Bumble-Ardy by Maurice Sendak
  

Bumble-Ardy

Written by Maurice Sendak
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Bumble-Ardy by Maurice Sendak

A brand-new picture book from the creator of WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE! BUMBLE-ARDY is a glorious picture book about a mischievous pig who has reached the age of nine without ever having had a birthday party. But all that changes when Bumble throws a party for himself and invites all his friends, leading to a wild masquerade that quickly gets out of hand. In this highly anticipated book, Maurice Sendak once again explores the exuberance of young children and the unshakeable love between parent (in this case, an aunt) and child. BUMBLE-ARDY is the first book illustrated and written by Sendak since Outside Over There in 1981.

Reviews

A delight to read aloud The Daily Telegraph Magazine

About the Author

Maurice Sendak

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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Maurice Sendak
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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

29th September 2011

ISBN

9780007447381


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