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Where the wild things are. Story and pictures by Maurice Sendak.

Author/Creator:
Sendak, Maurice.
Publication:
[New York] Harper & Row, Publishers, c1963.
Format/Description:
Book
[40] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm.
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Subjects:
Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy -- Juvenile fiction.
Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction.
Temper tantrums -- Juvenile fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Fantasy.
Monsters -- Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.
Notes:
Designed by Atha Tehon.
Caldecott Medal, 1964; Best Illustration Children's Book of 1963 by The New York Times.
Local notes:
Tehon Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Susan Tehon.
Tehon Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Tehon Collection copy has second issue dust jacket with Caldecott Medal sticker on front cover; front flap has price of $3.95 at top and "40-80 1163 at bottom; back flap has "Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Award with three paragraph biography of Maurice Sendak.
Tehon Collection copy is first edition.
Penn Provenance:
Tehon, Atha (former owner) (Tehon Collection copy)
Tehon, Susan (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1963
Contributor:
Tehon, Atha.
Atha Tehon Thiras Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0060254939
9780060254933
OCLC:
225496