Maurice Sendak Quotes


Best Quotations by Maurice Sendak


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Swine Lake (by James Marshall) (1999)
Brundibár (by Tony Kushner) (2003)
Sarah's Room (by Doris Orgel) (2003)
The Happy Rain (by Jack Sendak) (2004)
Bears! (by Ruth Krauss) (2005)


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The Art of Maurice Sendak (by Selma G. The citation called him "the modern picture-book's portal figure" and the presentation credited Where the Wild Things Are with "all at once [revolutionizing] the entire picture-book narrative. He decided to become an illustrator after watching Walt Disney's film Fantasia at the age of twelve.

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