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Max

By Bob Graham
Illustrated by Bob Graham

A special edition to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Bob Graham's heroic and heartfelt tale of growing up super.

As the son of legendary superheroes Captain Lightning and Madam Thunderbolt, Max is destined to join their ranks – once he learns to fly, that is. But despite his parents’ valiant coaching and encouragement from his grandparents and friends, Max can’t seem to get off the ground. Will he ever learn to leap over tall buildings in a single bound? With quintessential quirkiness, award-winning author Bob Graham has created a mighty tale about the ups and downs of mastering your potential – all in your own good time.

  • A sweet little story of an ordinary boy growing up in a family of superheroes
  • A wonderful read for young children struggling to find their place, for those shy introverts and reluctant participators
  • A tale of about managing other people’s expectations whilst staying true to yourself.

About the author

Bob Graham is a Kate Greenaway-winning bookmaker who has written and illustrated many acclaimed children's picture books including The Poesy Ring, Home in the Rain, How to Heal a Broken Wing, How the Sun Got to Coco's House, Jethro Byrde: Fairy Child and April Underhill, Tooth Fairy. His 2011 title, A Bus Called Heaven, is endorsed by Amnesty International UK and was the winner of the 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award – a prize Bob has won an unprecedented seven times. He has been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister's Literary Award in Australia twice, in 2014 for Silver Buttons and in 2017 for Home in the Rain. Bob lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Awards

2000: Nestle Children's Book Prize/Nestle Smarties Book Prize

Nestle Smarties Book Prize - Winner

ISBN: 9781406387742
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2020
Dimensions: 248 x 300mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 06/07/20 at 01:04:09
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