New film Where the Wild Things Are sends parents into a 'rumpus'
The screen adaptation of Maurice Sendak's 1963 morality tale has sparked a debate about the merits of frightening our children
When Jess Hyde picked a copy of Where the Wild Things Are from the bedroom shelf last week, her seven-year-old son, Arthur, pointed to it and said: "That gives me nightmares."
Sunday, 18 October, 2009
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- Stranger, young adult novel with gay hero, acquired by publisher
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- Neil Young quits drugs and alcohol
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