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<p align=left>Maurice Sendak has interpreted these old' Mother Goose rhymes in animated sequences that have the aliveness and immediacy of a child's own imaginings.</p><p align=left>There is little in these verses to suggest the settings, the characterizations, the unforeseen twists and turns of Mr. Sendak's fantastical picture-stories. They extend the boundaries of the short rhymes and add surprising dimension.</p><p align=left>The many admirers of <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i> and <i>The Nutshell Library</i> will recognize in Hector Protector and the seafarer of <i>As I Went Over the Water</i> the same pugnaciousness, love of mischief, and derring-do that characterize Max and Pierre. And they will agree that Mr. Sendak has created a true picture book of astounding originality.</p>

Synopsis:

"Since Caldecott and Lesley Brooke, nobody has illustrated nursery rhymes this well ... These wonderfully funny, charming drawings are just as good as those Mr. Sendak did for "Where the Wild Things Are.""--"The New York Book Review."

Synopsis:

This Sendak classic, first published in 1965, features two Mother Goose nursery rhymes refreshed with funny and colorful drawings by the Caldecott medalist.

Synopsis:

Maurice Sendak has interpreted these old' Mother Goose rhymes in animated sequences that have the aliveness and immediacy of a child's own imaginings.

There is little in these verses to suggest the settings, the characterizations, the unforeseen twists and turns of Mr. Sendak's fantastical picture-stories. They extend the boundaries of the short rhymes and add surprising dimension.

The many admirers of Where the Wild Things Are and The Nutshell Library will recognize in Hector Protector and the seafarer of As I Went Over the Water the same pugnaciousness, love of mischief, and derring-do that characterize Max and Pierre. And they will agree that Mr. Sendak has created a true picture book of astounding originality.

About the Author

Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. He has also received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the National Medal of Arts, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060286422
Subtitle:
Two Nursery Rhymes
Author:
Sendak, Maurice
Author:
by Maurice Sendak
Author:
Sendak, Maurice
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Poetry - Nursery Rhymes
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Nursery rhymes
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Sendak Reissues
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
All
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.125 x 6.625 in 7.65 oz
Age Level:
from 1

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Product details 64 pages HarperCollins Children's Books - English 9780060286422 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Since Caldecott and Lesley Brooke, nobody has illustrated nursery rhymes this well ... These wonderfully funny, charming drawings are just as good as those Mr. Sendak did for "Where the Wild Things Are.""--"The New York Book Review."
"Synopsis" by , This Sendak classic, first published in 1965, features two Mother Goose nursery rhymes refreshed with funny and colorful drawings by the Caldecott medalist.

"Synopsis" by ,

Maurice Sendak has interpreted these old' Mother Goose rhymes in animated sequences that have the aliveness and immediacy of a child's own imaginings.

There is little in these verses to suggest the settings, the characterizations, the unforeseen twists and turns of Mr. Sendak's fantastical picture-stories. They extend the boundaries of the short rhymes and add surprising dimension.

The many admirers of Where the Wild Things Are and The Nutshell Library will recognize in Hector Protector and the seafarer of As I Went Over the Water the same pugnaciousness, love of mischief, and derring-do that characterize Max and Pierre. And they will agree that Mr. Sendak has created a true picture book of astounding originality.

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