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Books on Film: An Illustrated Interview with Maurice Sendak

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In 2011 Illustrator Christoph Niemann (Subway, That’s How!) happened upon Terri Gross’s interview with Maurice Sendak. The children’s lit legend was in a rare mood, discussing his thoughts on life and death. It was a touching interview that had an affect on Niemann, who decided to illustrate the experience.

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(Thanks to the School Library Journal tumblr for the link)

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

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