Where the Wild Things Are and Other Stories

Where the Wild Things Are and Other Stories

by Maurice Sendak

Audio CD(Unabridged, 1 CD, 45 Minutes)

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Overview

Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are was published in 1963 to great critical acclaim. Brian O'Doherty of The New York Times said that Mr. Sendak's work, "disguised in fantasy, springs from his earliest self, from the vagrant child that lurks in the heart of all of us."

Where the Wild Things Are is the first book in a trilogy that includes In the Night Kitchen, published in 1970, "a profoundly engaging fantasy that ought to become a classic" (The New York Times) and Outside Over There, published in 1981, which Newsweek called "extraordinary... triumphantly moving."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061227400
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2007
Edition description: Unabridged, 1 CD, 45 Minutes
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 461,352
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Maurice Sendak’s children’s books have sold over 30 million copies and have been translated into more than 40 languages. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and Nutshell Library. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for Illustration, in 1983 he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, and in 1996 he received a National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, Sendak received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an annual international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government.


Tammy Grimes, a distinguished stage actress, won a Tony® Award for her work in The Unsinkable Molly Brown and another for Noel Coward's Private Lives.

Hometown:

Ridgefield, Connecticut

Date of Birth:

June 10, 1928

Place of Birth:

Brooklyn, New York

Education:

Art Students' League

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