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Where The Wild Things Are by  Maurice SENDAK - Hardcover - Signed - 1963 - from D&D Galleries - ABAA (SKU: 000165)

Where The Wild Things Are

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Where The Wild Things Are

by SENDAK, Maurice

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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About This Item

NY: Harper & Row, 1963, 1963. EARLY EDITION SIGNED WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING. 1 vol., illustrated by Maurice Sendak, signed by Sendak on the half-title with an original drawing of Max's dog in a begging stance. Bound in the publisher's original pictorial boards, pictorial pastedowns and endpapers, cloth spine, with the dust-jacket, both in VERY GOOD condition. A later but early edition with a cloth spine and mention of the Caldecott award to the rear DJ flap, and a gold Caldecott seal pasted on (not embossed) to the front.

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.

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Bookseller
D&D Galleries - ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000165
Title
Where The Wild Things Are
Author
SENDAK, Maurice
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
NY: Harper & Row, 1963
Date published
1963

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Established in 1985. Member ABAA and PBFA

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spine
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