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March 17, 2009

Where are the wild things?

Filed under: Uncategorized — by npappas13 @ 1:36 am


Sendak, M. (1963). Where the Wild Things Are. USA: Harper & Row, Publishers.
Genre: Picture Book, Fantasy
Grades: K-2

This creative story by Maurice Sendak is a classic picture book that is filled with imaginative illustrations and a fun story line. This is a great lunch read to bring into a 1st or 2nd grade class, or even Kindergarteners. It is great for these ages because this story follows a young boy and his imagination that takes the reader to where the Wild Things live. The illustrations bring an imaginative and original element to the story. These Wild Things are one of a kind; to discover what the Wild Things are, pick up this book and find out!


About the Author/Illustrator:

Maurice Sendak is an author of many books other than Where the Wild Things Are. He has written Nutshell Library, Pierre, Outside Over There, and Higglety Pigglety Pop! He has received many awards including, the Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are, Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the National Medal of Arts, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Information about Maurice Sendak was found at


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