Wishworks, Inc. by Stephanie S TolanWishworks, Inc. by Stephanie S Tolan

Wishworks, Inc.

byStephanie S TolanIllustratorAmy June Bates

Paperback | June 1, 2011

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Max is handling his parents' divorce, his new home and school, and a big bully named Nick the only way he knows how: by running away. In his mind, he and his beautiful dog King have thrilling adventures in the woods; they conquet aliens and slay dragons; they embarass Nick so he never comes near Max again.

Then Max happens upon a store called Wishworks, Inc., which promises his wish will come true in real life, "guaranteed." He wishes for a real dog to fulfill all his dreams. And then a real dog named Goldie appears on his doorstep... but she may be a little more real than Max expects!

Stephanie Tolan won a Newbery Honor for Surviving the Applewhites, which was also an ALA Notable Book and a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. She also won the Christopher Award for Listen! She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Amy June Bates has illustrated many bestselling picture books, includingYou Can Do It! by Tony Dungy. She l...
Title:Wishworks, Inc.Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.57 × 5.26 × 0.39 inPublished:June 1, 2011Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545031559

ISBN - 13:9780545031554

Appropriate for ages: 7


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Wishworks, Inc."A lively, accessible chapter book." -Booklist"Quick pacing, large type, and frequent illustrations make this accessible for less experienced or more reluctant readers." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Tolan creates a world rich with complex secondary characters, and Bates's soft, realistic illustrations tie the story together." -Horn Book"The book offers solace to children coping with trouble at home or school. -OC Family Magazine