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Sen·dak

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

(ˈsɛndæk)
n
(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)
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Sen•dak

(ˈsɛn dæk)

n. Maurice (Bernard),
born 1928, U.S. author and illustrator of children's books.
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I LOVED ANYTHING ILLUSTRATED BY NC WYETH, ARTHUR RACKHAM, OR MAURICE SENDAK
by Maurice Sendak. Michael di Capua Books, September 2018.
Story and Pictures are crafted by Maurice Sendak. Rendered in black and white, most are full page graphics and some cross both leaves.
MAKING MISCHIEF: A MAURICE SENDAK APPRECIATION MAGUIRE, GREGORY AND MARCUS, LEONARD S., ED.
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. The show is at 10 a.m.
The 1960s heyday of children's book publishing produced such enduring and innovative classics as Ezra Jack Keats's The Snowy Day (1961), Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are (1963), and Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree (1965).
HARTFORD -- Three years after Maurice Sendak's death, his western Connecticut hometown of Ridgefield is pursuing a museum honoring the author of ''Where the Wild Things Are.''