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

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"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