Max and Ruby in Pandora's Box

Paperback | August 1, 1998

byRosemary Wells

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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.? -- BooklistRosemary 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.

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The sign hanging on Ruby’s bedroom door reads: "NO! This means you!" But since Max can’t read, he goes in anyway. Unfortunately, Ruby catches him popping open her jewelry box to take a look at what’s inside. Instead of getting mad, Ruby decides to tell him the story of Pandora who also opened a box she shouldn’t have. Incomparable chil...

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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 offerin...

Rosemary Wells, author and illustrator of several dozen books for children and young adults, was born in 1943 in New York City. She studied at the Museum School at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Wells began her career in publishing, working as an art editor and designer first at Allyn and Bacon and later at Macmillan Publishing. He...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:August 1, 1998Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140564152

ISBN - 13:9780140564150

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The sign hanging on Ruby’s bedroom door reads: "NO! This means you!" But since Max can’t read, he goes in anyway. Unfortunately, Ruby catches him popping open her jewelry box to take a look at what’s inside. Instead of getting mad, Ruby decides to tell him the story of Pandora who also opened a box she shouldn’t have. Incomparable children’s illustrator and storyteller Rosemary Wells does a delightful job of retelling the ancient Greek legend in Max and Ruby in Pandora’s Box.