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Designing the Wild Things Plushes

Toy designer Mel Birnkrant designed the only toy tie-ins based on "Where the Wild Things" that Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) liked. In a new set of pages on his website, he tells the story of how he developed the designs, and how his 30-year friendship with Maurice Sendak grew out of that working relationship.

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: A Sendak Museum

In his will, Maurice Sendak called for his home to become “a museum or similar facility,” but four years after his death there is no consensus plan.

On Kenny’s Window

Maria Popova writes about Kenny’s Window, Maurice Sendak’s “debut as a storyteller.” Our own Emily Collette Wilkinson reflected on Sendak’s vision upon his passing.

Sendak’s Tales

Check out Maurice Sendak’s illustrations of The Brothers Grimm fairy tales posted on Brain Pickings this April. The illustrations were published with Lore Segal’s translation of the stories in The Juniper Tree: And Other Tales from Grimm. Our own Emily Colette Wilkinson revisits Sendak’s stories as an adult.

Selling exhibition of original artwork by Maurice Sendak at Sotheby's New York

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

From 16 November to 18 December Sotheby?s New York hosts Wild Things: The Art of Maurice Sendak? a selling exhibition of drawings, watercolors, and set pieces by the beloved author. Sendak is best known for his 1963 creation Where The Wild Things Are, widely recognized as one of America?s most cherished children?s books. Show More Summary

What it feels like to be read a bedtime story by Adrienne Clarkson

It’s not every day that a former governor general reads you a bedtime story. But then Adrienne Clarkson loves to delight. Get cozy as the beloved Canadian reads the Maurice Sendak classic Higglety Pigglety Pop! The post What it feels like to be read a bedtime story by Adrienne Clarkson appeared first on

The Most Beautiful and Striking Illustrations from 200 Years of Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

7 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

Maurice Sendak, Lisbeth Zwerger, Edward Gorey, David Hockney, Shaun Tan, and more.

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

one of my favorite thinkers about comics, Philip Nel, walks us through Maurice Sendak's will. Todd Klein on Justice League #41, Astro City #23 Back Issue #80 and Astro City #22. I missed this one. Rob McMonigal on Stray Vol. 1. Mike Sterling on Superman #41, although my hunch is he'd probably hesitate to call it a review. Show More Summary

Count Counsellor – “Disco Dodo”

7 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Count Counsellor is a UK producer who specializes in a hazy, soulful sound that evokes “young Stevie Wonder” or “an illustrated film drawn by Maurice Sendak.” (He name-checks quite a few other artists in a mini-manifesto that you can check out over on the premiere we did for “Cloud Calls.”) Today he’s released a new […]

Maurice Sendak Exhibit Opens at The Breman Museum

8 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Breman Museum has been hosting the “Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak in His Own Words and Pictures” exhibit. Here’s more from the press release: “The exhibition includes interactive locations where visitors dress up like wild things, slide into a bowl of chicken soup, and pick one of many of Sendak’s books to read on Rosie’s Stoop. Show More Summary

Thursday scent of the day 6/11

8 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

So yesterday I told you all Happy Iced Tea Day, when what I meant to say was Happy Maurice Sendak's birthday! But I forgot, so I'm telling you a day late. Do put on your wolf suit 1 and tell us what fragrance you're wearing today. I'm wearing a dab of Dior Eau Sauvage in honor of Max. Reminder: this Friday, 6/12, we're looking at literary connections...

Celebrating Maurice Sendak’s 87th Birthday

8 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Today marks the 87th birthday of children’s books creator Maurice Sendak. Sendak passed away in 2012. To honor the life of this Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator, we’ve put together a list of four ideas on how to celebrate. 1. Up for...Show More Summary

10 Fun Facts About 'Where The Wild Things Are'

9 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

UnknownNet Photography via Flickr // CC BY-SA 2.0 In Maurice Sendak's 1963 children’s book, Max, a little boy in a wolf costume, is sent to bed without supper. So he sails on a boat to a faraway land where he tames the Wild Things, becomes their king, and leads them on a wild rumpus. Show More Summary

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 4/27-5/1

9 months agoEntertainment : TA Live

Bear’s Den – On Sale 5/1 10 AM ET Bear’s Den, inspired by Maurice Sendak’s 1963 children’s classic Where The Wild Things Are, is the London based trio of Andrew Davie, Kev Jones, and Joey Haynes. They create music which dares to be both literate and profound while remaining universally accessible. They will be performing live at […]

Wild Rumpus rainbow noise makers crafts

Colourful, loud, and fun: make a set of rainbow noise makers and join in the Big Wild Rumpus party! Wild Rumpus rainbow noise makers To celebrate the reissuing of Maurice Sendak’s book ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ we are joining in with The Big Wild Rumpus, hosted by Random House and Wild Rumpus. Show More Summary

Children Scream in Panic as Obama Reads to Them

As President Barack Obama started reading Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are" during the annual Easter Egg Roll event, kids began to make noise as bees buzzed nearby. "Oh no, it's a bee. That's OK, guys. Bees are good, they won't land on you. Show More Summary

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