Maurice Sendak

Winner, National Book Awards 1982
Finalist, National Book Awards 1980

Maurice Sendak was the author and illustrator of the 1964 Caldecott Medal winner Where the Wild Things Are, as well as Kenny’s Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie’s Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There (which won a National Book Award in 1982), We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy. Sendak received the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration in 1970; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government. (HarperCollinsPublishers)
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Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or, There Must Be More to Life

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ISBN 978-0064430210 HarperCollinsPublishers / Harper & Row

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was the author and illustrator of the 1964 Caldecott Medal winner Where the Wild Things Are, as well as Kenny’s Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie’s Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There (which won a National Book Award in 1982), We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.

Sendak received the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration in 1970; the 1983 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association in recognition of his entire body of work; and a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution to the arts in America. In 2003, he received the first Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, an international prize for children’s literature established by the Swedish government. (HarperCollinsPublishers)

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