Twitter Account

Follow me on Twitter (@DCYakabuski) and Instagram (@doreenyakabuski).

Sunday, July 23, 2017

New Maurice Sendak Picture Book

Who doesn’t love Maurice Sendak’s stories like Where the Wild Things Are?  Though Sendak died five years ago, a new book of his will be published this fall.  Presto and Zesto in Limboland, co-authored by Sendak and his frequent collaborator, Arthur Yorinks, was recently discovered. 

The discovery comes complete with a manuscript and illustrations, the latter of which were created in 1990 for a London Symphony performance of Leoš Janáček’s 1927 work Rikadla, a piece set around a series of nonsense Czech nursery rhymes: 

I will definitely be putting this on my gift list for my grandson.