Maya Makes a Mess by Rutu Modan

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In the midst of a family dinner with her scolding parents, Maya receives an unexpected invitation to dine with the Queen. Suddenly, her messy manners are put to the ultimate test and she begins to improvise her very own set of rules, with uproarious results.

About Rutu Modan

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Rutu Modan's graphic novel, Exit Wounds, won the Eisner Award in 2008 and has been translated into twelve languages. She has received many awards for illustrating other authors' books. This is the first children's book she has written as well as drawn.
Published August 14, 2012 by TOON Books. 32 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Young readers are sure to be delighted by Maya’s triumph over her parents as she wins the favor of the queen, but parents may be frustrated if their children begin to use Maya as an excuse for their own bad manners.

Aug 06 2012 | Read Full Review of Maya Makes a Mess (Toon)

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But lo and behold when they give the Queen as an example where she might need more decorum, there then comes a summons to dinner from the Queen – who would be more than surprised to see Maya in action… The style of the piece is very much Herge – our creator has won an Eisner for more adult graph...

Nov 27 2012 | Read Full Review of Maya Makes a Mess (Toon)

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