Maurice Sendak, author of the classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," has died, a spokeswoman for HarperCollins Publishers said Tuesday. He was 83.
Sendak illustrated nearly 100 books during a 60-year career, winning dozens of accolades as he endeared himself to generations of children reared on his fanciful stories. One critic called him "the Picasso of children's literature." Former President Bill Clinton called him the "king of dreams."
He died Tuesday in Danbury, Connecticut, of complications from a recent stroke.
Born in Brooklyn the son of Polish immigrants, Sendak grew up to take a few night classes but largely taught himself as an artist.
Loved his books growing up. Farewell, Maurice Sendak.
U obviously didnt hear the news. And yea u r a a55hole.
I take that back. we need to keep perfect people like u n ur friends around to be the judge, jury and executioner for a55h0les like me
2 bad it wasn't u
Oh, that's too bad. RIP. :(
Sad that nobody came to say R.I.P. So, R.I.P.
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