Where the Wild Things Are

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Harper Collins, Nov 9, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Max is sent to bed without supper and imagines sailing away to the land of Wild Things,where he is made king.

Winner, 1964 Caldecott Medal
Notable Children's Books of 1940–1970 (ALA)
1981 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Illustration
1963, 1982 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)
Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1963, 1982 (NYT)
A Reading Rainbow Selection
1964 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award
Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)
1981 Children's Books (NY Public Library)
100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1988 (NY Public Library)

 

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User Review  - Thabata - Goodreads

Personally, I think this book is overrated. It surely has beauty in its illustrations, the colors are adorable, it is creative. The title is also really great. But… I failed to see the characters as ... Read full review

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Very well-deserving of the Caldecott Award 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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