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  • Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' dies at 83

     
    Maurice Sendak, the children's book illustrator and author whose unsentimental approach to storytelling revolutionized the genre and whose best-known tale was the dark fantasy “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died. He was 83. Sendak, who...
  • Remembering Maurice Sendak through his Stephen Colbert interview

     
    Maurice Sendak died on Tuesday at age 83. One of Maurice Sendak's most memorable final interviews was with Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report."...
  • Maurice Sendak, ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ author, dies

     
    Maurice Sendak, the children's book author and illustrator, has died from complications from a stroke. The 83-year-old was best known for ‘Where the Wild Things Are,' a book whose pictures and story captivated my kids — and countless others....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Children's films return to Southside Film Festival

     
    After an absence of four years, the SouthSide Film Festival is bringing back its children’s film series with more than 60 children’s films, many of which have won awards. The free series includes six rotating blocks of children’s films...
  • White House joins the fun on social-media sites

    White House joins the fun on social-media sites
    As a candidate, Barack Obama harnessed the power of social-media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. So it's no surprise that his administration recently set up official profiles for the White House on these sites and more. But being friends with...
  • Epic, simple

    Epic, simple
    Don't you just hate people who wake up cheerful? Give me a Grumpy Birdanytime: When Bird woke up, he was grumpy. He was too grumpy to eat. He was too grumpy to play. In fact, he was too grumpy to fly. "Looks like I'm walking today," said Bird....
  • The literary antecedents of 'Up'

    The literary antecedents of 'Up'
    The title of the new Disney/Pixar movie "Up," as well as its signature image of a house floating beneath thousands of tethered balloons, reminds us how frequently the theme of Lightness appears in children's literature. From Mary Poppins to Peter Pan,...
  • Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing

    Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing
    All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9 Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
  • Movie review: Where the Wild Things Are -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Where the Wild Things Are -- 2 out of 5 stars
    The author of Where the Wild Things Are picked Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich) to direct the long-planned film of the much-loved children's book. But whatever Maurice Sendak thought the quixotic Jonze would bring to the movie -- a penetrating...
  • 'Where the Wild Things Are' pictures

    'Where the Wild Things Are' pictures