258 pages, 12 × 11 × 1.25 in
October 30, 1998
Harry N. Abrams
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0810980630
ISBN - 13: 9780810980631
From the Publisher
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.
About the Author
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 was also a reviewer of children's literature for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, and other publications. She died due to Parkinson's disease on April 8, 2009 at the age of 80.
From Our Editors
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.