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Title:Where The Wild Things Are (Literature Notes)
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Maurice Sendak
Publisher:eBooks
ISBN:0867342110
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Number of Pages:3
Category:Childrens, Picture books, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy

Where The Wild Things Are (Literature Notes) by Maurice Sendak

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Where The Wild Things Are (Literature Notes) i Where the Wild Things Are i is one of those truly rare books that can be enjoyed equally by a child amp a grown up If you disagree then it s been too long since you ve attended a wild rumpus Max dons his wolf suit in pursuit of some mischief amp gets sent to bed without supper Fortuitously a forest grows in his room allowing his wild rampage to continue unimpaired Sendak s color illustrations perhaps his finest are beautiful Each turn of the page brings the discovery of a new wonder The wild things with mismatched parts amp giant eyes manage somehow to be scary looking without ever really being scary at times they re downright hilarious Sendak s defiantly run on sentences one of his trademarks lend the perfect touch of stream of consciousness to the tale which floats between the land of dreams amp a child s imagination This Sendak classic is more fun than you ve ever had in a wolf s suit giggle stiflingly funny at times amp even manages to reaffirm the notion that there s no place like home

Where the Wild Things Are

One night Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief of one kind and another so his mother calls him Wild Thing and sends him to bed without his supper That night a forest begins to grow in Max s room and an ocean rushes by with a boat to take Max to the place where the wild things are Max tames the wild things and crowns himself as their king and then the wild rumpus begins But when Max has sent the monsters to bed and everything is quiet he starts to feel lonely and realises it is time to sail home to the place where someone loves him best of all


Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

strong Maurice Sendak the Caldecott Medal winning creator of the iconic em Where the Wild Things Are em created a warmly loved classic book of months in verse with em Chicken Soup with Rice em strong br br This rhyming book cleverly uses a little boy s love for soup to teach children the months of the year and features Sendak s imaginative drawings and lyrical verses br br Who says you can only slurp chicken soup with rice in cold January or freezing December Chicken soup with rice is nice all year round


In the Night Kitchen

Sendak s hero Mickey falls through the dark into the Night Kitchen where three fat bakers are making the morning cake So begins an intoxicating dream fantasy described by the artist himself as a fantasy ten feet deep in reality


Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue

For over fifty years children em have em cared about em Pierre em Maurice Sendak s story about a little boy who doesn t care about anything And they will continue to care about this classic cautionary tale in this durable board book format


Outside Over There

With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin s bride


Nutshell Library

From Maurice Sendak the Caldecott Medal winning genius who created em Where the Wild Things Are em comes em Nutshell Library em which will enchant readers with four classic titles br br Containing pocket size versions of perennial favorites em Alligators All Around em em Chicken Soup with Rice em em One Was Johnny em and em Pierre em this pint size library is perfect for small hands br br Learn the alphabet with silly alligators drink chicken soup with rice every month count visitors with a boy named Johnny and survive a scare with a boy who doesn t care Endless adventures await in these lyrical stories that children and their grown up readers will love reading and sharing over and over again br br A wonderful stocking stuffer or baby shower gift Maurice Sendak s em Nutshell Library em will evoke powerful memories for many and the rhymes and stories continue to speak to new generations of little ones br br And if you prefer your em Nutshell Library em books on their own and not quite so tiny each is also now available in a board book edition


Alligators All Around

An alligator jamboree with all the letters A through Z


Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

A daring imagination has woven a simple rhyme into a brilliantly original tale about Jennie the Sealyham terrier who seeks Experience and becomes the star of the World Mother Goose Theatre H Superb fantasy BL Notable Children s Books of ALA br Fanfare Honor List H br Best Books of SLJ br Children s Books of Library of Congress


One Was Johnny: A Counting Book

One was Johnny but that s not all count all the others who came to call


My Brother's Book

Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May My Brother s Book With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake Sendak pays homage to his late brother Jack whom he credited for his passion for writing and drawing Pairing Sendak s poignant poetry with his exquisite and dramatic artwork this book redefines what mature readers expect from Maurice Sendak while continuing the lasting legacy he created over his long illustrious career Sendak s tribute to his brother is an expression of both grief and love and will resonate with his lifelong fans who may have read his children s books and will be ecstatic to discover something for them now Pulitzer Prize winning literary critic and Shakespearean scholar Stephen Greenblatt contributes a moving introduction


Where the Wild Things Are, My Brother's Book, Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, Nutshell Library, Outside Over There, Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue, One Was Johnny: A Counting Book, Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months, Alligators All Around, In the Night Kitchen