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THIS BOOK GAVE MY SON AIDS! Stupid ass monsters. Do not recommend

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This book is a great one to introduce to young readers because the main character goes to an exciting land during bed time. This book does a great job at using both traditional and modern ways of structure. As the story unfolds the illustration become more extravagant. The story will keep the readers attention because the context is simple and young readers will be able to relate to the idea of the main characters daydream. 

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This older version of a picture book was ahead of it's time. It starts out as a very traditional picture book and slowly develops into a modern one as Max's imagination grows. Max idea of going into a different world where huge monsters were and not being afraid could be a great lesson for those children who feel they can't sleep because of monsters.I recommend this Contemporary Realistic Fiction as a great bed-time story to read to your child. 

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Max after being sent to his room without dinner takes the reader on an adventure inside his imaginary land. The story has a dreamlike style, which is mirrored in muted illustrations. This classic stories theme leans toward growing up, mischief, and creativity. Best for kids Kindergarten through 3rd grade. 

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Max is a young rebellious boy who is sent to bed one night by his mother after she calls him a "wild thing" and he yells back at her. That night, his room turns into a jungle and he discovers an island full of wild things and monsters who try to scare him, but he tames them and becomes their king. The illustrations in this story are amazing, and make the book so fun and enjoyable to read.  

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Max loves adventure! He has a big imagination which sometimes gets him into trouble at home. During his imaginative adventures he doesn't get his way and is sent to bed without dinner. While in his room he dreams he is a "wild thing". During his adventure he learns new appreciation for rules and what it really is to be a wild thing. When being the ruler of the wild things he learns the struggle of respect from those who do not listen. In this story the theme shows that it is ok to have fun but it is also good to be responsible about it.  

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After not getting his way, Max takes a journey to where the wild things are. In this colorful picture book the reader takes a journey of how there is nothing like home and the love that can be found there. One of the most powerful pieces for this story is the illustrations that mix our world with the world of the wild things to show that drift into the imaginative world. This with its simple story line and reliance on pictures makes it suited for younger readers.  

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When Max gets in trouble for acting like a “wild thing,” he is sent to his room without dinner. He falls asleep and dreams about traveling on a boat to a land full of wild things, where he becomes their king. He soon realizes that he wants to be back with his family who really loves him, and sails the boat back home and to his bedroom, where his dinner is waiting. This is a classic book, one that is full of fantasy and adventure but also some simple but important life lessons. The illustrations are very detailed and the monsters all wonderfully presented. Just like Max, they appear at first to be terrifying and out of control, but are actually very soft and big-hearted.  

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Sendak’s classic tale Where the Wild Things Are makes all readers run wild. Sendak’s book is beautifully illustrated, as well as providing a starting point for imaginative play for young readers. In the tale, Max is a relatable character for the wildness within us all. Sendak’s beloved classic will not only be an instant favorite among new readers, but still holds a place in our hearts for readers who’ve read the book many times. The ending provides some advice for young readers too, because sometimes always getting things your way is fun for too long.  

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I have enjoyed this book since I was a child. I love how the title matches what the story is about. The word "wild" is an accurate description of what one boy's imagination can come up with. Max, the little boy in the story, believes himself to be just that, A wild thing and after getting set to his room with no dinner he embarks on a journey to rule the wild things. He quickly discoveries that some things might be too wild for him! 

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