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Maurice Sendak Dies

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.

Where The Wild Things Still Are

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK — The claws and teeth of wild things are a near-nightly affair at bedtime for Gregg Svingen's 2-year-old, Tessa. She raises a tiny inde...

8 Favorite Feel-Good Quotes From Maurice Sendak

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.09.2012 | Good News

Maurice Sendak, the late author and illustrator of "Where The Wild Things Are" and "Chicken Soup With Rice", will long be remembered for his writing. ...

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...

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...

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 ...