RIP Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak, author of the beloved children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, has passed away, according to The New York Times. Sendak had recently suffered from a stroke. He was 83 years old.

In 1964, Where the Wild Things Are was awarded the Caldecott Medal from the American Library Association. The book was finally made into a film in 2009.

In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak wrote and illustrated several other children’s books.

May he rest in peace.

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