Gandolfini's voice has always been one of my favorite things about him, and it brings to life Sendak's wild, whimsical, helter-skelter words in an accessible, easy way that's wonderfully paternal. I really enjoy . . . especially his New York twang saying, "Til it looked OK."
Nicole is a parenting writer who contributes essays and articles for magazines like Parenting, Parents, American Baby and Babble. She lives in Brooklyn with three children, one husband and a morbidly obese goldfish.