היום אחד ושלשים יום שהם ארבעה שבועות ושלשה ימים לעומר
Today is thirty-one days, which is four weeks and three days of the omer
A day of compassion in a week of humility
Maurice Sendak may be gone in body, but his spirit will live forever in his books. They will be read and read and read again by children and adults for years, decades, I dare say maybe centuries to come. He is one for the ages....
In The Night Kitchen was the first book of his I read, and remains one of my favorites.