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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    Ridgefield is pursuing a museum honoring Maurice Sendak, the author of “Where the Wild Things Are”. Sendak, who died in 2012 spent the last four decades of his life in Ridgefield. According to News Times, the town is looking at a vacant modernist ...
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    Children's book author Maurice Sendak speaks during an interview at his home on Sept. 6, 2011, in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Ridgefield may be a step closer to hosting a museum honoring Sendak, one of its most famous residents, after voters approved a land ...
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    Members said they have found overwhelming support for the idea to honor a man whose influence went far beyond that of a children's book author. Sendak died in May 2012 at the age of 83. He spent the last four decades of his life in Ridgefield.
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    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 ...
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