Where the Wild Things Are ( Caldecott Collection ) Contributor(s): Sendak, Maurice (Author), Sendak, Maurice (Illustrator)
In this Caldecott Medal winner. Max, a wild and naughty boy, is sent to bed without his supper by his exhausted mother. In his room, he imagines sailing far away to a land of Wild Things. Instead of eating him, the Wild Things make Max their king.