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Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Medal) by  Maurice Sendak - Hardcover - from Chloé's Bookstore (SKU: 0002)

Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Medal)

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Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Medal)

by Sendak, Maurice

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About This Item

Illustrated boards with cloth spine, boards very slightly darkened at edges, printing registration is slightly off; matching dust jacket is edgeworn and darkened with closed tears; with correct price, but blurbs are consistent with 2nd issue jacket, award seal is present on front cover of DJ (Hanrahan A58). Landmark in children's picture books and winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal. Scarce, even in the 2nd issue jacket.


Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row. The book has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short, a 1980 opera, and, in 2009, a live-action feature film adaptation. According to HarperCollins, the book has sold over 19 million copies worldwide as of 2008.

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On Aug 20 2019, a reader said:
BEST. BOOK. EVER. I have given a copy to every child in my life (family & friends). The imagination given wings and the safety net of a parent's love. Beautifully naughty, captures the joy of childhood and possibilities.


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Online Bookshop specialising in Award-Winning First Editions, Signed Copies of Children's Classics, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Contemporary Classics.


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