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List Rules Vote for the Maurice Sendak books you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Maurice Sendak books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Maurice Sendak is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. He is known for his excellent children's books, and his classic Where the Wild Things Are was a Newberry Medal winner and arguably one of the most beloved kid's books of all time. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Maurice Sendak who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

Books on this list include Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, and many more. What are Maurice Sendak's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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Where the Wild Things Are is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak

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In the Night Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
In the Night Kitchen Maurice Sendak

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Higglety Pigglety Pop! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Higglety Pigglety Pop! Maurice Sendak

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Chicken Soup with Rice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Chicken Soup with Rice Maurice Sendak

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Outside Over There is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Outside Over There Jeanyee Wong, Maurice Sendak

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Nutshell Library is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Nutshell Library Maurice Sendak

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Bumble Ardy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Bumble Ardy Maurice Sendak

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We are all in the dumps with J... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books

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The Sign on Rosie's Door is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
The Sign on Rosie's Door Maurice Sendak

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The Wonderful Farm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
The Wonderful Farm Marcel Aymé, Maurice Sendak

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A Very Special House is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
A Very Special House Maurice Sendak, Ruth Krauss

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Alligators All Around is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Alligators All Around Maurice Sendak

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Kenny's Window is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Kenny's Window Maurice Sendak

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Very Far Away is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Very Far Away Maurice Sendak

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One Was Johnny is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
One Was Johnny Maurice Sendak

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Pierre: a cautionary tale .. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books

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Monsters in Space is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Monsters in Space Arthur Yorinks, Maurice Sendak

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Sarah's Room is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Sarah's Room Doris Orgel, Maurice Sendak

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Nutcracker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Nutcracker Maurice Sendak, E.T.A. Hoffmann

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Farm is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Farm Maurice Sendak

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But the Giraffe, a Curtain Rai... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books

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Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Birthday Party Ruth Krauss, Maurice Sendak

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Caldecott and Co is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Caldecott and Co Maurice Sendak

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Seven Little Monsters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Seven Little Monsters Maurice Sendak

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Maurice Sendak's Really Rosie ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books

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Hector Protector and As I Went... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books

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Some swell pup is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Some swell pup Maurice Sendak

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Mommy? is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Mommy? Maurice Sendak

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MJ4 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
MJ4 Maurice Sendak

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Sendak in Asia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Maurice Sendak Books
Sendak in Asia Maurice Sendak