MAKING MISCHIEF: A MAURICE SENDAK
APPRECIATION MAGUIRE, GREGORY AND MARCUS, LEONARD S.
About a year earlier, Glass had read a New York Times article about the estate of children's book icon Maurice Sendak
, which he had left in the hands of his longtime caretaker, leaving a stunned Philadelphia museum out of the loop.
The text and illustrations are by Maurice Sendak
(1928-2012), who was generally recognized at his death as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, children's book artist of the twentieth century.
Judy Blume, Maurice Sendak
, Shel Silverstein, Alvin Schwartz, Leslea Newman, and Nadine Gordimer used to regularly cause pearl-clutching patrons and parents to have conniptions, so I worried that we Jews were losing our edge.
Credit goes to Roiphe's subjects--award-winning writers who were not regarded as particularly religious until they lay dying: Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, Dylan Thomas, Maurice Sendak
and James Salter (The Salter chapter doesn't quite fit here as it records a conversation about death that Roiphe had with him.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE - MAURICE SENDAK
A triumph of imagination, Sendak
's Where the Wild Things Are is a brilliantly illustrated examination of childhood emotion, perfectly captured in 338 words.
The top 10 children's fiction books on the list: 1 Charlie And The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, 2 Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian, 3 Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, 4 Matilda by Roald Dahl, 5 The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, 6 The Chronicles Of Narnia by CS Lewis, 7 The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, 8 We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, 9 Dogger by Shirley Hughes, 10 Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
On June 27, the Oregon Bach Festival will offer "OBF Kids: Let the Wild Rumpus Start," featuring Eugene musician, composer, actor, storyteller and teacher Cullen Vance in a show based on "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak
In their willingness to address historical suffering, authors such as Sendak
, Jane Yolen, and David Wisniewski have disrupted the alignment of childhood with innocence.
, who died in May 2012 at 83, was born in New York City but spent the last four decades of his life in rural Ridgefield.
THIS TERM, Years 1 & 2 have been learning about 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak
Sin embargo, un par de autores marcaron notoriamente ese catalogo: Maurice Sendak
y Tomi Ungerer, que con el tiempo serian dos de los mas importantes exponentes de literatura infantil.