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We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy. By  Maurice Sendak.

Celebration of Maurice Sendak
An Exhibit of Award-winning Children's Books

Bibliography of the Work of Maurice Sendak

The Celebration of Maurice Sendak Exhibit, in print, is on display in the Reading Room of the Education Psychology Library in Tolman Hall. Sadly, Sendak, a beloved and prolific author and illustrator, passed away in May 2012. This Exhibit, by displaying several of his best award-winning books and illustrations, pays tribute to this major contributor to Children's Literature.

View more of the online exhbit that was created to accompany the Celebration of Maurice Sendak Exhibit by clicking on the Sendak Gallery of images, the Webliography of links to live interviews with Sendak, and About Sendak to learn more about the man and artist. More information on children's book awards can be found on the Awards webpage.

Children’s Books Written and Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

1956 -  Kenny's Window
1957 - Very Far Away (1957)
1960 - The Sign on Rosie's Door (1960)
1962 - The Nutshell Library

  • Alligators All Around (An Alphabet)
  • Chicken Soup with Rice (A Book of Months)
  • One Was Johnny (A Counting Book)
  • Pierre (A Cautionary Tale)

1963 - Where the Wild Things Are
1967 - Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life
1970  - In the Night Kitchen
1970 – Ten Little Rabbits: A Counting Book with Mino the Magician
1976 – Some Swell Pup or Are You Sure You Want a Dog? (Matthew Margolis, co-author with Sendak)
1977 – Seven Little Monsters
1981 – Fantasy Sketches
1981 - Outside Over There
1988 – Caldecott and Co: Notes and Books and Pictures (an anthology of essays on children’s literature
1993 - We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy.  A Mother Goose adaptation
1997 – What Can You Do With a Shoe?
1995 – Maurice Sendak’s Christmas Mystery (a box containing a book and jigsaw puzzle)
2006 – Mommy? (Sendak’s only pop-up book)
2011  - Bumble-Ardy

Illustrated by Maurice Sendak and Written by other Children’s Book Authors.

1947 – Atomics for the Millions (Dr. Maxwell Leigh Eidinoff, author)
1951 – The Wonderful Farm (Marcel Ayme, author)
1951 – Good Shabbos Everybody (Robert Garvey, author)
1951 – A Hole is to Dig (Ruth Krauss, author)
1953 – A Very Special House (Ruth Krauss, author)
1953 – Hurry Home Candy (Meindert DeJon, author)
1953 – The Giant Story (Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, author)
1954 – I’ll Be You and You Be Me (Ruth Krauss, author)
1954 – The Tin Fiddle (Edward Tripp, author)
1954 - The Wheel on the School (Meindert DeJong, author)
1954 – Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Farm (Betty MacDonald, author)
1955 – Charlotte and the White Horse (Ruth Krauss, author)
1955 – Happy Hanukah Everybody (Hyman and Alice Chanover, authors)
1955 – Little Cow & the Turtle (Meindert DeJong, author)
1955 – Singing Family of the Cumberlands (Jean Ritchie, author)
1955 – Seven Little Stories on Big Subjects (Gladys Baker Bond)
1956 – I Want to Paint My Bathroon Blue (Ruth Krauss, author)
1956 The House of Sixty Fathers (Meindert DeJong, author)
1957 - The Birthday Party (Ruth Krauss, author)
1957 - Little Bear Series (Else Holmelund Minarik, author). TV series was made.

  • Little Bear (1957)
  • Father Bear Comes Home (1959)
  • Little Bear's Friend (1960)
  • Little Bear's Visit (1961)
  • A Kiss for Little Bear (1968)

