• Where the Wild Things are See large image

    Where the Wild Things are (Hardback) By (author) Maurice Sendak

    Hard to find title available from Book Depository

    $15.10 - Save $4.20 21% off - RRP $19.30 Free delivery worldwide Available
    Dispatched in 2 business days
    When will my order arrive?
    Add to basket | Add to wishlist |

    Also available in...
    Paperback $10.80
    CD-Audio $12.35

    DescriptionWhere the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May 2012. Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak.Supports the Common Core State Standards


Other books

Other people who viewed this bought | Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for Where the Wild Things are

    Title
    Where the Wild Things are
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maurice Sendak
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 230 mm
    Height: 258 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060254926
    ISBN 10: 0060254920
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: EY, PIB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    BIC subject category V2: YBC
    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    Ingram Theme: APPR/AWARD
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12100
    Libri: ENGM3100
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    Libri: BILD4700, ENGL1805
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV007000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PZ7.S47 WH 1988
    BISAC V2.8: JUV010000, JUV013060, JUV037000
    Thema V1.0: YFA, YFB, YXF, YFC, YFN
    Edition
    25, Special edition
    Edition statement
    25th Anniversary edition
    Illustrations note
    full color
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Children's Books
    Publication date
    26 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator¿s Award, the only American to receive this honor; in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children¿s literature established by the Swedish government. After sixty years of making books, award-winning author and illustrator Maurice Sendak died on May 8, 2012.
    Review quote
    "Each word has been carefully chosen and the simplicity of the language is quite deceptive."-- "SLJ.""The clearer reproductions of the original art are vibrant and luminous [in this edition]."-- "H."
    Back cover copy
    Fiftieth Anniversary EditionWhere the Wild Things AreWinner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the YearThe original pictures have never before been as faithfully reproduced as they are in this new edition. Maurice Sendak enthusiastically approved this remastered rendition of his art.In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include Kenny's Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie's Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the fi rst Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.
    Table of contents
    ENG