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In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.
He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.
I purchased this book for my six year old granddaughter, and I first read it to myself. I then read most of it to her, my voice cracking in parts. It's a powerful tale (tail? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gouverneur
a favorite book of my younger daughter when she was four; read so much to her it fell apart and we had to buy it again. I offer it to all friends with children in kindergarten. Read morePublished 1 month ago by ABK
Charming. Heartwarming story, very sad in places, sophisticated.Published 2 months ago by A. E. Nugent
Grand-daughter has this book to read on the honors program at school. Loved the story. Will donate to the school libraryPublished 2 months ago by Linda Tingen
Read this enchanting tale with my 6 year old son and we both loved it.Published 16 months ago by Michael Walker
What a sweet story. We, too, have a little red hen who is the last of her flock that had some toes freeze so this book was especially
touching for our family! Read more