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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  • Stage Struck: Lost in the Woods - Valley Advocate
    ... a revered and aging children’s book author/illustrator ... The character of Simon seems to be based – rather libelously – on Maurice ...
    07/27/2016 - 12:35 pm | View Link
  • Your child, the literary talent - MIT News
    When author Ruth Krauss and illustrator Maurice Sendak collaborated on several acclaimed children’s books ... that adults writing for children ...
    07/26/2016 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • MTI presents 'Really Rosie' - Idaho Press-Tribune
    Story continues below video The book is by Maurice Sendak, the author and illustrator of “Where the Wild Things Are” and other popular...
    07/22/2016 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • Sendak, Keeler Tavern resolutions on zoners’ agenda Tuesday night - Ridgefield Press
    ... the construction of an art storage building on the 17-acre property of late author and Ridgefield resident Maurice Sendak , who lived at 200...
    07/22/2016 - 3:07 pm | View Link
  • Steinfeld traveled world, imported toys - MySanAntonio
    ... high school as talk show host Larry King , singer Vic Damone and Maurice Sendak , author of “Where the ... with the toys, his children ...
    07/21/2016 - 7:59 am | View Link
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  • “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
  • Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of children's books, dies
    Maurice Sendak, the children's book illustrator and author whose unsentimental approach to storytelling revolutionized the genre and whose best-known tale was the dark fantasy "Where the Wild Things Are," has died. He was 83. Mr. Sendak, who also was a set ...
    05/8/2012 - 6:11 pm | View Link
  • Remembering Children's Book Author Maurice Sendak
    Artist, illustrator, and writer Maurice Sendak died Tuesday at the age of 83. Sendak illustrated more than 80 books — 20 of which he wrote himself. He's best remembered for his children's classic Where The Wild Things Are. Host Michel Martin looks at the ...
    05/8/2012 - 5:00 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    07/25/2016 - 4:13 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.
    07/25/2016 - 6:19 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 ...
    07/25/2016 - 4:03 am | View Website
  • Maurice Sendak
    Visit and get to know the Wild Things of Caldecott Award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak.
    07/24/2016 - 11:09 pm | View Website
  • Interview: Maurice Sendak . NOW on PBS
    Maurice Sendak provides insight into his work and inspiration for "Where the Wild Things Are"
    07/22/2016 - 1:32 pm | View Website
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