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The New York Times – “Thanks, Maurice’ by Geoff McFetridge and Others

The death of Maurice Sendak has sent ripples of sadness throughout the world — fellow authors and illustrators of all ages have equally felt the loss as much as the generations of children who grew up exploring his unique and complex worlds. As a continued tribute to … READ MORE

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Maurice Sendak – “Where the Wild Things Are” | Read By Actor Christopher Walken

In the wake of Maurice Sendak’s death on Tuesday, clips and interviews featuring the renowned children’s author have quickly recirculated around the internet. His work– most famously, “Where The Wild Things Are” — captured children as the complex young people that they are, which stands in sharp … READ MORE

Maurice Sendak with one of his "monsters" (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

R.I.P. – Maurice Sendak 1928 – 2012 | Author of “Where the Wild Things Are” + Seminal Figure in Children’s Literature

His books, with its darkly plot-lines and imaginative illustrations, made us just a bit older and wiser each time we read them. He taught us that it was okay to face the reality of our emotions, that our lives as children weren’t suppose to be sweet and … READ MORE