Maurice Sendak and Where the Wild Things Are

Photograph from of Maurice Sendak with a picture of one of the creatures from Where the Wild Things Are behind him

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Do you remember reading the book Where the Wild Things Are?

Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator, died on May 8, 2012, in Danbury, CT, at the age of 83.

Maurice Sendak received the Caldecott Medal in 1964 as the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Read more about the man and his work in the following New York Times article.

In September 2011, Bumble-Ardy, written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak, was published.  A posthumous book, My Brother’s Book, is scheduled to be published in February 2013.

The Durham Tech main campus library has books written/illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

PZ 7 .S47 In 1995  In the Night Kitchen

PZ 8.3 .S4684 We 1993x  We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy : two nursery rhymes with pictures

PZ 7 .D3675 Wg 1972  The Wheel on the School

PZ 8 .S3294 Wh 1963  Where the Wild Things Are