Maurice Sendak

‘Where Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dead at 83
News Queens Courier Staff 5/08/2012 at 10:31AM

Maurice Sendak, the children’s book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” died early Tuesday. He was 83. Longtime friend and caretaker Lynn Caponera said she was with him when Sendak died at a hospital in Danbury, Conn. She [...]