I am taking part in an Instagram series that brings children’s stories to life. While it’s all up to interpretation, I do not use digital backdrops or many props in any of my portraits so it can be a bit of a challenge. I like honest, creative, art. And I absolutely love children’s literature. I read to my daughters every. single. night. If I am not there, my husband reads to them. So I found this Instagram series pretty fitting to subject my daughters to.
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is a favorite of mine and rather simple to recreate…my kids frequent our pear tree constantly. Next was Winnie the Pooh, we adore Friendship Day and walking in our own ‘100 Acres Woods’.
This week’s Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak is not one we have read often. But the plot of a fierce, stubborn, strong-willed child is one we display pretty often. So we had to give it try. My little one had no problem ripping the crown from my bag and toting it around. She was thrilled with playing in the dirt. And pouted when I asked her not to get too wet (until we were finished). She was a perfect ‘Max’.
“They called *her the most wild thing of all and made her *queen of all the wild things.”
“Let the wild rumpus start!”
#wherethewildthingsare …because every picture tells a story and every story paints a picture. I’ve joined up with a group of talented photographers to bring our favoritechildren’s stories to life. #storytimeloop
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