Kenny's Window

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Harper Collins, Nov 26, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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Kenny dreams of a fabulous land where he would like to live always, and in his search for it discovers many things about himself and about growing up. ‘An unusual, imaginative story . . . in which reality blends with make-believe.' 'SLJ.

1956 Children's Spring Book Festival Honor Book (NY Herald Tribune)

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User Review  - Kathy England - Goodreads

I found this at a used book store this past week. See review of The Sign on Rosie's Door. Not terribly impressed. I felt like it was Sendak's answer to Alice in Wonderland, except for smaller children. I also thought he might have been just a bit high when he wrote it. Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

A very surreal children's story debut from Maurice Sendak. The themes are very subtle and kind of lost even to adults. It seems to lack a *real* theme or point other than the power of a child's ... Read full review

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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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