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Marcus Makes a Movie

By: Geoff Rodkey, Kevin Hart
Narrated by: Kevin Hart
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Publisher's summary

Stand-up comedian and Hollywood box-office hit Kevin Hart keeps the laughs coming in a middle-grade novel about a boy who has big dreams of making a blockbuster superhero film. Perfect for listeners of James Patterson's Middle School series and Lincoln Peirce's Big Nate series.

Marcus is NOT happy to be stuck in after-school film class...until he realizes he can turn the story of the cartoon superhero he’s been drawing for years into an actual MOVIE! There’s just one problem: He has no idea what he’s doing. So he’ll need help, from his friends, his teachers, Sierra, the strong-willed classmate with creative dreams of her own, even Tyrell, the local bully who’d be a perfect movie villain if he weren’t too terrifying to talk to.

Making this movie won’t be easy. But as Marcus discovers, nothing great ever is - and if you want your dream to come true, you’ve got to put in the hustle to make it happen.

Comedy superstar Kevin Hart teams up with award-winning author Geoff Rodkey and lauded illustrator David Cooper for a hilarious and inspiring story about bringing your creative goals to life and never giving up, even when nothing’s going your way.

©2021 Kevin Hart, Geoff Rodkey (P)2021 Random House Audio

Critic reviews

"Authentic dialogue and the ups and downs of his journey keep kid readers on the edge of their seat...." (Parents)

"A charming read that demystifies the work of making a movie and celebrates the gifts of authentic friendship.” (Kirkus Reviews)

"With its solid comic time and realistic sense of character and dialogue, this energetic love letter to the artistic process provides both practicality and encouragement." (Publishers Weekly)