Last year, Maurice Sendak Foundation president Lynn Caponera stumbled across something weird while going through the late Maurice Sendak’s collection of unpublished work. While she’d never heard of Presto and Zesto in Limboland, she’d found a manuscript for the unpublished book complete with illustrations.
Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak passed away last year, but tomorrow would have been his 85th birthday. In his honor, Google has posted an animated Doodle running through some of Sendak's classic books.
While Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy, and now The Hobbit movie may be how many modern folks see Middle Earth, it's important to remember that the first person to illustrate J.R.R. Tolkien's world was Tolkien himself. Tolkien had a very clear sense of how Middle Earth should and should not look, and while he…
Maurice Sendak was important to us here at Gizmodo: His stories inspired us to follow our own internal compasses when our parents told us to stop wasting our time skateboarding or making movies or playing with gadgets. In an unhappy coincidence, we visited Best Made Co.'s New York City workshop on the day of Sendak's…
We're still grieving for the loss of Maurice Sendak, creator of Where The Wild Things Are. And last night, Stephen Colbert featured some brilliant extended excerpts from his Sendak interview from earlier this year.
Normally when we write this post it's to talk about a song that we've been listening to, and what it means to us. Tonight I'm going to use it as an excuse to write about Maurice Sendak. I'll be brief.
Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak — who crafted so many of our childhoods with such books as Where The Wild Things Are, Outside Over There, and In The Night Kitchen — has passed away at the age of 83. Sendak's most recent book, 2011's Bumble-Ardy, began its life as a Sesame Street short.
The Where the Wild Things' trailer may have been declawed, but according to original author Maurice Sendak, the movie still has bite. In a new featurette, Sendak calls Spike Jonze's adaptation "dangerous," and promises it will stir controversy.
Yesterday morning, audiences at Comic-Con saw a lengthy series of clips from the forthcoming Where the Wild Things are adaptation from director Spike Jonze. Introduced by young star Max Records, the movie promises to be gorgeous, but maybe too hip.