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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  • Maurice Sendak dies at 83; author of 'Where the Wild Things Are'
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  • Interview: Maurice Sendak . NOW on PBS
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