RIP Maurice Sendak

Somebody who’s work we are no doubt all familiar with, Maurice Sandek died in hospital today, aged 83 following complications after a stroke.

He wrote and illustrated many childrens books but no doubt most popular then and now ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

For a full account of the life and times of this illustrator, this is a good article http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/books/maurice-sendak-childrens-author-dies-at-83.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

 

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