Ain't no party like a Sendak party...

...'cause a Sendak party's full of Wild Things.*

Photo by Richard Asch Photo by Richard Asch

Last weekend Roger attended a celebration of the life of Maurice Sendak, on the occasion of what would have been the incomparable author/illustrator's 88th birthday. He brought back a few Sendak-themed party favors to share with the office:

sendak plate and napkin tableware featuring illustrations from The Birthday Party by Ruth Krauss

wild thing cookie Wild Thing sugar cookie

If you, too, miss the "King of All the Caldecotts," take a stroll through our Sendak archives, featuring articles, reviews, interviews, reminiscences, and much more.


*My all-time favorite take on this meme: "Ain't no party like a Gatsby party..."

Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher is agency assistant at the new Sara Crowe Literary. She spent nine years as an editor and staff reviewer for The Horn Book’s publications and has over seven years of experience as an indie bookseller specializing in children’s and YA literature. She holds an MA in children’s literature from Simmons University.

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