Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Paperback, 32 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $8.95 | purchase

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When Max dons his wolf suit, his imagination carries him to a land filled with lovable monsters.

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Gregory Maguire (left) counted Maurice Sendak as one of his mentors. The two are seen here in October 2010. Courtesy Gregory Maguire hide caption

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Sendak talks with children about his book Where the Wild Things Are at the International Youth Library in Munich in June 1971. Keystone/Hulton Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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In this Sept. 25, 1985 file photo, author Maurice Sendak poses with one of the characters from his book Where the Wild Things Are, designed for the operatic adaptation of his book in St. Paul, Minn. Sendak died, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Conn. He was 83. LS/AP hide caption

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