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Maxwell Crumbly is a minor character in Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Perfect Pet Sitter, and the main protagonist of his series
Max is a 14 year-old eight-grader who goes to South Ridge Middle School. He was first home-schooled by his grandmother until his parents agreed to send him to a public school nearby, South Ridge Middle School.
Max is a kind person who is loyal to his friends albeit he is often a coward when it comes to Doug bullying him.
His father is a comic book addict and auto repairman, and has comics worth a lot of money His mother is a nurse and coddles her children heavily. He has an older sister named Megan, who often annoys Max, a younger brother named Oliver, who has made a few minor appearances in the Dork Diaries series, and a cousin named Wilbur, whom Max often receives hand-me-down clothing from.
- Max is the only person in the series that has Asthma, and requires an inhaler.
- He has bladder issues.
- His brother is Oliver, who was introduced in the sixth Dork Diaries book.