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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Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have piggleety images for this title? Audible Download Audio Books. This is one of the most surrealist kid’s books I’ve read and Pigflety really enjoyed it, partly because the dog ran off to find meaning in her life and partly because I was also reading Fifteen Dogs at the time, which ramped up the m I found this on display when I was exploring the children’s section of our gorgeous library East Baton Rouge has THE BEST public library system and sat down for the quick read.

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Great sense of humor, fantastic art. The text within the book and its dark and detailed pictures, indicated to me that it was written for the youth, so I would definitely use it with children in the upper elementary school-aged years and early middle school-aged years. I am dying to receive this by mail. Unfamiliar with Sendak’s work, the filmmakers researched his work and settled on Higglety Pigglety Pop! This book is fantastic, and what a relief to find a once-loved book and still love it.

This page was last edited on 6 Januaryat I couldn’t remember the title and though I had ransacked my parents’ bookshelves, it wasn’t one that had made the cut from childhood to empty nest.

To change the path of her life happiness, Jennie sets out to find something that makes her happy. It filled me with such a feeling of wonder, and I remembered that, but I couldn’t remember much else.


The text within the book and its dark and detailed pictures, indicated to me that it was w Wow.

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Throughout the book she comes across a: Chris LavisMaciek Szczerbowski. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I want something I do not have.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Her voice makes me feel like a child at a fireplace hearing a tale from his grandmother. Sendak makes it his own with the sardonic attitude of the dog.

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Edit Cast Cast overview: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I originally looked for the Colbert Report interview because I had heard he mentioned Higglety Pigglety Pop as his favorite book on this interview – but this is not the case. Sendak provided Lavis and Szczerbowski with an old higgletu of Streep reading the book, doing all the voices, and the filmmakers were impressed.

This story is about a dog named Jennie who has everything you could possibly want in life, but for some reason still can’t find happiness in her life. And being based around a nursery rhyme! For me it’s crushingly sad. To view it, click here. There are only a few passing references to things actually remembered, but the whole is couched in the flavour of what I used to hear in my head.

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

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Plant voice Alain Goulem But either way, has a life-lesson on how to appreciate life. Oct 20, Calista rated it really liked it Shelves: May 22, Sassafras Lowrey rated it liked it. There’s just something so creepy and fascinating about it — I think it’s impossible to put your finger on it, but I remember being drawn to it even when there were plenty of new books to tackle. Want to Read saving…. May 16, blereader rated it it was amazing Shelves: The answer is, of course, yes.


Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American writer and illustrator of children’s literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Arepublished in Finding this book certainly gives me hopes — there are a few more out there that I’m still looking for.

She is the very proud owner of one round pillow upstairs and one square pillow downstairs. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Aurally, it’s a different matter. Sendak elaborates a modern tale of multiple themes.

I was conscious, during the process of composition, that ideals of stylistic consistency were being instinctively swept aside, in a way that consciously disturbed me but that I felt compelled to follow.

Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

I have googled up and down, browsed through so many books and asked and asked and asked. Jonze contacted the animators while he was in France promoting Synecdoche, New York and the two met after, with Jonze proposing that they create a film based on some other short story by Sendak.

An associate of Jonze had been impressed by Lavis and Higgletg previous work, the animated short Madame Tutli-Putli and suggested to the director that they would be suitable to create a short companion piece for the Blu-ray release of Where the Wild Hihglety Are.

They decided instead to primarily make use of puppetrycombined with some stop-motion. Home Repertoire Higglety Pigglety Pop! That’s one of its virtues.

At first, I thought I had just made up the whole “yonder” thing, but once I reached the part with Castle Yonder, I grinned until I thought my face hkgglety fall off.

Jennie the terrier has everything a dog could ever wish for, but still feels that something is missing.