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Maurice Sendak Honored with Animated Google Doodle

Today, Google lets the wild rumpus start with an animated Doodle honoring famous American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Sendak was best known for his classic 1963 children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, which has sold millions upon million of copies worldwide and has been adapted into animated shorts and a feature film. Many kids have grown up on …

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The Avengers On Parade Pays Respect To Maurice Sendak

With the unfortunate death of Maurice Sendak, the Internet has been busy coming up with different ways to pay their respects to the groundbreaking children’s author, whose most famous work, Where the Wild Things, lives on in the hearts and minds of the young and old alike. Whether it’s featuring the video of Christopher Walken reading Sendak’s unforgettable book or …

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Maurice Sendak, Groundbreaking Children’s Author, Dead at 83

Maurice Sendak, the author of such cherish children’s books as “Where the Wild Things Are”, “Higglety Pigglety Pop!”, and “In the Night Kitchen”, passed away on Tuesday due to complications from a recent stroke. He was 83. Sendak is widely credited for making illustrated books for kids a lot darker and more intense than their predecessors, elements which helped the …

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