WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE! Opera DVD & HB - Where the Wild Things Are & Higglety Pigglety Pop! DVD A collaboration of one of Britain's foremost composers, Oliver Knussen, with the vivid magical images of American artist and author, Maurice Sendak, evokes a very special form of theater--fantasy opera. Where the Wild Things Are book by Maurice Sendak. Travel with Max to the country of the wild things and home again.