The beloved children's book author passed away at 83 after suffering a stroke.
Maurice Sendak, who died Tuesday, once said he wanted to be recognized as more than 'a kiddie-book artist.' The author-illustrator, most famous for 'Where the Wild Things Are' and other children's books, had a career that spanned 60 years.
Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated the acclaimed 'Where The Wild Things Are,' along with other children's books. He passed away early Tuesday in Connecticut.
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