Max and Ruby in Pandora's Box by Rosemary WellsMax and Ruby in Pandora's Box by Rosemary Wells

Max and Ruby in Pandora's Box

byRosemary Wells

Paperback | August 1, 1998

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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.
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 des...
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Title:Max and Ruby in Pandora's BoxFormat: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.