Opera relies on the comedy of human foibles, a type of humor Sendak had an instinctual talent for depicting.
Those hoping there would be a sequel to Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book “Where the Wild Things Are” are in for a disappointment.
Are the Wild Things, from Maurice Sendak’s, “Where the Wild Things Are,” actually living somewhere in the Star Trek universe? Well, there’s no real evidence of any intersection between Sendak’s imaginary world and that of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. But worlds could still collide at the recent Denver Comic Con, where William Shatner, who played Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, read Sendak’s book to a group of young readers.
Maurice Sendak’s final work, ‘My Brother’s Book,’ is an almost unbearably poignant love song. It pays tribute to all the beauty he would soon be leaving behind.
Two rare Jewish books illustrated by Maurice Sendak were sold at auction days before the posthumous publication of a new book by the author.
Maurice Sendak’s books — classics now — show children wrestling with difficult emotions, and they challenge adults to embrace high adventure.
Maurice Sendak, author of beloved children’s books such as “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” died May 8 at age 83 of complications from a stroke.