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Where the Wild Things Are by  Maurice Sendak - 1st Ed - 1963 - from Comfort Kraft (SKU: 25967)

Where the Wild Things Are

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Where the Wild Things Are

by Sendak, Maurice

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New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1963. 1st Ed. Hardbound Oblong. No Pg Count.. Fine in Good DJ/Good. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Published by Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1963. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Oblong. Condition: Fine in Good DJ. No Pg Count. LCCN 63-21253. Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak. Not paginated. Caldecott seal on front dust jacket. Front flap of jacket has 3. 95 price, 40-80/1163 code; bottom corner clipped. Rear flap indicates Winner of the 1964 Caldecott and Best Illustrated Children's Book of 1963 by The New York Times awards. Title page shows Copyright 1963 by Maurice Sendak. With Library of Congress catalog card number 63-2153. Book in Fine condition, bottom front corner shows tiny bump. Description text copyright 2011 BooksForComfort. Item ID 25967.


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
Hardbound Oblong. No Pg Count.
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Used - Fine in Good DJ
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1st Ed
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York, NY
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About Comfort Kraft

We have been in business since 1988 and have been online since 1997We have our own web stores as well as affiliates such as ABE, Biblio, Ebid, Antiqbook.We have been selling books since 1999 and take pride in our complete descriptions of our books.We are (slowly) setting up a B&M store on our country property and hope to have it open ASAP.We will have both books and craft/collectible items in the shop. IN the meantime, please find us online


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