May 8th, 2012


Maurice Sendak (1928 – 2012)

Maurice Sendak, the author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are died today.  For that book, he was awarded the Caldecott Medal, given once a year to the illustrator for the best illustrated children's story.  Here is a reading of it along with the pictures.

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So long, Mr. Sendak.  The wild rumpus won't be the same without you.

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