Maurice Sendak (real-life Reader Biography)Consumer Rating
- Number of Pages: 32
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Not all with all the adults liked Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are when it was published in 1963. But it was just the kind of book that children loved. In his book, a tiny boy named Max makes his mother furious. The year after it was published, Where the Wild Issues Are won the Caldecott Medal for the best illustrated children's book. He gets into all sorts of trouble. No one ever debated that Sendak was an enormously talented artist. And it made Maurice Sendak famous.
A bachelor all his life, Sendak has written and illustrated numerous children's books."He is genuinely a private individual who loves music and the opera and has earned a living designing costumes and sets for the opera, in advertising, and as an author and illustrator. In this book, author Ann Gaines takes you"exactly where the wild things are.
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