Mystery, magic, mischief and monsters abound in this slightly fantastical story of a human kid who wants to stay that way. Perfect for fans of Ransom Riggs and Maryrose Wood. Maxas village is absolutely normal in every single way and on every single dayaexcept Wednesday. Most of the townsfolk shutter their windows and lock their doors to hide away from the many peculiar things that happenathings like cats getting stuck in the vacuum cleaner and birthday cakes meeting fiery and horrific ends. But Max is too curious for that, and so, breaking every rule in the village, he searches out the cause of all the Wednesday weirdness. What he uncovers is a secret so deviousaso dastardly and mischievousathat life as he knows it will never be the same. Max himself is not the same. Suddenly the mysterious little accidents so common on Wednesdays are happening to him on Thursdays, Fridaysaeven Saturdays! Whatas come over Max? And more importantly, is there any cure for a case of the Wednesdays? From the Hardcover edition.complicated strike process in advance so that the first chime is poised to sound exactly on the hour. He was ... for a split second, and Max briefly believed he had actually managed to move the clock back in time to prevent the chime. ... The strike governor, his diagram called it, and he held on to it as if his life depended on it.
|Publisher||:||Knopf Books for Young Readers - 2012-08-14|