Where the Wild Things Are

Rip-roaring fun! Love The Gruffalo? Now meet the original picture book monsters. When Max makes mischief wearing his wolf suit, he’s sent to bed without any supper. But then a forest sprouts in his bedroom, and he sails to the land of rumpus where the Wild Things are. Join these fearsome beasts as they dance in the moonlit forest, gnashing their savage jaws and waving their claws. Trouble is, they want to eat Max! Can he show the Wild Things that he’s king of them all?

  • A timeless classic bursting with wild imagination
  • Monstrous, magical and full of glorious rumpus
  • Set in a dreamlike world of danger and discovery
  • Brilliantly iconic pictures that linger in the mind

“The greatest picture book ever written.” Chris Riddell

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    Maurice Sendak has won many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. His contribution to children’s literature has also been recognised with the Hans Christian Andersen and Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awards.

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