tiny details that make the story work.' Financial Times'An inventive and funny adventure.' Inis Children Books Ireland

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5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), YFQ Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

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