This pop-up extravaganza has six glorious double-spreads containing twelve amazing pop-ups, and is stunningly illustrated by Maurice Sendak, creator of the timeless children's classic, "Where The Wild Things Are".
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In this uncanny world, two sugar beets are getting married, but their perfect wedding gift - a set of bagpipes, of course - is in the hands of the formidable Bumbo, a monster resembling a Wild Thing skinned of sweetness.
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He crawls into a mad scientist's lab that leads him to a variety of well-known monsters (mummy, werewolf, vampire, et. Instead of being afraid the little one finds various ways to surprise or subdue Published 2006. Mommy? is an almost wordless book ("Mommy?" is asked 5 times and "Baby!" is said once-that is the text in its entirety). Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American writer and illustrator of children's literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963. An elementary school (from kindergarten to grade five) in North Hollywood, California is named in his honor.
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Arthur Yorinks first met Maurice Sendak in 1970, when Yorinks was 17 and Sendak was 42. I read an article about him in The New York Times and thought, If I meet this guy, it will help me move out of my parents’ house, says Yorinks. It made no sense, but I was determined. By this point, Sendak was already a celebrated children's author, thanks to 1963's Where the Wild Things Are (which became a 2009 Oscar-nominated film by Spike Jonze). Yorinks aspired to write short fiction, though he would later go on to write the 1986 Caldecott Medal-winning children's book, Hey.
Sendak's drawings will remind fans of earlier works like In the Night Kitchen and Where the Wild Things Are, and of operatic and theatrical sets he has designed. In fact, the scenario on which the book is based was a theatrical performance called "It's Alive!" by Arthur Yorinks