This story is based on a mischievous boy named Max. Dressed up in a wolf suit does things he shouldnt. His mom gets upset and calls him a Wild Thing! Max retaliates by screaming back to his mom. ill eat you up From within his imagination Maxs room goes from forest to ocean with Max inside the little boat where he comes up to the land of Wild Things. Max becomes lonely and he smells good things to eat. Wanting to be with someone who loved him best of all, he leaves the land of Wild Things. He comes back to his own room where he finds his supper, still hot, waiting for him.