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 Maurice Bernard Sendak  (1928 - 2012)

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Lived/Active: Connecticut/New York      Known for: fantasy animal children's book illustration

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BIOGRAPHY for Maurice Sendak
1928 (Brooklyn, New York)
2012 (Danbury, Connecticut)

Connecticut/New York

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fantasy animal children's book illustration

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One of the pre-eminent children's book authors and illustrators of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak has produced over a dozen books of his own as well as illustrating more than seventy stories by other authors. He is well known both for his distinctive illustrations and for his stories, which explore, in unsentimental terms, how children deal with their fears and emotions through fantasy. Sendak's career has also encompassed such projects as film adaptation and set and costume design for a (showing 500 of 24494 characters).

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