Michelle Obama Will Narrate New Edition of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’


October 27, 2023

Forever First Lady Michelle Obama is set to narrate a new digital audio edition of Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book, “Where the Wild Things Are.”

This release, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the book’s original publication on October 31, will be available for download, reports the Associated Press.

“Maurice Sendak would have been absolutely delighted with Mrs. Obama’s superb rendition of ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ and her strong commitment to children is much admired by us all in the Sendak household,” Lynn Caponera, president and treasurer of the Maurice Sendak Foundation, said in a statement.

This isn’t the first time Michelle Obama has brought this cherished tale to life. In 2016, she and President Barack Obama reenacted the classic picture book during an Easter event on the South Lawn of the White House.

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