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  • Published: 29 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9781782952886
  • Imprint: Red Fox Picture Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $21.00

Hector Protector


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Two nursery rhymes joyfully retold by the creator of Where The Wild Things Are

Join Maurice Sendak in his mischievous retellings of Hector Protector and As I Went Over The Water.

This hilarious little book is packed with the charm and humour of the great Maurice Sendak, creator of Where The Wild Things Are.

The perfect bedtime story for little ones.

  • Pub date: 29 May 2017
  • ISBN: 9781782952886
  • Imprint: Red Fox Picture Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $21.00

About the Author

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began by illustrating other authors' books for children, but the first book that he both wrote and illustrated was Kenny's Window, published in 1956. In his lifetime, he illustrated over 80 books, and received many awards, including the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. In 1970 he was the first American to win the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator's Medal. He passed away in May 2012.

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