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Where the Wild Things Are author, Maurice Sendak, dies at age 83

By In Industry News On May 8, 2012

Seminal children’s literature author, Maurice Sendak, died today from complications from a recent stroke. He is a Caldecott Medal winner and National Medal of Arts winner who illustrated more than 50 books but was best known for “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen”.