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- DescriptionNewbery medalist Cynthia Voigt presents a rollicking mystery in three acts! Max's parents are missing. They are actors, and thus unpredictable, but sailing away, leaving Max with only a cryptic te, is unusual even for them. Did they intend to leave him behind? Have they been kidnapped? Until he can figure it out, Max feels it's safer to keep a low profile. Hiding out is problem for a child of the theater. Max has played many roles, he can be whoever he needs to be to blend in. But finding a job is tricky, matter what costume he dons. Ironically, it turns out Max has a talent for finding things. He finds a runaway child, a stray dog, a missing heirloom, a lost love. . . . So is he a finder? A detective? No, it's more. Max finds a way to solve people's problems he engineers better outcomes for them. He becomes Mister Max, Solutioneer. Now if only he could find a solution to his own problems . . .
- Author BiographyCYNTHIA VOIGT is the acclaimed author of many books, including Dicey's Song, winner of the Newbery Medal, and A Solitary Blue, winner of a Newbery Honor, and Homecoming. For the body of her work, Cynthia Voigt was honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Outstanding Literature for Young Adults. She lives with her husband in Maine.
- Author(s)Cynthia Voigt
- PublisherAlfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
- Date of Publication10/09/2013
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Series TitleMister Max
- Series Part/Volume Number01
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAlfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight476 g
- Width147 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine36 mm
- Illustrator(s)Iacopo Bruno
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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