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 (sĕn′dăk′), Maurice 1928-2012.
American illustrator and writer of children's books, including Where the Wild Things Are (1963).


(Biography) Maurice (Bernard). 1928–2012, US artist, writer, and set designer, best known as an illustrator of children's books, including Where the Wild Things Are (1963), which he also wrote, In the Night Kitchen (1971), and Nutcracker (1984)


(ˈsɛn dæk)

n. Maurice (Bernard),
born 1928, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books.
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About a year earlier, Glass had read a New York Times article about the estate of children's book icon Maurice Sendak, which he had left in the hands of his longtime caretaker, leaving a stunned Philadelphia museum out of the loop.
The text and illustrations are by Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), who was generally recognized at his death as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, children's book artist of the twentieth century.
Judy Blume, Maurice Sendak, Shel Silverstein, Alvin Schwartz, Leslea Newman, and Nadine Gordimer used to regularly cause pearl-clutching patrons and parents to have conniptions, so I worried that we Jews were losing our edge.
Credit goes to Roiphe's subjects--award-winning writers who were not regarded as particularly religious until they lay dying: Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, Dylan Thomas, Maurice Sendak and James Salter (The Salter chapter doesn't quite fit here as it records a conversation about death that Roiphe had with him.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE - MAURICE SENDAK A triumph of imagination, Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are is a brilliantly illustrated examination of childhood emotion, perfectly captured in 338 words.
The top 10 children's fiction books on the list: 1 Charlie And The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, 2 Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian, 3 Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, 4 Matilda by Roald Dahl, 5 The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, 6 The Chronicles Of Narnia by CS Lewis, 7 The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, 8 We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, 9 Dogger by Shirley Hughes, 10 Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.
On June 27, the Oregon Bach Festival will offer "OBF Kids: Let the Wild Rumpus Start," featuring Eugene musician, composer, actor, storyteller and teacher Cullen Vance in a show based on "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak.
In their willingness to address historical suffering, authors such as Sendak, Jane Yolen, and David Wisniewski have disrupted the alignment of childhood with innocence.
Sendak, who died in May 2012 at 83, was born in New York City but spent the last four decades of his life in rural Ridgefield.
THIS TERM, Years 1 & 2 have been learning about 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak.
Sin embargo, un par de autores marcaron notoriamente ese catalogo: Maurice Sendak y Tomi Ungerer, que con el tiempo serian dos de los mas importantes exponentes de literatura infantil.