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Where The Wild Things Are

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Where The Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
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Near Fine/Very Good
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Harper & Row, Publishers, 1982. Book. Illus. by Sendak, Maurice. Near Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Half Title Page Inscribed and dated: For Aunt Edna / Maurice Sendak / Nov '82. Front DJ flap clipped top and bottom. DJ has several edge tears and very light soiling. Caldecott Medal sticker on upper right of the DJ. Note on rear flap on reprinting from original plates in 1974..


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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Where The Wild Things Are
Sendak, Maurice
Sendak, Maurice
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Harper & Row, Publishers
Date published
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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title page
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