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The Birthday Party

Written by Ruth Krauss & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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Apr 9, 1957
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Little David has been to numerous places, but he longs to go to a birthday party

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birthdays
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Who Wrote The Birthday Party

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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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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:
9780060233303
Publication Date:
April 9, 1957
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060233303

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