Bumble-ardy by Maurice SendakBumble-ardy by Maurice Sendak

Bumble-ardy

byMaurice Sendak

Hardcover | September 6, 2011

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Since the publication of his classic Outside Over There in 1981, Maurice Sendak’s book illustrations have focused on interpreting the texts of such authors as James Marshall, Tony Kushner, Wilhelm Grimm, Ruth Krauss, Herman Melville, and Mother Goose. And beginning in 1980, with his sets and costumes for The Magic Flute, Sendak launched a busy second career as the designer of stage productions of opera and ballet. Now comes Bumble-Ardy, the first book he has written as well as illustrated in thirty years.

Bumble-Ardy has evolved from an animated segment for Sesame Street to a glorious picture book about a mischievous pig who reaches the age of nine without ever having a birthday party. But all that changes when Bumble-Ardy throws a party for himself and invites all his friends, leading to a wild masquerade that quickly gets out of hand.

In this highly anticipated picture book, Sendak once again explores the exuberance of young children and the unshakable love between parent (in this case, an aunt) and child.

In addition toWhere the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books includeKenny's Window,Very Far Away,The Sign on Rosie's Door,Nutshell Library(consisting ofChicken Soup with Rice,Alligators All Around,One Was Johnny, andPierre),Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life,In the Night Kitchen,Outside Over There,We Are All in the...
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Title:Bumble-ardyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.37 inPublished:September 6, 2011Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062051989

ISBN - 13:9780062051981

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book! Beautifully illustrated and fun story!! Love it!
Date published: 2017-03-09