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Where the Wild Things Are by  Maurice Sendak - Hardcover - 1974 - from Crossroads Books (SKU: CD106)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • hardcover
Condition
Near Fine in Good dust jacket
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Harper & Row, 1974. Hardcover. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. DJ 4" tear front, 1/2" tear front, 1" tear along spine, not price clipped but bottom front flap clipped, mylar, pictorial boards, black spine, black lettering, rear top corner bumped, binding very good, pages clean & bright. Reprinted in with new engravings made from the original art. ; 9.25" x 10.25

Synopsis

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.

Details

Bookseller
Crossroads Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
CD106
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Illustrator
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Date published
1974

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
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fine
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New
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price clipped
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