children books http://kplu.org en Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where The Wild Things Are', dies http://kplu.org/post/maurice-sendak-author-where-wild-things-are-dies Award-winning children's author and illustrator Maurice Sendak has died at 83. He shot to fame in 1963 with his picture book '<em>Where The Wild Things Are</em>'. He published several more books, including '<em>In The Night Kitchen</em>', '<em>Outside Over There</em>' and most recently, '<em>Bumble-Ardy</em>'.<p>Family friend Lynn Ceprio confirmed his death. Tue, 08 May 2012 16:41:57 +0000 Korva Coleman 4958 at http://kplu.org Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where The Wild Things Are', dies