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Maurice Sendak
  • Name: Maurice Sendak
  • Born: 06/10/1928
  • Died: 05/08/2012 (83 years old)
  • Occupation: Artist, illustrator, writer

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

Birth Name: Mr Maurice Bernard Sendak

School: Art Students League of New York

Genre: Children’s literature, picture books

Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Death Place: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Source: Wikipedia

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