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A Very Special House

Written by Ruth Krauss & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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Feb 1, 1953
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The very special house is where you can do everything you want to, and nobody ever says stop, stop, stop.

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Ruth Krauss

<p>Ruth Krauss’s beloved picture books include two Caldecott Honor Books, <em>The Happy Day</em>, illustrated by Marc Simont, and <em>A Very Special House</em>, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, as well as the perennial favorite <em>A Hole is to Dig</em>, also illustrated by Mr. Sendak.</p>

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Who Illustrated A Very Special House

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. He illustrated over 80 books. He died May 8, 2012.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780064432283
Publication Date:
February 1, 1953
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0064432289

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