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The wild things--with their mismatched parts and giant eyes--manage somehow to be scary-looking without ever really being scary; at times they're downright hilarious. Sendak's defiantly run-on sentences--one of his trademarks--lend the perfect touch of stream of consciousness to the tale, which floats between the land of dreams and a child's imagination.
This Sendak classic is more fun than you've ever had in a wolf suit, and it manages to reaffirm the notion that there's no place like home. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Really good story. The hard cover version is made very well, just like the original. My only qualm is the gold foil star that is put on the dust cover, it covers the boat, and was... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Gregory K
Great read for grown ups as well as kids, with great pictures.
Heard an interview which was broadcasted again after Maurice Sendak's death, in which he explains that this is... Read more
The product, described as "brand new" arrived with a torn cover (torn in several places).
It was meant to be a gift and is now too late to get a new one.
Classic book the same as when I first read it to my kids 30 years ago. Now a copy for the grandchildren!Published 2 days ago by Charles Cordes