A sad day today in the world of children’s books…the passing of a giant, Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are and many more.
- New York Times: Maurice Sendak, Author of Splendid Nightmares, Dies at 83
- Los Angeles Times: Maurice Sendak, author of ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ dies at 83
- BBC News: Wild Things author Maurice Sendak dies at 83
- PBS American Masters: About Maurice Sendak
- CBS News Photo Gallery
- Rosenbach Museum & Gallery: Maurice Sendak Collection
- The Jewish Museum, New York: Wild Things: the Art of Maurice Sendak
According to the NYTimes: “A posthumous picture book, “My Brother’s Book” — a poem written and illustrated by Mr. Sendak and inspired by his love for his late brother, Jack — is scheduled to be published next February.” Just one more to look forward to with hopeful anticipation.
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