Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak, Maurice Sendak

On Sale: 12/26/2012

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

illustrated by Maurice Sendak

On Sale: 12/26/2012

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Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

Caldecott Medal

ALA Notable Children’s Book

Horn Book Fanfare

Library of Congress Children’s Books

New York Public Library's “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing”

New York Times Best Illustrated Book

Reading Rainbow Book

About the Book

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. A must for every child's bookshelf.

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 2012. This iconic story has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations.

Educator and Librarian Resources

Critical Praise

“The clearer reproductions of the original art are vibrant and luminous.” - H.

“Each word has been carefully chosen and the simplicity of the language is quite deceptive.” - SLJ.

“A timeless classic that continues to win over the hearts of children. The simple, rhythmic text and expressive illustrations are just as appealing today as they were when I was a child.” 10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds - Brightly

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060254926
  • ISBN 10: 0060254920
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 12/26/2012
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price:23.95 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Classics
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

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