BAT-POET by RANDALL JARRELL, MAURICE SENDAK
SENDAK,MAURICE illus. BAT-POET by Randall Jarrell. NY: Macmillan 1964 . Large, slim 8vo, pictorial boards, VG in lightly soiled and frayed price clipped dust wrapper. Although price clipped, dw conforms to first in all other respects. THIS COPY HAS A NICE INSCRIPTION FROM SENDAK READING Perhaps my favorite. Wonderfully detailed illustrations by Sendak throughout the text to accompany poems by Jarrell. Item #18540
Maurice Sendak «The Bat-Poet» — Картинки и разговоры
Иллюстратор Maurice Sendak.Автор Randall Jarrell.Страна США.Год издания 1964.Издательство Macmillan.....................
cover of Fly By Night by Randall Jarrell and Maurice Sendak - New York Times Best Illustrated, 1976. During the night while all are asleep, a boy, David, floats up from his bed and flies through the house and countryside while listening to the songs and tales of the animals.
Strange and Wistful: Randall Jarrell’s Children’s Books
For those who know Randall Jarrell as a hardboiled reviewer, a kind of Philip Marlowe of literary criticism, it would seem an anomaly that he wrote five books for children. For those who know his poetry, though, it might not be surprising at all.
No Fighting, No Biting!
It’s been a busy last few days. School is over and I love having Madeleine and Henry home for the summer. We’ll take some day trips, explore the creek, hang out in the air conditioned house, and we’re going to try riding our bikes to the library this year (I’ve done it by myself, but never with all the kids). I’ve also decided we’re going to keep “nature journals”. I often have grand plans for our activities and we mostly follow through, but sometimes it’s not how I envision it. We certainly…