Where Sendak's Books Are
Maurice Sendak has written or illustrated more than 80 books. Some of the best-loved kids' books of this century are the products of his imagination.
We've gathered some of your favorites as well as a few you might not have read...yet.
Swine Lake, by James Marshall, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
A porcine send-up of the well-known ballet.
Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak
Come along with Max as he learns to tame the Wild Things in Sendak's most popular book.
Alligators All Around: An Alphabet, by Maurice Sendak
"An alligator jamboree, with all the letters -- A through Z." Complete with toothy alligators who burst balloons, imitate Indians, and even ride reindeer.
Bat-Poet, by Randall Jarrell, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
This little bat was awake in the daytime and learned about a world the other bats just slept through. Here's how he tried to show the other bats his new world.
In the Night Kitchen, by Maurice Sendak
Join in on a little boy's overnight adventure in a baker's kitchen.
Little Bear, by Else Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
In this I Can Read Book, Little Bear flies to the moon, makes birthday soup, and wishes for the impossible.
Outside over There, by Maurice Sendak
Young Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins.
Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue, by Maurice Sendak
Young Pierre, whose favorite line is "I don't care!", changes his mind after meeting a hungry lion.
I'll Be You and You Be Me, by Ruth Krauss, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
The Moon Jumpers, by Janice May Udry, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
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