“Please don't go. We'll eat you up. We love you so.”

“Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. 
I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this one I lingered over. 
I sent him a card and I drew a picture of a Wild Thing on it. I wrote, “Dear Jim: I loved your card.” 
Then I got a letter back from his mother and she said, “Jim loved your card so much he ate it.”
That to me was one of the highest compliments I’ve ever received. He didn’t care that it was
 an original Maurice Sendak drawing or anything. He saw it, he loved it, he ate it.”
 ― Maurice Sendak

 Maurice Bernard Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012)



The benevolent Beastie: Adam Yauch remembered for rhymes and more

Adam Nathaniel Yauch (August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012)