"A book for all ages. . . . Sendak has never produced anything like [this]." -- --H.
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 have never forgotten this book and the awful, terrifying impact it had on me as a kid. I will never read this to children. Read morePublished 1 month ago by tartufina
Maurice Sendak at his best, well, after Where the Wild Things Are. Great story of brave Ida and her clever dealings with the goblins. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Miss Triss
Beautifully illustrated but a bit scary for our three year old GranddaughterPublished 5 months 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 6 months ago by melisa