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Max, a wild and naughty boy, is sent to bed without his supper by his exhausted mother In his room, he imagines sailing far away to a land of Wild Things Instead of eating him, the Wild Things make Max their king Where the Wild Things Are


About the Author: Maurice Sendak

Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American writer and illustrator of children s literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963 An elementary school from kindergarten to grade five in North Hollywood, California is named in his honor.Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Polish Jewish immigrant parents, and decided to become an illustrator after viewing Walt Disney s film Fantasia at the age of twelve His illustrations were first published in 1947 in a textbook titled Atomics for the Millions by Dr Maxwell Leigh Eidinoff He spent much of the 1950s working as an artist for children s books, before beginning to write his own stories.



10 thoughts on “Where the Wild Things Are

  1. says:

    I have no doubt that this book damaged me, psychologically, as a small child It is one of the earliest books I vividly remember reading aloud to myself, and I remember the first time my mother read it to me before she put me to bed Here s the gist of the plot A little boy named Max dresses up in a wolf costume, plays with a hammer, chases his dog with a fork, then threatens to cannibalize his mother His mother, a master of


  2. says:

    This book is crap, and let me tell you why The kid is a jerk and is sent to his room without supper He proceeds to go to some magical place where these monsters live and he bosses them around and is mean to them Then he gets back homehaving not learned that being a mean jerk is wrongand there on his table in his room is dinnerand it s still warm What s the lesson here exactly Hate the book.


  3. says:

    Mom Mom Mo om Mom MOM My mom whips around WHAT CanIgetabook What Can I get a book How much is it 8.50 What is it I brandish a copy of Where The Wild Things Are from behind my back Don t you already have that Nuh uh Aren t you a little old for a book like that I pout But Mo om Okay, she sighs Put it in the cart ten minutes later My mom leaves the car to go put the cart back.I look around suspiciously, making sure the coast is clea


  4. says:

    and now, max cried, let the wild rumpus starti babysat the other night and, i swear, i read this book at least 30 times within a 4 hour time span kids, eh i never read this story as a child and i cant help but feel like i missed out on something special.but luckily, this is one of those timeless classics that still has something for everyone, no matter the age.this story is for everyone who yearns for wild adventure, for the lovers


  5. says:

    My copy of this book is over fifty years old It was read to me when I was tiny and I read it to my children when they were small.When we lived in the States I discovered the play figures in a bargain bin in a toy store and bought them for my kids too This guy was always my favourite He looks as if he s up to no good.There are several key elements to the book s power.1 The artwork is special.2 It shows, graphically the power of imaginat


  6. says:

    I have read the story of Max about 1,000,000 times and my kids love it too The illustrations are magical and the text is beyond wonderful It is one of the most fun and rewarding books for a parent to read to a kid lots of fun making dancing sounds and monster sounds and features joyful plot A must


  7. says:

    I loved this so much, I begged to star in it in an elementary school play I won the lead role but had to share it with another classmate as we were doing 8 performances and couldn t be out of classes for rehearsals that often I got to be rowdy even though I was the quietest child possible And who doesn t love to act like an animal, parade through the jungle and revisit their roots But what do we love evenour family and those who love us Some


  8. says:

    Please visit our blog www.twogalsandabook.com for this review and others I can still remember reading this for the first time in my grade school library The pictures and illustrations can be a little scary at times, but they still remain incredible to me I love children s books that are adventurous and take you places This is one of them.5 Please visit our blog www.twogalsandabook.com for this review and others I can still remember reading this


  9. says:

    It is often difficult to review a book that was and still is one of my favorite all time picture books I adore everything about Maurice Sendak s Where the Wild Things Are, from the brilliant text to the expressive accompanying illustrations And I also with all my heart appreciate the message the author promotes here, a message of unconditional love, a message that even if one misbehaves, there will be supper waiting on the table Max does get sent


  10. says:

    Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice SendakWhere the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children s picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak This story of only 338 words, focuses on a young boy, named Max who after dressing in his wolf costume, wreaks such havoc through his household that he is sent to bed without his supper Max s bedroom undergoes a mysterious transformation into a jungle environment, and he winds up sailing to an island i


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