Who is Maurice Sendak

Maurice Bernard Sendak (; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became most 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.

Early life

Sendak was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Polish Jewish immigrants Sadie (née Schindler) and Philip Sendak, a dressmaker. Sendak described his childhood as a "terrible situation" due to the death of members of his extended family during the Ho...
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Ai_prompt: /imagine prompt: tarot card, science fiction illustration, justice, perfect, anatomical diagram, wide-angle lens, influenced by george inness and maurice sendak, --ar 3:5 --no long neck
Recordeagle: i never tired of reading my children maurice sendak’s book “where the wild things are.”
Josephmsorrell: an illustrated talk with maurice sendak | the new york times
Danvillelibrary: storywalk® we have where the wild things are by maurice sendak on our back (south) windows. the storywalk® project was created by anne ferguson of montpelier, vt and developed in collaboration with the vermont bicycle & pedestrian coalition and the kellogg hubbard library.
Shabbyshopgirls: the wild rumpus card game - 1999 where the wild things are by maurice sendak - briarpatch - complete full deck - family kids game night
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Three Things
 by William Butler Yeats

'O cruel Death, give three things back,'
Sang a bone upon the shore;
'A child found all a child can lack,
Whether of pleasure or of rest,
Upon the abundance of my breast':
A bone wave-whitened and dried in the wind.

'Three dear things that women know,'

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