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Writer Maurice Sendak Passes: Share Your Memories
Olivia_WebMD_Staff posted:
Beloved children's author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak, has passed away at age 83.

Sendak was known for writing one of the most-read children's stories of all-time, Where the Wild Things Are,

He also wrote, Little Bear, In the Night Kitchen, Higglety Pigglety Pop, Alligators All Around, and more.

Do you or your kids have a favorite Maurice Sendak book?

Share your memories!
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butterflygarden responded:
So sad to hear this!

When I was a kid, Where the Wild Things Are was one of my FAVORITE books. I was bossy, like Max, and I loved imagining that I could boss a bunch of monsters around.

It was also one of the first books I read to my own kids. And, they loved it, too.

Then, Little Bear was turned into a Nick Jr. cartoon, and my son was crazy about it.

RIP Mr. Sendak. You made us all have a chance to roar our terrible roars and gnash our terrible teeth. You will be dearly missed.


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