Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Man Eats His Own Feces During Trial
Man Eats His Own Feces During Trial
NFL Star Sharper Pleads Guilty to Drugging and Raping Various Women
NFL Star Sharper Pleads Guilty to Drugging and Raping Various Women
California Lawyer’s Ballot Proposal to Kill Gays Raises Ire
California Lawyer’s Ballot Proposal to Kill Gays Raises Ire
Lawyer Killed in Revenge for Bin Laden’s Death
Lawyer Killed in Revenge for Bin Laden’s Death
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

“Where the Wild Things” Author Sendak Passes View Count: 34

The world bids adieu to Maurice Sendak, author of the beloved children’s classic, ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ Sendak passed Tuesday in Danbury, Conn., due to complications of a stroke, at age 83, after 60 years of success with his most famous book, and hundreds of others.

“He opened the door for everyone who has come since in the children’s book world to write about the powerful emotional experiences of young children,” said Leonard Marcus, Children’s lit historian. “Prior to ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ you didn’t see young children throwing tantrums in picture books. Informed by psychology, he was showing young children that those powerful unnamable feelings that they had were a natural part of being. He was also showing that to parents around the world, helping them to understand something that was alarming to them.”

Sendak inspired countless illustrators and children’s lit authors. The creator of the “Arthur” series, Marc Brown, says that “My first Sendak experience was reading ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ to my little sister and a giant light bulb went off over my head: This is something I want to do. The power of his images and the sparse verse that told volumes was very moving.”

"Where the Wild Things" Author Sendak Passes by

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Tagged: , , ,

Daniel June Posted by on May 9, 2012. Filed under Breaking News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
LEGAL - Administration Manager
USA-AZ-Scottsdale
Accountability Matters. It’s not a slogan. It’s a philosophy. Live it. Join our team! We are a Law Firm of passionate, talented, and experienced attorneys and staff.  We ...


Apply now

Related Posts: