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Where the Wild Things Are (book)

292 Ratings: 3.9
A book by Maurice Sendak

A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.      Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice … see full wiki

Author: Maurice Sendak
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Galison Books
Date Published: May 01, 2001
51 reviews about Where the Wild Things Are (book)
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
I still have this from when I was a child.
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
great book
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
Timeless children's book. A classic.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
I have this book memorized from teaching for 2 years. Kills me everytime.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
This was a really great book for me as a kid. I really loved this.
Quick Tip by . June 18, 2010
Great for the imagination but don't read it too close to bed!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
I enjoyed this as a child. Nice book for kids.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Read the book skip the film
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
instant classic!
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
Honestly, it's cute and all, but I've never been a big fan.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
This is such a fun book. The illustrations are wonderful, and I was not bored reading it to my kids.
Quick Tip by . June 16, 2010
great book. This is my husband and daughter's favorite book to read together.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
A fun story about how even though life's tough, it's worth it when you make the most of it.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
This book informed the vocabulary of my young years. I still hear "please don't go! We'll eat you up we love you so!" when I leave home. Love.
Quick Tip by . June 14, 2010
a great childrens book!
Quick Tip by . June 12, 2010
I really think this book is glorified more than it deserves.
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2010
Such a good book as a kid. Looking back now, the true story is rather heartbreaking, but that's what makes the book so close to my heart.
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2010
This is so, so good. Max is such a naughty little boy. The monsters are still scary!
Quick Tip by . June 05, 2010
I really like this book and do not want to see the movie even though people say it is good.
Quick Tip by . May 19, 2010
Delightful poetry, fun to read out loud.
Quick Tip by . April 29, 2010
Possibly the greatest children's book ever created!
Quick Tip by . February 05, 2010
I want white wolf pajamas and to wear a crown. I want to live where the wild things are and to turn the world upside down. A classic book!!!
Quick Tip by . February 05, 2010
One of my favorite childhood books. I wanted to live in Max's imaginary world!
review by . February 05, 2009
Pros: Excellent illustrations     Cons: Story line a little weak     The Bottom Line: I do recommend this story as it does teach a lesson of consequences and has eye pleasing illustrations.  4 star rating because of the pictures.     Where The Wild Things Are was first released in 1963 and was a winner of the Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year.  It was written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.  …
review by . May 24, 2006
With "Where The Wild Things Are," Sendak set a new era of Children's story books - those that appeal to adults and children alike. At the time of its first publishing, "Where The Wild Things Are" brought ground-breaking graphics to children's publishing. More importantly, his story spoke to everyone - it evoked squeals of delight from children and heart-felt memories of childhood frustrations in adults.     I owned a number of books from the 1960s list, which included, in order …
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