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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) was the author and illustrator of such classic children’s books as Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen. Widely considered one of the most innovative creators of children’s literature, he received honors including the Caldecott Medal, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the National Medal of Arts. Sendak was born in Brooklyn in 1928 and died in Connecticut in 2012.

BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

Theatre for Young Audiences

Edited by Coleman A. Jennings; Foreword by Maurice Sendak

St. Martin's Griffin

Presented with the right plays, children are the most honest and appreciative of audiences. This anthology, compiled by an authority on children's theatre, collects new and overlooked scripts that...

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The Juniper Tree

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Translated by Lore Segal with four tales translated by Randall Jarrell; Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Back in Print! Originally published as a two-volume set forty years ago, The Juniper Tree is distinguished first by the selection of stories. Lore Segal and Maurice...

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The Golden Key

George MacDonald; Illustrated by Marice Sendak; Afterward by W. H. Auden

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

The adventurous wanderings of a boy and girl to find the keyhole which fits the rainbow's golden key.

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The Light Princess

George MacDonald; Illustrated by Maurice Sendak

Square Fish

The Light Princess--the princess who "lost her gravity"--has been essential fiction for several generations of children. This new edition is a companion volume (same page size, similar...

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