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Maurice Sendak

American illustrator and writer of children's books

1928   -   2012

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Art Students League of New York, Lafayette High School
occupation: graphic designer, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, artist, painter, children's writer, screenwriter
award received: Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, National Medal of Arts, Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration, Library of Congress Living Legend, Children's Literature Legacy Award, Caldecott Medal
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Maurice Bernard Sendak (; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Jewish-Polish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, and illustrated many works by other authors including the Little Bear books by Else Holmelund Minarik.
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works

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Where the Wild Things Are

1963 children's picture book by Maurice Sendak

author: Maurice Sendak

1963

Kenny's Window

book by Maurice Sendak

author: Maurice Sendak

Outside Over There

book by Maurice Sendak

author: Maurice Sendak

1981

Seven Little Monsters

book by Maurice Sendak

author: Maurice Sendak

1977

Along Came a Dog

book by Maurice Sendak

author: Maurice Sendak, Meindert DeJong

1958

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