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Heads on and We Shoot The Making of Where the Wild Things Are

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ISBN-10: 0061645567

ISBN-13: 9780061645563

Edition: 2009

Authors: Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, Editors of Editors of McSweeney's

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Maurice Sendak's classic book Where the Wild Things Are follows the adventures of Max, a headstrong young boy who leaves home after having a fight with his mother, only to find himself in a mysterious forest bordering a vast sea. Misunderstood and rebellious, Max sets sail to the land of the Wild Things, where mischief reigns. But how do you turn one of the world's favorite children's books into a movie? This film incorporates the most dynamic elements of voice performance, live-action puppetry, and computer animation into a live-action adventure story that captures the magic of the book-and takes it to a new dimension. In order to preserve the realistic nature of the film, the Wild Things…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Dave Eggers was born on March 12th, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts. His family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois when he was a child. Eggers attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, until his parents' deaths in 1991 and 1992. The loss left him responsible for his eight-year-old brother and later became the inspiration for his highly acclaimed memoir "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius". Published in 2000, the memoir was nominated for a nonfiction Pulitzer the following year. Eggers edits the popular "The Best American Nonrequired Reading" published annually. In 1998, he founded the independent publishing house, McSweeney's which publishes a variety of magazines and…