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Maurice Sendak’s Weird and Wonderful Nutcracker

yesterdayOdd : Brain Pickings

"It is rare and genuine and does justice to the private world of children. One can, after all, count on the instincts of a genius." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.

Neil Gaiman Recites ‘Jabberwocky’ From Memory

Once again, Neil Gaiman agreed to perform a reading of a beloved children’s story for a Worldbuilders fundraising venture. The choices included Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, ‘Jabberwocky’ by Lewis Carroll, Fox in Socks by Dr. Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Open Thread

Via the comments to a NYTimes article on the ongoing disposition of Maurice Sendak’s estate. (I understand the Rosenbach Library’s disappointment, but it seems clear that Mr. Sendak wanted Ms. Caponera to turn his former home into a house museum and study center…. and what a perfect way to celebrate a great artist’s quirky and [Read more...]

A Philadelphia Library Sues Maurice Sendak’s Estate

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Throughout his life, Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak made no distinction between writing for adults and writing for children. Now the courts will have their say.

Book News: Battle Over Maurice Sendak's Book Collection Sparks A Lawsuit

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The dispute centers on many of the late author's rare books, which a Philadelphia museum says are being withheld by Sendak's trustees. Also: Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy may be coming to HBO.

Maurice Sendak's rare book collection is subject of new lawsuit

Maurice Sendak was the author of the beloved children's books "Where the Wild Things Are," "In the Night Kitchen," "Chicken Soup with Rice" and many more. The author and illustrator, who could be delightfully gruff (see his not-safe-for-work interview with Stephen Colbert), passed away in...

Museum Sues Sendak Estate Over Rare Books

last monthArts : ArtsBeat

The Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia has sued the estate of Maurice Sendak, claiming that the estate is withholding rare books that Sendak promised to the library.

Wednesday Afternoon Diversion: Where The Walken Things Are

Here's Christopher Walken sharing with us Maurice Sendak's classic bedtime story. [ more › ]

Philadelphia Museum Losing Its Maurice Sendak Collection

3 months agoArts : ArtsBeat

The Rosenbach Museum and Library will send thousands of Sendak items to Connecticut, where a Sendak museum is planned.

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- Some pretty big news reported in the Philadelphia Inquirer: some 10,000 Maurice Sendak items long housed at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia will return to the Sendak estate, since the author chose not to leave the material to the library in his will. Show More Summary

Maurice Sendak’s Darkest, Most Controversial Yet Most Hopeful Children’s Book

4 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

A beautiful cry for mercy, for light, and for resurrection of the human spirit at a time of incomprehensible heartbreak. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.

Maurice Sendak’s Rare, Sensual Illustrations for Herman Melville’s Greatest Commercial Failure and Most Personally Beloved Novel

4 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

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On the volume of volumes

5 months agoTechnology : Babbage

MAURICE Sendak said that "t here's so much more to a book than just the reading," and in the burgeoning economy of e-books, there's so much more to a service than just the number of titles. Amazon entered the marketplace last week, with many describing their Kindle Unlimited service as "the Netflix of books". Show More Summary

Important painting by children's book author/illustrator Maurice Sendak to be auctioned July 17

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

To view original artworks by Maurice Sendak (American, 1928-2012) ? author and illustrator of the beloved children's book Where The Wild Things Are ? the most logical place to go is the Rosenbach Museum & Library, a major repository of Sendak?s work. Show More Summary

What Book's Artwork Added The Most To The Story?

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Whether you want to talk up J.R.R. Tolkein's cartography skills or you're a fan of Maurice Sendak's imaginary beasts, tell us what book had the visualizations that were most pivotal to your imagining of the story. Read more...

Happy Birthday, Maurice Sendak: His Rarest, Most Enchanting Art for Blake’s “Songs of Innocence”

6 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

"On a cloud I saw a child, and he laughing said to me…" Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. If it brings you any joy and inspiration, please consider a modest donation – it lets me know I'm doing something right.

When We Read Together, We ARE Together: How Maurice Sendak Saved My Son and Me

In this #DadsRead tribute, Steve Edwards tells the story of how Maurice Sendak’s “In the Night Kitchen” opened his eyes to how the simple act of reading can be educational for both parents AND children. The post When We Read Together, We ARE Together: How Maurice Sendak Saved My Son and Me appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Let's Take The Money And Run

Maurice Sendak once said the greatest compliment he ever received was when he responded to a child's fan letter with an original drawing of a Wild Thing and the kid's mom later wrote him and said that he liked the drawing so much he ate it. Show More Summary

Here’s the Leader of the Free World Making Monster Faces

8 months agoNews : NewsFeed

The dramatic reading of the Maurice Sendak classic is an annual tradition at the White House Easter Egg Roll

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