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Where the Wild Things Are
Contributor(s): Sendak, Maurice (Author), Sendak, Maurice (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0064431789     ISBN-13: 9780064431781
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2012
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Annotation: In this Caldecott Medal winner. Max, a wild and naughty boy, is sent to bed without his supper by his exhausted mother. In his room, he imagines sailing far away to a land of Wild Things. Instead of eating him, the Wild Things make Max their king.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Bedtime & Dreams
Dewey: E
LCCN: 63021253
Lexile Measure: 740 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Series: Caldecott Collection
Physical Information: 0.25" H x 10.06" W x 9" (0.45 lbs) 48 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 5499
Reading Level: 3.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
Max is sent to bed without supper and imagines sailing away to the land of "Wild Things, "where he is made king.

Contributor Bio(s): Sendak, Maurice: -

Maurice Sendak's children's books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, 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 annual international prize for children's literature established by the Swedish government.



Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2003 Fall)
This fortieth-anniversary edition of the beloved Caldecott-medal-winning book is a reissue of the 1988 edition, which was reprinted from new engravings made from the original art.",,"Picture Books",,,,,,,,,,,23316,,,, Copyright 2003 Horn Book Guide Reviews
 
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