A sad day in the literary world

So my post tonight will be short and sweet....

I just saw this when I logged into my FB today:

'Where Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies

Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' other children's books, dies at 83

'Where Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies

He died from a stroke at the age of 83. 

Every year, I celebrate him as an author in my class. I didn't get to do it this year because of having an intern and going on maternity leave, but next year, I'll show you what I do. :)

Also, my blog has been nominated for one of the fascinating ones!!

Accelerated Degree Programs

How cool is that???

Voting starts May 14th.

Don't worry, I'll remind you!! :)

Also, don't forget about my giveaway!!

I'll pick the winner after school tomorrow. It'll still be on sale for another day since it missed a day in the TPT sale.

Ok, must go make some fajitas!! Yummmy!!!


Elizabeth said...

Wow, that is sad :(

Congrats on the award. You deserve it!

Fun in Room 4B

Anonymous said...

So sad to hear about Maurice Sendak...I watched "Where the Wild Things Are" movie a few days ago on TV (thought the book was much better!). Had to call my mom (a former preschool teacher) to tell her the news.

Congrats on the award!


Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your award. That is sad news about Maurice Sendak. I love that story.

Unknown said...

So sad =(
First Grade Blue SKies

Mrs. Wheeler said...

Sad...love his stuff. Congrats on your nomination!!


Kelley Cirrito said...

My blog was nominated too! I can't even believe it! Congrats girly!!

Lili said...

Thanks for letting me know, it is quite sad. The bright side is the great books he left behind.

Congratulations on your nomination. I'm sure going to vote for you. Best of lucks ;)

Miss Squirrels said...

You not only need the fascinating blog award- you also need a super mom, wonder teacher, master healthy chef, artsy fartsy nomination (that would be one heck of a button to put in the side, eh?)

Going Nutty!


Corinna said...

Congrats on your nomination!! I have lots of Maurice Sendak books... he leaves behind wonderful books to remember him:)

Surfin' Through Second

Michelle Tsivgadellis said...

I know I am late in reading this, but that IS so sad!!!!

On a happier note, congrats on the nomination!! I got a nomination as well & so many other fab. blogs!! I am just excited for the nomination...hehehe!

Have a GREAT day my friend!!
The 3AM Teacher
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Unknown said...

I saw the notice too. So sad :( kids LOVE this book!!
Congrats on the nomination! Very well deserved!

Hope you had a great week!

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