Where The Wild Things Are By Maurice Sendak

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1. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak is an exuberant picture book which will make it a fun and exciting read. The compressed language will guide children easily throughout the book. Sendak promotes a touching message of unconditional love, a message that even if one misbehaves, there will be supper waiting on the table (Max does get sent to his room, but no matter how much he has misbehaved, his mother will always love him and cherish him). Sendak also dives into deeper psychological emotions . Max might be seen and chastised as a "wild thing" by his mother, his emotional actions are described as an integral part of his being, maybe not quite appropriate, but also not completely inappropriate, rather as a living, breathing part of Max 's being. It is these emotions, these feelings that are the impetus to Max 's adventures in the realm of the Wild Things.

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