Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak

fiction childrens classics fantasy adventurous lighthearted medium-paced

37 pages | first published 1963

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One night Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief of one kind and another, so his mother calls him 'Wild Thing' and sends him to bed without his supper. That night a forest begins to grow in Max's room and an ocean rushes by with a boat to ta...
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Summary of 16765 reviews

Moods

adventurous 79%
lighthearted 63%
funny 19%
emotional 12%
relaxing 11%
inspiring 9%
mysterious 9%
reflective 7%
dark 6%
hopeful 6%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 78%
medium 19%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | Plot: 23% | A mix: 14% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | No: 25% | N/A: 20% | It's complicated: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 15% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | N/A: 21% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 10%

Average rating

4.22

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