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Maurice Sendak

Born: 1928-06-10 - Died: 2012-05-08
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Sendak died on May 8th of 2012 due to a stroke. He was 83 years old.

Who was Maurice Sendak :

Maurice Sendak was a well-known Children's Literature author from Brooklyn, New York. His most well-known work was the book Where The Wild Things Are, where Sendak both wrote and illustrated the 1963 children's story.

Sendak's passion for writing came at an early age from being confined to bed due to illness, and his love for illustrating came from the Disney movie Fantasia.

Apart from his well-known book of Where The Wild Things Are, Sendak also published other great works, such as: In the Night Kitchen, Outside, Over There, and Really Rosie.

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2 Signatures in Maurice Sendak's guestbook

  1. deirdre beckett Says:

    You have touched my life deeply, and I will miss you, for your
    patience, humor and imagination expressed intelligently through
    out your lifetime. Your generation needs to keep evolving and so
    does my own.

  2. Idi amin dada Says:

    Oy the shlimpiks. I knew this man when he was just a Pipek pisher. Why the goesinteff?

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