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The Illustrated Songs of Maurice Sendak

Posted on: September 15, 2016

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Alligators All Around (An Alphabet)

Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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Chicken Soup with Rice (A Book of Months)
Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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Hector Protector and As I Went over the Water
(Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures)

Traditional Words and Tunes
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
A post for: HECTOR PROTECTOR
A post for: AS I WENT OVER THE WATER

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I Saw Esau (A Schoolchild’s Pocket Book)
Words and Music by Various Artists
Edited by Iona and Peter Opie
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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Lullabies and Night Songs
Words by Various Artists
Music and Arrangements by Alec Wilder
Pictures by Maurice Sendak
Edited by William Engvick
LOC Catalog Card Number: 65-22880

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The Nutshell Library
Words by Maurice Sendak
Illustrations by Maurice Sendak
(Includes 4 books: “Alligators All Around,” “Pierre,” “One Was Johnny,” and “Chicken Soup with Rice,” Tunes for all 4 books written by Carole King)
(‘Nutshell Library” is featured in the Scholastic Video Collection)

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One Was Johnny (A Counting Book)

Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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Pierre (A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue)

Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

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Really Rosie (Starring the Nutshell Kids)

Words by Maurice Sendak
Music by Carole King
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
(This book captures the action from “Really Rosie,” the 1975 TV Special on CBS. This book also includes the printed music for all songs, written by Carole King, in “The Nutshell Library,” (plus a couple of others), and including text and illustrations in a theatrical setting.)

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Scholastic Video Collection
(Videos Listed Feature Singable Picture Books)
Where the Wild Things Are…and other Maurice Sendak stories
(This video features “The Nutshell Library” songs)

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Poems by William Blake
Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
More info about this work on BrainPickings.com
Note: Songs of Innocence, Illustrated and Set to Music by Ellen Raskin

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COMPILATION VOLUMES THAT INCLUDE SENDAK ARTWORK

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A number of Maurice Sendak illustrations, some singable, are featured in:
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Childcraft How & Why Library, Volume 1, Poems and Rhymes
Published by World Book – Childcraft International, Inc.
Words and Music by Various Artists

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NOTES AND RESEARCH

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American Masters, Maurice Sendak
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/maurice-sendak-about-maurice-sendak/701/

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A memorial blog post for Maurice Sendak (which includes some wonderful images of his work from Childcraft How & Why Library, Volume 1, Poems and Rhymes), here:
http://sundaycomicsdebt.blogspot.com/2012/05/maurice-sendak-is-dead.html

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Maurice Sendak wiki:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Sendak

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An HBO documentary about Maurice Sendak, TELL THEM ANYTHING YOU WANT
http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/tell-them-anything-you-want-a-portrait-of-maurice-sendak/index.html

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A posting about Sendak’s collaboration with Ruth Krauss on BrainPickings:
https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/07/11/ruth-krauss-maurice-sendak-1954/

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Related Posts

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES: SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES (SBWE SBS)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2015/11/21/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-mother-goose-nursery-rhymes/

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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES FOR SBWE
A compilation of Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme titles linked to posts about the rhymes so you can learn more and sing along
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/nursery-rhymes-and-mother-goose-for-sbwe/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYMES – INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED
Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes with Individually Illustrated Singable Picture Books
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/mother-goose-and-nursery-rhymes-with-individually-illustrated-singable-picture-books/

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MOTHER GOOSE AND NURSERY RHYME COMPILATIONS

A list containing compilations of Mother Goose and Nursery Rhyme Singable Picture Books, including links and resources for learning, singing, and playing the tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/07/19/mother-goose-singable-picture-books-rhymes-and-songs-in-compilations/

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MAURICE SENDAK
The Illustrated Songs of Maurice Sendak
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/09/15/the-illustrated-songs-of-maurice-sendak/

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