Where the Wild Things Are

R.I.P. Maurice Sendak, Author Of 'Where The Wild Things Are'

by Sean O'Connell May 08, 2012 08:49 AM
Harper & Row
There’s going to be a wild rumpus in heaven tonight. Maurice Sendak, beloved author and illustrator of such children’s classics as ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ and the controversial ‘In the Night Kitchen,’ passed away in Danbury, Conn. following complications from a recent stroke. He was 83.