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Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation

Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation

  • Title: Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation
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  • ISBN : 9780061689161
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 208 pages


With the same adroit scrutiny that enabled him to recognize a heroine in the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked, reconsiders the oeuvre of the incomparable Maurice Sendak Where the Wild Things Are Making Mischief pays tribute to the visionary author and illustrator, his profound understanding of children, and his stunn With the same adroit scrutiny that enabled him to recognize a heroine in the Wicked Witch of the West, Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked, reconsiders the oeuvre of the incomparable Maurice Sendak Where the Wild Things Are Making Mischief pays tribute to the visionary author and illustrator, his profound understanding of children, and his stunningly imaginative and groundbreaking work that carried the picture book so much higher and farther than it had ever flown A beautifully designed, endlessly fascinating volume, Making Mischief is one master mythmaker s heartfelt appreciation of another


Author Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire is an American author, whose novels are revisionist retellings of children s stories such as L Frank Baum s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz into Wicked He received his Ph.D in English and American Literature from Tufts University, and his B.A from the State University of New York at Albany He was a professor and co director at the Simmons College Center for the Study of Children




Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation Reviews (31)

  • In his tribute to the art of Maurice Sendak, Gregory Maguire has captured beautifully the mischievous, imaginative and fantasy world of this fascinating artist author whose work spans five decades.Ella Fitzgerald once said, I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns The words [..]

  • Full of advanced vocabulary, this look at Maurice Sendak s body of work over 50 years is a visual masterpiece and an incredible read [..]

  • I came across this book while helping a patron find something at my old job at the local public library Since I was also working in the children s department and grew up reading Sendak s books, I took this coffee table book home to learn a little behind the man s work The author notes that the book [..]

  • A quick coffee table read about the mischievous, imaginative world of Maurice Sendak Gregory Maguire gives critical and artistic review based on material presented at a 2003 symposium of Sendak s work that has spanned five decades I wish it was a bigger book, as it covers many topics over a short am [..]

  • This book tries to do too many things and fails at most of them It s too expensive just to be a movie tie in, too shallow for any real revelations to filled with hero worship to reveal the real Sendak.The one thing it does well is retell story Where the Wild Things Are That was an appreciation The r [..]

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