Kids' Indie Next List Selection
"A fun read with an engaging hero."
"Don’t underestimate the TOON Books line."
--The Comics Journal
"Whether your children have perfect manners or are crazy at the table, they — and you — will enjoy Maya’s story about learning to be polite."
--U.S. Kids Parents and Teachers
"Genuinely funny, absolutely delightful, great artwork. I defy you not to be swept up in this very modern, very silly, very delightful fairy tale with a difference."
--Forbidden Planet International
"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."
"If you’re familiar with Rutu Modan’s grown-up material (Exit Wounds, her serial work in the New York Times), you might not expect her to produce a wonderful children’s book, but Maya Makes a Mess is exactly that, full of the vibrant color Modan does so well."
"A beautiful flight of fancy...pitch-perfect...Maya Makes a Mess is wonderfully re-readable."
--Read About Comics