Where The Wild Things Are: Some Of The Best Costumes And Tattoos Paying Tribute

05/08/2012 05:07 pm ET | Updated May 08, 2012

Tuesday brought sad news with the announcement that famed children's author Maurice Sendak had passed away.

Sendak was best known for his 1963 children's book Where The Wild Things Are. Whether college students fell in love with it reading the book as a child, or by rediscovering it when the 2009 Spike Jonze film was released, Sendak was an icon who taught people to embrace their imagination.

Wild Things across the internet have paid special tribute. We combed the internet and wanted to show you a few of our favorites:

Young People Show Their Love For 'Where The Wild Things Are'

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