Pugs from Planet X (Max Meow #3)

by John Gallagher (Author)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Max Meow

Max Meow is BACK and up against PUG invaders from OUTER SPACE! This PAWS-itively hilarious graphic novel with CAT-ITUDE is PURR-fect for anyone who likes to LAUGH--and for fans of Dog Man, Bad Guys, and Hilo!

Meowza! Space pugs have landed in Kittyopolis and they're after the SPACE MEATBALL that gave Max his powers! Can Max and Mindy save Kittyopolis?! Sometimes being a HERO means knowing when to ask for help, and it will take a whole universe of good guys working together to stop these space dogs! Luckily Max and Mindy have backup. Meet Rex Rocket, Intergalactic Space Guard, and get ready for Kittyopolis's Bad Guys to become Good (at least temporarily!) to join the adventure!

Packed with twists and turns, puns and fun, put your paws together for the latest action packed adventure in the laugh out loud series kids (and cats!) love! 

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Kirkus Reviews

Underneath the goofiness, there’s a nice sentiment about the transformative power of books and the delights of friendship and acceptance. Fluffy fun with extra wackiness. (drawing instructions) (Graphic fantasy. 7-10).

Copyright 2021 Kirkus Reviews, LLC Used with permission.

Review quotes

MEOWZA! Here's what people are saying about MAX MEOW:

Max Meow's super heroics will have kids meow-ling with laughter! —John Patrick Green, author of the InvestiGators series

Max Meow is good-hearted fun! —Kazu Kibuishi, creator of Amulet

A heaping helping of candy colored fun! —Ben Hatke, creator of the Zita the Spacegirl and Mighty Jack series

Meowza! Let's hear it for the coolest new cat crusader, Max! —Jennifer & Matthew Holm, co-creators of the Babymouse series

Max Meow is sure to save any young reader's day with super-laughs on every page! —Norm Feuti, syndicated cartoonist and creator of the Hello, Hedgehog series

"Full of humor and action, this new series opener will be catnip for fans of Dav Pilkey's Dog Man." —Kirkus Reviews

Cats and kittens alike will be thrilled to finally have a hero they can look up to. —Mike Maihack, creator of Cleopatra in Space series

Big on vibrant, high-energy artwork—a combination that's sure to keep even the most hesitant of readers engaged. . . . Fans of Dav Pilkey's "Dog Man" series will love this quirky graphic novel. —School Library Journal

John Gallagher
John Gallagher is the art director of the NWF's Ranger Rick magazine, cofounder of Kids Love Comics (an organization that uses graphic novels to promote literacy), and leads workshops teaching kids how to create their own comics. John lives in Virginia with his wife and their three kids. Visit him at MaxMeow.Com, on twitter @johnBGallagher, on facebook @MaxMeowCatCrusader and on instagram @johngallagher_cartoonist.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
October 20, 2021
Max Meow

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