Where the Wild Things Are

by maurice sendak | Children's Books |
ISBN: 0064431789 Global Overview for this book
Registered by QueenBoadicea of Brooklyn, New York USA on 11/7/2011
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by QueenBoadicea from Brooklyn, New York USA on Monday, November 07, 2011
Review taken from Amazon.com:

“Where the Wild Things Are” is one of those truly rare books that can be enjoyed equally by a child and a grown-up. If you disagree, then it’s been too long since you’ve attended a wild rumpus. Max dons his wolf suit in pursuit of some mischief and gets sent to bed without supper. Fortuitously, a forest grows in his room, allowing his wild rampage to continue unimpaired. Sendak’s color illustrations (perhaps his finest) are beautiful, and each turn of the page brings the discovery of a new wonder.

The wild things—with their mismatched parts and giant eyes—manage somehow to be scary-looking without ever really being scary; at times they’re downright hilarious. Sendak’s defiantly run-on sentences—one of his trademarks—lend the perfect touch of stream of consciousness to the tale, which floats between the land of dreams and a child’s imagination.

This Sendak classic is more fun than you’ve ever had in a wolf suit, and it manages to reaffirm the notion that there’s no place like home.

Journal Entry 2 by QueenBoadicea at New York City, New York USA on Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Released 6 yrs ago (12/21/2011 UTC) at New York City, New York USA

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I released this yesterday in 4food at 286 Madison at the NYC Bookcrossing meetup.

Caught in the meeting
Thanks!

Cute story!! Read on the plane.

Released 6 yrs ago (1/6/2012 UTC) at Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Capital Federal), Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Capital Federal) Argentina

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Going to my sister's room...

I like the cover!

With me again

Released 1 mo ago (10/13/2018 UTC) at Biblioteca al paso in Parque Chas, Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Capital Federal) Argentina

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

This special book will be released in a free little library, for others to enjoy :-)

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