A must for every childs bookshelf. At the beginning of the story Max is in his wolf costume hammering knotted. Sendaks 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 childs imagination. This Caldecott winning book is filled with imagination impressive illustrations and clever text. The book Where The Wild Things Are follows the journey of little Max as he makes his way through an imaginary land of Wild Things as he. The work was considered groundbreaking for its honest treatment of childrens emotions especially anger and it won the 1964 Caldecott Medal. The wild things--with their mismatched parts and giant eyes--manage somehow to be scary-looking without ever really being scary. Where the Wild Things Are 1963 by Maurice Sendak is a childrens picture book that follows Max a young boy dressed in a wolf costume as he conjures up a wild adventure in his bedroom. Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak is regarded as one of the best picture books for children. Introduce a new generation to Maxs imaginative journey with. Displaying Maurice Sendak - Where The Wild Things Arepdf. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are and is the creator of such classics as In the Night Kitchen Outside Over There Higglety Pigglety Pop and Nutshell Library. A must for every childs bookshelf. Maurice Sendak Where the Wild Things Are Fiction Picture Book Paperback Fiction Books Where the Wild Things Are Fiction Picture Books-Fiction Books 1st Edition Maurice Sendak Antiquarian Collectable Books Where the Wild Things Are Fiction Picture Book Hardcover Books in English Maurice Sendak Antiquarian Collectable Books. Sendak won the annual Caldecott Medal from the childrens librarians in 1964 recognizing Wild Things as the previous years most distinguished American picture book for children. Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old. Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old. Translated by Mehlika Yaylali Fatih Erdogan. Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 childrens picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Maurice Sendaks Caldecott Medal-winning picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved childrens books of all time.