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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012

Maurice Sendak
1928-2012 
"I didn't sleep with famous people or movie stars or anything like that. It's a common story: Brooklyn boy grows up and succeeds in his profession, period," he told the AP.

Mr. Sendak, died early Tuesday in Danbury, Conn., at age 83,
four days after suffering a stroke.


I could type out a bunch of words about this man but I would not do him justice.
Those who know me or have taken the time to read my past post know I have mentioned Mr. Sendak many times. He is an inspiration to me and a loss to the publishing world 
I found this post from it gives a good overview of his life I decided to just put up a handful of illustrations from varies books he illustrated:




He kind of looks like his character's

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