Maurice Sendak, Children’s Author, Dies At 83

Mr. Sendak, known in particular for “Where the Wild Things Are,” was widely considered the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century.

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  • ‘Hometown hero’ honored - Ridgefield Press
    John Frey (left) with Lynn Caponera, president of the Maurice Sendak Foundation, and Ridgefield ... author who died in May 2012. “Maurice Sendak
    08/26/2016 - 1:32 pm | View Link
  • Rep. Frey unveils Maurice Sendak Memorial Highway (VIDEO) - Ridgefield Press
    John Frey (R-Ridgefield) held a dedication ceremony for the Maurice Sendak Memorial Highway, a ... in memory of the famous children’s author, who
    08/22/2016 - 9:58 am | View Link
  • Entertainment roundup: GMA’s Robach sorry for ‘colored people’ ... - Lima News
    ... the Wild Things Are,” based on Maurice Sendak’s children’s book ... dozens of houses but spared the family home of author Louisa May ...
    08/22/2016 - 5:36 am | View Link
  • Why kids need monsters and magic, even in tumultuous times - Kentucky Messenger Inquirer
    ... what the heck a fantasy author had to ... students and our own children about ... Emberly — “Go Away, Big Green Monster” Maurice Sendak ...
    08/21/2016 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • 3 cool things to do in Delaware from Aug. 19-21 - Sun Times
    But not those from Maurice Sendak’s popular ... You and your children can have a Sendak-themed breakfast with monsters, while experiencing ...
    08/17/2016 - 1:22 pm | View Link
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  • Rep. Frey unveils Maurice Sendak Memorial Highway (VIDEO)
    Rep. Frey had put legislation forth in 2015 to designate this strip of road in memory of the famous children’s author, who was a longtime Ridgefield resident. Among other works, Mr. Sendak wrote Where the Wild Things Are, a classic children’s book ...
    08/22/2016 - 2:48 am | View Link
  • “Where the Wild Things Are” author Maurice Sendak is born
    On this day in 1928, author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who revolutionized children’s literature with such best-selling books as “Where the Wild Things Are” and became one of the most celebrated children’s authors in contemporary history ...
    06/9/2013 - 4:47 pm | View Link
  • Maurice Sendak refused to lie to children
    As we reflect upon his illustrious life, it’s strange to think that Maurice Sendak became one of our greatest children’s book writers despite never offering what so many of his colleagues feel obligated to instill: a lesson in every story. Sendak ...
    05/9/2012 - 5:07 pm | View Link
  • From TIME’S Archive: Maurice Sendak on Children’s Books
    In December 1980, TIME Correspondent Peter Stoler spoke to Maurice Sendak about children’s literature ... In the end, Sendak remains concerned about how to describe himself. He is an author but also an illustrator. “Illustrators are funny people, ...
    05/9/2012 - 9:34 am | View Link
  • The New York Times
    Maurice Sendak, widely considered the most important children ... Reviewing the book in The New York Times Book Review, the novelist and children’s book author Gregory Maguire called it “a capering picture book crammed with melodramatic menace ...
    05/8/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Maurice Sendak
    Visit and get to know the Wild Things of Caldecott Award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak.
    08/25/2016 - 4:38 am | View Website
  • Maurice Sendak Quotes (Author of Where the Wild Things Are)
    63 quotes from Maurice Sendak: 'A book is really like a lover. It arranges itself in your life in a way that is beautiful.', 'Let the wild rumpus start!', and 'Once a ...
    08/25/2016 - 1:53 am | View Website
  • Maurice Sendak: On Life, Death And Children's Lit : NPR
    Playwright Tony Kushner once called Maurice Sendak, creator of Where the Wild Things Are, "one of the most important, if not the most important, writers and artists ...
    08/24/2016 - 7:26 pm | View Website
  • 'Fresh Air' Remembers Author Maurice Sendak : NPR
    Children's book writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are, died on Tuesday at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Conn.
    08/24/2016 - 3:16 pm | View Website
  • Maurice Sendak
    Maurice Bernard Sendak (/ ˈ s ɛ n d æ k /; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for ...
    08/24/2016 - 4:39 am | View Website
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