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.
Own the nutshell library in the tiny boxed set and the baby loves these stories as well as "Really Rosie" video by Carole King. Bought the larger paperbacks to travel.Published 13 months ago by nom de plume
A year ago I got this book when I wanted to formally introduce numbers to my then 18 mo. old daughter. We had already seen a video about the story on you tube where it was sang. Read morePublished 15 months ago by MyGal
I grew up with the video "Really Rosie" by Carol King based on these books and It is wonderful! I am really enjoying reading/singing these books to my 3 year old daughter at night... Read morePublished on May 1, 2012 by Elizabeth R. Leo
There's not much you can really *do* with counting books. You count up to ten, you count down from ten, and you hope you can make it interesting to the kids reading along at... Read morePublished on January 17, 2011 by Ulyyf
This is an original silly counting book, given in rhyme and cumulative verse. For each number up to ten, a different animal or character joins Johnny in his house; when it gets... Read morePublished on May 28, 2009 by Shanna A. Gonzalez
I was initially disappointed at how tiny this book was(as well as Alligators All Around) but they've become favorites since I can carry them in my purse and read them to my... Read morePublished on May 9, 2009 by illustrator