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My brother's book, Maurice Sendak

Label
My brother's book
Title
My brother's book
Statement of responsibility
Maurice Sendak
Title variation
My brothers book
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage to his late brother, Jack, whom he credited for his passion for writing and drawing. Pairing Sendak's poignant poetry with his exquisite and dramatic artwork, this book redefines what mature readers expect from Maurice Sendak while continuing the lasting legacy he created over his long, illustrious career. Sendak's tribute to his brother is an expression of both grief and love and will resonate with his lifelong fans who may have read his children's books and will be ecstatic to discover something for them now. Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic and Shakespearean scholar Stephen Greenblatt contributes a moving foreword--Amazon
Summary
"Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage to his late brother, Jack, whom he credited for his passion for writing and drawing. Pairing Sendak's poignant poetry with his exquisite and dramatic artwork, this book redefines what mature readers expect from Maurice Sendak while continuing the lasting legacy he created over his long, illustrious career. Sendak's tribute to his brother is an expression of both grief and love and will resonate with his lifelong fans who may have read his children's books and will be ecstatic to discover something for them now. Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic and Shakespearean scholar Stephen Greenblatt contributes a moving foreword--Amazon
Tone
Illustration
Award
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10167687
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sendak, Maurice
Dewey number
811
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • Children's poetry, American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
My brother's book, Maurice Sendak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Michael di Capua Books"--T.p
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
31 p.
Isbn
9780062234896
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)795757605
Label
My brother's book, Maurice Sendak
Publication
Note
"Michael di Capua Books"--T.p
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
31 p.
Isbn
9780062234896
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)795757605

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