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Maurice Sendak's Biography

Maurice Bernard Sendak (/ˈsɛndæk/; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American writer and illustrator of children's literature. He was best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963.

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Author Maurice Sendak (L), director Spike Jonze (C) and actor Max Records
Author Maurice Sendak (L), director Spike Jonze (C) and actor Max Records
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  • Margaret Atwood brings her apocalyptic trilogy to a close with MaddAddam

      News Source: Nashville Scene | 7 days ago
    MaddAddam Margaret Atwood has always made a point of saying that her speculative fiction is not fantastic or fanciful; it includes only technologies and "biobeings" that exist or could exist given present human knowledge. And indeed, the current-
  • Step inside Edward Gorey's weird, beautiful world

      News Source: Chicago Tribune | 12 days ago
    The world of the writer-illustrator exists right now at the Loyola University Museum of Art, a gloriously vibrant, colorful and thought-provoking experience. The exhibition is actually two shows in one ("Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey" and "
  • Ballet company teams with 'Polar Express' creator

      News Source: The Idaho Statesman | 22 days ago
    The Grand Rapids Ballet plans a new production of "The Nutcracker" that is designed by Chris Van Allsburg, known for his book "The Polar Express." The Grand Rapids Press reports ( ) the production will be built by designer Eugene

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      Blog Source: | 5 days ago
    In a collaborative comic strip published in The New Yorker in 1993, cartoon versions of Art Spiegelman and Maurice Sendak amble through a forest littered with their own creations peeking out at them from the background. Sendak's character ...
  • A Cuddly Curmudgeon « The Dish

      Blog Source: | 5 days ago
    Stefan Kanfer's tribute to Maurice Sendak underlines how the late writer-illustrator's “favorite pose of curmudgeon” concealed a profound sensitivity: Sendak became increasingly Sendakian in his last years. A triple bypass left him diminished,
  • The Where the Wild Things Are Effect: Why You Want Children'...

      Blog Source: | 5 days ago
    If you ask around, you'll find plenty of adults who will tell you the Maurice Sendak's (admittedly classic) children's book Where the Wild Things Are is their favorite, but I have yet to meet an actual child who even lists it in his (or

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