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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    (CNN)Five years after his death, acclaimed children's book author Maurice Sendak is giving readers another gift: a new book, discovered in his home and set for release next year. Sendak is known for his beloved story, "Where the Wild Things Are," published ...
    07/12/2017 - 12:57 am | View Link
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    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
  • 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 dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'
    One boy wrote to ask: "How much does it cost to get to where the wild things are? If it is not expensive ... he called it one of his favorite books. Sendak bristled at the notion that he was an author of children's books and told People magazine in ...
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  • Maurice Sendak: On Life, Death And Children's Lit : NPR
    Maurice Sendak: On Life, Death And Children's Lit His latest book Bumble-ardy is a deeply imaginative tale about an orphaned pig who longs for a birthday ...
    08/13/2017 - 12:34 pm | View Website
  • Where the Wild Things Are
    Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row.
    08/13/2017 - 12:19 pm | View Website
  • Lost Maurice Sendak Book Uncovered From the Author’s ...
    Kids and kids-at-heart who enjoy the works of children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak have a new title to add to their wish lists. After sitting unnoticed ...
    08/12/2017 - 3:20 pm | View Website
  • Did 'Where the Wild Things Are' artist Maurice Sendak ...
    Maurice Sendak, the writer and illustrator of “Where the Wild Things Are,” did the cover artwork of the 1969 November issue of the Children’s Friend ...
    07/10/2017 - 10:32 pm | View Website
  • Maurice Sendak lost book uncovered
    Maurice Sendak, the celebrated children’s book author and illustrator behind Where the Wild Things Are, left us one more gem before he died in 2012.
    07/7/2017 - 8:46 am | View Website
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