Maurice Sendak - Author Picture

Maurice Sendak - Author

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983 Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the Arts in America. Maurice Sendak died in May 2012.

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Where the Wild Things are Book and CD
Maurice Sendak
A special new edition with a read-along CD. Jacqueline Wilson, February 2012 Guest Editor: "The text is very minimal but perfect - and the illustrations are glorious. This isn't a scary book in the slightest, though the monsters are grotesque, equipped with...
Lovereading Price: £7.19 - Saving £1.80 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Mixed media product | Released 27/08/2015
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Mummy?
Maurice Sendak
This is a wonderfully wild and interactive pop-up extravaganza – the first ever one by one of the best-loved authors Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things are is probably his best known)- that we couldn't resist featuring even though...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 06/08/2007
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Where the Wild Things are
Maurice Sendak
Jacqueline Wilson, February 2012 Guest Editor: "The text is very minimal but perfect - and the illustrations are glorious. This isn't a scary book in the slightest, though the monsters are grotesque, equipped with very sharp teeth and pointy claws. Little Max...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2000
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