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Maurice Sendak Dead

Thank You, Maurice

Shan Wells | Posted 07.10.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells


Rest in Peace, Maurice Sendak

Alec Baldwin | Posted 07.10.2012 | New York
Alec Baldwin

Around four years ago, I met a broker at a Greenwich Village building to see an apartment. The owner was Maurice Sendak. I could tell that whether I got the apartment or not, I was going to enjoy this conversation. Just from his voice, his timing, you could tell Sendak was funny, wise, sensitive.

Let the Wild Rumpus Start

David Kudler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Books
David Kudler

If you were to ask me what piece of literature has had the most profound impact on me, I wouldn't have to think at all. It was Maurice Sendak's picture-book masterpiece, Where the Wild Things Are.

Saki Knafo

Maurice Sendak's Legacy In A Brooklyn Library | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Before he made beautiful children's books that sold millions of copies, Maurice Sendak, who died yesterday at age 83, lived in Brooklyn, N...

An Ode to Maurice Sendak

Vanessa Berben | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Vanessa Berben

"I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can't stop them. They leave me and I love them more." -- Maurice Sendak You started your career as...

11 Great Quotations From Maurice Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | Books

Maurice Sendak, the legendary author and illustrator, passed away on Tuesday at 83. While he was the author and/or illustrator of more than 50 book...

Brooklyn Synagogue Hosting 'Wild Rumpus' Celebration Honoring Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | New York

In honor of the late Maurice Sendak, Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope is hosting an impromptu gathering to celebrate the renowned children's boo...

The Daily Szep- Maurice Sendak

Paul Szep | Posted 07.08.2012 | Books
Paul Szep


Kids Pay Tribute To Sendak (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents

When the New York Times reported this morning that Maurice Sendak had died, fans took to social media to pay tribute to the beloved children's author....

WATCH: Maurice Sendak's Classic Colbert Report

Posted 05.08.2012 | Books

When Maurice Sendak sat down with Stephen Colbert in January on the "Colbert Report," the segment became an instant classic. In the two-part interv...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Remembers Maurice Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy

On Tuesday morning, the world lost a legend when news broke that beloved children's author Maurice Sendak passed away at age 83. The same morning on "...

My Time With Maurice Sendak (VIDEO)

Bill Moyers | Posted 07.08.2012 | Books
Bill Moyers

2012-05-08-Screenshot20120508at10.52.46AM.jpgEnjoy this look back at the man behind some of the most magical literature ever conceived.

Maurice Sendak Dead

Posted 07.08.2012 | Books

Maurice Sendak is dead, according to The New York Times. He was 83. The Associated Press reported that Sendak died early Tuesday at a hospital in ...