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 TIME’S Archive: Maurice Sendak on Children’s Books
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  • The New York Times
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  • Maurice Sendak, Children’s Book Author, Dies at 83
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  • Interview: Maurice Sendak . NOW on PBS
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    From 1968-2014 the Rosenbach was the sole repository for the picture book illustrations of artist and author Maurice Sendak (1928-2012).
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  • Maurice Sendak Quotes (Author of Where the Wild Things Are)
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