Need a hero? It's Max to the rescue! The first book in the laugh-out-loud series from the bestselling author of Big Nate.
Magic and (mis)adventures abound in Max and the Midknights, a hilarious illustrated novel from the New York Times bestselling creator of the Big Nate series, Lincoln Peirce.
'Max is epic fun!' Jeff Kinney, bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
'Fantastic! I loved it!' Dav Pilkey, bestselling author of the Dog Man series.
Join Max's quest to become a knight in this laugh-out-loud New York Times bestselling adventure!
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 glory!
About the Author
Lincoln Peirce is a New York Times bestselling author and cartoonist. His comic strip Big Nate, featuring the adventures of an irrepressible sixth grader, appears in over 400 newspapers worldwide and online. In 2010 he began a series of illustrated novels based on the strip, which have sold over sixteen million copies.
Max and the Midknights originated as a proposed TV series set in the Middle Ages. Lincoln later rewrote the story - which includes hundreds of dynamic illustrations in Lincoln's trademark style - as a medieval adventure centered around Max, a ten-year-old who dreams of becoming a knight.
When he is not writing or drawing, Lincoln enjoys playing ice hockey, doing crossword puzzles, and hosting a weekly radio show devoted to vintage country music. He and his wife, Jessica, have two children and live in Portland, Maine.