Maurice Sendak Dies at Age 83

The Takeaway
He made the monsters fun. Maurice Sendak, the child author and illustrator, has died at age 83. His books and style of illustration immediately evoked a whole world of creatures and characters, dark places that were part scary and part cozy.  Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize winning creator of the graphic novel, Maus, comments on the life of Sendak.
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