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'Wild Things' are at the Pratt Library
'Wild Things' are at the Pratt Library

That day, 2-year-old Max Nistico wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another and his mother called him "wild thing." So Max wasn't even a little bit surprised when he walked into the Enoch Pratt Free Library and found himself right in the middle of his favorite storybook. There was Max's room, looking just as it does in "Where the Wild Things Are," when a forest grew and grew … "... and grew," said Max Nistico, who knows every word of Maurice Sendak's children's tale by heart. There was the little red boat in which the storybook Max sails off to the land of the monsters, and there was the dinner that he found...

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