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The Resource Where the wild things are, story and pictures by Maurice Sendak

Where the wild things are, story and pictures by Maurice Sendak

Label
Where the wild things are
Title
Where the wild things are
Statement of responsibility
story and pictures by Maurice Sendak
Title variation
Sign on Rosies door
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief, his mother calls him 'Wild Thing' and sends him to bed without any supper. Alone in his room, Max enters a magical world and sets sail across the sea to the place where the wild things are. The wild things roar their terrible roars and gnash their terrible teeth and roll their terrible eyes and show their terrible claws
Summary
  • Rosie loves to pretend so while playing with her friends, she becomes a lovely lady singer, a lost girl, a red firecracker, and a sleepy cat
  • A family of alligators is taken through the letters A through Z
  • Chicken soup is used as a unifying theme to present an illustrated tour of the months of the year
  • A little boy's dream-fantasy in which he helps three fat bakers get milk for their cake batter
  • Johnny's reading is disturbed by a whole parade of animals in a counting tale
  • With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride
  • Pierre, a little boy whose response to every question, suggestion, or statement is always, "I don't care!" until an encounter with a lion changes his mind
  • A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king
  • A little boy and his animal friends discover that running away from their problems isn't going to solve them
Audio
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10022357
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Sendak, Maurice
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
PerformerNote
Read by Tammy Grimes
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Bedtime
  • Dreams
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
and other stories
Label
Where the wild things are, story and pictures by Maurice Sendak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1963
  • "A Red Fox picture book"--Cover
Accompanying material
1 CD.
Control code
000021352128
Dimensions
23 x 26 cm +
Extent
38 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780099408390
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (colour)
Label
Where the wild things are, story and pictures by Maurice Sendak
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1963
  • "A Red Fox picture book"--Cover
Accompanying material
1 CD.
Control code
000021352128
Dimensions
23 x 26 cm +
Extent
38 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780099408390
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (colour)

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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