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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.
A very strange book that I found at our playgroup. Three cooks (are they triplets they all look like Oliver Hardy?). The story is just bonkers. Read morePublished 17 hours ago by Jo Clare
No better children's book anywhere! I used to read this story to my son when he was a baby; he demanded that I read it to him so often that I can still recite it verbatim 44 years... Read morePublished 2 days ago by l.c.h.
This was my favorite book as a child and I'm glad I can share it with my kids. Don't buy it though if you don't have a sense of humor.Published 7 days ago by Rebecca Stevens
got this for my grands after seeing the author in a TV interview and thougth my girls should have it. Parents found it to be a great little book.Published 10 days ago by Elizaeth Saylor
Beautiful book, wonderful artwork, one of my favourites from childhood. Bought as an Xmas gift for a 13 month old who is not yet talking fluently thinking she might be too young. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Lucy Owen