Max and the Won't Go to Bed Show

by Mark Sperring, Illustrated By Sarah Warburton

Scholastic Press
October 2014

Ages 3 – 5 . Grades PreK – Kindergarten

Library of Congress: 2013051316

Lexile measure: AD590L

Join Max and his dazzling show! But in the end, even great magicians need to go to sleep.

Max the Magnificent is a daring magician. He can make cookies disappear, make animals appear, and even tame savage beasts! Cheer as he makes a cookie disappear (very slowly)! Gasp as he asks for ten (yes, ten) bedtime stories! Will he be able to accomplish the most difficult trick and put off bedtime?
Mark Sperring

Mark Sperring's passion for and knowledge of books inspired him to become a children's book author. Among his other works are MAX AND THE WON'T GO TO BED SHOW, WANDA'S FIRST DAY, MERMAID DREAMS, and THE FAIRYTALE CAKE. He lives in Bristol, England.
Sarah Warburton

Sarah Warburton has also illustrated THE PRINCESS AND THE PEAS and the Happy Ever After series. She lives in Bristol, England.


  • Praise for THE FAIRYTALE CAKE (written by Mark Sperring and illustrated by Jonathan Langley)
    "Fun for reading aloud to one child or many--the more, the merrier." --BOOKLIST

    Praise for THE PRINCESS AND THE PEAS (written by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Sarah Warburton)
    "Warburton's indefatigably sprightly and lovingly detailed illustrations help focus this grass-is-greener story." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY



Jacketed Hardcover / Smyth

ISBN: 9780545708227

32pp. | 10-7/16 x 10-3/16