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
*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.