48 pages, 9.25 × 10.31 × 0.44 in
November 9, 1988
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0060254920
ISBN - 13: 9780060254926
About the Book
This special commemorative edition celebrates 40 years of Sendak's classic tale of the imaginative journey taken by a boy named Max to "where the wild things are." Illustrations.
From the Publisher
In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time.Â Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.
About the Author
Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. He has also received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the National Medal of Arts, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
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Banished to his room for his mischievous ways, a young lad manages to find a secret escape route -- through his powerful imagination, that is. His mind takes him to far off land where the inhabitants believe he’s their royal majesty! Where the Wild Things Are delights every parent who can remember misbehaving as a child.
"Each word has been carefully chosen and the simplicity of the language is quite deceptive." (SLJ.)