One warm summer evening, a group of children play tag and dance barefooted across the lawn. They play all sorts of games, singing and turning somersaults - and trying to catch the moon. The illustrations are by Maurice Sendak, who won the Caldecott Medal in 1964 for "Where the Wild Things Are".
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Exquisite watercolours by Sendak perfectly complement a poetic text creating an evocative and dreamlike book.About the Author:
Mrs. Udry's first book, A Tree Is Nice, illustrated by Marc Simont, won the 1957 Caldecott Award for the most distinguished American picture book. Mrs. Udry is also the author of Glenda, Let's Be Enemies (also illustrated by Maurice Sendak), Mary Ann's Mud Day, The Mean Mouse and Other Mean Stories, and Thump and Plunk.
In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's books include 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, We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, and Bumble-Ardy.
He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are; the 1970 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration; 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.
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Book Description Picture Lions, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Acceptable. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF ACCEPTABLE QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002274290
Book Description Picture Lions, 1992. Book Condition: Good. New Ed. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP92203485
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003055692
Book Description Picture Lions, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 2001800
Book Description HarperCollins, Great Britain, 1992. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Maurice Sendak (illustrator). First Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Picture Lions. Cover a little creased but intact. Bookseller Inventory # 001935
Book Description Picture Lions, Great Britain, 1992. Pictorial Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Maurice Sendak (illustrator). First Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Corners a little creased.Not inscribed. Bookseller Inventory # 001951
Book Description Picture Lions, London, 1992. Original Wraps. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Maurice Sendak (illustrator). First Thus. Very nice copy of this Picture Lion first edition of this pretty illustrated story. Not inscribed and priced to rear cover. Clean bright copy Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010727
Book Description Picture Lions, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-131-69-4723004