Max the Magnificent
Baker & Taylor
In the hopes of becoming a millionaire, Max tries a little magic to bring him riches, but when his plan becomes more than he can handle, he must choose between money and honesty.
Orca Book Publishers
"From the Max-a-Million series, starring Max, who is determined to become millionaire by age twelve, and his best friend (and voice of reason), Sid."
The Max-a-Million series follows the adventures of Maxamillian J. Wigglesworth III, who is determine to become millionaire by age twelve. But whether he's a magician in search of a money-making trick, a hero looking for someone to rescue, or a movie director set to make the next box office hit, his get-rich-quick schemes often end in spectacular disaster! Max and his best friend Sid might not manage to make millions, but they always find lots of action, and discover that money isn't the greatest reward after all.
In Max the Magnificent, Max goes undercover in the tricky world of magic, thinking that if he can discover the magician's secrets he will also discover a sure path to the riches he covets. But Max soon learns that the world of magic isn't always what it seems to be, and it's someone else's chicanery that may spell the end for his best friend Sid, and his million-dollar plan.
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