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Maurice Sendak Sails Off for Night and Day

Jewish American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak died last week, at age 83.¬† The acclaimed master of kid-lit once said, “I don’t write for children. I write. And someone says, ‘That’s for children.'” Best known for his 1963 book Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak spoke through¬†guileless prose and vivid imagery. Simple messages beautifully imagined: […]