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Let's Be Enemies

Written by Janice May Udry & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by HarperCollins US
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Sep 28, 1965
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James used to be my friend. But today he is my enemy.

James and John are best friends—or at least they used to be. They shared pretzels, umbrellas, and even chicken pox. Now James always wants to be boss, and John doesn’t want to be friends anymore. But when he goes to James’ house to tell him so, something unexpected happens.

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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:
9780064431880
Publication Date:
September 28, 1965
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0064431886
Lexile® Level:
470L

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