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Maya Makes a Mess: TOON Level 2 (Paperback)

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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. Filled with humor and exquisitely imagined detail, this book by Eisner Award-winner Rutu Modan is bound to turn every child into a voracious reader.

About the Author

Rutu Modan is an Israeli illustrator and comic book artist. She is a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, and former editor of the Hebrew edition of MAD magazine. She, and former MAD colleague Yirmi Pinkus, founded Actus Tragicus, a publishing collective of Israeli comic book artists in 1995. She is also the recipient of multiple artistic awards, including the Israel Museum’s “Young Artist of the Year” (1997) and “Best Illustrated Children’s Book” (1998, 2000, 2002) prizes, the Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation’s designated “Outstanding Artist” (2005), and the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for her book Exit Wounds in 2008. In 2012, she released Maya Makes a Mess with TOON Books, the first children’s book she both wrote and illustrated. Her most recent comic, "The Property," was released by Drawn and Quarterly in May 2013.

Praise For…

Modan’s beautifully expressive clear-line cartoons work well in a story for children, and the story itself has just the right twists for new readers to enjoy and maybe even hazard a chance of predicting...Another winner from TOON.

The sparse, effective dialogue works seamlessly with the colorful, detailed pictures to tell this simple but engaging story. Various panel sizes perfectly pace the story’s sequences. Modan, an award-winning illustrator and graphic novelist, skillfully depicts Maya’s sensitivity and spiritedness through keenly drawn facial expressions and body movements...Young readers will devour the visual details and cheer on Maya as she asserts her individuality.
—Library Media Connection

Ridiculous and hysterical, perfect for messy eaters and those who are forbidden to have their own fun at the table.
—Shelf Awareness Pro

A fun read with an engaging hero.
—Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781943145263
ISBN-10: 1943145261
Publisher: TOON Books
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Toon Books