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Maurice Sendak

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The Life of Maurice Sendak

 

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The Maurice Sendak Library - Alligators All Around | 1993 | 60FPS

 

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Pierre: The Classic Children's Book by Maurice Sendak

 

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Maurice Sendak: by Spike Jonze and Lance Bangs

 

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Maurice Sendak on being gay

Maurice Bernard Sendak was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, first published in 1963. Born to Polish-Jewish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the Holocaust. Sendak also wrote works such as In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, and illustrated many works by other authors including the Little Bear books by Else Holmelund Minarik.
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