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"Where the Wild Things Are" Maurice Sendak's favorite compliment

"Where the Wild Things Are" Maurice Sendak's favorite compliment

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Artist Hannah Friederichs drew this amazing picture of The Avengers in the style of the late Maurice Sendak

The Avengers, in style of Maurice Sendak

Where the Wild Things Are written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. I think this is probably the epitome of a perfect book.  Unique illustrations and lyrical text that rolls off the tongue and burns into your memory. “The night that Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another…” The book is so memorable, there are dolls and  there was even a (kind of odd) movie made of it.

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. "Notice how the illustrations envelop the page- even the PRINT gets pushed off the page during the Wild Rumpus! And, as Max leaves the Wild Things, on his boat, the illustrations shrink back- back to reality.

please don't go- we'll eat you up- we love you so

But the wild things cried, “Oh please don’t go- we’ll eat you up- we love you so!

Let the Wild Rumpus Start LARGE  (Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are). $75.00, via Etsy.  Love this and want it in my dining room.

"Let the Wild Rumpus Start!" cried Max in Where the Wild Things Are. God bless Maurice Sendak for breaking the staid rules of children's literature where every child was portrayed as a

RIP Maurice Sendak...you will be missed. Thanks for the stories.

Where The Wild Things Are - Hanging From Trees Poster Poster Print by Maurice Sendak,