Max Makes a Million

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Viking, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 36 pages
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Max's dream is to live in Paris and be a poet--even though no one will buy his poems, and he is penniless. But living in New York City isn't so bad. Where else could he have friends like Bruno, who paints invisible pictures, or Marcello, who builds upside-down houses? FUll-color illustrations.

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User Review  - mrichter - LibraryThing

This is a great book to read aloud in the classroom. I could also be used in an older classroom to show an example of how design matters in ook. Max a motivated poet (and dog) is determined to make ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marcia - Goodreads

So unusual, unique, and quirkily odd. The story of Max the dog, a poet, and his desire to get a book deal and move to Paris. This book may not have huge kid appeal, it feels very adult to me. Too weird for me. Read full review

About the author (1990)

In her own words: "born. bucolic childhood. culture-stuffed adolescence. played piano. stopped. danced. stopped. wrote. discarded writing. drew. reinstated writing. married Tibor Kalman and collaborated at iconoclastic yet successful design studio. wrote and painted children's books. worried. took up Ping-Pong. relaxed. wrote and painted for many magazines.  cofounded the Rubber Band Society. amused. children: two. dog: one.

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