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Farewell, Maurice Sendak. And May Children Adore You Forevermore

May 08, 2012 |  Retro Staff No Comments

One of the most important children’s book artists of the twentieth century died today. Maurice Sendak, who wrote and illustrated the 1960s classic Where the Wild Things Are was 83. Sendak took the traditional picture book and, through words and art, twisted into a dark and terrifying tale. The author was born in 1928 in

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