Sendak's PIERRE is also a very good introduction for 6 year olds to Heidegger's concepts of "being unto death" and "sorgen" (concern).
Ursula Stange wrote:
Charming evocations....the Wild Things turn out to be grotesqueries based on his Polish (old world) relatives.Sent from my kitchen...On 2012-05-08, at 3:39 PM, Julie Krueger <juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:juliereneb@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/08/us/maurice-sendak-obit/index.html?hpt=hp_t3Where the Wild Things Are was one of my childrens' favourite bedtime stories -- and one of my favourite to read. He did so many other wonderful things, too. His talent will be missed.Julie KruegerNo virus found in this message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.com <http://www.avg.com> Version: 2012.0.2171 / Virus Database: 2425/4985 - Release Date: 05/08/12