“LET THE WILD RUMPUS START!”: SPECIAL 1980 LIMITED EDITION “WILD THINGS” MONSTER, ONE OF ONLY 50 SIGNED BY SENDAK
SENDAK, Maurice. "Bernard," Blue "Wild Things" monster created as a backpack. Taiwan: Determined Productions, 1980. Backpack, with a fur and fabric body, zippered compartment in its back and adjustable straps.
One of only 50 stuffed animals signed on the foot by Maurice Sendak, recreating “Bernard,” a monster from “Where the Wild Things Are.”
Measuring twenty-four inches from horn to toe, this stuffed doll was produced as a child's backpack. Bernard, with his blue iridescent body and black and gray beard, is the monster featured on the cover of the book. Boldly autographed on the foot by Sendak.