Maxwell Surprenant

Maxwell Surprenant is from Massachusetts and was born in 2003.

  • Maxwell enjoys drawing, singing, and playing baseball. 
  • His favorite book is Start with Why by Simon Sinek. 
  • Maxwell serves as the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Catching Joy, Inc. 

“With words, I have the power to make a difference.”

Maxwell Surprenant

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Max and VP Joe Biden pose for a picture at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston

Biden Brings Hope to Tour

Maxwell Surprenant

December 7th, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden talks about the sense of purpose he found after his son’s death.

Max and Nolan Arenado, 3B for the Colorado Rockies, who won a Platinum Award at the Gold Glove Awards

Honoring the Best in the Field

Maxwell Surprenant

November 20th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers Major League Baseball’s 60th annual Gold Glove Awards in New York City.

 Max with author Gareth Hinds at Blue Bunny Books in Dedham, Massachusetts

Turning Classics Into Graphic Novels

Maxwell Surprenant

November 10th, 2017

Gareth Hinds talks about his career as a graphic novelist and offers advice for young illustrators.

Ethan Olaes  and Max at the Alleluia Ball

A Young Musical Talent Overcomes Obstacles

Maxwell Surprenant

November 1st, 2017

Ethan Olaes, 17, struggles to express his thoughts and feelings. But when he sits down at the piano, he finds his voice.

Our Story Begins

Maxwell Surprenant

October 24th, 2017

A new book spotlights the work of children’s book authors when they were kids.

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Maxwell with author Adam Gidwitz at Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York City

Imaginormous Challenge

Maxwell Surprenant

September 17th, 2017

A contest inspired by Roald Dahl’s work lets kids see their creative ideas “Wonka-fied.” 

Max reporting from the U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City

A Report From the U.S. Open

Maxwell Surprenant

September 12th, 2017

Tennis stars Rafael Nadal of Spain and Sloane Stephens of the United States won the singles titles this year at the U.S. Open in New York City.

Maxwell covers the Net Generation event for kids at the U.S. Open.

Net Generation Empowers Kids

Maxwell Surprenant

September 12th, 2017

A unique program encourages young people to take up the game of tennis.

Max with picture book authors and illustrators at Books of Wonder in New York (left to right: Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Mike Malbrough, Max, and Brendan Wenzel)

A Morning of Wonder

Maxwell Surprenant

August 17th, 2017

Three authors present their new picture books to a captive audience in New York City.

Cast members of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a new musical on Broadway, after a recent performance. The show is based on Roald Dahl’s novel of the same name. It stars Christian Borle, center, as Willy Wonka, the eccentric owner of a chocolate factory.

Inside Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Maxwell Surprenant

August 9th, 2017

A Broadway musical serves up delicious treats.

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