When I was a little kid, these were my favorite books:
Guilfoile, Elizabeth, and Mary Stevens. Nobody Listens to Andrew. Chicago: Follett Pub. Co, 1957.
Minarik, Else Holmelund, and Maurice Sendak. Little Bear. An I can read book. New York: Harper, 1957.
De Paola, Tomie. Fight the Night. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968.
Foslin, Sesyle, and Maurice Sendak. What Do You Say, Dear? [New York]: HarperCollins, 1958.
Sendak, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are. [New York]: Harper & Row, 1963.