Maurice Sendak Dead At 83

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Maurice Sendak Dead At 83

Children's author Maurice Sendak, whose beloved book Where The Wild Things Are came out in 1963, died of complications from a recent stroke. What do you think?

  • "Stroke is the most common complication of participating in a wild rumpus."

    Mark Alsop
    Notch Grinder
  • "Maurice Sendak introduced me to the world of reading. Well, not so much the world of reading as awesome drawings of monsters."

    Diane Black
    Ribbon Winder
  • "At least now when my kid tries to avoid bedtime by asking questions about the Wild Things, I can shut him down with, 'We’ll never know, because he’s dead.'"

    Noel Kennedy
    Inventory Transcriber
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