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    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


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    Title
    Where the Wild Things are
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maurice Sendak
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 6 mm
    Weight: 141 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780064431781
    ISBN 10: 0064431789
    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/CLASSA, APPR/AWARD
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22100
    Libri: ENGM3100
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    Libri: BILD4700, ENGL1805
    B&T General Subject: 213
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    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
    50
    Edition statement
    Anniversary
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Harper Trophy (imprint of HarperCollins Children's Book Group, Div of HarperCollins US)
    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 EditionWinner of the Caldecott Medal
    Table of contents
    ENG