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Where The Wild Things Are

Writes Motivations And Intentions 

Dave Egger, the author of the novel The Wild Things, also co-wrote the screenplay along with director Spike Jones upon his request.  742 more words


Where The Wild Things Are

Books get turned into movies all the time and especially kids books as they are big business. But I have to say that I can’t think of any other case when a child’s picture book has been turned into a movie, especially one that’s only 338 words long. 352 more words

The Flawed Guru

Let The Wild Rumpus Begin

It’s coming to that time of year when UK-based teachers start thinking “oh no! Do I have to dress up too?” or “OK, I have to go one better than everyone else. 255 more words


Where the wild things are...

It took me a while to understand it. And then it hit me. I was looking for a Christmas gift for my nephew, something not too heavy for my parents to bring back in their suitcase, but something meaningful, something that would last longer than the usual 2 weeks of post-Christmas euphoria; so I was looking for such a gem when my mind stumbled across one of my sweetest memories as a child: the reading of “Where the Wild Things Are”, by Maurice Sendak. 717 more words

The Wild Things

This summer I did a Where the Wild Things Are themed photoshoot with my friend Jenn and her fantastic baby. He was wonderful on our trip to the park. 178 more words


Maurice Sendak - A Day in the Life

In 1982 Maurice Sendak was interviewed by the BBC’s arts documentary series Omnibus. ‘The highly reclusive writer’ had just completed designs for a production of Profokiev’s opera, The Love of Three Oranges. 406 more words


Elizabeth Gomez (Repost): My Life as an Engrish to English Translator

Under my covers, I laid in my dark room listening. I could hear her yelling, but being only 9 years old, I wasn’t sure what I could do. 1,234 more words

Elizabeth Gomez