Legendary author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, best known for Where the Wild Things Are, died in Connecticut today. He was 83.
Earlier this year, Bumble-Ardy was published, the first work in 30 years for which Sendak had produced both text and pictures. The final book illustrated and written by Sendak, My Brother's Book, is scheduled to be published in Feburary 2013.
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