Maurice Sendak Dies

May 8, 2012 | 1 book mentioned 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.

created The Millions and is its publisher. He and his family live in New Jersey.

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