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Where the Wild Things Are monster puppets

Updated on September 17, 2013

Become a Master Puppeteer with the Wild Things Monsters

Are monsters hiding under the bed? Pretend you're Max and you've been befriended by "The Wild Things" monsters. Use these puppets to recreate the story or tell a new one. What happened after Maurice Sendak's story ended?

There are so many ways that you can use these puppets to engage with your child, reactivate a sense of play in you and other family members, even talk to your child and gain a deeper relationship. Children love puppets. They love to watch them. They love to play with them. Instead of watching T.V., or videos, have them create their own story, build a puppet theater and let the story begin.

Who is this Maurice Sendak?

Award-winning author and illustrator of children's books

Maurice Sendak is the wonderful author/illustrator who created the fanciful award-winning picture book story called Where the Wild Things Are. His illustrations alone are worth picking up the book and turning the pages. For thirty or more years the book entertained children. Over time it even became an opera but not a movie. Finally in 2008 the movie was released and the world watched Max embark on his journey once again. Now, with these puppets, children can cast off on their own storytelling adventure.

Book and Movie

Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak - Read it for yourself or renew the magic with others

In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to Max's imaginative journey to where the wild things are.

1984 Winner, Caldecott Medal

Notable Children's Books of 1940-1970 (ALA)

1981 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Illustration

1963, 1982 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)

1963, 1982 Best Illustrated Children's Books (NYT)

A Reading Rainbow Selection

1964 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award

1981 Children's Books (Library of Congress)

1981 Children's Books (NY Public Library)

100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1988 (NY Public Library)

Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things Are

The illustrations alone are worth the price of the book.

 
Where the Wild Things Are [Blu-ray]
Where the Wild Things Are [Blu-ray]

After 30 years, someone finally made a movie of this fantastic tale.

 
Where the Wild Things Are...and 5 More Stories by Maurice Sendak (Scholastic Storybook Treasures)
Where the Wild Things Are...and 5 More Stories by Maurice Sendak (Scholastic Storybook Treasures)

Not only do you get the classic Maurice Sendak Where the Wild Things Are but you get five more Sendak stories.

 

Book or Movie?

Book or Movie - Which do you prefer? - Where the Wild Things Are picture book vs the movie

Have you read the book, seen the movie? Which do you think is better? Did you read the book first? Was the movie true to the story? Share your impressions after you answer the poll. If you haven't read this this book or seen the movie, then answer generically.

Do you prefer the book or the movie?

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The Characters

Where the Wild Things Are - Puppets

Share your experiences with puppets, offer play activity ideas, and tell us what your kids do when they play with puppets.

Other Toys

Videos

Where the Wild Things Are - Movie Trailer

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Karen O & The Kids - Where the Wild Things Are Movie Soundtrack Video

Did you play with puppets when you were young? - Do your kids enjoy playing with puppets.

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      Dani 

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      pacrapacma lm 

      7 years ago

      Love these puppets! My kids like to put on puppet shows behind the couch. It's fun to see three kids try to come up with a story to tell. Sometimes it doesn't quite become a story. Silly is usually the theme with my kids.

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      Julia M S Pearce 

      7 years ago from Melbourne, Australia

      I like these Where the Wild ones Are Puppets,love puppets.Good one!

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