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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
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king
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 characteristic
Awards note
Caldecott Medal, 1964.
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10022357
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD 740
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.S47
LC item number
Wh 1963
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740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 3
PerformerNote
Read by Tammy Grimes
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
19804811
Dimensions
25 x 26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780370007724
Lccn
63021253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00225496
  • (OCoLC)225496
Label
Where the wild things are, story and pictures by Maurice Sendak
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
19804811
Dimensions
25 x 26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780370007724
Lccn
63021253
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00225496
  • (OCoLC)225496

Library Locations

    • West Lebanon Public LibraryBorrow it
      200 N. High St., West Lebanon, IN, 47991, US
      40.270833 -87.386637

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