Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue

Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue

by Maurice Sendak

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Overview

A story
with a moral air
about Pierre,
who learned
to care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060259655
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/28/1962
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 529,631
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Maurice Sendak’s children’s books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, 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 annual international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government.


Maurice Sendak’s children’s books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, 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 annual international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government.

Hometown:

Ridgefield, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

June 10, 1928

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, New York

Education:

Art Students' League

Table of Contents

Prologue 7(2)
Chapter 1
9(10)
Chapter 2
19(8)
Chapter 3
27(10)
Chapter 4
37(6)
Chapter 5
43

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