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Where the Wild Things Are

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ISBN-10: 0060254920

ISBN-13: 9780060254926

Edition: 25th 1991 (Anniversary)

Authors: Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak

List price: $18.95
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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. 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…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 25th
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/26/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 10.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.37" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Maurice Sendak was born on June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. While in high school, he worked part time as an illustrator for All-American Comics adapting the Mutt and Jeff newspaper comic strip to a comic book format. His first professional illustrations were for a physics textbook, Atomics for the Millions, published in 1947. He later worked as a window-display director for F.A.O. Schwartz while attending night school at the Art Students League. In 1950, he illustrated his first children's book The Wonderful Farm by Marcel Aym�. He wrote his first children's book Kenny's Window in 1956 and went on to become a prolific author-illustrator. His works include Chicken Soup with Rice; In…