Baker & Taylor Max decides to get rich by becoming a successful film director, with his friend Sid as his star, but their attempts at shooting a video land them in one diasaster after another.
Orca Book Publishers "(New Edition) From the Max-a-Million series, starring Max, who is determined to become millionaire by age twelve, and his best friend (and voice of reason), Sid." The Max-a-Million series follows the adventures of Maxamillian J. Wigglesworth III, who is determine to become millionaire by age twelve. But whether he's a magician in search of a money-making trick, a hero looking for someone to rescue, or a movie director set to make the next box office hit, his get-rich-quick schemes often end in spectacular disaster! Max and his best friend Sid might not manage to make millions, but they always find lots of action, and discover that money isn't the greatest reward after all. Lights ... Camera ... Action! In Max the Movie Director, Max is watching his favorite movie for the trillionth time when a spotlight goes on in his head: he could make a brilliant movie and all his dreams of fame and fortune would be solved! After borrowing his father's video equipment, he convinces Sid to be his leading lady, and his dreams of a box office hit seem not too far off ... until Sid walks off the set. But things take a happy turn when Max gets the chance to use his camera to ensure that the bad guy gets caught and the right person wins. This New Edition is newly illustrated in a fresh Manga-inspired style by David Okum.