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Maurice Sendak

  • 5 stars across 27 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.
    4th May 2000

    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... More

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    27th August 2015

    Where The Wild Things Are

    Read-along with the story in this book and CD edition! One night Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief of one kin... More

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    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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    28th September 2016

    Nutshell Library

    This 4-volume boxed set contains an alphabet book, a book of rhymes about each month, a counting book, and a cautionary ... 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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    16th November 2015

    The Nutcracker

    A beautiful telling of the Nutcracker fairy tale, with exciting activities, colouring pages and a gorgeous eight-card 3D... 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 homage ... 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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