I've taken my boys to many events featuring the Wild Things, from library readings to a parade. At a museum exhibit in Virginia, we even rode a slide into his giant bowl of Chicken Soup and Rice and cooked In the Night Kitchen.
This morning, I can picture the characters of his stories softly weeping for their beloved creator; tears rolling down those big eyes of Tzippy, Moishe, Aaron, Emile and Bernard.
Its hard for me to imagine a world without Mr. Sendak or my beloved Jan Berenstain. I am just blessed I got to know these two amazing authors through their works and I look forward to continually sharing them with my children, and one day theirs.