Written by Stephanie Tolan
Illustrated by Amy June Bates
Surviving the Applewhites? Try surviving this dog!
At Wishworks, Inc.,
every wish is guaranteed—
So when Max wishes for a dog,
he gets just what he asked for.
But Wishworks also guarantees
one more thing—
“[E]ngaging scenes and plot twists keep the story moving along in interesting directions. The many illustrations… have plenty of visual appeal. A lively, accessible chapter book.” -- Booklist
"Max is a protagonist readers will root for and whose imaginary adventures they’ll enjoy." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Max is a complex yet relatable character, and Bates's gray-scale pencil-and-gouache artwork conveys plenty of emotion." -- Publishers Weekly
“Tolan’s vivid, clean writing is deceptively uncomplicated and the many issues touched upon are handled well. This book will resonate with kids while providing parents a great jumping-off point for conversations about how to overcome some of life’s obstacles.” -- School Library Journal
"Tolan creates a world rich with complex secondary characters, and Bates’s soft, realistic illustrations tie the story together and make it accessible to new readers and experienced readers alike." -- Horn Book
New York Public Library’s One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2009
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Price: $15.99 / $17.99
Trim Size: 5½” x 7½”
Page Count: 160
Foreign Rights: Curtis Brown Ltd.
Translation Rights: Curtis Brown Ltd.
Rights Available? yes