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.
This is just a wonderful book--and especially so as a present for a 6 year old girl whose birthday is on July 4th. Maurice Sendak captures kids' dialogue perfectly. Read morePublished 1 month ago by SocorroS
First published in 1960, this is a lovely story for children aged 3+ and is ideal for children moving on to first chapter books. Read morePublished 3 months ago by S Riaz
This book will send you back to the childhood activities of the 1960s and 70s. Before 'screen time'. Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. Frederick
Wonderful classic and delivered quickly! My daughter was thrilled!Published 8 months ago by JUDITH A. ROMANELLI
Lovely book. Old fashioned yet still real. How did the kids play when they had no gizmos? A peek in the past, yet still relate-able.Published 22 months ago by Viking
Well, at Christmas Eve opening presents, this was not a hit -but her father was pleased that I had purchaseds it from her list that he created. Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Susan A. Mcmorrow
I knew the story of Really Rosie, because I grew up on the cartoon. Which I loved. This book was such a find. I didn't know that Sendak ever wrote on this reading level. Read morePublished on November 20, 2012 by Cassandra
Although there elements of this story that I enjoyed, this is not my favorite Sendak book. I'm glad I got it out of the library but I have no intention of purchasing it. Read morePublished on November 30, 2011 by Wink