Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Made me smile...

"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."

-Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are

Someday I hope a child eats my drawings. :)
found here.

1 comment:

  1. This made me smile, thank you for sharing! Maybe Jim had the same paper eating disorder Johnny did, Pica.. lol!