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Where the Wild Things Are by  Maurice Sendak - Hardcover - 40th Anniversary Edition - 2003 - from Parrish Books (SKU: 1250)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • Signed
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Fine/Fine in Archival Plastic Cover
ISBN 10
0060254920
ISBN 13
9780060254926
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperCollins, 2003. 40th Anniversary Edition. Boards. Fine/Fine in Archival Plastic Cover. A lovely 40th Anniversary Edition of Maurice Sendak's award-winning book, signed by him for Parrish Books on the half-title page. Printed from the new engravings made from the original art in 1988 for the 25th Anniversary edition published by Harper & Row. Max as King of the Wild Things: the adventure is as fresh and fun as ever it was with the Sendak magic illustrations. In fine unread condition. The dustjacket sports the half-moon 40th Anniversary seal and the copyright page includes the Library of Congress catalog card number: 63-21253 "Twenty-fifth anniversary edition," and "HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS" all in caps, distinguishing it from the 25th Anniversary Edition and related reissues. The price $16.95 is on the top of the front dustjacket flap. Maurice Sendak has been awarded countless awards for illustration of children's books, including the Caldecott Medal, 1964 (for Where the Wild Things Are); Hans Christian Andersen International Medal, 1970; Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, 1983; Jewish Cultural Achievement Award, 1988; National Medal of Arts, 1996. A beautiful copy and scarce signature.

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
Parrish Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1250
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Format/binding
Boards
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine in Archival Plastic Cover
Quantity available
1
Edition
40th Anniversary Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060254920
ISBN 13
9780060254926
Publisher
HarperCollins
Place of Publication
New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date published
2003

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About Parrish Books

Parrish Books is a full-time on-line dealer in fine collectible books in business since 2002. With specialities in signed limited editions and many favorite authors including Ray Bradbury, Richard Bach, Tom Clancy, John Updike, Kurt Vonnegut, Edward Gorey and Maurice Sendak. We specialize in exceptional customer service and quality packaging of all orders.

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