1958 - Along Came a Dog (Meindert DeJong, author)
1958 - No Fighting, No Biting! (Else Holmelund Minarik, author)
1958 - What Do You Say, Dear? (Sesyle Joslin, author)
1959 - Seven Tales by H. C. Andersen (Eva Le Gallienne, translator)
1959 - The Moon Jumpers (Janice May Udry, author)
1960 - Open House for Butterflies (Ruth Krauss, author)
1960 - Best in Children's Books: Volume 31 (various authors and illustrators: featuring, Windy Wash Day and Other Poems by Dorothy Aldis)
1960 - Dwarf Long-Nose (Wilhelm Hauff, author; Doris Orgel, translator)
1961 - Best in Children's Books: Volume 41 (various authors and illustrators: featuring, What the Good-Man Does Is Always Right by Hans Christian Andersen)
1961 - Let's Be Enemies (Janice Udry, author)
1961 - What Do You Do, Dear? (Sesyle Joslin, author)
1961 - The Big Green Book (by Robert Graves, author)
1961 - Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present (Charlotte Zolotow, author)
1962 - The Singing Hill (Meindert DeJong, author)
1963 - The Griffin and the Minor Canon (Frank R. Stockton, author)
1963 - How Little Lori Visited Times Square (Amos Vogel, author)
1963 - She Loves Me...She Loves Me Not... (Robert Keeshan [aka Captain Kangaroo), author)
1964:   August - McCall’s,  Vol.  XCI, No. 11 (featuring The Young Crane, by Andrejs Upits)
1964 - The Bat-Poet (Randall Jarell, author)
1964 - The Bee-Man of Orn (Frank R. Stockton, author)
1965 – The Animal Family (Randall Jarell, author)
1965 - Hector Protector and As I Went Over the Water: Two Nursery Rhymes (traditional nursery rhymes)
1965 - Lullabyes and Night Songs (Alec Wilder, author; William Engvick, editor)
1965 - The Animal Family,  picture book  (Randall Jarell, author)
1965 - Let's Be Enemies (Janice May Udry, author)
1966 - Zlateh The Goat (Isaac Bashevis Singer, author)
1968, May 4: The Saturday Evening Post, Issue no. 9 (features Yash The Chimney Sweep by Isaac Bashevis Singer)
1969 - The Light Princess (George MacDonald, author)
1973 - King Grisly-Beard: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm (Edgar Taylor, translator)
1973 – The Juniper Tree and Other Tales from Grimm: Volumes 1 & 2 (Lore Segal and Randall, translators)
1975 – Pleasant Fieldmouse (Jan Wahl, author)
1976 - Fly by Night (Randall Jarrell, author)
1977 – Shadrach (Meindert DeJong, author)
1978 - The Big Green Book (Robert Graves, author)
1984 - The Love for Three Oranges: The Glyndebourne Version (Corsaro, )
1984 – Nutcracker (E.T.A Hoffman, author)
1984 – The Love for Three Oranges (The Glyndebourne Version, authored by Frank Corsaro based on L'Amour des Trois Oranges (by Serge Prokofiev)
1985 - Circus Girl (by Jack Sendak, author)
1985 - In Grandpa's House (Phillip Sendak, author)
1985 - The Cunning Little Vixen (Rudolf Tesnohlidek, author)
1988 - Dear Mili (Wilhelm Grimm, author)
1988 - Sing a Song of Popcorn (Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, author)
1990 - The Big Book for Peace (various authors and illustrators, cover also by Sendak)
1992 – I Saw Esau, picture book (Iona and Peter Opie, editors)
1992 – The Golden Key (George MacDonald, author)
1995 – Pierre: or, The Ambiguities: The Kraken Edition (Herman Melville, author)
1995 - The Miami Giant (Arthur Yorinks, author)
1996 - Frank and Joey Go to Work (Arthur Yorinks, author; Ky Chung, co-illustrator)
1997 – What Can You Do with a Shoe? (Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, author)
1998 – Penthesilea (Heinrich von Kleist, author; Joel Agee, translator)
1998 – Swine Lake (James Marshall, author)
2000 - Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom (Ursula Nordstrom, author; Leonard S. Marcus, editor)
2003 – Brundibar (Tony Kushner, author)
2003 – Sarah’s Room (Doris Orgel, author)
2004 - The Happy Rain (Jack Sendak, author)
2005 - Bears! (Ruth Krauss, author)

Books Written About Sendak and his Work.

Making Mischief - A Maurice Sendak Appreciation. Gregory Maguire. 2009
The Art of Maurice Sendak. Tony Kushner 2003.
Angels and Wild Things: The Archetypal Poetics of Maurice Sendak. John Cech. 1996.
Maurice Sendak. Amy Sonheim. 1991.

To read more about Sendak, click Maurice Sendak.

For links to other websites, libraries, museums honoring Sendak's work, see the Sendak Webliography.

See examples of Sendak's illustrations in the Photo Gallery.

The Celebration of Maurice Sendak Exhibit curated by Jill Woolums, Librarian, will be on display at the Education Psychology Library from August through December 2012.

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