Where The Wild Things Are


Where The Wild Things Are is a children's classic written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak and published in 1963.  It is the story of Max, a boy in a wolf costume, and an imaginative journey from his bedroom to the far away land of the wild things.  Max befriends the wild things, but even as their king he finds himself lured home by the promise of a warm dinner and the people who love him best. 

Below are more of our favorite classic Children's books.  These books showcase the breadth of Novelry's extensive database of children's literature, which can be easily filtered so that kids and parents browsing for their children end up with age appropriate search results every time.

1. Goodnight Moon

2. The Snowy Day

3. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

4. The Tale of Peter Rabbit

5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

6. The Cat in the Hat

7. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Can't wait to find a copy of the book?  The revered Christopher Walken will happily read it to you via YouTube.



The book also inspired a 2009 film directed by Spike Jonze.