The Greatest Mistakes That Went Right
Maddy Mara, Cheryl Orsini
Are you in a hurry to wonder and worry
That new things you try won’t go right?
When they simply don’t work, don’t go all berserk
Mistakes can grow wings and take flight.
Where would we be without big blunders? From Play Doh to penicillin, the Slinky to the Granny Smith apple, some of the best inventions started out as gigantic slip-ups.
From exciting new team Maddy Mara and Cheryl Orsini comes a blooper reel with amazing consequences and a reminder to all kids scared of trying something new: even the greatest mistakes can go right.
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Maddy Mara is the pen name of creative duo Hilary Rogers and Meredith Badger. They have been collaborating on children’s books for many years. Hilary is an author and former publisher; Meredith is an author and ESL teacher. Maddy Mara is the melding of their respective daughters’ names.
Affirm Press is an independent publisher dedicated to publishing great stories, big ideas, and the most engaging local and international authors. Our children’s list has been shortlisted for the BOP Bologna Best Children’s Publisher of the Year award in 2020 and 2021.