'Ruby wants Max to stay out of her room, but Max wants in. He just has to see what's inside of her jewelry box. When the sign on her door fails to keep him out, Ruby tells Max her own version of the Greek myth Pandora's Box. Will the story of one overly curious bunny who learned her lesson about snooping teach Max his?
"A perfect offering for those who enjoy the skewed tales of James Marshall and Jon Scieszka." —School Library Journal
"Clever and great fun, fans of the droll, mischievous bunny will welcome him back." —Booklist
Rosemary Wells is the acclaimed author and illustrator of many books for children, including Max's Christmas, Max's Dragon Shirt, and Noisy Nora (Dial and Puffin). She is also the author of the McDuff picture books, illustrated by Susan Jeffers (Hyperion). She lives in Westchester County, New York.
About the Author
Rosemary Wells is the author of 120 books for children, including more than 40 about the beloved bunnies Max and Ruby. She travels all over the country as a tireless advocate for literacy. Wells was born in New Jersey to a playwright father and ballet dancer mother who encouraged her artistic bent. She worked as an art director and designer before illustrating her first book. She is the mother of two grown daughters, Victoria and Marguerite, and grandmother to four girls.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Ruby has a brush with disaster when she lets her curiousity get the best of her. This book has the BEST ILLUSTRATIONS to illustrate all the concepts of Pandora's Box. The set up, the obsession, the consequence.