Maurice Sendak


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Maurice Sendak Writer and Illustrator

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All Books Written Ten Little Rabbits: A Counting Book with Mino the Magician (1970) Some Swell Pup or Are You Sure You Want a Dog? (written by Maurice Sendak and Matthew Margolis, and illustrated by Maurice Sendak) (1976) Seven Little Monsters (1977) Outside Over There (1981) Caldecott and Co: Notes on Books and Pictures (an anthology of essays on children's literature) (1988) The Big Book for Peace (1990) We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy (1993) Maurice Sendak's Christmas Mystery (1995) (a box containing a book and a jigsaw puzzle) Bumble-Ardy (2011) My Brother's Book (2013)  Kenny’s Window (1956) Very Far Away (1957) The Sign on Rosie's Door (1960) The Nutshell Library (1962) Alligators All Around Chicken Soup with Rice One Was Johnny Pierre Where the Wild Things Are (1963) Let's Be Enemies (written by Janice May Udry) (1965) Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life (1967) In the Night Kitchen (1970) Fantasy Sketches (1970)

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About Maurice Born in Brooklyn, New York and described his childhood as a “terrible situation” Maurice was inspired to become an illustrator after watching Fantasia He became popular after writing and illustrating Where The Wild Things Are

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“There must be more to life than having everything.”

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“You cannot write for children... They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.”

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More information on Maurice:

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