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Max from Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Book Synopsis: A misbehaving boy gets sent to bed without dinner and goes on an adventure

Instructional Focus: (Numbers are for the Virginia Standards of Learning, generally Reading/English) 103 more words


In the Night Kitchen

“Milk in the batter!  Milk in the batter!  We bake cake!  And nothing’s the matter!”

Maurice Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen is another house favorite- one that I can’t believe we don’t own.   609 more words


“Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this one I lingered over.

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Banff Children's Festival redefines kids theatre

One’s a singer songwriter. The other is one of the country’s leading visual artists, whose work represented Canada at the 2013 Venice Biennale, and was part of the Oh, Canada exhibition. 691 more words

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A reader's guide to time travel.

I am thirty-five years old. I open Where the Wild Things Are for the first time in thirty years. I fall into the world of the story. 1,289 more words

Library Griffin Front View


InstagramiPad The Lillian H. Smith library Griffin from the front.

The image was able to keep more of its depth with the Lightroom edits and tweaks. 34 more words

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Library Griffin



From our library tour. This is a detail from the Griffins guarding the door of the Lillian H. Smith children’s library. The Griffins are based on drawings by Maurice Sendak. 22 more words

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