Where the Wild Things Are and Other Stories

Where the Wild Things Are and Other Stories

by Maurice Sendak

Audio CD(Unabridged, 1 CD, 45 Minutes)

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061227400
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2007
Edition description: Unabridged, 1 CD, 45 Minutes
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 341,520
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 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.


Tammy Grimes, a distinguished stage actress, won a Tony® Award for her work in The Unsinkable Molly Brown and another for Noel Coward's Private Lives.

Hometown:

Ridgefield, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

June 10, 1928

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, New York

Education:

Art Students' League

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