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.
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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.