Maurice Sendak, groundbreaking author and illustrator of books such as Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, and many others, died this morning at the age of 83.
The image above is a spread from his most recently published book, Bumble-Ardy. We’ve also posted some relevant videos, and here are additional resources:
- Maurice Sendak, Author of Splendid Nightmares, Dies at 83 (New York Times Obituary)
- This Pig Wants to Party: Maurice Sendak on NPR’s Fresh Air, September 20, 2011
- Remembering Maurice Sendak (Literarysafari.com)
- Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012: The Poet of the Stoop (New Yorker Obituary)
- Maurice Sendak on Pinterest
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