Book List in Order:30 titles

  • One Was Johnny, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, and Pierre), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature colle...


  • Pierre, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, and One Was Johnny), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak’s original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature col...


  • Pierre, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, and One Was Johnny), is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature colle...


  • Since the publication of his classic Outside Over There in 1981, Maurice Sendak’s book illustrations have focused on interpreting the texts of such authors as James Marshall, Tony Kushner, Wilhelm Grimm, Ruth Krauss, Herman Melville, and Mother Goo...


  • Maurice Sendak's beloved Where the Wild Things Are, winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal, is now available in a newly revised Spanish edition. Spanish speakers and listeners will now be able to join Max as he sets sail and becomes king of all Wild Thin...


  • Maurice Sendak's first pop-up book!They're all here! Everybody's favorite monsters are just going about their business when a plucky little boy wanders into their cuckoo house. And what does he want? He wants Mommy!No matter how scary these monsters ...


  • First published in 1957, Very Far Away is the second book Sendak both wrote and illustrated.In this story, a young boy with a new baby sibling, must learn to cope with his sudden lack of attention. He goes out searching for 'very far away'....


  • Continuing a two-year program to bring back twenty-two Maurice Sendak treasures long out of print, our second season of publication highlights one of the most successful author-illustrator pairings of all time. A pioneer of great children's literatur...


  • Maurice Sendak has interpreted these old' Mother Goose rhymes in animated sequences that have the aliveness and immediacy of a child's own imaginings.There is little in these verses to suggest the settings, the characterizations, the unforeseen twist...






  • Amazon Editors recommend this book for readers who enjoy chapter books with more complexity or entry-level middle grade novels.A daring imagination has woven a simple rhyme into a brilliantly original tale about Jennie, the Sealyham terrier, who seek...


  • A full-color picture book brings together all thirty-five adventures of George and Martha, two hippopotami and best friends who have taught children, in humorous fashion, about the value of friendship for a quarter of a century....


  • There was a sign on Rosie's door that said, "If you want to know a secret, knock three times." Kathy, Rosie's good friend, knocked three times and learned the secret-that Rosie was no longer Rosie, but Alinda, the lovely lady singer.Adventures with A...


  • Maurice Sendak's Christmas Mystery comes in an elegant gift box, festively decorated with Sendak art. Inside, you will find a charming little picture book, chockablock with visual clues to help you solve the mystery. You'll also find a jigsaw puzzle ...


  • We are all in the dumpsFor diamonds are thumps The kittens are gone to St. Paul's!The baby is bitThe moon's in a fitAnd the houses are built Without wallsJack and GuyWent out in the RyeAnd they found a little boyWith one black eyeCome says Jack let's...





  • Kenny dreams of a fabulous land where he would like to live always, and in his search for it discovers many things about himself and about growing up. ‘An unusual, imaginative story . . . in which reality blends with make-believe.’ —SLJ. 1956...


  • A collection of the author and illustrator's critical writings is devoted to writers and artists whose work he admires, including Randolph Caldecott, Beatrix Potter, and Walt Disney, and also features several interviews and autobiographical pieces...


  • This sturdily bound paperback contains the script of the TV special Really Rosie, the text of [the four Nutshell Library volumes], and music arranged for easy piano and guitar chords for the seven Carole King songs from [the program].A delight for TV...


  •  What do you do when:a lady polar bear walks into your igloo in a white fur coat?the lady you are forcing to walk the plank drops her handkerchief?you meet someone coming the other way on a circus tightrope?This is the funniest book on good behavior...





  • From the acclaimed author-artist Maurice Sendak comes a Caldecott Honor-winning tale of a fantastical dream world. This comic fantasy will delight readers of all ages with playful illustrations and an imaginative world only Sendak could create. In th...




  • Maurice Sendak, the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the iconic Where the Wild Things Are, created a warmly loved classic book of months, in verse, with Chicken Soup with Rice.This rhyming book cleverly uses a little boy’s love for soup to teac...


  • From Maurice Sendak, the Caldecott Medal-winning genius who created Where the Wild Things Are, comes Nutshell Library, which will enchant readers with four classic titles.Containing pocket-size versions of perennial favorites Alligators All Around, C...






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    'A classic recording for children,' is what School Library Journal said about this award-winning recording. Also included on the tape are Outside Over There, In the Night Kitchen, and The Nutshell Library. ...