maurice sendak

Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak originally had a different creature in mind.
"I think most new moms need a night off to let their hair down."
As technology allows us to erect more and more electronic barriers around us, the value of removing one's earbuds and looking up from one's smartphone becomes increasingly important. Some people understand how to use new technology while others remain decidedly unclear on the concept.
This week is the 32nd annual Banned Books Week, described by organizers as a "celebration of the freedom to read." Books
I'm all for helping kids find their passions in books. It's about what gets your child to not hear you when you announce that dinner is ready. It's not about title dropping.
Let the power of this book continue to resonate, even as we face all sorts of new wild things in our own lives, in the American landscape, and around the world. Let us make the hot suppers for each other.
5. In the early 1990s, long before Sendak was publicly "out," Kushner hosted a book party for him in Chelsea--unfamiliar
Travelers are a bit egocentric: We put our journeys ahead of time. We put life above because as far as we know, as far as Sendak knew, we've only got one -- too short to be confined to memory.
Originally produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2005, Fraser Grace's award-winning thriller begins previews this
Film: Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012) Cast includes: Tomi Ungerer, Maurice Sendak, Jules Feiffer
On the occasion of what would have been Maurice Sendak's 85th birthday, Blank on Blank has released an animation produced
“I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop
Sendak's popularity came, at least in part, because he respected children's intelligence and imagination. “You cannot write
A boy who changes into a giant insect. Talking jaguars who debate the philosophical implications of hunting -- and then go hunting anyway. A girl who runs away and becomes the leader of a group of monsters. That's the Kafka my kids discovered and made me realize the scariness, and the beauty, that had been there all along.
According to an old superstition, it matters how many magpies you see. Because they eat and chatter together and because they are monogamous and have one mate for life, it's bad luck to see just one.
The charity was chosen because Sendak fought against censorship after his book In the Night Kitchen was removed from shelves
It may come as something of a surprise that Vendela Vida doesn't have access to the internet at her home, but make no mistake, she's very connected.
Due to the efforts of a group of Brooklyn parents, when PS 118 in Brooklyn opens next September, it will welcome students to a school named in honor of Maurice Sendak.
Maurice Sendak, the famed children's book author and illustrator, who passed away on May 7th will be memorialized with a public school named in his honor.