Max and The Map

Max and The Map

Edward Alan Kurtz

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The story

The story of 'Max and the Map' is centred around a young boy, Max, and his two best friends, Kathy and Brad. The story begins with Max finding an old book at the library. At first he is unaware of its significance, but later on he discovers that it is full of old maps. Max shares his discovery with his two close friends and upon touching one of the book's maps, they are all suddenly transported to the Mediterranean Sea during the time of ancient Greece. The three begin an exciting adventure which turns out to be a journey that a very famous character has embarked on himself, Homer's Odysseus.

“Join Max and his two best friends, Kathy and Brad on an adventure of a lifetime. They touch an old mysterious map, and suddenly they are transported to the Mediterranean Sea and to the time of ancient Greece. Little do they know that they are following in the footsteps of another great traveler, Homer's Odysseus. How will they get back home to Ithaca, NY?”

The eBook 'Max and the Map' is full of thrilling twists and turns for the reader. It contains fifteen chapters in total, all with curious titles to interest the reader. The book's literary features have been carefully researched and allow children to easily delve into the world of ancient Greece, as well as learn about a very famous epic poem.

The Book

Title: Max and the Map

Author: Edward Alan Kurtz

Language: English

Category: Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology

Pages: 78

Cover image: © Jeffrey Thompson |

Publisher: Stergiou Limited

Publication date: 1st edition, 2013 / 2nd edition 2014

Country of publication: United Kingdom

ISBN: 978-1-910370-34-6

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The author

Edward Alan Kurtz

Edward Alan Kurtz is an American writer.

He specializes in writing works of fiction and non-fiction for children, as well as travel books and articles.

Ed was born in Pennsylvania and completed several university degrees.

He lived for many years in Honolulu, Hawaii, and now lives and writes in Thailand.

Βooks with Stergiou publications:

• Max and The Map

• Christmas in the Forest

• Springtime in the Forest

• Summertime in the Forest

• The Dragon, the Knight, and the Princess