Maurice Sendak
 


 

Age: 83



Summary: children's books author and illustrator whose 1963 signature book Where the Wild Things Are revolutionized children's books and how we think about childhood simply by leaving in what so many writers before had excluded such as the dark side.




Cause of Death: Complications of a stroke



Born: June 10, 1928


 
Died: May 8, 2012



Location:
Danbury, Connecticut