All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘where the wild things are’

Maurice Sendak Honored with Animated Google Doodle

Today, Google lets the wild rumpus start with an animated Doodle honoring famous American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Sendak was best known for his classic 1963 children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, which has sold millions upon million of copies worldwide and has been adapted into animated shorts and a feature film. Many kids have grown up on …

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Maurice Sendak, Groundbreaking Children’s Author, Dead at 83

Maurice Sendak, the author of such cherish children’s books as “Where the Wild Things Are”, “Higglety Pigglety Pop!”, and “In the Night Kitchen”, passed away on Tuesday due to complications from a recent stroke. He was 83. Sendak is widely credited for making illustrated books for kids a lot darker and more intense than their predecessors, elements which helped the …

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Christopher Walken Reads ‘Where The Wild Things Are’

“Kid’s are jerks, you know…”, says “Walken” in his own interpretation of the beloved children’s classic. An interpretation that provides a description of the pictures more than any thing. Though “Walken” is often confused by what he sees… “There’s some kind of bugs on the Earth… oh, no… those are flowers. I don’t know why they have bug ears.” “The …

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