Let the wild rumpus start
Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are
Allan was an animator for children’s books. He loved his job and always came up with the best and the most appropriate images for the stories submitted to him. The authors usually were very pleased with the results and he was doing pretty well too. That was, until one manuscript arrived which completely threw him off his stride. Try as he would, nothing came to his mind.
He read and re-read the opening line ” Let the wild rumpus start and all the alien creatures came out of the forest for the celebrations. And finally he got the right idea!
Word count; 100
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