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Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012

 Sad news out of Connecticut that the great author and illustrator Maurice Sendak has died.
Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012
Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012

 

Sad news out of Connecticut that the great author and illustrator Maurice Sendak has died. Sendak, of course, is famous for his children's book "Where the Wild Things Are" that was recently turned into a feature movie by director Spike Jonze. Sendak wasn't just a hit with children everywhere, he was also recognized in the highest levels of government as a national treasure. Sendak had drawn an Inaugural poster for the Clintons in 1993 (below)

Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012

Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012