Illustration of a "wild thing" in a yellow and darker yellow striped shirt with orange scaled legs and claw like hands and feet and horns on a light purple background with black text
THE BIG BOOK OF ART FOR PEACE DUTTON ART copyright 1990 MAURICE SENDAK
The illustration on this button is from The Big Book of Peace (1990), which features 17 stories by well-known children’s authors. The book was written to encourage children to talk about and celebrate peace. This particular illustration was contributed by Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are (1963).
Durell, A. & Sachs, M. (Eds.) (1990). The big book of peace. New York: Dutton Children’s Books.