Previously published in hardcover with the title "What's With This Room?"
Why is this room such a mess all the time?
What's with that smell, and what's with the grime?
What Mess? is a hilarious conversation between a boy and his parents about a room that's such a disaster zone, he'd have to clean it just to call it a mess.
"The rhyming text is full of humor that will appeal to kids...Bright and busy illustrations bring the amazingly messy room to life."
"[A] romp through the messiest mess since the Cat in the Hat came to visit."
—School Library Journal
Tom Lichtenheld is the
author and illustrator of What Are You So
Grumpy About? and the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling book Shark vs. Train, which was a Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Year. He lives in Illinois with his wife.