Tag Archives: Maurice Sendak

Sendak and Children’s Interior Worlds

Maurice Sendak knew how the honor the interiority of children.

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Sendak and Dr. Seuss to the Rescue

In my last entry I mentioned the key role that books can play in the lives of children. I’d like to follow that up here, officially adding the category of “children’s classics” to the “great literature” to which this website is devoted.There is artistry to many of the children’s stories that we remember fondly. When […]

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