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Where the Wild Things Are by  Maurice Sendak - Hardcover - 25th Anniversary Reissue - 1991 - from Parrish Books (SKU: 1265)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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  • hardcover
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Condition
Fine - As New/Fine - As New
ISBN 10
0060254920
ISBN 13
9780060254926
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HarperCollins Publishers, 1991. 25th Anniversary Reissue. Boards. Fine - As New/Fine - As New. A wonderful fine reissue of the 25th Anniversary Edition of this popular book, winner of the Caldecott Medal, signed by Maurice Sendak for Parrish Books on the half-title page. The story of Max, King of the Wild Things, continues on in this wonderful book. In fine unread condition in a fine dustjacket. While the true 25th Anniversary Edition was issued by Harper & Row in 1988 before it became HarperCollins in 1990, HarperCollins then reissued this later edition using the new engravings made from the original art in 1988 and the 25th Anniversary format. This edition features a copyright renewal date of 1991 on the copyright page along with "First Harper Trophy edition, 1984," "25th Anniversary Edition" and "HarperCollinsPublishers" is in lower case and partially in italics. The actual publication date is unknown. But a beautiful book and wonderful illustrations and an important 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 #
1265
Title
Where the Wild Things Are
Author
Sendak, Maurice
Format/binding
Boards
Book condition
New Fine - As New
Jacket condition
Fine - As New
Quantity available
1
Edition
25th Anniversary Reissue
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060254920
ISBN 13
9780060254926
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1991

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A full refund (including postage) will be issued if the book you receive is not as described. A full refund of the purchase price (less postage) will be issued if the seller is notified within 5 days of receipt and the book is returned within 10 days of receipt in the original condition. We only ship international orders by air because of the delays that often occur. We refund excess postage after shipping and insurance costs are calculated. We do not charge for packing materials or handling. Our PayPal address is Parrish@ParrishBooks.com

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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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