New Picture Book Takes Young Readers on Adventures around the World

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Author shares an entertaining yet educational tale that will fuel the imagination.

From author Emily F. Overton comes an engaging tale that will fuel children’s imagination. Around the World Adventures of Max and Jack will take them on an exciting journey they have never been on and explore places they have never visited, like France.

A boy named Max and his dog, Jack, live in Lemi Castle on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Each day, they travel to a different country around the world. In each country, they meet other boys and girls and their pets that tell them about their country and show them fun places to visit. Their first stop is France where they learn a little bit about the country like what the French people eat, their religion, history, climate, and more. Max and Jack also visit some of France’s most famous sights. At the end of each day, they rate the fun factor of their trip and look over their photo album.

With charming illustrations done by the author herself and a fun story, Around the World Adventures of Max and Jack is an entertaining and educational read that will engross young readers from beginning to end. They will surely look forward to more exciting adventures with Max and Jack.

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Around the World Adventures of Max and Jack * by Emily F. Overton
Publication Date: September 1, 2011
Picture Book; AU$34.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4653-0063-8
Picture Book Hardcover; AU$54.99; 30 pages; 978-1-4653-0064-5

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