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The King is Dead: Long live Maurice Sendak

The New York Times¬†announced today that the king of children’s book illustration has passed into his next creative adventure. Read more here.

From all of us who were inspired endlessly by your creativity, innovation and just plain brilliance…endless thanks…and bless you Maurice!


Maurice Sendak

As most of you have probably heard, today is an incredibly sad day for children’s literature with the news that Maurice Sendak has died at the age of 83. 141 more words

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Wild Thing Maurice Sendak Dies

Maurice Sendak the mind behind the beloved book Where the Wild Things are has died. The creator of a faraway land inhabited by monsters is no more. 227 more words

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Maurice Sendak, Author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' Dead at 83 [Candy Dish]

It’s a sad day for imaginations everywhere, because Maurice Sendak, author of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ dies at 83. The man responsible for Max and wild things in the minds of children everywhere had a stroke on Friday and passed early this morning at a hospital in Connecticut. 111 more words


Maurice Sendak... sailed off through night and day

Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of some of the most inspiring children’s books, died today at the age of 83. I remember reading “Where the Wild Things Are” and wishing I could sail away like Max. 42 more words

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..until he came to the place where the wild things are

Maurice Sendak died early this morning, at the age of 83.

Where the Wild things Are is one of those books I buy for all young children. 210 more words