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Mr. Sendak's signature is clearly inscribed in black.
Dust Jacket with a light smudge above the "Wild" has the gold Caldecott Medal which is in near fine condition. Considered one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, this book is hard to find in this excellent condition.
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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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
- Maurice Sendak
- Original binding
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- 25th Anniversary Edition
- Harper Collins
- Sendak signed
- Oblong quarto
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