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Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Sendak won the annual Caldecott Medal in 1964, recognizing Where the Wild Things Are as the previous year's "most distinguished American picture book for children." The book has been adapted several times, including as an animated short in 1973 (updated in 1988), a 1980 opera, and a live-action 2009 feature film.

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Why is one of the monsters in Where the Wild Things Are smaller than all the rest?

When Max first crosses the sea in Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are (1963), he is greeted by a number of creatures, including one that stands out from the others, by being much smaller. This ...
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Fantasy Story about The Phantom Tollbooth/Where the Wild Things Are Kids as Adults

Between 2004 and 2009, the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction published a story that was basically about a grown-up Milo from The Phantom Tollbooth meeting the grown-up Max from Where the Wild ...