Jennie, a terrier, has it all — but leaves home after deciding there must be more to life. In a distant town, she learns that the Mother Goose Theatre needs a. Directed by Christopher Swann. With Cynthia Buchan, Deborah Rees, Andrew Gallacher, Neil Jenkins. Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life has ratings and reviews. Calista said: This is a darker Children’s book. The dog is not ha.

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Books by Maurice Sendak.

To view it, click here. He spent much higgletyy the s working as an artist for children’s books, before beginning to write his own stories. Jennie voice Spike Jonze Visually it’s as exciting as one would expect directly from Sendak: She applies; the manager tells her she lacks experience.

Higglety Pigglety Pop! – or There Must be More to Life

This book is fantastic, and what a relief to find a once-loved book and still love it. What a beautiful and haunting little book! Jenny is a bit spoiled and more of a taker than a giver, which is why it is a good read-together for parent and child.

I thought I remembered an illustration of a girl, looking out over the land while sweeping a stoop. Then just yesterday, at a stop at a thrift store, I looked up at the top shelf and saw something familiar: Anyone who comes upon the film without not being piglety of the source material might not understand what is shown until the piggletyy.


Dec 03, Sarah Connor rated it really liked it. So, I definitely expected something lovely, but was surprised by just how much this story endeared and moved me.

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life – Wikipedia

And being based around a nursery rhyme! Jul 08, Gail Sacharski rated it it was amazing.

Best, Sarah hide spoiler ]. I also love that the character is actually an old dog he used to have!

The illustrations are intricate black and white drawings. Preview — Higglety Pigglety Pop!

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To change the path of her life happiness, Jennie sets out to find something that makes her happy. I want something I do not have. Refresh and try again. So very very strange, this book is.

This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [My 88 year old mother is trying to find a Maurice Sendak book of poems that she read to us as kids. Published May 22nd by HarperCollins first published Connections Version of Higglety Pigglety Pop!


Mar 05, Tamsen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jennie is based on Sendak’s own dog, Jennie, and the book was written as her memorial.

I found this book at a used book store.

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

So Jenny leaves home. And, indeed, is there more to life, or in a land pip lions and squalling babies, is there no place like home? Sendak is a genius. The book is rich and densely layered with the themes. I was surprised to find a sense of darkness to this book, as most of Maurice Sendak’s books usually seem more innocent and joyful. The illustration is particularly chilling. See 1 question about Higglety Pigglety Pop! Even as a child, I read this as a version of Doggie Heaven, and it offered me great comfort when my best dog friend died, and it offers me comfort now with the passing of a great author.