'Where the Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies
Maurice Sendak, the author of children's book “Where the Wild Things Are,“ died Tuesday in Danbury, Conn., aged 83, his publisher HarperCollins said. “The cause was complications from a recent stroke,“ Erin Crum, vice president of corporate
Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak — who crafted so many of our childhoods with such books as Where The Wild Things Are, Outside Over There, and In The Night Kitchen — has passed away at the age of 83. Sendak's most recent book,
Maurice Sendak, writer and illustrator of beloved children's picture books Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen, passed away today of complications stemming from a recent stroke. He was 83.
His curmudgeonly persona became as much a part of his legend as his most famous children's book, Where the Wild Things Are, which earned him a Caldecott Medal for the best children's picture book of 1964 and became a hit movie in 2009.
It's a terrible day for terrible creatures 'cause the man who wrote the children's classic, "Where the Wild Things Are" has died.Maurice Sendak — who…