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

last weekOdd : Brain Pickings

"The strongest and fieriest emotions of life defy all analytical insight." 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.

On the volume of volumes

last monthTechnology : 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

2 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?

2 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”

3 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

4 months agoNews : NewsFeed

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

Fictitious Dishes: Elegant and Imaginative Photographs of Meals from Famous Literature

5 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

From James Joyce to Maurice Sendak, by way of weep-worthy jelly and gifted chickens. 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.

A Cuddly Curmudgeon

Stefan Kanfer’s tribute to Maurice Sendak underlines how the late writer-illustrator’s “favorite pose of curmudgeon” concealed a profound sensitivity: Sendak became increasingly Sendakian in his last years. A triple bypass left him diminished, but not too weak to roar. Show More Summary

Reading Captain Underpants

When I was a little girl, I was obsessed with Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. I recall Sendak's haunting depiction of Max. He had a wild streak, like lots of little boys, and he entered the book and my imagination dressed in a wolf suit, tormenting the family dog and hammering things to the wall. Show More Summary

Maurice Sendak dead: ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ author was 83

6 months agoNews : The Cutline

Maurice Sendak, the renowned children's author whose books captivated generations of kids and simultaneously scared their parents, has died. He was 83. Sendak passed away on Tuesday from complications caused by a recent stroke, his editor told the New York Times. He lived in Ridgefield, Conn., with his German shepherd Herman (named after Melville) and [...]

Maurice Sendak's Rosebud: Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Ladder

In 2008, Maurice Sendak told the NY Times about how the Lindbergh baby kidnapping, and the sensational trial that followed, freaked his 4-year-old self right out, and generated an anxious fascination with the incident for the rest of his life. Sendak based his 1981 picture book, Outside Over There, on the Lindbergh case. Show More Summary

For sale: Maurice Sendak's Lindbergh kidnapping souvenir ladder

6 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Hiland writes, "The auction website Hakes is featuring a bunch of things from the estate of Maurice Sendak. A particular one of note is the miniature Lindbergh Baby kidnapping trial souvenir wooden ladder." During Ted Hake’s June, 1981...Show More Summary

Let’s Be Enemies: A Vintage Maurice Sendak Treasure

7 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

A delightful lesson in reverse psychology from the greatest children's illustrator of all time. 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.

What's a Family Anyway?

I'm beginning work with the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia re-visioning their family programming. The Rosenbach's collections are incredible, including Maurice Sendak's archives and they undertake a wide variety of programming. Show More Summary

Artist Draws Himself & His Cat in the Styles of 100 Famous Cartoonists

8 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Cartoonist Mike Holmes has created Mikenesses, a collection of 100 portraits of himself and his cat Ella drawn in the style of other famous illustrators like Dr. Seuss, Gary Larson, Bill Watterson, Maurice Sendak, and more. You can browse some of the one-hour illustrations on Holmes’ website, or purchase Mikenesses: The Book online. images via [...]

The Little Known Poster Art Of Maurice Sendak

9 months agoOdd : Neatorama

The works of Maurice Sendak have delighted young and old alike for generations, and his artwork looks as fresh and timely today as it did when it came out decades ago. Sendak created artwork for all sorts of reasons, like these little...Show More Summary

The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013

9 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

Young Mark Twain's lost gem, the universe in illustrated dioramas, Maurice Sendak's posthumous love letter to the world, Kafka for kids, and more. Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary

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