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.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Maurice Sendak

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
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

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
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

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
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Maurice Sendak...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Maurice Sendak and hundreds of other authors.


I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools