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.
Beautifully illustrated but a bit scary for our three year old GranddaughterPublished 1 month ago by Shirley R. Winn
This book is sort of creepy. Goblins still a baby to try to marry her. Her sister, who is her most active care giver, climbs out of a window to try to save her...etc. Read morePublished 1 month ago by melisa
A great, weird Sendak Classic. He was never afraid to add some strangeness and fear, which a lot of modern authors seem to veer away from. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ali
Lovely pictures and a strange, almost surreal, story, but it made perfect sense to my my grandson, and that's whose opinion counts.Published 3 months ago by Patricia
We love reading Maurice Sendak at our house and Outside Over There is one of my toddler son's (and my own) all time favorites. The artwork is wonderful and my son (2. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lynne
The 5 stars here are not necessarily my take on the book, but rather my daughter's who is 2 months shy of 3 years old. We read to her a lot, she has hundreds of books. Read morePublished 4 months ago by BH