A little boy named Max causes a rumpus before dinner and is sent to his room. In his room he goes on a journey where he becomes king of the wild things. He quickly misses his parents and his room and journeys back home to find dinner is waiting on him.
After reading this book students could write about a time they got mad. They could also write about where they would like to go or if they have a place they like to go when they get upset.