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What Do You Say, Dear?

Written by Sesyle Joslin & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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What do you say when:

  • You bump into a crocodile on a crowded city street?
  • A nice gentleman introduces you to a baby elephant?
  • The Queen feeds you so much spaghetti that you don’t fit in your chair anymore?

This is the funniest book of manners you’ll ever read!

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Who Wrote What Do You Say, Dear?

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Sesyle Joslin

Sesyle Joslin is the author of What Do You Say, Dear?, which was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a Caldecott Honor Book.

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Who Illustrated What Do You Say, Dear?

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. 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.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780064431125
Publication Date:
September 25, 1958

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