The Tower of Time (Max & the Midknights #3)

by Lincoln C Peirce (Author)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

From the creator of the Big Nate series comes the third Max and the Midknights adventure! 

Everyone's favorite knight-in-training is back! Max's twin is public enemy number one, and it's up to the Midknights to find her before time runs out! But dangers loom, including bloodthirsty trolls, murderous pirates, and even a ruthless king--or two. Can Max and her band of loyal friends unlock the mystery of her past? Lincoln Peirce pens another epic quest in The Tower of Time, book three in the New York Times bestselling Max & the Midknights series.

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Kirkus Reviews

A pleasing wrap-up.

Review quotes

"This is a quick-witted and fast-paced jaunt." -The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Lincoln C Peirce
Lincoln Peirce is a New York Times bestselling author and cartoonist. His comic strip Big Nate appears in over 400 newspapers worldwide and online at In 2010, Lincoln introduced the self-styled "king of detention" to a new generation of young readers as a series of illustrated novels. In the past ten years, over twenty million Big Nate books have been sold, and Nickelodeon has created an animated series based on the character.

Max and the Midknights and Battle of the Bodkins, Lincoln's instant New York Times bestselling novels for Crown Books for Young Readers, originated as a spoof of sword and sorcery tales. The Tower of Time reunites Max and her friends for a rollicking time-travel saga.

Lincoln and his wife, Jessica, have two children and live in Portland, Maine.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Crown Books for Young Readers
Publication date
March 20, 2022
Max & the Midknights
BISAC categories
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV037000 - Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
JUV016000 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | General
JUV008080 - Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Fantasy
Library of Congress categories
Humorous stories
Adventure and adventurers
Adventure stories
Knights and knighthood
Middle Ages
Humorous fiction
Action and adventure fiction

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