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  • Author: Maurice Sendak
  • Brand: Harpercollins
  • UPC: 9780060254926
  • Item #: HARJU025492
  • Available Date: 12/26/2012
  • Model Number: 9780060254926
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Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Maurice Sendak's Caldecott medal-winning picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time.

Introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey with this special anniversary edition. Let the wild rumpus continue as this classic comes to life like never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May 2012. This iconic story has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations.

About the Author

In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.

He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 48 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Juvenile Fiction / Classics

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