Where the Wild Things Are 50th Anniversary Edition


Celebrate 50 years of Where the Wild Things Are with a wild rumpus like never before! You think you’ve seen Maurice Sendak’s award-winning classic before, but you’ve never seen it like this. A must have, even if you already have a copy.

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Although WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE has been in print for 50 years, reproduction of the magnificent artwork has never come close to the brilliance of the original art-until now. With new separations of the artwork, Maurice Sendak’s classic springs to life and off the page in spectacular spread after spread. Sendak himself was able to see the new separations before his death in May, 2012 and was “flabbergasted” at the beauty of the reproduction. Maurice Sendak’s WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE was published in 1963 to much critical acclaim. Though many parents and librarians thought the book too scary, it won the 1964 Caldecott Medal and the hearts of the many children who roared their terrible roars with Max and the Wild Things through the decades and still do.

Manufacturer SKU9780060254926
AuthorSendak, Maurice
Author BioMaurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Award, the only American to receive this honor; in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government. After sixty years of making books, award-winning author and illustrator Maurice Sendak died on May 8, 2012.
IllustratorSendak, Maurice
Weight 1.02 lbs
Dimensions 9.25 × 10.38 × 0.41 in


Harper Collins Publishing


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