Posts Tagged ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

He Saw It, He Loved It, He Ate It

November 27, 2011

Maurice Sendak and friend

In an interview with Applause magazine, interviewer Terry Gross asked writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, best known for his 1963 book, Where the Wild Things Are, if he would share some of his favorite comments from readers that he’s gotten over the years. Sendak replied:

Oh, there’s so many. Can I give you just one that I really like? It was from a little boy. He sent me a charming card with a little drawing. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters—sometimes very hastily—but this one I lingered over. I sent him a postcard and I drew (more…)