Where the Wild Things Are

Author: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060254920
Release Date: 1988-11-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.

A Guide for Using Where the Wild Things Are in the Classroom

Author: Susan Kilpatrick
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9781557345257
Release Date: 1995-01
Genre: Education

Includes the following features: sample lesson plans, pre-reading activities, biographical sketch and picture of the author, book summary, vocabulary lists and vocabulary activity ideas, quizzes, hands-on projects, cooperative learning activities, cross-curricular activities, post-reading activities, book report ideas, research ideas,

Where the Wild Things are

Author: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780099408390
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Animals

Presents the story of Max's adventures when he sails away to the land where the wild things are. This book is the winner of the Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, 1964.

Where the Wild Things Are Puzzle Book

Author: Alice Cameron
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061656859
Release Date: 2009-09-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Based on the Warner Bros. live-action adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic book, directed by Spike Jonze and opening in theaters on October 16, this puzzle book contains six jigsaw puzzles, each depicting a scene from the movie. Full color. Consumable.

Where the Wild Things Are Now

Author: Rebecca Cassidy
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 9781847883322
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Social Science

Domestication has often seemed a matter of the distant past, a series of distinct events involving humans and other species that took place long ago. Today, as genetic manipulation continues to break new barriers in scientific and medical research, we appear to be entering an age of biological control. Are we also writing a new chapter in the history of domestication? Where the Wild Things Are Now explores the relevance of domestication for anthropologists and scholars in related fields who are concerned with understanding ongoing change in processes affecting humans as well as other species. From the pet food industry and its critics to salmon farming in Tasmania, the protection of endangered species in Vietnam and the pigeon fanciers who influenced Darwin, Where the Wild Things Are Now provides an urgently needed re-examination of the concept of domestication against the shifting background of relationships between humans, animals and plants.

Heads On and We Shoot

Author: Editors of McSweeney's
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061645563
Release Date: 2009-10-13
Genre: Performing Arts

Maurice Sendak′s classic book Where the Wild Things Are follows the adventures of Max, a headstrong young boy who leaves home after having a fight with his mother, only to find himself in a mysterious forest bordering a vast sea. Misunderstood and rebellious, Max sets sail to the land of the Wild Things, where mischief reigns. But how do you turn one of the world′s favorite children′s books into a movie? This film incorporates the most dynamic elements of voice performance, live-action puppetry, and computer animation into a live-action adventure story that captures the magic of the book-and takes it to a new dimension. In order to preserve the realistic nature of the film, the Wild Things are not created digitally. Instead, Spike Jonze brings these characters to life in the form of physical suits built by the Jim Henson Company. These creatures, operated by a suit performer, interact with the live actor playing Max on set in front of the camera. After principal photography is finished, CGI is being used to make the creatures completely lifelike and convincing. HEADS ON AND WE SHOOT unveils the unique collaboration behind this highly anticipated film-the combined work of Maurice Sendak, Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers, and all the cast and crew. The book design is heavily image-based, a mix of early sketches, storyboards, character designs, and extensive behind-the-scenes photographs that show both incredible live-action puppetry and computer animation. The text includes forewords by Jonze and Eggers, interviews with the cast and crew, stories from on and off the set, and early drafts of the screenplay. The resulting book will be simultaneously a beautiful object for collectors, an insider′s guide for devotees, and an intimate window into the creative process.

The Wild Things

Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141946382
Release Date: 2011-12-15
Genre: Fiction

The Wild Things by Dave Eggers is the novelisation of Maurice Sendak's classic Max likes to make noise, get dirty, ride his bike without a helmet and howl like a wolf. In any other age he would have just been considered a boy. These days he is considered wilful and deranged. After a row with his mother, Max runs away. He jumps into a boat and sails across the ocean to a strange island where giant and destructive beasts reign - the Wild Things. After almost being eaten, Max gains their trust, and he is made their king. But what will he do with the responsibility? 'A life-affirming delight' GQ 'Compelling, fantastical, engrossing' Shortlist 'Let the wild rumpus start!' Grazia

Where the Wild Things Are Max Plush Toy and Sticker Book

Author: Running Press
Publisher: Running Press Miniature Editions
ISBN: 0762461551
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

An adorable keepsake for young children and fans of all ages of Where the Wild Things Are, one of the most highly acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling children's books of all time. Kit includes a mini plush figurine of Max, a removable paper crown to top off Max's costume, and 16-page book of stickers featuring full-color artwork from the original Maurice Sendak book.