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.
Read this enchanting tale with my 6 year old son and we both loved it.Published 2 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
This book is well written. The characters are believable and likeable whether human or fowl. You don't have to be a backyard chicken farmer to appreciate the man's affection for... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Bella
I first saw this story on PBS. A cartoonist was drawing pictures as he read the book. I happened to catch a portion of it before I had to go to work. Read morePublished 14 months ago by V. Myers
Dear Mr DuJong,
I find your writing delightful. You enchanted my family and I with your "Journey from Peppermint Street", and now I am searching out all your books. Read more
After reading one of De Jong's books (The Wheel on the School) as a child I was thrilled to find more by him on Amazon. Can't recommend his books more highly. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Rebecca
I just pre-read this book before reading it to my son and I love it! Most of what I would say has been covered by others, but I did want to point out that if you don't care much... Read morePublished 20 months ago by homemaker mom
I recently read this book out loud to my family- husband and kids 8,5,3 and and infant that slept through most of it. Read morePublished on April 30, 2012 by Joy
This is a really, really nice story. Other reviews state it's not well written. I wouldn't say it's not well written. It's written in a manner reflective of the setting. Read morePublished on February 26, 2012 by Research