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Books on Film: Maurice Sendak on Childhood

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How do you prevent being eaten whole by a monster?

PBS has a video series called Blank on Blank with a mission to “curate and transform journalists’ unheard interviews with icons, bringing them to life on radio, mobile apps, YouTube, and beyond.”

They recently gave the video treatment to a 2009 Newsweek interview with Maurice Sendak. It’s smart, crazy, wise, and inscrutable all rolled into one. I daresay … Sendakian.

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(Thanks to BuzzFeed 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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  1. Listening to this made my morning– Mr. Sendak is always inspiring. Thanks for posting it!

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