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Where the wild things are

Author: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: London : Red Fox, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Red Fox edView all editions and formats
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A naughty little boy, rude to his mother, is sent to bed without his supper, so he sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king. But he eventually becomes lonely and wants to be where someone loved him best of all. He sails home over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day till he reaches his very own room and finds his supper waiting for him, and it was still hot.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Sendak
ISBN: 0099408392 9780099408390
OCLC Number: 222681392
Notes: Originally published in the USA: New York: Harper & Row, 1963; originally published in Great Britain: London: Bodley Head, 1967.
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Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1964.
Target Audience: Children.
Description: 37 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: story and pictures by Maurice Sendak.

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One night Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief of one kind and another, so his mother calls him 'Wild Thing' and sends him to bed without his supper. That night a forest begins to grow in  Read more...

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"Sendak is the daddy of them all when it comes to picture books - the words, the rhythm and the design are all wonderful." * S Magazine, Sunday Express * "The greatest picture book ever written" -- Read more...

 
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