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—
Reviews and Awards
New York Public Library’s One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2009
“[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
Price: $15.99 / $17.99
Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Page Count: 160
Foreign Rights: Curtis Brown Ltd.
Translation Rights: Curtis Brown Ltd.
Rights Available? yes