Where the Wild Things Are

By Maurice Sendak

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Maurice Sendak's Caldecott Medal-winning picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. A must for every child's bookshelf.

This iconic story has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. When Max dresses in his wolf suit and causes havoc in the house, his mother sends him to bed. From there, Max sets sail to an island inhabited by the Wild Things, who name him king and share a wild rumpus with him. But then, from far away across the world, Max smells good things to eat...

This book appeared on Mrs. Laura Bush's Family Favorites list, for books to read with and read to young children.