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Maurice Sendak

  • 5 stars across 25 books
    Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began by illustrating other authors' books for children, but the first book that he both wrote and illustrated was Kenny's Window, published in 1956. In his lifetime, he illustrated over 80 books, and received many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he was the first American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Medal. He passed away in May 2012.
    7th June 2001

    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. S... More

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    3rd January 2002

    Outside Over There

    While Ida is busy playing her wonder horn, goblins come in through the window and kidnap her baby sister. If Ida is to s... More

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    31st January 2013

    My Brother's Book

    My Brother's Book is Maurice Sendak's last complete work and one that he considered the most important. A moving homag... More

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    1st April 2015

    Hector Protector

    Join Maurice Sendak in his mischievous retellings of Hector Protector and As I Went Over The Water. This hilarious littl... More

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    3rd January 2002

    The Sign On Rosie's Door

    "If you want to know a secret, knock three times." Join the imaginative Rosie and her friends in this humourous and insi... More

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    29th September 2011

    Bumble-Ardy

    A brand-new picture book from the creator of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE!BUMBLE-ARDY is a glorious picture book about a mi... More

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    10th January 2013

    Beertjie kry 'n soen

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    15th November 2013

    Wildekanisland

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    2nd July 2015

    Some Swell Pup Or Are You Sure You Want A Dog?

    For the first time in paperback comes this unique tale about children learning patience and care through looking after t... More

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