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Max Quotes

23 of the best book quotes from Max
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“Oh, please don’t go—we’ll eat you up—we love you so!”
Maurice Sendak
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Where the Wild Things Are
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Wild Things
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“And Max, the king of all wild things, was lonely and wanted to be where someone loved him best of all.”
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“And [he] sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room where he found his supper waiting for him and it was still hot”
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“And now,” cried Max, “let the wild rumpus start!”
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“Then from far away across the world he smelled good things to eat, so he gave up being king of the wild things.”
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“In a house the colour of the sun and the shape of a lightning bolt, a baby woke up in his cot. Not just any baby. He was a superbaby- son of superheroes, Captain Lightning and Madam Thunderbolt.”
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“By the time he went to school, Max was not a flying superhero, but just an ordinary boy with a cape and a mask...which were no help to him at all in the school yard.”
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“At lunchtime in the school yard, to his friends he was still plain and ordinary, ‘Max’... Well, not quite ordinary. But then as Aaron said, ‘Everyone’s different in some way, aren’t they?’ ”
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“Although they bounced him and bumped him, and threw him like a feather on the wind...Max did not fly. He just floated gently back to earth.”
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“Let’s call him a small hero; a small hero doing quiet deeds. The world needs more of those.”
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″ ‘Just hover a little,’ said Madam Thunderbolt, ‘every superhero needs to hover and hurtle and swoop.’ ”
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“Who could know that a baby bird was about to fall from its nest? Max knew, Max saw it from his open window. This bird was not ready to fly.”
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“The baby bird fell. Max flew to save it. Max flew the baby bird back to its nest.”
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“In the weeks that followed, Max could be seen hovering like a summer dragonfly above the school gates. ”
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“Now on Sundays, after the week’s work is finished, Captain Lightning, Madam Thunderbolt and Max ride high in the warm air over the town.”
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“Max has a secret. An incredible, mysterious, overwhelming secret. When he discovered a cache of old wooden soldiers in his family’s new attic, he thought they were fun and all but nothing particularly special.
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“Max and Sally, third-grade classmates, live perfectly normal lives until one day they are given a magic phone--actually just a receiver.”
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“As a reward for a kind deed, Max and Sally receive a magic telephone that performs incredible feats for its new owners.”
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Max is a hedgehog who lives with his family in a nice little home, but unfortunately on the wrong side of the road from the Park, with its beautiful lily pond, and more importantly its juicy slugs, worms and snails!
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He is now a Hodgeheg, not a hedgehog, but he is still determined to fulfill his mission. After some careful detective work, Max eventually discovers the best way to cross the road - with the help of the lollipop lady, of course!
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The busy road is a dangerous barrier but Max notices that humans seem to cross it quite easily. If they can, why can’t hedgehogs?
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This is an amusing story of a hedgehog family living in Britain. Max, the only boy out of Ma and Pa’s litter of four, is very inquisitive.
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So Max sets out on a quest to find a safe way to reach the Park. His first attempt ends in a nasty bump on the head, and Max finds when he tries to speak his words are all mixed up.

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