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Maurice Sendak Dead: ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ Author Dies At 83
The Associated Press reported that Sendak died early Tuesday at a hospital in Danbury, Connecticut after having a stroke on Friday. His longtime caretaker and friend, Lynn Caponera, was with him.
The popular children’s book author wrote “Where The Wild Things Are” in 1963. He won a Caldecott Medal for the book in 1964, and was adapted into a movie in 2009.

Maurice Sendak Dead: ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ Author Dies At 83

The Associated Press reported that Sendak died early Tuesday at a hospital in Danbury, Connecticut after having a stroke on Friday. His longtime caretaker and friend, Lynn Caponera, was with him.

The popular children’s book author wrote “Where The Wild Things Are” in 1963. He won a Caldecott Medal for the book in 1964, and was adapted into a movie in 2009.

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    I’m so sad :(
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    What an awesome writer. Rest in peace, Maurice Sendak.
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    I still haven’t seen the disappointing movie.
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    So, so sad.
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