Where the wild things are….


One of the most popular children’s books of all time has to be Maurice Sendak‘s Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963.  The images of the world he created about a boy who is punished and sent to his room without dinner went on to win Sendak the Caldecott Medal in 1964.


Children have been enthralled by the story and the pictures for years, and now director Spike Jonze, is about to release the full-length movie version, due out in October of this year.  Will fans of the book  love it or hate it?  Only time will tell but the movie trailer and poster look to be very true to the book’s illustrations.

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  1. i love this book i can’t wait til the movie comes

    • It should be fun!

  2. I love this book!!!! I can’t wait to see the movie

    • I hope it’s as good as it looks!

  3. Who better than Spike Jonez to get Wild with wild things. I’m also loving the arcade fire music in the trailer, wander what the sndtrk/score will be like? I’m sure Spike will keep it eclectic!

    • Yes…a great score can really make or break a movie! I can’t wait!

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