Skip to comments.Maurice Sendak dead: ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ author was 83
Posted on 05/08/2012 7:25:00 AM PDT by facedown
Maurice Sendak, the renowned children's book author who revolutionized the genre, has died. He was 83.
Sendak died on Tuesday from complications caused by a recent stroke, his editor told the New York Times. He lived in Ridgefield, Conn., and was hospitalized in nearby Danbury. According to the Associated Press, Sendak had suffered the stroke on Friday.
Sendak wrote and illustrated more than 50 children's books--including "Where the Wild Things Are," his most famous, published in 1963.
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The oddest part in the whole movie was the part when the creatures were going to eat the kid, but backed off when the kid claimed to be a king. Everything the kid said, they believed in almost an worshipful, adoring way.
It reminded me a LOT of democrats and their unhealthy love for BamBam...
I saw a poll about him on Yahoo earlier. I’ve never heard of the guy or his books.