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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.
    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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    8th March 2013

    Little Bear

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    27th December 2014

    The Moon

    The moon is a fun wordless story about a little mouse achieving his dream, and proving that anything is possible when yo... More

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    20th July 2013

    Beertjie

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    3rd January 2002

    Mr Rabbit And The Lovely Present

    Little Girl really needs to find a birthday present for her mother in her favourite colour. But with so many things to c... 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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    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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      In The Night Kitchen

      This is a lesser known classic by the same author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'. It follows the night time escapades of a little boy who helps 3 cook...