For Ages
8 to 12

Max and the Midknights is a part of the Max & The Midknights collection.


A NEW YORK TIMES bestseller from the creator of Big Nate, now an Emmy-nominated animated TV show on Paramount+ and Nickelodeon.

No one expected Max to be a knight, but when Uncle Budrick is captured, someone has to save the day! Join the hilarious band of misfit adventurers in book 1 of the Max and the Midknights trilogy.

"Max is epic fun!" --JEFF KINNEY, New York Times bestselling author of the DIARY OF A WIMPY KID series

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 high spirits!

Magic and (mis)adventures abound in this hilarious illustrated novel from the New York Times bestselling creator of the Big Nate series, Lincoln Peirce.

"Fantastic! I loved it!" --DAV PILKEY, New York Times bestselling author of the DOG MAN series

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