Reviews and Blog Posts: maurice sendak

My first Kafka : runaways, rodents, & giant bugs

by Matthue Roth

DPL Rating:
4

In a 2011 interview with The Guardian, Maurice Sendak said "I refuse to lie to children." Were he alive today, Sendak would be very pleased with Matthue Rothm and Rohan Daniel Eason's retelling of three Kafka tales. The black and white illustrations are stylized geometric patterns and Art Deco motifs akin...

Maurice Sendak 1928-2012

Celebrating the life of author and illustrator Maurice Sendak.

Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak passed away last week.  His work inspired and intrigued, with stories and pictures that were at once magical, beautiful, and strange.  I fell in love with Sendak as a child, and rediscovered him as an adult when I was working as a nanny.

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