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Maurice Sendak Dies

By posted at 8:48 am on May 8, 2012 3

The New York Times is reporting that Maurice Sendak has died at 83. In part because I shared a name with its main character, Where the Wild Things Are was a beloved book of mine. Sendak’s last book Bumble-Ardy, full of chaotic drawings of mischievous pigs, is a favorite of 19-month-old son’s. May Sendak’s bountiful imagination and heart live on for many generations in his books.

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  1. Evelyn Walsh
    at 8:55 am on May 8, 2012

    This breaks my heart.

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