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Maurice Sendak, best-selling children’s author of Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, Bumble-Ardy, dies at 83

From the Australian: MAURICE Sendak, among the most honoured and adored children’s authors, has died. He was 83. Ranking with Dr. Seuss as a revolutionary force of the past half-century, he told stories about children that were actually about children, and not what adults wished them to be. He inspired every author, from Judy Blume to Daniel Handler, who ever wanted to go a little too far... Read more

by | May 9, 2012