Where the Wild Things Are

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Harper Collins, Nov 9, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.


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Summary: It a story about a little boy named Max. After Max's mother sends him to bed without dinner, Max falls asleep and his room immediately transforms into a moonlit forrest surrounded by a vast ... Read full review

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The illustrations were my favorite part about this story, which is unusual for me. I am normally more attracted to the story. The illustrations were creative, original, and even though they depicted ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. He has also received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the National Medal of Arts, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

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