Maybelle books fabulously illustrated by Paul Ratz de Tagyos

Maybelle in the Soup

MaybelleSoup200px Maybelle is a lovely plump cockroach. She lives with Myrtle and Herbert Peabody at Number 10 Grand Street, in her own cozy little home under the refrigerator.

The Peabody’s like everything JUST SO.

And that means absolutely, positively NO BUGS.

Maybelle Goes to Tea

MaybelleTea200Maybelle’s second book of adventures, stars the usual cast of characters plus… Maurice the fly.

When the Peabodys leave to buy goodies for Mrs. Peabody’s Ladies Spring Tea, a Very Irritating fly gets into Number 10 Grand Street and promptly knocks himself insensible trying to get out.

Maybelle and the Haunted Cupcake

MaybelleCupcake200Maybelle the cockroach loves tasty crumbs and scrumptious sprinkles, but she is tired of braving the dangers of Mr. and Mrs. Peabody’s kitchen: the flattening feet, the bright light, and especially the cat, Ramona.



Maybelle Goes to School


If there’s one thing Maybelle the cockroach can’t resist, it’s cake. When Mrs. Peabody bakes her famous Ten Layer Tower Of Taste for the school bake sale, Maybelle sneaks a sample — and ends up on an unexpected field trip!