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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    ... from Lynn Caponera, the personal assistant to the late children's author and part-time local resident Maurice Sendak, helped the theater...
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  • Stirring musical piece blooms from Sendak’s words on Fresh Air - Current Online
    Author Maurice Sendak may be gone, but his final interview on public radio’s Fresh Air will live on through a unique choral composition.
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    Maurice Bernard Sendak is an American writer and illustrator of children's literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963.
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    Best known for his children’s books, Maurice Sendak has spent the past fifty years bringing to life a world of fantasy and imagination.
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