Where the Wild Things Are, Hardcover   -     By: Maurice Sendak
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Where the Wild Things Are, Hardcover

Harpercollins Publishing / 1988 / Hardcover

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Introduce your children to a book that his enthralled kids for generations, and was the 1964 Caldecott Medal Winner, Where the Wild Things Are. Max likes to don his wild wolf suit and get into all kinds of mischief. When Max is a little too wild and gets sent to bed without any supper, he discovers that his room is slowly growing trees and he finds himself in the jungle. He sets sail to a far away land where all the wild things live. The wild things are fierce, but Max convinces them that he is the fiercest of them all, and they make him their king. After a while Max grows lonely and decides to set sail for home, where he finds his supper waiting for him-still hot!

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Harpercollins Publishing
Publication Date: 1988
Dimensions: 91/2 X 101/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0060254920
ISBN-13: 9780060254926
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Ages: 4-8

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Publisher's Description

Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May 2012. Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak.

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Author Bio

In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.

He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.

In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.

He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.

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