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Where the Wild Things Are

'Where The Wild Moms Are' Gives Classic Kids' Book A Parenting Twist

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.15.2016 | Parents

U.K. mom Katie Blackburn loves Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are so much that she named her son after the protagonist Max. Now she's paying t...

Why These Teachers Are Assigning Banned Books

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.26.2014 | Books

While some parents want certain books removed from schools, teachers are remembering the important reasons to keep them in the classroom. This week...

Conundrums of Our Complex Minds and World

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Our human minds often complicate simple matters and simplify complex ones. Take the example of the stock market. It goes up until it goes down. But ...

Reading Captain Underpants

Lori Day | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Lori Day

I'm all for helping kids find their passions in books. It's about what gets your child to not hear you when you announce that dinner is ready. It's not about title dropping.

Popcorn Preview: Her

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Her (2013) Cast includes: Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation), Rooney Mara (The Social ...

Where the Wild Things Are Turns 50: The Child's Journey, the Memory of JFK and What Sendak Taught Us

Pam Allyn | Posted 02.01.2014 | Books
Pam Allyn

Let the power of this book continue to resonate, even as we face all sorts of new wild things in our own lives, in the American landscape, and around the world. Let us make the hot suppers for each other.

New York Film Festival: 51 and Counting

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd give this year's festival a passing grade, just in terms of featuring movies that neither challenge you to make sense of them nor to stay awake.

Google Goes 'Where The Wild Things Are'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology

When it comes to Doodles, Google has a soft spot for children's illustrators. The search giant celebrated beloved children's book author Maurice Senda...

Taming the Wild Things by Force

David Vienna | Posted 06.09.2013 | Parents
David Vienna

Later, as we select books to read before bedtime, he requests Where The Wild Things Are -- a book about a boy so untamed, he scares even the most ferocious of creatures. There's a metaphor here, I know it. Is he one of the wild things? Am I? Are we both the boy?

Rare Edition Of 'Where The Wild Things Are' Heads To Auction

Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts

A rare first edition of "Where The Wild Things Are," signed and inscribed with a drawing by Maurice Sendak, heads to auction later this month. "20th C...

The Bad Beast Was Good at Disney Hall

Sharon Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Sharon Smith

It was a wonderful afternoon at Disney Hall, proving how an orchestra ticket took me on a journey I didn't know I'd be having, back into my early life, rich with emotion and play.

Six Picks for This Week From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 12.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

With Halloween right around the corner, we're caught up in decorating and costuming. Here are a few picks to keep up with culture while you celebrate what's become the most popular holiday of the year: October 31!

Throw-Pillow Maker Thinks People Should Care About Post Office Closures

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.22.2012 | DC

This is the first in our new "My D.C." Q&A series, where we ask D.C.-area residents about the local things that make D.C. their home. Anyone you'd ...

My Son, King of All Wild Things

Hannah Brown | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Hannah Brown

While Where The Wild Things Are isn't meant to be about autism, I think it has a special resonance for my son, as well as for other children who have difficulty communicating.

Rest in Peace, Maurice Sendak

Alec Baldwin | Posted 07.10.2012 | New York
Alec Baldwin

Around four years ago, I met a broker at a Greenwich Village building to see an apartment. The owner was Maurice Sendak. I could tell that whether I got the apartment or not, I was going to enjoy this conversation. Just from his voice, his timing, you could tell Sendak was funny, wise, sensitive.

Let the Wild Rumpus Start

David Kudler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Books
David Kudler

If you were to ask me what piece of literature has had the most profound impact on me, I wouldn't have to think at all. It was Maurice Sendak's picture-book masterpiece, Where the Wild Things Are.

Saki Knafo

Maurice Sendak's Legacy In A Brooklyn Library | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Before he made beautiful children's books that sold millions of copies, Maurice Sendak, who died yesterday at age 83, lived in Brooklyn, N...

An Ode to Maurice Sendak

Vanessa Berben | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Vanessa Berben

"I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can't stop them. They leave me and I love them more." -- Maurice Sendak You started your career as...

Honor Maurice Sendak with Play

Darell Hammond | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
Darell Hammond

Where The Wild Things Are shows us that children need to be free to roam, explore and invent in order to understand their place in the world that surrounds them.

8 Favorite Feel-Good Quotes From Maurice Sendak

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.09.2012 | Good News

Maurice Sendak, the late author and illustrator of "Where The Wild Things Are" and "Chicken Soup With Rice", will long be remembered for his writing. ...

11 Great Quotations From Maurice Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | Books

Maurice Sendak, the legendary author and illustrator, passed away on Tuesday at 83. While he was the author and/or illustrator of more than 50 book...

Brooklyn Synagogue Hosting 'Wild Rumpus' Celebration Honoring Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | New York

In honor of the late Maurice Sendak, Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope is hosting an impromptu gathering to celebrate the renowned children's boo...

Wild Things And Their Tributes To Maurice Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | College

Tuesday brought sad news with the announcement that famed children's author Maurice Sendak had passed away. Sendak was best known for his 1963 chil...

The Daily Szep- Maurice Sendak

Paul Szep | Posted 07.08.2012 | Books
Paul Szep


Kids Pay Tribute To Sendak (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents

When the New York Times reported this morning that Maurice Sendak had died, fans took to social media to pay tribute to the beloved children's author....