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5.0 étoiles sur 5Pure Sendak -- Thank God!10 septembre 2011
Par Geoffrey Hayes - Publié sur Amazon.com
Anyone who knows Sendak shouldn't expect his work to be "easy." It is defiantly idiosyncratic and often disturbing, unlike most of the garish pap out there these days. Sendak is less interested in telling a neatly tied-up story, than he is in creating an emotional narrative that invites repeated viewings. At 83, his art has lost none of its vibrancy, and he paints this one in loose and light watercolor spreads with thankfully no evidence of computer enhancement. The masks worn by the guests at Bumble Ardy's party are clearly bizarre, but intriguingly so. I suspect children will immerse themselves in Bumbe's environment despite what their parents might feel. And this is one of Sendak's strengths; he doesn't water down his work to please overly sensitive adults who have forgotten the wildness of their own childhoods. These days, awash as we are in political correctness, that takes balls! So celebrate this new work from a master of his craft and pray it won't be his last!
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5.0 étoiles sur 5A good ending to a fantastic career22 septembre 2011
Par super_cami - Publié sur Amazon.com
I was young enough to read Sendak's work as a child and am now old enough to share my love of his books with my niece. What I find absolutely enchanting about Sendak's work is that it continues to speak to you with an evolving voice as you get older. The fantastical situations and fun illustrations that most captivated me as a child have now evolved into a sort of reverence and reflection on childhood and growing up. Maybe I'm just reading a little too far into everything, but I just meant to make very explicit that Bumble-Ardy is very much a recapitulation of exactly that: my niece can enjoy the fanciful story and interesting illustrations, and I can enjoy the very philosophic aspects of it. I hadn't initially been very excited about the book until I heard an interview Sendak had on NPR, after which I decided I had to get the book. I'm glad I did. It's a fantastic addition to my personal library, a great story to read with my niece, and (assuming Sendak won't write another) a wonderful close to his career. I'm rather in love with it.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5this is a great book22 septembre 2011
Par Paige G. - Publié sur Amazon.com
these reviewers are crazy. this book is hilarious. it never says they are drinking booze, to kids swill could be punch. the illustrations are amazing, as are all of sendaks books. i love at the end when the aunt and he make up. it is adorable. i read it to toddlers as well as my kindergarten twins. i would recommend getting it, as i would recommend any other sendak book. there is nothing 'frightening' about it.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5An Awesome Pig Party!3 octobre 2011
Par Tim Mammel - Publié sur Amazon.com
Adults are challenged and disturbed by Maurice Sendak's work, but kids aren't. Bumble-ardy is no exception. Sendak gives us an endearing tale of a pig wanting to party, getting into trouble, and promising "never to turn 10." Kids understand Sendak's exaggerated and absurd drama that echos from Grimm's Fairy Tales and traditional fables. Bumble-ardy is a character that takes full delight in life, and learns more about life when he makes mistakes. Through beautiful illustrations and cheeky writing, Maurice Sendak reminds us (in his charming and unassuming manner) to have fun, enjoy life, love our family, and practice forgiveness. And Sendak never skimps on humor and mischief to tell his story, things that kids thrive on and grown-ups can be up-tight about. Careful not to be too uptight, or you might miss the tenderness and compassion that gently emerge in this treasure the author has created.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5A Touching Book Suitable for all Kids ... and Adults5 novembre 2011
Par Christopher Alexander - Publié sur Amazon.com
As a child psychologist, I work primarily with foster and adopted children. Because of this, these kids tend to deal with issues related to profound loss, abuse, abandonment, and people giving them the message they're not 'good enough.' I therefore had reservations about putting this book in my waiting room, given the general theme.
Turns out, the kids don't care. They love it! It's only been in my waiting room for a month or so, but I may have to buy another one soon, as it's getting lots of wear and tear.
And it's not just the kids reading it! Forget about subscribing to Newsweek for the adults who bring the kids; they want Bumble-ardy too!
Oh, and did I say (write) that the illustrations are incredible?