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Bumble-ardy

by Sendak, Maurice.

Format: Print Book 2011
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Summary

Since the publication of his classic Outside Over There in 1981, Maurice Sendak's book illustrations have focused on interpreting the texts of such authors as James Marshall, Tony Kushner, Wilhelm Grimm, Ruth Krauss, Herman Melville, and Mother Goose. And beginning in 1980, with his sets and costumes for The Magic Flute, Sendak launched a busy second career as the designer of stage productions of opera and ballet. Now comes Bumble-Ardy, the first book he has written as well as illustrated in thirty years.

Bumble-Ardy has evolved from an animated segment for Sesame Street to a glorious picture book about a mischievous pig who reaches the age of nine without ever having a birthday party. But all that changes when Bumble-Ardy throws a party for himself and invites all his friends, leading to a wild masquerade that quickly gets out of hand.

In this highly anticipated picture book, Sendak once again explores the exuberance of young children and the unshakable love between parent (in this case, an aunt) and child.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Adapted from a 1972 cartoon he created for Sesame Street, Sendak tells a surreal story of a little piggy's very first birthday party at the age of nine. The piggy's parents have died, so it's his aunt who gives him a cake and a cowboy costume before she heads off to work. As soon as she departs, the pig invites a rowdy crew of costumed swine to celebrate with him, and Sendak tones down the raucous party a bit: th. win. of the original cartoon has been replaced b. brine. Although his aunt is initially furious upon her return, all is quickly forgiven. This outing is unmistakably Sendak, with rhyming text that recalls the early charm of the Nutshell Library's volumes and vivid watercolors that reflect the more visionary work of We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy (1993). Sendak peppers the illustrations with details that invite close scrutiny and repeated visits. With a slightly sinister tone, a surprisingly bright palette, and a pointed narrative, this picture book leaves an indelible impression.--Barthelmess, Tho. Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Sendak plays to his multigenerational audience in his first solo escapade since 1981's Outside Over There (unless one counts Jack and Guy's nursery rhyme interpretation from 1993). Based on an early Sesame Street animated short created by Sendak and Jim Henson, this new Bumble-Ardy is a piglet. For eight years, the little hog's birthdays have been overlooked: "But when Bumble was eight/ (Oh, pig-knuckled fate!)/ His immediate family gorged and gained weight./ And got ate." On this eight/ate pun, with mischievous rhymes on nine to follow, Bumble is adopted by his Aunt Adeline. She leaves "the house at one past nine" on his birthday, never suspecting that Bumble has invited a vaudevillian riot of hogs to celebrate: "At nine past nine the piggy swine/ Broke down the door and guzzled brine/ And hogged sweet cakes and oinked loud grunts/ And pulled all kinds of dirty stunts." The elaborately costumed party animals replace the original animation's nine more ordinary pigs, and include a society matron, a grim reaper, greedy infants, and motley fools. Together they resemble a Saul Steinberg subterranean fantasia and allude to Sendak's decades of pop culture memories. In a Where the Wild Things Are spirit, the ecstatic crew dives into a wordless three-spread rumpus. A dizzy sequence shows Adeline busting up the party and confronting Bumble. "I won't ever turn ten!" he weeps, and she quickly forgives him. There's a looseness to Sendak's pencil lines throughout, particularly in transitional spreads that look as though torn from a sketchbook. Yet-in the outwardly breezy and subtly sinister mode of Higglety Pigglety Pop!-the hallucinatory imagery and impish rhymes are vintage Sendak. All ages. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Swine -- Juvenile fiction.
Birthdays -- Juvenile fiction.
Parties -- Juvenile fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Pigs -- Fiction.
Birthdays -- Fiction.
Parties -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Harper Collins,2011
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Notes "Michael di Capua Books"--T.p. verso.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
ISBN 9780062051981 (hbk.)
0062051989 (hbk.)
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