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Max Messed Up

Max and his soccer pals make a mess in the school canteen. Max discovers he made a bigger mess for one of his friends and his grandma. 


A short story about friendship, and respect for cleaners and other 'invisible' workers. 

Written by Evelyn Sue Wong
Cover art by Sarah Binte Saifuddin*

Commissioned by NTUC

Published by NTUC Care & Share Department, 2016

ISBN: 978-981-09-7264-6

*Sarah was 14 when she won the 'Design a Book Cover' contest in 2014. It was a project by National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) in collaboration with Singapore Book Council, for its Back To School Fair..

Watch a short film inspired by Max Messed Up, released in 2020.


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