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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Meeting Maurice: Remembering Sendak

By Henry I. Schvey May 16, 2012

As soon as I entered I was met by the dog. Then we sat down in the small living room and had tea. I can’t remember the dog’s name, but it was a large shepherd with huge expressive eyes. He sat by us every moment, like an esteemed visitor from the...

Where the Wild Things Are

Sendak’s world comes to St. Louis

By Susan Fadem, Special to the Jewish Light November 23, 2011

With pictures and stories that are often grotesque, hilarious and poignant all at the same time, it's no wonder Maurice Sendak's children's books sometimes accompany students to college. Afterward, these fans frequently cart their books from dwelling...

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