Max is lonely at his boarding school – in fact his only real friend is the eccentric janitor, Mr. Darrow, who shares Max’s passion for building tiny models. The day before summer vacation, Mr. Darrow disappears – leaving nothing but a handful of sand on his bedroom floor. Max returns eight weeks later to find that the sand has magically transformed into a whole desert kingdom, filled with millions of tiny, living people!
While Max and his friend Sasha fight to protect the Floor from their evil headmaster, the people on the floor must fight to save it from being destroyed by all-out war. Together they have to learn to work together to save the world in this hilarious, fast paced adventure.
Join celebrated children’s author Ross Montgomery as he launches his new book for 8-12 year olds. Find out what it is like to work as an author, where the inspiration for stories comes from and what makes a brilliant book that you cannot put down.