The Art of Maurice Sendak

Hardcover | October 30, 1998

bySelma G. Lanes

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Here are unforgettable images that Sendak has created over his long career, with much that has never bene seen before including early sketches and dummies for published books, ideas that were never developed, and penned fantasies created while listening to music. Perfect for the entire family.

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Few illustrators have captured the imaginations of children as brilliantly as Maurice Sendak has. For 30 years, the creator of such classics as Where the Wild Things Are and Higglety Pigglety Pop! has ranked among America's best-loved and best-praised artists. Here, Selma G. Lanes pays tribute to this extraordinary talent in The Art of...

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Here are unforgettable images that Sendak has created over his long career, with much that has never bene seen before including early sketches and dummies for published books, ideas that were never developed, and penned fantasies created while listening to music. Perfect for the entire family.

Selma G. Lanes was the author of several books including The Art of Maurice Sendak and Down the Rabbit Hole: Adventures and Misadventures in the Realm of Children's Literature. She served as editor of Parents magazine, editor-in-chief of Parents Magazine Press and managing editor of Western Publishing's children's book division. She wa...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 12 × 11 × 1.25 inPublished:October 30, 1998Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810980630

ISBN - 13:9780810980631

Appropriate for ages: 13

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Few illustrators have captured the imaginations of children as brilliantly as Maurice Sendak has. For 30 years, the creator of such classics as Where the Wild Things Are and Higglety Pigglety Pop! has ranked among America's best-loved and best-praised artists. Here, Selma G. Lanes pays tribute to this extraordinary talent in The Art of Maurice Sendak. True to his playful spirit, this fun-filled biography contains more than 260 illustrations - including his early sketches - interview excerpts and lively quotes from the artist.