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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are author, dead at 83
Dec 17, 2012

Sad news—Maurice Sendak, author of the beloved children's picture book Where the Wild Things Are, has passed away at the age of 83. He died of complications related to a recent stroke.

Why Tolkien prevented Maurice Sendak from drawing The Hobbit
Dec 14, 2012

The Hobbit illustrated by Where the Wild Things Are creator Maurice Sendak? It almost happened, but didn't, and all because J.R.R. Tolkien got miffed, putting a stop to what might have been the greatest edition of The Hobbit ever.

7 good things Spike Jonze added to "Where the Wild Things Are"
Dec 14, 2012

Director Spike Jonze had to add a bunch of stuff to Maurice Sendak's book: Here's a guide.