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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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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
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About This Item

NY:: Harper & Row,. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. 1964 Caldecott Medal winner. Illustrated by the author. An early printing (Library of Congress number on title page). Very good in a good (edge worn with a few short closed edge tears, age darkened and soiled) third issue (no Caldecott Medal emblem on the front panel, $3.95 and Net $3.97 prices on front flap along with 40-80 and 1163 codes, Caldecott Award notices on rear flap) dust jacket. .

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
Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
63523
Title
Where the Wild Things Are.
Author
SENDAK, Maurice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row,
Place of Publication
NY:
Date published
1963
Keywords
Children's Literature, Caldecott Medal

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Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB

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