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The King of the Wild Things Is Dead. Long Live the King. Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)

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“100 most frequently challenged books: 1990-1999.” American Library Association <http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/frequentlychallenged/challengedbydecade/1990_1999>.

Cohen, Patricia. “Concerns Just Beyond Where the Wild Things Are.” New York Times 9 Sept. 2008. <http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/10/arts/design/10sendak.html?_r=1>.

“Grim Colberty Tales, Parts 1 and 2.” The Colbert Report. Comedy Central. 24 and 25 Jan. 2012.

Gross, Terry. “This Pig Wants to Party: Maurice Sendak’s Latest.” Fresh Air. 20 Sept. 2011: <http://www.npr.org/2011/09/20/140435330/this-pig-wants-to-party-maurice-sendaks-latest>.

Krauss, Ruth. A Hole Is to Dig. Pictures by Maurice Sendak. 1952. New York: HarperTrophy (HarperCollins), 1989.

---. A Very Special House. Pictures by Maurice Sendak. 1953. New York: HarperCollins, 1981.

Kushner, Tony. The Art of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.

---, reteller. Brundibar. Pictures by Maurice Sendak. After the opera by Hans Krása and Adolf Hoffmeister. New York: Hyperion, 2003.

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Nel, Philip. Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children’s Literature. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, September 2012. Forthcoming.

Sadler, Glenn Edward. “A Conversation with Maurice Sendak and Dr. Seuss.” Teaching Children’s Literature: Issues, Pedagogy, Resources. Ed. Glenn Edward Sadler. New York: Modern Language Association, 1992. 241-250.

Sendak, Maurice. Bumble-Ardy. New York: HarperCollins/Michael di Capua, 2011

---. Caldecott & Co.: Notes on Books & Pictures. 1988. New York: Noonday Press, 1990.

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---. In the Night Kitchen. 1970. HarperCollins, 1995.

---. Kenny's Window. 1956. New York: HarperCollins, 1984.

---. Nutshell Library: Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, Pierre. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

---. Outside Over There. New York: HarperCollins, 1981.

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---. The Sign on Rosie's Door. 1960. New York: HarperCollins, 1988.

---. We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy. HarperCollins, 1993.

---. Where the Wild Things Are. 1963. HarperCollins, 1988.

Spiegelman, Art, and Maurice Sendak. “In the Dumps.” New Yorker 27 Sept. 1993: 80-81.

Sutton, Roger. “Rooms of Their Own.” Read Roger 22 Sept. 2011: <http://www.hbook.com/2011/09/blogs/read-roger/rooms-of-their-own/>

Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak. Dir. Lance Bangs and Spike Jonze. HBO, 2009.

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11 Responses to The King of the Wild Things Is Dead. Long Live the King. Maurice Sendak (1928-2012)

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  2. Charles Hatfield says:

    Thank you, Phil. A wonderful tribute.

  3. Mark Newgarden says:

    Excellent

  4. Camilla Ostrin says:

    A wonderful and nuanced salute. Thanks, Phil.

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