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Five Foods Inspired By Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak once told this story, and I adore him for it: 

"Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children's letters--sometimes very hastily--but this one I lingered over. I sent him a card and I drew a picture of a Wild Thing on it. I wrote, "Dear Jim: I loved your card." Then I got a letter back from his mother and she said, "Jim loved your card so much he ate it." That to me was one of the highest compliments I've ever received. He didn't care that it was an original Maurice Sendak drawing or anything. He saw it, he loved it, he ate it."


Sendak died last night at the age of 83. The legendary writer and illustrator believed kids are tough enough to bite into their fears and fantasies. To pay tribute to the "king of dreams" here on this blog, we bring you five foods inspired by those wonderful Wild Things.    

1. Bento 

Five Foods Inspired By Where The Wild Things Are
Anna The Red

2. Fruit and Vegetables

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Vanessa Dualib


3. Cookies 



 4. Cake 



5. Cake Pops

Five Foods Inspired By Where The Wild Things Are


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